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Life Science and Technology Undergraduate Major5 Features

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    Japan's Largest Education and Research Organization
    for Life Science and Technology Enables Students
    to Study a Wide Range of Fields

    Japan's Largest Education and Research Organization for Life Science and Technology Enables Students to Study a Wide Range of Fields

    The Department of Life Science and Technology has the largest life sciences undergraduate program in Japan, where students can broadly study the discipline not only from a science and engineering viewpoint, but also from pharmacological, medical, and agricultural perspectives.

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    Cutting-Edge Research That Extends to Chemistry, Physics, Materials, and Information Science

    Cutting-Edge Research That Extends to Chemistry, Physics, Materials, and Information Science

    At the Department of Life Science and Technology, approximately 70 professors and associate professors conduct cutting-edge research in a broad range of fields. The research fields are not limited to biology, but extend to other scientific fields including chemistry, physics, material science, and information science.

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    Opportunity to Create Bio-Related Products Right from the Start

    Opportunity to Create Bio-Related Products Right from the Start

    In their first and second years of study, students are given a group research assignment to design and create bio-related products. Their critical thinking and problem-solving skills are developed through collaborative work and efforts in making individual contributions to the team. Also, the 300-level research opportunity courses provide students with hands-on research experience in each laboratory.

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    Studying Abroad and Internships

    Studying Abroad and Internships

    A set of well-established international exchange programs and short-term study programs with other institutions are available, in which undergraduate students are encouraged to participate. Taking part in internships at companies is also encouraged. Credits will be awarded in recognition of these activities.

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    Early Enrollment in Graduate-Level Courses

    Early Enrollment in Graduate-Level Courses

    Because most students continue to study at the graduate level, the School allows them to take graduate-level courses while still in the fourth year of their undergraduate program, as well as to graduate early, if eligible.

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