Graduate-School

Shibaura Instittute of Technology Graduate School of Engineering and Science

At the Shibaura Instittute of Technology Graduate School of Engineering and Science, we are actively engaged in education so that students can think and act on their own by making use of the knowledge they acquire at our departments. With teachers showing examples close to studens, they will develop creativity that enables them to turn knowledge into technology. We also provide a global education, including overseas study programs with partner unversities in Europe and the U. S. from 3 to 12 months, acceptance of foreign students from partner universities in Southeast Ssia and giving some lectures in English. Inthe society where globalization is further progressing, we are determined to cultivate human resources that are capable of utilizing accumulated "knowledge" and play active parts in the international community.

Policy

Diploma Policy

Master’s Program:
The educational objectives of the master’s program of the Graduate School of Engineering and Science are to develop individuals with a high degree of professionalism as specialists of engineering and science, capacities to deal with new aspects of globalizing society and capacities to contribute to society by applying their abilities. At the master’s level, the objective is to develop specially trained specialists. The program aims to equip students with a high level of expertise and the capacities to research and develop; to identify problems and to recognize the knowledge and skills necessary to solve quantitative problems; to carry out experiments with measurement and processing; to integrate technological systems; to think flexibly about the relationship between technology and the diversity of the environment, economy, and culture; and a broad range of knowledge.
A master’s degree confers to those who have remained registered over the specified length of time, who have submitted/presented the master’s dissertation in order to achieve the educational objectives as detailed above, and who have satisfied the requirement for degree conferment in each major.

Doctoral Program:
There are two types of doctorates that the Graduate School of Engineering and Science confers: one by completing a doctor course program (course doctorate); and the other by submitting a doctoral thesis (thesis doctorate). The former is mainly for those who have enrolled in a doctor course program and the latter is for professional engineers with practical experiences. Both programs aim to promote research and to enhance the researcher’s potential and furthermore aim to develop highly knowledgeable specialist engineers and researchers. In the doctoral program, students are expected to deepen their specific field insights from an interdisciplinary perspective and to acquire the capacity to coordinate the system as a whole in terms of both software and hardware from a comprehensive point of view. The program further aims to develop the “sigma-type”: well-rounded individuals with multifaceted engineering capacities and abilities to manage technology, as well as meta-national capacities.

[Doctorate by completing a doctor course program (course doctorate)]
A Doctorate of Engineering or a Doctorate of Philosophy confers to those who have remained registered in the doctoral program for the required length of time, who have been judged to have acquired the necessary knowledge for a specialist engineer or an independent researcher though completing the taught doctorate program and submitting a doctoral thesis, and those who have satisfied the degree conferment criteria set by the major.

[Doctorate by submitting a doctoral thesis (thesis doctorate)]
Those who are not registered with the doctoral program course but have worked in research and development for more than five years (including the time spent in the master’s program) after completing an undergraduate degree, or those who are judged to have completed the equivalent by the Graduate School of Engineering and Science can apply for the conferment of a doctorate by submitting a doctoral thesis. Upon receiving the application for the conferment of a doctorate, the Graduate school of Engineering and Science examines the applicant’s academic achievement and the submitted thesis. A Doctorate of Engineering or Philosophy will be conferred to those who are judged to have an equivalent or superior level of academic achievement and ability to research to those who have completed the taught doctorate program, who are judged to have already been independently working as a highly knowledgeable specialist engineer or researcher, and who have satisfied the degree conferment criteria set by the major.

Curriculum Policy

In order to develop science/engineering specialists as specified in the Diploma Policy, the master’s program of the Graduate School of Engineering and Science offers not only lectures, seminars, laboratory works, and practical trainings as highly specialized education but also postgraduate common education subjects in a balanced manner. This is to develop scientifically and technologically trained specialists by enabling students to acquire highly specialized knowledge; to become aware of the relationship between technology and diversity in the environment, economy, and culture; and to become equipped with a broad international perspective and flexible mindset.

In line with the university’s mission to promote research and to improve researchers’ potential, the doctoral program of the Graduate School of Engineering and Science aims to train those who have completed the master’s program or those who are already working as engineers to become highly knowledgeable specialized engineers or researchers. In order to achieve this goal, the program offers lectures, seminars, laboratory works, and practical trainings so that students can deepen their specialization from an interdisciplinary perspective and acquire the capacity to coordinate the system as a whole, taking into account both software and hardware, from a comprehensive point of view. The program further aims to develop the “sigma-type,” well-rounded individuals with multifaceted engineering capacities, the ability to manage technology, and meta-national capacity by providing minors.

Admission Policy

In order to develop specialists in engineering and science with a high level of expertise who can take into account the relationship between technology and the diversity in the environment, economy, and culture with broad, internationally valid knowledge and flexible thinking, the master’s program at the Graduate School of Engineering and Science seeks the following applicants:

  1. Those who strongly wish to learn or research at the Graduate School and who wish to develop themselves and reach their full potential.
  2. Those who are equipped with the basic and specialist knowledge of the undergraduate level and who wish to improve, exercise their curiosity, and are willing to take on any challenge.
  3. Those who can respect engineering ethics.
  4. Those who can understand the cultural diversity.
  5. Those who have excellent communication skills, including foreign languages, and the abilities of good presentation and management.

Doctoral Program
The doctoral program of the Graduate School of Engineering and Science aims to promote research at the university and to train researchers; it also aims to train advanced engineers and researchers with broad and internationally valid knowledge and flexible thinking.
It therefore seeks the following applicants: