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School of Marine Life Science

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Diploma Policy

1. Kinds of human resources to aim for (Individuality, distinguishing characteristic, attractiveness)

In the School of Marine Life Science, we aim to foster highly-skilled professionals who are interested in and concerned about the conservation/utilization of the diverse organisms that live in the hydrosphere, including the oceans, as resources, biotechnologies and the production theory and technology as foods related to same, and marine policies and cultures rooted in the symbiotic relationships with humans, and who will have acquired the ability to take action in order to pursue and solve various issues related to same that are being globalized and the ability to respond to globalization.

2. Goals for the competencies and core qualities that students should acquire

  • The ability to deepen scientific/cultural recognitions for the oceans, and to propose and implement measures to use/conserve living resources, a food production technology, measures for desirable and sustainable development of the ocean industry / marine cultures;
  • The ability to think logically, judge appropriately, and act with a sense of responsibility toward society;
  • The practical leadership to understand/recognize generalized various issues in modern society, and to enable to respond same;
  • Rich humanities, extensive education and the ability to pursue tasks by deep specialized knowledge/technologies and to solve issues;
  • The wide range of perspectives / language skills and cultural core qualities that form a bases of international exchange.

3. Requirements for recognition of graduation

In the undergraduate courses, we shall recognize graduation by and grant a bachelor's degree (Marine Science) to students who have been enrolled in a bachelor program for a prescribed period and who have taken the classes set in accordance with the purposes of education in the schools, and who have earned the normative credits.

Curriculum Policy

1. Policies for organizing curricula

We provide curricula associated organically with the "Comprehensive subjects" to acquire the extensive and deep education and language skills, the "Basic subjects"and the "Core curriculum subjects" to understand various issues in the specialized fields that are diversified / sophisticated and the "Advanced curriculum subjects" to cultivate knowledge and foster the professional ability to connect to education at the graduate schools. Furthermore, the "Global career-related subjects" make connections with international society, industries, etc. smoothly.

2. Policy for implementing curricula

  • The classes of comprehensive subjects are held under the all-campus system and comprised with carefully selected content appropriate to the university specialized in the oceans aiming to develop the extensive education, the ability to think logically, cultural core qualities, international perspectives, communication skills and presentation skills;
  • Natural science, mathematical science and humanities/social science that will become the bases to learn about specialized subjects in each undergraduate course are learned in classes of the basic subjects and core curriculum subjects; In the classes of the global career-related subjects, the lectures and seminars related to English qualifying examinations that have become requirements for advancement are provided;
  • By proceeding the development of education methods and maintenance of education systems, active learning is promoted;
  • Evaluation standards of learning outcomes are specified together with developing students' abilities for autonomous learning through use of evaluation results;
  • For the classes of the advanced curriculum subjects, we systematically organize classes of lectures, seminars, experiments and practicums, and provide the organized and systematic education aiming to acquire the ability to have grasps of situations generally and enable to understand/judge various issues comprehensively. It is possible to acquire necessary expertise by means of learning expertise of marine biosciences, food science and technology and marine policy and culture, namely, marine life sciences, marine biosciences, food science, food production science and technology, international marine policy and multicultural environment.

Admission Policy

1. Interests/drive required of the students we accept

The School of Marine Life Science seeks students who are interested in various global issues with regard to the hydrosphere including the oceans in order to contribute to sustainable development of human society on the basis of deep understanding of natural science, humanities / social science including life science, and who aspiringly address the fields such as use of marine bioresources, production/distribution of foods, the symbiotic relationship between humans and the oceans through research that leads the world.

2. Learning achievements required of students we accept

Knowledge/skills
(1) The core qualities necessary to receive education of this school and basic academic skills including English.

The ability to think / judge / express, etc.
(2) Have active pursuit of learning and enable to address new themes actively;
(3) Always broaden perspectives and assume an attitude of thinking on their own initiatives.

An attitude of learning in collaboration with a variety of people while playing a primary role
(4) Improve the ability to communicate and respect different ideas and cultures.
(5) Aim to master English that can be used practically and play an active role in the global society.

3. Evaluation method for selecting students for admission

In order to determine core qualities and basic academic skills necessary to receive an education in this School, the National Center Test for University Entrance Examination, individual achievement test and special selection test are carried out.

4. Methods for selection and evaluation of learning achievements (◎: High weight, 〇: Low weight)

  • Admissions Office Entrance Examination

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Short essay

Oral test (For the Admissions Office Entrance Examination B only)

Essay on audited lecture

Personal interview

Statement of purpose

School report

  • Special admission

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Short essay

Interview

Statement of purpose

School report

  • Admission for self-financed international students

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Individual achievement test

Interview

Results of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students

Statement of purpose

School report

  • General entrance examination (first term schedule)

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National Center Test for University Entrance Examination

Individual achievement test

  • General entrance examination (second term schedule)

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National Center Test for University Entrance Examination

Individual achievement test

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