Top Doctoral Programs in Japan 2019
A Doctor of Philosophy degree, short Ph.D is an advanced academic degree earned in various fields, signifying major interests and accomplishments in research.
Students who pursue a Master of Science or Master of Arts degree may enjoy enhanced career prospects and better earning potential. Master’s degrees require more advanced study than undergraduate degrees and may be required before entering a doctorate program.
Doctors of Philosophy in Japan
"The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Iwate University. (Ph.D.)" is organized on the basis of three Master Courses (Agriculture or Agriculture and Life Science) of Hirosaki University, Iwate University, Yamagata University, the Master's Course (Animal Husbandry) of Obihiro University of Agricultural and Veterinary Medicine, and the research facilities of each university.
The Graduate School of Science and Technology (Doctoral Course) consists of two courses of Advanced Materials Science and Technology and Safety Science and Technology. The former covers the development of useful materials and their application technology and the latter does crisis-controlling technology for natural and human-originating disasters in the highly developed society.
Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August.
Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Global Studies (60 credits)
Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Studies (60 credits)