Education

Diploma Policy (Policy on Degree Conferment)

Undergraduate Program

The vision of human resources development for which Nagaoka University of Technology aims is leading engineers who have a high level of practical and creative ability capable of the global deployment of technology. To this end, the undergraduate program has set the following four clauses as goals that students achieve through widely diverse learning opportunities, including liberal arts subjects, foreign language subjects, basic specialized subjects, and specialized subjects as well as extracurricular activities inside and outside of the university.

  1. Acquisition of the concepts and techniques of science and mathematics that support technology, and the formation of qualities capable of understanding technology from perspectives of life, humanity, and society.
  2. Acquisition of language and logical thinking abilities that form the foundation of understanding, thinking, expression, and dialogue, and the formation of qualities that enable consideration of the effects of technology on safety, environment, and culture.
  3. Acquisition of capabilities of making full use of basic knowledge and skills specialized in the various fields of technological science.
  4. Acquisition of the basic ability of technical communication in English, and the formation of qualities capable of producing a cosmopolitan mode of thinking and cooperation on an international team.

A bachelor’s degree is conferred on students who have acquired the number of credits necessary for graduation by studying lectures, seminars, and experimental and practical subjects that are provided for the goals, and completing an internship, or project study.

Master’s Program

The vision of human resources development for which Nagaoka University of Technology aims is leading to the growth of engineers who have high levels of practical and creative ability capable of the global deployment of technology. To this end, the master’s program has set the following four clauses as goals that students achieve through widely diverse learning, including major subjects, common subjects, and research guidance as well as extracurricular activities inside and outside of the university.

  1. Acquisition of abilities making one capable of full use of high levels of specialized knowledge and skills in various fields of technological science
  2. Acquisition of abilities making one capable of understanding technology from perspectives of life, humanity, and society, and the formation of qualities that support understanding of technologies combined multiple specialist fields and having the ability to create new ideas in technological science flexibly from many development perspectives.
  3. Acquisition of abilities making one capable of considering the effects of technology on safety, environment, and culture, and the formation of qualities that can support penetration into global trends of society and industry and which can support the exercise of strategic technology management.
  4. Acquisition of abilities making one capable of having a cosmopolitan mode of thinking, and the formation of qualities enabling competition internationally in a fair manner as a leading international engineer.

A master’s degree is conferred on students who have acquired the number of credits necessary for completion after studying lectures, seminars, and experimental and practical subjects that are provided for professional goals, and who have passed the master’s thesis examination.