Overview of the Education Reform at Tokyo Tech

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Tokyo Tech aims to become one of the world's top 10 research universities.
The Institute is formulating a new education system to be launched in April 2016.

Through its education reform, Tokyo Tech seeks to develop talented people in the fields
of science and technology with the expertise and skills to lead.
For the first time in Japan, undergraduate and graduate schools will be joined.

Outline of the Education Reform

  1. 1 Revamped education system

    • 6 Schools, 19 Departments and 1 professional master's degree program
    • Revitalized curricula
    • Academic quarter system
    • Achievement-based assessments
  2. 2 New education environment

    • Tokyo Tech Lecture Theatre
    • Active learning
    • Online learning
  3. 3 Enhancement of education support systems

    • Learning portfolios and a new academic advisor system for students
    • Professional development and training programs for faculty

Academic tuning for easier credit transfer

World's top universities / Tokyo Tech

Seamless transition between degree programs

The new education system will allow for easier transitions from bachelor’s to master’s
and master’s to doctoral programs. Students will be able to better visualize
their academic goals and choose from various courses and challenges to achieve those goals.

Current Curriculum / New Curriculum

6 Schools, 19 Departments and 1 professional master's degree program

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6 Schools, 19 Departments and 1 professional master's degree program