This course aims to develop human resources with advanced research abilities, profound knowledge and an international perspective in the fields of life, food and the environment. Both master’s and doctoral course students are accepted. As lectures and research guidance are given in English, students need not study Japanese language to obtain their degree.
Students of this course can join one of the following divisions covering a diverse range of agricultural, life and environmental sciences: Agronomy and Horticultural Science, Forest and Biomaterials Science, Applied Life Sciences, Applied Biosciences, Environmental Science and Technology, Natural Resource Economics, and Food Science and Biotechnology. Each student will have the benefit of having several supervisors for their research guidance.
The minimum required period of enrollment in the programs is two years for the master’s course and three years for the doctoral course. Master’s course students must obtain 30 credits or more in their major to pass the master’s thesis screening and final examination for their degree. Doctoral students are required to pass the dissertation assessment and final examination.