Prospective Students

Social and Human Sciences

Social and Human Sciences
Graduate Major

Developing leaders who pioneer a future that
harmonizes people, society, and science and technology

In order to achieve further development of people and society through science and technology, and to resolve human and social issues caused by science and technology, the world needs borderless leaders who use humanities, social sciences, and science and technology to connect science and technology and society, and who forge ahead with Value-creation and problem solving.

Objectives

Value-creation and
problem-solving professionals

The Master's Program creates leaders who contribute to the further development of society through science and technology based on an understanding of people, society, and science and technology; leaders who create new value, and who resolve human and social issues caused by science and technology.

The Doctoral Program creates leaders who can lead the world in the further development of society through science and technology based on specialized academic research in close collaboration with studies of people, society, and science and technology; who create new value, and who resolve human and social issues caused by science and technology.

Ideal Candidates

Master's Degree Program

  • Those eager to acquire a broad knowledge of the humanities, social sciences, and science and engineering, and to acquire advanced expertise in fields related to people, society, and science and technology
  • Those who have a desire to master communication skills to connect society and science and technology, and those who understand diversity, humanities, and the importance of being able to connect society with science and technology
  • Those keen to acquire value-creation skills that enable them to form advanced evaluation criteria independently and demonstrate their vision
  • Those who have the hunger to acquire problem-solving skills that enable them to creatively design the necessary structures and push forward with the implementation of those structures
  • Those who have the ambition to be successful in a global society as a leader with value-creation and problem-solving skills

Doctoral Degree Program

  • Those who have a broad knowledge of the humanities, social sciences, and science and engineering, and advanced expertise in fields related to people, society, and science and technology
  • Those who have the communication skills necessary for connecting people, society, and science and technology, and those who understand diversity, humanities, and the importance of being able to connect society with science and technology
  • Those with value-creation skills that enable them to form advanced evaluation criteria independently and demonstrate their vision
  • Those with problem-solving skills enabling them to creatively design the necessary structures and push forward with the implementation of those structures
  • Those with the ambition to be successful in a global society as a leader with value-creation and problem-solving skills, capable of pioneering and leading the frontier where science and technology merges with humanities and social sciences
  • Those with the eagerness to acquire the ability for specialized academic research in close collaboration with related studies, and the willingness to put one's value-creation and problem-solving skills in to practice

Competencies Developed

Master's Degree Program

  • A broad knowledge of the humanities, social sciences, and science and engineering
  • Advanced expertise in fields related to people, society, and science and technology
  • Critical analysis and integration ability, interdependent relationship-building ability, and the ability to initiate and be active in dialogues involving multiple fields and cultures
  • Understanding of diverse knowledge structures, values, and world views
  • High ethical perspective, sensitivity, flexibility, sense of responsibility, and positivity
  • Ability to have insight, reflect, and translate
  • Value-creation skills enabling one to form advanced evaluation criteria independently and demonstrate one's vision
  • Problem-solving skills enabling one to creatively design the necessary structures and push forward with the implementation of those structures

Doctoral Degree Program

  • A broad knowledge of the humanities, social sciences, and science and engineering
  • Advanced expertise in fields related to humans, society, and science and technology
  • Critical analysis and integration ability, interdependent relationship-building ability, and the ability to initiate and be active in dialogues involving multiple fields and cultures
  • Understanding of diverse knowledge structures, values, and world views
  • High ethical perspective, sensitivity, flexibility, sense of responsibility, and positivity
  • Ability to have insight, reflect, and translate
  • Value-creation skills enabling one to form advanced evaluation criteria independently and demonstrate one's vision
  • Problem-solving skills enabling one to creatively design the necessary structures and push forward with the implementation of those structures
  • Ability to conduct specialized academic research in close collaboration with related studies
  • Ability to put one's value-creation and problem-solving skills in to practice

