Diploma Policy

INDEX

  1. Graduate School of Engineering
  2. School of Advanced Engineering
  3. Faculty of Engineering
  4. School of Architecture
  5. Faculty of Informatics

Graduate School of Engineering

Master’s degree programs

Master’s degrees are conferred on the following students:
  1. Students who have acquired a high degree of specialized expertise in the research fields in their majors.
  2. Students who have acquired the skills to use science and technology—including those required to carry out independent research—such as communication skills, leadership and teamwork skills, creative thinking skills, skills related to lab work and planning, and the ability to follow the PDCA cycle.
  3. Students who have acquired creative skills in specific areas of specialization.
  4. Students who have acquired the ability to conduct research independently.
  5. Students who have acquired knowledge pertaining to society and occupations and the sense of ethics that engineers and researchers require.

Mechanical Engineering Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Acquiring sufficient expertise from the specialized fields of mechanical engineering—either in their major field of study or other fields, including interdisciplinary fields—degree holders are able to gauge the worth and importance of related issues and evaluate solutions for them.

Acquiring sufficient expertise in the specialized field of energy engineering, degree holders are able to gauge the worth and importance of related issues and evaluate solutions for them.

Acquiring sufficient expertise in the specialized field of materials and process engineering, degree holders are able to gauge the worth and importance of related issues and evaluate solutions for them.

Acquiring sufficient expertise in the specialized field of design engineering, degree holders are able to gauge the worth and importance of related issues and evaluate solutions for them.

Acquiring sufficient expertise in the specialized fields of measurement controls and robotics, degree holders are able to gauge the worth and importance of related issues and evaluate solutions for them.

Acquiring sufficient expertise in the specialized field of systems engineering, degree holders are able to gauge the worth and importance of related issues and evaluate solutions for them.

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders possess the latest expertise related to their fields of specialization.

Degree holders are familiar with the latest research and technology in academia and industry.

Electrical Engineering and Electronics Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders have acquired specialized expertise in the field of energy conversion, and can use that expertise to resolve issues and carry out research.

Degree holders have acquired specialized expertise in the fields of measurement and controls, and can use that expertise to resolve issues and carry out research.

Degree holders have acquired specialized expertise in the field of information and communications, and can use that expertise to resolve issues and carry out research.

Degree holders have acquired specialized expertise in the field of electronic devices, and can use that expertise to resolve issues and carry out research.

Architecture Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders possess the latest expertise related to their fields of specialization.

Degree holders are familiar with the latest research and technology in academia and industry.

Informatics Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders possess expertise in advanced algorithms and programming, and are able to apply that expertise appropriately.

Degree holders possess expertise in math and statistics, and are able to apply that expertise appropriately.

Degree holders possess expertise in image and signal processing, and are able to apply that expertise appropriately.

Degree holders possess expertise in human interfaces and the relationship between information and society, and are able to apply that expertise appropriately.

Systems Design Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders have acquired basic expertise in areas such as the principles and fundamentals of the specialized fields of engineering related to their individual research.

Degree holders have acquired basic expertise in the field of technical management.

Degree holders are able to define technical issues in line with management perspectives.

Doctoral degree programs

Doctoral degrees are conferred on the following types of students:
  1. Students who have acquired a high degree of specialized expertise in the research fields in which they majored as well as related interdisciplinary fields.
  2. Students who have acquired the skills to use science and technology, including the skills required to do independent and pioneering research, think uniquely and creatively, maintain a high level of skills related to lab work and planning, and follow the PDCA cycle.
  3. Students who have acquired creative skills in wide areas of their fields of specialization.
  4. Students who have acquired the ability to conduct research independently.
  5. Students who have acquired knowledge pertaining to society and occupations and the sense of ethics required of engineers and researchers.

Mechanical Engineering Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders possess the latest expertise pertaining to a single field of specialization in specialized research.

Degree holders are able to summarize the latest knowledge related to their fields of specialization and prepare their graduation theses in English.

Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders possess the latest expertise pertaining to a single field of specialization in specialized research.

Degree holders are able to summarize the latest knowledge related to their fields of specialization and prepare their graduation theses in English.

Electrical Engineering and Electronics Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders possess the latest expertise pertaining to a single field of specialization in specialized research.

Degree holders are able to summarize the latest knowledge related to their fields of specialization and prepare their graduation theses in English.

Architecture Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders possess the latest expertise pertaining to a single field of specialization in specialized research.

Degree holders are able to summarize the latest knowledge related to their fields of specialization and prepare their graduation theses in English.

Informatics Program

A. High degree of specialized expertise

Degree holders possess the latest expertise pertaining to a single field of specialization in specialized research.

Degree holders are able to summarize the latest knowledge related to their fields of specialization and prepare their graduation theses in English.

School of Advanced Engineering

Students who acquire the required skills listed below in line with Kogakuin University’s educational and research goals are awarded degrees.

  1. Acquisition of basic expertise
    Basic natural science expertise and concepts have been acquired.
    Basic knowledge related to people, society and culture and a liberal arts education have been acquired.
  2. Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields
    Expertise in specialized fields has been acquired at respective schools and departments.
  3. Acquisition of general problem-solving abilities
    Degree holders have the mindset needed to identify and tackle issues related to problems of contemporary society that require solutions.
    Degree holders have the logical thinking and analytical skills needed to resolve issues, and are also able to propose practical solutions.
    Degree holders can use the Japanese language to summarize their thoughts logically and express them appropriately.
    Degree holders can use English for basic communication in cross-cultural and multicultural situations.
  4. Acquisition of an ethical mindset and social skills
    Degree holders have the self-control to sustain their studies and the ability to increase their expertise and skills.
    Degree holders are broad-minded and perceptive, and are able to contribute to the team’s performance with understanding and mutual respect for other people.
    Equipped with a multifaceted understanding of science and technology’s relationship with human society, degree holders are able to fulfill their own social responsibilities with a strong sense of ethics.

Department of Chemistry and Life Science

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders have acquired the skills (lab work skills) to plan (create synthetic plans) and carry out molecular level manufacturing.

Degree holders have acquired the skills to manipulate genes and create cell cultures and to effectively use cell regeneration and biological resources.

Degree holders have acquired the lab skills to use synthesized pharmacological seed compounds designed for pathology models that employ cells and the skills to analyze biological activity and drug efficacy.

Department of Applied Chemistry

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders have acquired a wide perspective, basic academic skills, and the practical abilities needed to play many roles in various industrial fields.

Department of Environmental Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders are able to apply wide-ranging basic theories and use creative thinking to develop environmentally useful technologies.

Degree holders are able to undertake field research and chemical analyses as well as formulate mathematical models for quantitative analyses to obtain a multifaceted understanding of environmental issues.

Degree holders will become the chemical engineers society requires, able to participate in everything from product development to supervising manufacturing processes.

Department of Applied Physics

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders have acquired basic expertise and education related to contemporary fields of physics.

Degree holders have acquired basic expertise and education related to the field of physical properties and materials science.

Degree holders have acquired basic expertise and education related to the field of physical measurement engineering.

Degree holders have acquired basic expertise and education related to the field of electronics.

Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders are able to understand the forces that operate on material bodies and predict the physical phenomena that will occur.

Degree holders are able to predict how materials will break down and deform when forces operate on them and have acquired the expertise needed to design structures.

Degree holders understand thermodynamics and hydrodynamics and have acquired the expertise needed to develop various types of industrial products.

Degree holders understand the characteristics of various kinds of industrial materials and have acquired the expertise to select materials for product development.

Degree holders are able to understand what machinery diagrams they see mean and have acquired the skills to do mechanical drawings themselves.

Degree holders understand the basics of medical devices and have acquired the expertise to develop products that take those characteristics into consideration.

