The curriculum is organized into technical specialist subjects to have students acquire specialist knowledge and technical skills, and other subjects to have students develop a broad interdisciplinary and international understanding.
The subjects are set up as required subjects and common subjects as follows: 1) subjects with the goal of acquiring the latest specialist knowledge and technical skills, with lectures given by researchers and educators; 2) subjects managed by several members of faculty with the goal of acquiring broad knowledge and perspectives; 3) subjects with the goal of developing presentation and discussion skills for which students present their own detailed research project plans; and 4) subjects for students to present the progress of their research with the goal of enhancing expertise as well as gaining knowledge of and perspective on different fields. The elective subjects are set up as a technical specialist subject group with the aim of acquiring further interdisciplinary knowledge and technical skills. A PhD degree is awarded to those who have gained the prescribed credits, submitted a doctoral dissertation and passed the dissertation review and final examination.
Knowledge and understanding: Possess high-level specialist knowledge and technical skills in a specialist field, as well as gain knowledge of and perspective on different fields.
Thinking and judgement: Can work on challenges from interdisciplinary and international perspectives and elicit logical outcomes.
Interest, ambition and attitude: Can draw fully on the strength of one’s knowledge and skills, work with others, be ethical, and act autonomously and consistently, all to establish a harmonious sustainable society with the natural environment.
Technical skill and expression: Possess high-level presentation and communication skills to explain logical thinking, the decision making process and results.