Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University

Japanese

Curriculum Details

Requirements for Completion

Subject Group Year Requirement
Group A Core Subjects 1 8 credits

Total 18 credits or more

30 credits
*required for Master's Degree
40 credits
*required for Doctor's Degree(for 5-year intensive doctral course)
Group B Elective Subjects 1-2 8 credits
Group C Research Subjects 1-2 12 credits
Group D Project Research Subjects 3-5 2 credits 10 credits
*required for Doctor's Degree (3rd year transfer students only)
Group E Research Subjects 3-5 8 credits

The 5-year doctoral program students:

To complete the 5-year doctor course, students will need to earn a minimum of 40 credits. At least 18 credits must be earned from Group A and Group B subjects, with 8 or more from each group. In addition, 12 or more credits must be earned from Group C, 2 or more from Group D, and 8 or more from Group E subjects.

Third-year transfer students:

To complete the 3-year doctor course, students will need to earn minimum of 10 credits. 2 or more from Group D, and 8 or more from Group E subjects must be earned.