Degree holders can take multiple different approaches to product upgrades and developing and proposing new technologies in response to specific issues related to the machinery component, machinery design, information software, and medical device industries.

Faculty of Engineering

Students who acquire the required skills listed below in line with Kogakuin University’s educational and research goals are awarded degrees.
  1. Acquisition of basic expertise
    Basic natural science expertise and concepts have been acquired.
    Basic knowledge related to people, society and culture and a liberal arts education have been acquired.
  2. Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields
    Expertise in specialized fields has been acquired at respective schools and departments.
  3. Acquisition of general problem-solving abilities
    Degree holders have the mindset needed to identify and tackle issues related to problems of contemporary society that require solutions.
    Degree holders have the logical thinking and analytical skills needed to resolve issues, and are also able to propose practical solutions.
    Degree holders can use the Japanese language to summarize their thoughts logically and express them appropriately.
    Degree holders can use English for basic communication in cross-cultural and multicultural situations.
  4. Acquisition of an ethical mindset and social skills
    Degree holders have the self-control to sustain their studies and the ability to increase their expertise and skills.
    Degree holders are broad-minded and perceptive, and are able to contribute to the team’s performance with understanding and mutual respect for other people.
    Equipped with a multifaceted understanding of science and technology’s relationship with human society, degree holders are able to fulfill their own social responsibilities with a strong sense of ethics.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders have acquired expertise related to mechanical engineering’s four main fields of dynamics—hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, the strength of materials, and the dynamics of machinery—as well as materials, design and fabrication.

Degree holders have acquired the skills to synthesize their expertise related to such things as the four types of dynamics and mechanical drawings, enabling them to propose practical solutions to design and manufacturing problems.

Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders have acquired expertise in the main areas of mechanical engineering—dynamics, materials, design, electronic machinery and industrial engineering.

Degree holders have acquired expertise in the main areas of systems engineering—controls, the environment, robotics and systems.

Degree holders can explain systems composed of mechanical elements that fall into the main areas of mechanical engineering.

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders have acquired the expertise needed to resolve technical issues of devices and systems used to generate and use electrical energy.

Degree holders have acquired the expertise needed to resolve technical issues of devices and systems used to transport electrical energy.

Degree holders have acquired the expertise needed to resolve technical issues related to electronic application circuits, devices and systems.

Degree holders have acquired the expertise needed to resolve technical issues related to measurement and control systems.

Degree holders have learned techniques for resolving technical issues of devices and systems that generate, transport and use electrical energy.

Degree holders have learned techniques for resolving technical issues of devices and systems related to electronics, measurement and controls.

School of Architecture

Students who acquire the required skills listed below in line with Kogakuin University’s educational and research goals are awarded degrees.
  1. Acquisition of basic expertise
    Basic natural science expertise and concepts have been acquired.
    Basic knowledge related to people, society and culture and a liberal arts education have been acquired.
  2. Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields
    Expertise in specialized fields has been acquired at respective schools and departments.
  3. Acquisition of general problem-solving abilities
    Degree holders have the mindset needed to identify and tackle issues related to problems of contemporary society that require solutions.
    Degree holders have the logical thinking and analytical skills needed to resolve issues, and are also able to propose practical solutions.
    Degree holders can use the Japanese language to summarize their thoughts logically and express them appropriately.
    Degree holders can use English for basic communication in cross-cultural and multicultural situations.
  4. Acquisition of an ethical mindset and social skills
    Degree holders have the self-control to sustain their studies and the ability to increase their expertise and skills.
    Degree holders are broad-minded and perceptive, and are able to contribute to the team’s performance with understanding and mutual respect for other people.
    Equipped with a multifaceted understanding of science and technology’s relationship with human society, degree holders are able to fulfill their own social responsibilities with a strong sense of ethics.

Department of Urban Design and Planning

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders understand the specifics of fundamental core skills and mutual relationships and can use them.

