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Aims of Graduate Program

Graduate School Master's Program
     The master's course educates and cultivates advanced engineers and researchers by teaching diverse topics in advanced technology. The school provides educational facilities and classes for learning advanced concepts from each engineering field together with interdisciplinary and boundary-field technologies in order to meet the requirements of these changing times.
Statement of Diploma Policy of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering (Master's Program)
     Graduating students from the Master's Program in Engineering at Gifu University shall be understood to possess the following abilities in addition to those specified in the Diploma Policy of the Faculty of Engineering:
  1. Professional competence in delivering and applying the expertise or knowledge gained from one's own and related fields.
  2. The ability to present one's research results in a thesis in Japanese and/or English.
  3. The ability to perceive problems or issues in one's field and the research produced in the field and to seek solutions.
  4. The ability to advance one's field of research while participating in research and development as a team member.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research upholds rigorous standards in the accreditation of Master's degrees to students who have been certified to have mastered and acquired the above-mentioned abilities.

Graduate School Doctor's Program
     The doctor's course aims at teaching highly advanced technology and cultivating creative engineers and researchers with a wide-range of application and development abilities. We also educate engineers working in companies by allowing to use part of their private research as their thesis for their degree. The school positively admits international students for internationalization of the university.
Statement of Diploma Policy of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering (Doctor's Program)
     Graduating students from the Doctor's Program in Engineering at Gifu University shall be deemed to possess the following abilities in addition to those specified in the Diploma Policy of the Faculty of Engineering and the Diploma Policy of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering (Master's Degree):
  1. In-depth knowledge of one's own and related professional fields and the ability to impart this knowledge to students.
  2. The ability to present one's research results at international conferences, to discuss with other professionals and to
    publish academic papers.
  3. The ability to seek and find solutions to problems or address issues in one's field of research and to make technical
    progress.
  4. Leadership and competence in team building and collaboration in research and development.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research upholds rigorous standards in the accreditation of Doctor's degrees to students who have been certified to have mastered and acquired the above-mentioned abilities.