Potential Career Paths

  • Policy planning and legal affairs, and administrative officers for central ministries and agencies, and local governments
  • Promoting and creating culture and art
  • Researchers and developers of educational technology, and human resource development
  • Policy planning for science and technology, and science and technology ethics; researchers and educators
  • Engineers and developers for the information and communications, and manufacturing industries, consultants, researchers and developers for finance and insurance services

Potential Employers for Graduates

Ernst & Young Advisory / Aoyama Gakuin University (teaching staff) / Accenture / Asahi Shimbun / ASICS/ Amada / EMC Japan / eSOL / Ito En / ITOCHU / Iwate Prefectural University (teaching Staff) / INTEC / ANA / HIS / NEC / NEC Logistics / NHK / NTT / NTT Communications / NTT Comware / NTT Data / NTT docomo / NTT WEST / NTT EAST / NTT MARKETING ACT / FM Tokyo / LFL (venture business) / Osaka Voluntary Action Center / Omron / Olympus / Kao / Kagome / The Japan Institute for Educational Measurement / Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau "Yambaru Discovery Forest" / Kubota / Global Knowledge Management Center / KDDI / CTI Engineering / JASDF / Technical High Schools (teaching staff, public, private) / Kobe City College of Technology (teaching staff) / MLIT / National Institute for Educational Policy Research (researchers) / National Center Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry (researchers) / Cybozu / Sun Microsystems / CSK Holdings / JFE Systems / JR SYSTEMS / JR TOKAI INFORMATION SYSTEMS / West Japan Railway Company / JT / Jiji Press / GCREST / Cisco Systems / Sharp / Shinshu University (special researchers) / Shinsei Bank / Nippon Steel / NS Solutions / SUNDAI / Z-KAI / Japanese Bankers Association / Sendai Mediatheque / SENDENKAIGI / Softbank / Sompo Japan Nipponkoa / TATA Consultancy Services Japan / Taisho Pharmaceutical / Dai Nippon Printing / Daiwa Securities SMBC / DIR / Chuo University (teaching staff) / Junior High School (teaching staff, public, private) / Administrative agency of Changchun in Jilin prvince / TEIJIN PHARMA / Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting / Dentsu / Wunderman Dentsu / Tokai University (university) / Tokyo Gas / Tokyo Institute of Technology (researchers) / Tokyo Metropolitan Government / Tokyo University of Social Welfare (teaching staff) / Tokyo Metro / Toshiba / Toshiba Solutions / TOTO / TIS / Dokkyo Medical University (teaching staff) / Dokkyo University (teaching staff) / TRC / Japan Patent office / Nagoya Kensho / NIWS / Niigata College of Nursing (teaching staff) / JGC / NISSAN / Nissan Shatai / IBM Japan / Nihon Kohden / NIPPON SIGMAX / NIPPON SIGNAL / Nippon Life / Nippon Express/ NIHON TECHNO / Japan Information Processing Service / Japan Business Publishing / SAPIX / Japan Post / Nihon Unisys / Net One Systems / NOMURA / Nomura Research Institute / Nomura Securities / Hakuhodo / Panasonic / Hitachi Automotive Systems / Hitachi Information Systems / Hitachi / Hitachi Solutions / University of Hyogo (teaching staff) / Fuji Xerox / Fujitsu / Fujitsu Research Institute / Fujitsu Marketing / FUJITSU LEARNING MEDIA / Fujifilm / Brain Bank / Bridgestone/ Beijing Institute of Technology / Boston Consulting Group / Mie University (teaching staff) / Mizuho Bank / Sumitomo Mitsui Banking / Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank / Mitsubishi Motors / Mitsubishi Corporation / Mitsubishi Corporation China Commerce / The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ / Mitsubishi Materials / Mizuno / IFENG / Meikei Juku / Meiji University (teaching staff) / Meiji Yasuda Life / Yahoo Japan / Japan Post Bank / The Yomiuri Shimbun / Recruit / Recruit Agent / Roland Berger / Works Applications / Art and Architecture School of WASEDA UNIVERSITY (lecturers)

Degree Offered

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

Department with Graduate Major in Social and Human Sciences

Social and Human Sciencesouter

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