Degree Process

Schedule for Curriculum

The First Grade

  • Entrance Ceremony and Orientation (April)
  • Registration of a Chief Advisor and two Assistant and Curriculum guidance (April)

The first semester(April`September)

  • Essential Subject GroupFResearcher Ethics(Required subjects: 1 unit)
  • Essential Subject GroupFEssential Subject(Required subjects: 2 units):
  • Advanced ResearchFLiterature Researchi1stj

The second semester(October`March)

  • Research fundamental subject groupitought by a chief advisorj
  • Advanced ResearchFLiterature Researchi2ndj

The Second Grade

The first semester(April`September)

  • Research fundamental subject groupitought by teachers other than a chief advisorj
  • Advanced ResearchFSeminari1stj(June)

The second semester(October`March)

  • Advanced ResearchFPresentation of their research achievements at academic conferences

The Third Grade

  • Advanced ResearchFSeminari2ndj(June)
  • Application of Doctoral Thesis and Final Examination (From November to January). See the following Application Schedule of Doctoral Thesis.

Schedule for Application of Doctoral Thesis

  • Judgment of the possibility for the application to Doctoral Thesis by a Chief Advisor and two Assistant and (November)
  • Judgment of the application to Doctoral Thesis by a Chief Advisor and two Assistant advisors (December)
  • Application to Doctoral Thesis by students (December)
  • Graduate School Management Committee (Œ¤‹†‰È‰^‰cˆÏˆõ‰ï) will determine the acceptance of the application of Doctoral Thesis and members of the Doctoral Dissertation Committee (”ŽŽm˜_•¶R¸‰ï) which consist of a chief judgeiŽå¸jand four assistant judge (•›¸) (December)
  • Chief judge and assistant judges will survey the Doctoral Thesis (December`January).
  • A Public Hearing and Final Examination (Œö’®‰ïEÅIŽŽŒ±)(January)
  • Determination of Conferment of Doctoral Degree by GraduateSchool Committee (March)
  • Conferment of Doctoral Degree (March)