SDG Professional Course at Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan

Wed, 08 Aug 2018
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Dear ITS Students,

Nagaoka University of Technology has a new graduate course, "SDG Professional Course", which is offered to provide the opportunity of engineering education program for sustainable development based on the agreement with UNESCO. This graduate-level course incorporates engineering education built on a foundation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and designed to produce practical engineers/researchers with high levels of expertise and educators of advanced engineering.

A curriculum designed to develop practical research capabilities in course graduates that enable them to be active in various countries throughout the world, helps to improve the global level of science and technology, and contribute to the accomplishment of the SDGs. Education and research guidance conducted in English.

NUT Graduate School of Engineering offers a Master’s Program in the following fields:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering
  • Materials Science and Technology
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Information and Management Systems Engineering
  • Nuclear System Safety Engineering

Course Requirements

  1. Students must earn 30 credits or more in order to graduate  from the master’s program.  Of these, 6 credits shall be from common study subjects and a minimum of 24 credits shall be from the postgraduate subjects offered in the relevant academic major.
  2. Students enrolled in this course must earn 4 credits of course-compulsory subjects.
  3. Students enrolled in this course must earn 2 credits or more from course-recommended elective-compulsory subjects

In cases where common study subjects including those listed below have already been taken, students may include up to  6 credits from the common study subjects required by the relevant program.
Course-Compulsory Subjects:

  • Japanese Industrial Development Experience
  • Gigaku Innovation and Creativity

Course-Recommended Elective-Compulsory Subjects

  • Internship for SDG Professional Course Students
  • International Relations
  • Technology and Public Policy

NUT Graduate School of Engineering also offers a Doctoral Program in the following fields:

  • Information Science and Control Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Energy and Environment Science
  • Integrated Bioscience and Technology

Course Requirements

  1. Students must earn 12 credits or more in order to graduate from the doctoral program.
  2. Students enrolled in this course must take a course-compulsory subject (2 credits).

Please note that the deadline for Application for Academic Year 2019 is on October 5, 2018, and the application documents must arrive in NUT on October 5, 2018.

For further information about this program and application forms, please kindly check this link.

All correspondence should be made to:
Division of International Affairs
Nagaoka University of Technology
1603-1, Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Niigata, 940-2188
Phone: +81-258-47-9238
Fax: +81-258-47-9283

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