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Requirements for doctor degree

Five-year course

Enrollment Period

Five years or more excluding the period of registered absence.
Contraction is possible through special evaluation.
 

Required Credits

(1) Must complete at least 42 credits from the Special Subjects of the Departments of Structural Molecular Science and Functional Molecular Science, the Common Specialized Basic Subjects of the School of Physical Sciences and the subjects of the Interdepartmental Program.

(2) The total credits as specified in (1) must include 2 credits from “Freshman Course” in the Interdepartmental Program.

(3) The total credits as specified in (1) may include up to 4 credits from the Special Subjects of the Departments of Astronomical Science, Fusion Science, Space and Astronomical Science, Basic Biology and Physiological Sciences.
 

Intermediate public presentation

two years after your entrance
 

Required publications

Required publications
* 1 or more publications in international journals to which the applicant has mainly contributed

The paper must be published or accepted before the beginning of the application (early  December or June).
 

Final Examination

* Preliminary evaluation
* Evaluation and defense examination for your thesis
* Public presentation for your thesis
 

Type of doctors you can apply

Doctor of Philosophy

http://www.ps-edu.soken.ac.jp/hiroishiya/english/
 

Three-year course

Enrollment Period

Three years or more excluding the period of registered absence.
Contraction is possible through special evaluation.
 

Required Credits

(1) Must complete at least 12 credits from the Special Subjectsof the Departments of Structural Molecular Science and Functional Molecular Science, the Common Specialized Basic Subjects of the School of Physical Sciences and the subjects of Interdepartmental Program.

(2) The total credits as specified in (1) must include 2 credits from “Freshman Course” in the Interdepartmental Program.

(3) The total credits as specified in (1) may include up to 4 credits from the Special Subjects of the Departments of Astronomical Science, Fusion Science, Space and Astronomical Science, Basic Biology and Physiological Sciences.
 

Required publications

* 1 or more publications in international journals to which the applicant has mainly contributed

The paper must be published or accepted before the beginning of the application (early  December or June).
 

Final Examination

* Preliminary evaluation
* Evaluation and defense examination for your thesis
* Public presentation for your thesis
 

Type of doctors you can apply

Doctor of Philosophy

http://www.ps-edu.soken.ac.jp/hiroishiya/english/