1. Program Overview
  2. Preparatory Course
  3. Regular Course
  4. Third-year Enrollment
  5. Qualification Exam (QE)
    QE (博士論文研究基礎力検査)

3年次編入 Third-year Enrollment

The program spans five years in order to foster a high level of expertise and a holistic perspective. However, a limited number of qualified students who have advanced to or transferred into the doctoral programs of the graduate school departments listed below may be admitted to this program in the third year, which represents the first year of doctoral-level studies (these students are hereafter referred to as “third-year entry students”). Recruitment for third-year enrollment is held in April of the academic year in which the students will be admitted, and in October for students who advanced to or transferred into an applicable doctoral program in that month.
After enrollment, all third-year entry students are required to take the doctoral courses specified by the program’s curriculum. After enrollment, students will be required to take the Qualifying Exam(QE).


Admission Requirements

All applicants must fulfill both of the following requirements.
1. Possess a sense of purpose consistent with the program’s Degree Policy.
2. Have clearly defined thinking, aspirations, and desires regarding this program.


Eligibility to Apply for 3rd year enrollment

Application is limited to students who advanced to or transferred into a doctoral program in the following graduate school departments (as of Oct 2015)

Graduate School of Education: Division of Educational Studies

Graduate School of Engineering:
Dept. of Architect and Architectural Engineering/
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Science/ Dept. of Micro Engineering/ Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Graduate School of Informatics:
Dept. of Intelligence Science and Technology/ Dept. of Social Informatics/ Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Physics/ Dept. of Systems Science/ Dept. of Communications and Computer Engineering

References: past application forms


平成27年度 / 2015-2016 academic year
募集要項 / Application Guidelines
願書1 / Application forms 1
願書2 / Application forms 2






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平成27年度 / 2015-2016 academic year
募集要項 / Application Guidelines
願書1 / Application forms 1
願書2 / Application forms 2