Graduate School

List of Academic Courses and Credits of Each Course in the Master’s Program

Category of Subject Name of Course Required or Selected Credits
Foundation Subjects Advanced Course in Design compulsory subject 1
Advanced Course in Innovation Design 1
Aesthetics 2 credits are required to be selected 1
Design and Legal Affairs 1
Form and Material 1
Methodology of Innovative Thinking 1
Sustainable Environment 1
Human Interface Design 1
Digital Technology 1
Design and Historical Architecture 1
Specialized Subjects Art in Social Context 4 credits are required to be selected 2
Craft Design in Cultural Context 2
Safety in Architecture and Urban Design 2
Practical Use of Historical Architecture 2
Landscape Architecture 2
Architectural Design 2
Creative Direction 2
Prototyping 2
Field Analysis 2
Project Management Workshop 2
Project Subjects Advanced Seminar in PBLⅠ compulsory subject 4
Advanced Seminar in PBLⅡ elective 4
Social Skill Subjects Professional Internship 4 credits are required to be selected 4
Business Startup Seminar 4
Architects Internship A 4
Architects Internship B 6
Subjects in Each Field of Study Research in Product Design 4 credits are required to be selected 4
Research in Visual Communication Design 4
Research in Arts and Crafts 4
Research in Architecture and Environmental Design 4
Research in Innovation Design 4
Special Research compulsory subject 10
Internships Architects Internship C elective 4
Architects Internship D elective 4
Architects Internship E elective 4


Requirements for completion of the Master's Program

All of the following requirements must be met:

*When research results for a specific subject are submitted, the submission of a research sub-thesis is required.



List of Faculty Members in the Master’s Program

Research Field Name of Faculty
Product Design Ikenaga, Takashi
*Kanazawa, Takakazu
Kanayama, Masaki
*Kikuchi, Kayoko
*Saito, Kazuhiko
*Sakaino, Hiroshi
*Suzuki, Kinji
*Tsuchida, Tomoya
*Makabe, Tomo
*Masuda, Yuzuru
*Murakami, Akie
Visual Communication Design *Abe, Mitsuo
*Amano, Makoto
*Ikeda, Mitsuhiro
*Kikkawa, Kenichiro
*Kim, Bongsu
Tokuhisa, Tatsuhiko
*Nagase, Kimihiko
*Makabe, Tomo
*Matsumoto, Akihiko
*Minorikawa, Tetsuro
*Yamamoto, Atsushi
*Jörg Bühler
Art and Craft *Ishihara, Hiroshi
Ichikawa, Jiro
*Endo, Ryotaro
*Okanoya, Atsuwo
*Kanno, Yasushi
*Kobayashi, Hanako
*Komatsu, Kayoko
Takeda, Shingo
*Tezeni, Goro
*Nakamura, Kazuhiro
*Hasegawa, Katsuyoshi
*Baba, Shogo
Architecture and Environmental Designn *Ejiri, Norihiro
*Ogawa, Soichiro
*Kawaguchi, Toshiko
*Kita, Yusuke
Sato, Junya
*Shiratori, Yoko
*Sugahara, Hiroshi
*Tsumura, Yasunori
*Hirayama, Ikuo
*Fukumoto, Rui
*Mori, Nozomu
*Yamashita, Hideyuki
*Watanabe, Seisuke
Innovation Desig *Ikeda, Mitsuhiro
Ikenaga, Takashi
*Itagaki, Jumpei
*Okanoya, Atsuwo
Kanayama, Masaki
*Kikkawa, Kenichiro
*Saito, Kazuhiko
*Tsuchida, Tomoya
*Tsumura, Yasunori
*Nakamura, Kazuhiro
*Watanabe, Seisuke

*Research Advisor (person in charge of research guidance and some courses in the Master’s Program as a main instructor), all others are Research Assistant Advisor (person assisting research guidance)

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