Prospective Students

Architecture and Building Engineering

Architecture and Building Engineering
Graduate Major

Gain deeper expertise and
become a professional architect!

In the Architecture and Building Engineering graduate major, students build on their undergraduate training and gain further depth in a chosen field. Areas offered include architectural design, the history of architecture, architectural planning, structures and materials, environmental engineering and building services, and execution of construction. Through this program, students obtain the skills needed to contribute to society as leading architects, engineers, and researchers.

Objectives

Becoming a globally successful architect,
engineer, or researcher

In the Master's Program, students gain expertise in architectural theory and a broad foundation in science and engineering. With these skills, they will be able to create cutting-edge architecture and contribute to solving the world's environmental and social challenges.

In the Doctoral Program, we train researchers, architects, and engineers who are able to engage in advanced research, innovation, and development, and who have the leadership skills to pursue solutions to the world's environmental and social challenges.

Ideal Candidates

Master's Degree Program

  • Those with academic ability in the fundamentals of architecture, cities, and environments, as well as in specialized areas
  • Those able to grasp concepts from various perspectives, think logically, innovate, and express themselves
  • Those with a strong desire to do research and explore the unknown
  • Those with aspirations to understand the world of architecture and contribute to the development of society
  • Those with the language skills required to engage in international research and innovation

Doctoral Degree Program

  • Those with academic ability in the fundamentals of architecture as well as in specialized areas
  • Those able to grasp concepts from various perspectives, think logically, innovate, and express themselves
  • Those with a strong desire to do research and explore the unknown
  • Those with aspirations to understand the world of architecture and contribute to the development of society
  • Those with the language skills required to engage in international research and innovation

Competencies Developed

Master's Degree Program

  • Ability to solve problems by utilizing expertise in research, innovation, and development
  • Curiosity to seek the truths of architecture
  • Ability to create new fields by incorporating research from areas outside architecture
  • Ability to understand and organize trends in research, innovation, and development from an international perspective
  • International communication skills

Doctoral Degree Program

  • Ability to contribute new knowledge based on extensive expertise in architecture
  • Ability to identify and explore new problems in research, innovation, and development
  • Science, technology, and ethics knowledge needed to lead others
  • International leadership and management skills
  • Language skills to explain and discuss concepts in international arenas

Potential Career Paths

  • Education and research institutes in Japan and abroad
  • Construction, design, materials manufacturing, real estate development, building consulting, and other related fields
  • Governmental offices

Potential Employers for Graduates

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism / Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / Agency for Cultural Affairs / Kajima / Shimizu / Obayashi / Taisei / Takenaka / Nikken Sekkei / Nihon Sekkei / Kume Sekkei / Yamashita Sekkei / AXS Satow / MHS Planners, Architects and Engineers / Kozo Keikaku Engineering / Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal / JFE Steel / Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering / Asahi Kasei / Sekisui House / Daiwa House Industry / Sumitomo Forestry / Mitsubishi Estate / Mori Building / ITOCHU Techno-Solutions / Izumisohken Engineering / NTT Facilities / Tokyo Electric / JR East / JR Central

Degree Offered

Master's Degree Program
Master of Engineering, Master of Arts
Doctoral Degree Program
Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy

Department with Graduate Major in Architecture and Building Engineering

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