Education

Life Science and Technology
Graduate Major

Pursuing life's mysteries and
creating new technology

We train science and engineering students to acquire broad, outstanding expertise focused on life science and technology, promote world-class research and development, create new science and technology while maintaining strong ethical values, and to exhibit leadership in the global society.

Objectives

Become a leader engaged
in world-class life science
and technology research

In the Master's Program, we train science and engineering students to acquire advanced expertise in life science and technology and succeed internationally, with problem-defining and problem-solving skills conducive to the development of life science and technology, with high ethical values.

In the Doctoral Program, we train science and engineering students to acquire broad, outstanding expertise focused on life science and technology, promote world-class research and development, create new science and technology while maintaining strong ethical values, and to exhibit leadership in the global society.

Ideal Candidates

Master's Degree Program

  • Those who have basic academic ability in science and engineering and basic expertise in life science and technology, and who can reason and express themselves logically based on these attributes
  • Those who have the language skills necessary for advancing research and technology development in life science and technology from an international perspective
  • Those who possess strong interest in life science and technology research and ethical values

Doctoral Degree Program

  • Those who possess basic expertise in a wide variety of science and technology fields and advanced expertise in life science and technology necessary for pursuing related research
  • Those who possess the advanced problem-defining and problem-solving skills necessary for pursuing life science and technology research
  • Those who possess basic cultural and communication skills that are globally effective
  • Those who revere life and have strong ethical values

Competencies Developed

Master's Degree Program

  • Advanced expertise in life science and technology
  • Advanced problem-defining and problem-solving skills supported by expertise and strong ethical values
  • Advanced cultural and communication skills for global success

Doctoral Degree Program

  • Broad, outstanding expertise focused on life science and technology
  • Outstanding problem-defining and problem-solving skills supported by expertise and strong ethical values as well as the creativity to pioneer new knowledge and technology paradigms
  • Outstanding cultural and communication skills for exhibiting leadership in international society

Potential Career Paths

  • Domestic and overseas university teaching staff
  • Domestic and overseas public research institute researchers
  • Domestic and overseas postdoctoral researchers
  • Researchers and technical experts at Domestic and overseas chemical/pharmaceutical/food companies
  • Civil servants

Potential Employers for Graduates

Astellas Pharma / Kyowa Hakko Kirin / Takeda Pharmaceutical / Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma / Chugai Pharmaceutical / Mochida Pharmaceutical / Medical & Biological Laboratories / Asubio Pharma / Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma / Taisho Pharmaceutical / Pfizer / Nihon Generic / Japan Blood Products Organization / Asahi Kasei / Kao / Fujifilm / Kuraray / Shiseido / Sekisui / Teijin / Toyobo / Toray / Lion / Kanto Chemical / Idemitsu / Kansai Paint / Du Pont / Nippon Shokubai / Mitsubishi Pencil / Ajinomoto / Ezaki Glico / Kagome / Kirin / Sapporo Breweries / Asahi Breweries / Suntory Holdings / Kewpie / Nissui / Meiji / Yakult / Lotte / Calpis / Itoham Foods / Myojo Foods / Kobe Steel / Shimadzu / Canon / Konica Minolta / Toyota Motor / Mazda Motor / IBM Japan / Panasonic / Hitachi / Fujitsu / Toshiba / Tokyo Gas / JGC / Dai Nippon Printing / Showa Denko / NTT / Softbank / Goldman Sachs / Daiwa Securities / The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ / Mizuho Bank / Yokohama Bank / Tokio Marine Nichido Fire Insurance / Sumitomo / Toyota Tsusho / Dentsu / Hakuhodo / Mori Building / East Japan Railway / Z-KAI / Tokyo Institute of Technology / University of Tokyo / Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine / University of Yamanashi / Ochanomizu University / National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology / National Institute for Physiological Sciences / Institute of Physical and Chemical Research / National Research Institute of Police Science / Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare / Cabinet Office / NHK

Degree Offered

Master's Degree Program
Master of Science, Master of Engineering, Master of Arts
Doctoral Degree Program
Doctor of Science, Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy

Department with Graduate Major in Life Science and Technology

Life Science and Technologyouter

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