The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Ehime University

Japanese

Outline

Completion of the Doctoral Course

Our doctoral course requires a residency of three years or more. In addition to receiving instruction in research, candidates must attend the seminars listed below, give a mid-term presentation, submit their dissertation and pass the final exam in order to complete the course.
Candidates who have done outstanding work for their Master’s degree may subtract the two years of the Master’s course from the three years of the doctoral course and thus finish in one year.
Those who successfully complete their course will receive a doctoral degree in Philosophy or Agriculture.

Joint Seminar
20 hours are required during the three-year couse.
Special Seminars
40 hours are required during the three-year course.

(These seminars are required for students entering from 2006. The seminars are optional for those who entered before 2006.)

Completion of the Doctoral Course (entered a school after April, 2009)

The doctoral course requrires a residency of three years or more and acquiring at least 12 credits. In addition, students must pass the review of the doctoral dissertation along with the final exam. Candidates who have done outstanding work for their Master degree may go on to complete the doctoral course in one year. Those who successfully complete the course will receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree.