Graduate Program

Graduate Program

Sequence of Study

Course of Study / Master’s Course

School
year
Month Program item Remarks
1st
Year
Apr.

Orientation

Selection of research topic / supervising professor

Presentation of research at relevant academic conference (–March)

Course registration Lectures
(16 credits)
Qualifications for submission of thesis:
Earning of minimum of 20 credits (including those for seminars by supervising professor)
Seminars/Labs (4 credits)
2nd
Year
Apr.
Course registration Lectures
(22 credits)
Requirement for completion: Minimum of 30 credits earned by the end of 2nd year.
Standard for issuing certificate of expected completion: To be in residence during 2nd year and to have earned a minimum of 20 credits
Seminars/Labs (8 credits)
May Language certification exam (Requirement for thesis submission) For applicable courses of study only
June Submission of thesis proposal Thesis title and outline defined
Nov. Thesis evaluation members appointed Chair and vice chairs appointed
Dec. Preparation for thesis
submission
Preparation based on the guidelines
Jan. Submission of manuscript for presentation at
thesis writers’ colloquium
4 pages, A4 format
Feb. Submission of thesis Preparation based on the guidelines
Final examination /
Thesis defense
Mar. Conferral of degree

Students taking longer to complete or wishing to arrange early completion
should refer to the “Flow Chart of the Program of Studies.”

Schedule of Interim Colloquium / Interim Evaluations of Master’s Course

For each course of study, an interim colloquium or interim evaluations will be conducted at specified times in the year the thesis is to be submitted.

Tentative
  • Mechanical Engineering

    June of second year: Interim evaluations

  • Electrical, Electronics, and Information Engineering

    August of second year: Interim evaluations

  • Applied Chemistry

    June of second year: Interim evaluations

  • Industrial Engineering and Management

    October of second year: Prior evaluation

  • Architecture and Building Engineering

    November of the year the thesis is to be submitted: Interim colloquium

Course of Study / Doctoral Course

School
year
Month Program item Remarks
1st
Year
Apr. Orientation
OrientaSelection of research topic /
supervising professortion
Course registration Lectures Attending and earning credits in supervising professor’s lecture classes
Seminars
(4 credits)
ttending and earning credits in supervising professor’s seminars
Presentation of research at relevant
academic conference (–March)
2nd
Year
Apr. Course registration Lectures Attending and earning credits in supervising professor’s lecture classes
Seminars
(8 credits)
Attending and earning credits in supervising professor’s seminars
Presentation of research at relevant academic conference (–March)
3rd
Year
Apr. Course registration Lectures Attending and earning credits in supervising professor’s lecture classes
Seminars
(4 credits)
ttending and earning credits in supervising professor’s seminars
Jan. Submission of manuscript for presentation at
thesis writers’ colloquium
4 pages, A4 format
May Language certification exam (Requirement for dissertation submission)
June Submission of dissertation proposal Dissertation title and outline defined
Nov. Preparation for dissertation submission Preparation based on the guidelines
Dec. Dissertation evaluation members appointed Preparation based on the guidelines
Jan. Dissertation submitted  
Submission of manuscript for presentation at dissertation writers’ colloquium 10 pages, A4 format
Jan.
/Feb.
Final examinations Oral examination by the chair and vice chairs
Feb. Dissertation defense  
Mar. Conferral of degree  

Schedule of Interim Colloquium / Preliminary Exams for the Doctoral Course

For each course of study, interim colloquium and preliminary exams will be conducted at specified times in the year the dissertation is to be submitted (or in the preceding year).

Tentative
  • Mechanical Engineering

    October of third year (April for those wishing to finish in September)
    : Preliminary examinations

  • Electrical, Electronics, and Information Engineering

    August of third year (February for those wishing to finish in September)
    : Preliminary examinations

  • Applied Chemistry

    November of second year: Preliminary examinations

  • Industrial Engineering and Management

    December of second year: Preliminary examinations

  • Architecture and Building Engineering

    November of the year the dissertation is to be submitted: Interim colloquium

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