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Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies

Overview

The Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environment Studies consists of a Master’s Level Section (2 years, 5 divisions) and a Doctoral Level Section (3 years, 1 division). The fusion of conventional study of the humanities with interdisciplinary and integrated research leads to advanced educational research of the various issues involved in the human and socio-environmental domain.
As an educational and research institution meeting the international standard in this field, our aim is to produce highly creative intellectuals who are able to deal with contemporary challenges.
The Master’s program trains high-level professionals who can resolve the various issues that arise in the human and socio-environmental field; there is also continuity between the education in the Master’s and the Doctoral programs, with the latter training the creative lecturers and researchers on whom higher education depends.

Introduction of the Divisions

Master's Level
Division of Humanities
Division of Law and Politics
Division of Economics
Division of Regional Development Studies
Division of International Studies
Doctoral Level
Division of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies

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Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology

Overview

The Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology consists of the Master’s Level Section (2 years, 6 divisions) and the Doctoral Level Section (3 years, 6 divisions).
Extensive teaching and research on natural sciences is carried out in this School, covering fields such as mathematics, physics, computational science, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, information technology, chemistry, biotechnology, environmental science, and life science.
While studying under a particular supervisor, every graduate student is allowed to receive instruction from many other faculty members in order to conduct interdisciplinary research.

Introduction of the Divisions

Master's Level / Doctoral Level
Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Division of Material Chemistry
Division of Mechanical Science and Engineering
Division of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division of Environmental Design
Division of Natural System

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Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Overview

The Graduate School of Medical Sciences consists of the following: a Doctoral Course (4 years, 4 divisions), a Doctoral Course in Health Sciences (made up of a Master’s Course and a Doctoral Course) and a Master’s Course in Medical Sciences.
At the Graduate School of Medical Sciences, we provide education and research in medical and health sciences, as well as medical care; our aim is to contribute to the local area, to disseminate knowledge to the world, and to train students to be excellent medical practitioners, researchers and specialists.

Introduction of the Divisions

Master's Level
Division of Medical Science
Doctoral Level
Division of Medicine
Division of Pharmacy
Master's Level / Doctoral Level
Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Division of Health Sciences

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Graduate School of Advanced Preventive Medical Sciences

Overview

The Division of Advanced Preventive Medical Sciences is a ‘joint’ graduate school offering a fouryear dctoral course with the Graduate School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, and the Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
This joint curriculum combines each of the 3 schools’ strengths. The objective of the Division of Advanced Preventive Medical Sciences is to nurture physicians and researchers who can practice “Personalized Prevention” which includes from pre-primary prevention to tertiary prevention on the fields of educational research, medicine and so on. “Personalized Prevention” is a new methodology based on the fields of traditional hygiene and public health that physicians and researchers can practice to exhaustively analyze and evaluate the characteristics of individuals and the environment, from omics information to macro environment information.

Introduction of the Divisions

Doctoral Level
Division of Advanced Preventive Medical Sciences

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Law School

Overview

The Law School of Kanazawa University was established in April 2004 as a locally based institution for the training of lawyers. Education in the Law School stresses not only the acquisition of law-related knowledge, but also the cultivation of deep insight into society and individuals.
We have two fundamental educational objectives. One is to train prospective lawyers to have an interdisciplinary perspective, and to achieve appropriate and speedy conflict resolution; the other is to train them in reconciliatory skills to avert conflict, and to contribute to society.

Introduction of the Divisions

Division of Legal Affairs

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Graduate School of Professional Development in Teacher Education

Overview

The Graduate School of Professional Development in Teacher Education was established in 2016 for the purpose of bringing along highly advanced teachers in education.
There are two courses: one is “Learning Design Course” and the other is “School Management Course.” The first one is focused on enhancing creativity in both learning design and teaching style. The second one aims to enhance the educational leadership in the school management process.
The School encourages the collaboration of graduate students: with those who have teaching profession at every school system, from pre-school up to secondary education, but study here as graduate students, and those who are fresh from college in order to be teachers in future.
Furthermore, every class as well as each research is conducted by collaborative work with the college professors and well-experienced educational practitioners who used to be school leaders.
In cooperation with the Board of Education, the School engages in bringing along capable teachers who can deal with modern educational agendas properly taking theories and practices into consideration.

Introduction of the Divisions

Division of Advanced Professional Development in Teacher Education

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One-Year Undergraduate Training Course

Overview

This course is to train school nurses. Students who possess a nursing certificate can take the courses needed to be certified as a school nurse, such as those related to "care" and "pedagogy." We emphasize actual care practice, not only lectures and drills, and aim to enhance the students’ qualifications and abilities as school nurses.

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