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Curriculum/Program Schedule


Academic Schedule 2021

Date Time Event Participants Attendees Details
04/07 (Wed) 13:00~ Entrance Ceremony D1 Introduction to faculty, etc.
14:00~ Orientation for new students D1 Guidance for writing doctoral thesis
15:00~ Interview with new students D1 Individual interviews
05/19 (Wed) All Day Midterm presentation of the doctoral thesis D3 All Thesis review
06/09 (Wed) P.M. First term general practice D2 All Review of practical works
06/16 (Wed) P.M. First term general practice D1 All Review of practical works
07/21 (Wed) P.M. First term general practice D3 All Review of practical works
09/22 (Wed) All Day Preliminary examination of the Doctoral course thesis and works (Day 1) D3 All Preliminary examination of thesis and works
09/23 (Thu) Preliminary examination of the Doctoral course thesis and works (Day 2)
10/13 (Wed) P.M. Midterm presentation of the thesis D2 All Thesis review
11/17 (Wed) P.M. Midterm presentation of the thesis D1 All Thesis review
11/24 (Wed) P.M. Second term general practice D2 All Review of practical works
12/08 (Wed) P.M. Second term general practice D1 All Review of practical works
01/12 (Wed) All Day Examination of the Doctoral degree (Day 1) D3 All Examination of thesis and works
01/13 (Thu) Examination of the Doctoral degree (Day 2)
01/20 (Thu) All Day Doctoral Degree Course entrance examination (Day 1) Language and essay exams
01/21 (Fri) All Day Doctoral Degree Course entrance examination (Day 2) Interview/Oral examination
03/02 (Wed) 17:00~ Opening party for the Doctoral course graduation exhibition D3 All Presentation of works
03/13 (Sun) All Day Presentation of the doctoral thesis D3 All Public presentation of the doctoral thesis


Subjects

Requirements for Completion

In order to complete the course, students complete a total of 18 credits or more consisting of 6 credits of Guidance in Integrated Research (required) + 12 credits or more of Study of Art Techniques and Study of Art Theory (required and selective); they must also receive research instruction, create a doctoral dissertation, and pass a review and examination.

Year Compulsory Required/Elective
1st Guidance in Integrated Research
(2 credits)
Study of Art Techniques I
(4 credits)
Study of Art Theory I
(4 credits)
2nd Guidance in Integrated Research
(2 credits)
Study of Art Techniques II
(4 credits)
Study of Art Theory II
(4 credits)
3rd Guidance in Integrated Research
(2 credits)
Total 6 Credits 12 Credits

On taking courses

After consulting with an instructor, the taking of courses is planned.



Doctoral Degree Examinations

Doctoral Degree Preliminary Examination

Doctoral degree examination students must pass the doctoral degree preliminary examination.

Application Period

Early July (in the prescribed format)

Submission Requirements

  • 1 copy of Doctoral thesis (min. 40,000 Japanese characters or min. 24,000 words in English)
  • 1 copy of Doctoral thesis abstract (in the specified form (for theses written in Japanese, up to 2,000 characters; up to 1,200 words for theses written in English)
  • Doctoral thesis and abstract data (PDF format)
  • Application Form for Practical Works Submission (not required for thesis-only students)
  • Practical Works (not required for thesis-only students)

Examination dates

Mid-late September


Doctoral Degree Examination

Application Period

Early December (in the prescribed format)

Submission Requirements

  • 5 copies of Doctoral thesis (min. 40,000 Japanese characters or min. 24,000 words in English)
  • 5 copies of Doctoral thesis abstract (in the specified form (for theses written in Japanese, up to 2,000 characters; up to 1,200 words for theses written in English)
  • Doctoral thesis and abstract data (PDF format)
  • Application Form for Practical Works Submission (not required for thesis-only students)
  • Portfolio of works submitted for examination (not required for thesis-only students)
  • Practical Works (not required for thesis-only students)

Examination dates

January of the following year (open to the public)
*Schedule is subject to change depending on the academic schedule