Degree holders have acquired highly practical skills by studying urban design and planning from diverse perspectives.

Degree holders are able to offer proposals on how the cities of the future should be constructed, taking into various factors for bringing their plans to reality.

Department of Architecture

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders understand the specifics of fundamental core skills and mutual relationships and can use them.

Degree holders have acquired the high level of core skills needed to create structures that last and can be recycled as resources.

Degree holders are able to offer proposals for the forms that new architecture should take in response to social issues.

Department of Architectural Design

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders understand the specifics of fundamental core skills and mutual relationships and can use them.

Degree holders have acquired the skills to design and offer proposals for architecture that is environmentally friendly and takes human quality of life into consideration.

Degree holders are able to develop architectural designs that benefit people, and are also able to create and disseminate the ideas of their designs.

Faculty of Informatics

  1. Acquisition of basic expertise
    Basic natural science expertise and concepts have been acquired.
    Basic knowledge related to people, society and culture and a liberal arts education have been acquired.
  2. Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields
    Expertise in specialized fields has been acquired at respective schools and departments.
  3. Acquisition of general problem-solving abilities
    Degree holders have the mindset needed to identify and tackle issues related to problems of contemporary society that require solutions.
    Degree holders have the logical thinking and analytical skills needed to resolve issues, and are also able to propose practical solutions.
    Degree holders can use the Japanese language to summarize their thoughts logically and express them appropriately.
    Degree holders can use English for basic communication in cross-cultural and multicultural situations.
  4. Acquisition of an ethical mindset and social skills
    Degree holders have the self-control to sustain their studies and the ability to increase their expertise and skills.
    Degree holders are broad-minded and perceptive, and are able to contribute to the team’s performance with understanding and mutual respect for other people.
    Equipped with a multifaceted understanding of science and technology’s relationship with human society, degree holders are able to fulfill their own social responsibilities with a strong sense of ethics.

Department of Information and Communications Engineering

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders possess math expertise applicable to information and communications engineering, and are able to apply that expertise to engineering problems.

Degree holders possess expertise related to electronic circuits and devices, and are able to apply that expertise to engineering problems.

Degree holders possess basic expertise related to communications networks, and are able to apply that expertise to engineering problems.

Degree holders possess basic expertise related to digital media and software, and are able to apply that expertise to engineering problems.

Degree holders are able to analyze issues and verify proposed solutions using their expertise in information and communications engineering.

Degree holders possess expertise in laws, regulations and intellectual property in relation to telecommunications.

Department of Computer Science

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders have general knowledge of computers and are able to respond to changes in information systems and the information society.

Degree holders have basic expertise in information systems and the information society and are able to deal developments in those areas.

Degree holders are able to apply their programming expertise to information systems and IT devices.

Degree holders are able to handle software planning, design and operation of information systems.

Degree holders are able to work on diverse applications that employ information systems.

Degree holders understand the basics of devising data security for information systems.

Department of Information Design

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders have acquired comprehensive expertise pertaining to people and the information society.

Degree holders understand the cognitive aspects of human beings and are able to appropriately resolve problems.

Degree holders are able to skillfully use digital content in the information society.

Degree holders are able to understand the characteristics of data obtained from society and individuals.

Degree holders are able to invent methods for analyzing data obtained from society and individuals.

Degree holders are able to logically explain methods and courses for resolving issues related to the information society.

Department of Information Systems and Applied Mathematics

Diploma policy 2 – Acquisition of specialized skills and expertise in specialized fields

Degree holders are able to devise architectural and methodological designs for information systems.

Degree holders are able to design both functional and nonfunctional requirements for information systems.

Degree holders are able to analyze data based on statistics.

Degree holders are able to design algorithms meant to resolve real-world issues.

Degree holders are able to design methods for solving social and corporate problems using ICT.

Degree holders are able to design methods for using ICT in business models and corporate strategies.

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