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Educational Goal and Three Policies of the Chemistry Program

Educational Goal

Our Educational Philosophy is to nurture human resources who possess both basic knowledge and application skills, who are able to make the best use of what they learn at the Graduate School to make the local and international communities better and who are able to respond to the rapidly changing social demands and to contribute to the further development of society. Our goal is to produce, through our education and research, human resources who have advanced professional skills.

Diploma Policy of the Chemistry Program

Refer to the Diploma Policy of the Department of Science.

Curriculum Policy of the Chemistry Program

Refer to the Curriculum Policy of the Department of Science.

Admission Policy of the Chemistry Program

1. Desired qualities

  • commit to our Educational Philosophy and possess the academic ability and motivation both of which are necessary to embody it,
  • be interested in the chemistry-related research fields and contribute enthusiastically to the further development of chemistry,
  • be willing to contribute, through research in chemistry and with high standards of ethics, to the further development of science and society, and
  • have the ability of rational and flexible scientific thinking and be able to present/explain the research subject and plan research succinctly and clearly.

2. Capabilities desired in students

Applicants must have a basic knowledge in chemistry, and experiment/observation skills. They also need to have proficiency and communication skills in English in order to obtain the knowledge and information necessary to do research and read academic papers.

If you apply for the Special Admissions in Other Fields, you are required to have the knowledge/skills in the chemistry-related field you are specialized in and English ability.

3. Basic Principle of Candidate Screening

The following methods will be used for the General Selection (oral examination or written examination), Special Admissions in Other Fields, Special Selection for Those in Employment and International Students Special Admissions in order to evaluate applicants’ ability/aptitude/motivation all of which are necessary to achieve the status of the human resource defined in our Educational Goals.

The General Selection (oral examination) will conduct an interview including an oral examination. Also to be taken into account is the grade achieved at the school the applicant has graduated from and research plan.

The General Selection (written examination) will conduct an examination on the specialized subjects and foreign language (English), and an interview.

The Special Admissions in Other Fields will evaluate applicants’ ability/aptitude/motivation all of which are necessary to achieve the status of human resource described in the Educational Goals through a presentation including an oral examination. Also to be taken into account is the grade achieved at the school the applicant has graduated from and the Statement of Reasons for Applying. An applicants’ English ability will also be tested.

The Special Selection for Those in Employment will examine applicants’ research plans and conduct an interview including an oral examination.

The International Students Special Admissions will evaluate through an examination on the specialized subjects and foreign language in either Japanese or English (However, native speakers of English must take an examination in Japanese.) and an interview.