Curriculum

Course name Number of credits Total number of credits required to graduate
Master's degree Doctoral degree
Required course Master's program First-year students Advanced English Techniques I 2 14 -
Advanced English Techniques II 2
MOT (Management of Technology) 2
Practical Study in Fiber Fundamentals 1
Textile Fundamentals I 2
Laboratory Rotation I 1
Manufacturing and Value Creation Seminar I (Teamwork) 1
International Topics on Fiber Engineering I 3
Second-year students
Advanced English Techniques III 2 13 -
Advanced English Techniques IV 2
Introduction to Fiber Innovation 2
Textile Fundamentals II 2
Laboratory Rotation II 1
Manufacturing and Value Creation Seminar II (Teamwork) 1
International Topics on Fiber Engineering II 3
Practical Study in Textile Fundamentals 1 2 -
Special Laboratory Work in Textile and Fiber Engineering 1
Doctoral program First-year students Special Laboratory Work 2 - 6
Special Seminar 2
Overseas Special Practical Study 2
Second-year students Specialized Laboratory Work I 2 - 6
Specialized Seminar I 2
Internship 2
Third-year students Specialized Laboratory Work II 2 - 4
Specialized Seminar II 2
Elective course Master's program/Doctoral program Common field Supply Chains 4 2
Product Design 2
Marketing 2
Intellectual Property
Industrial Economics 2
Philosophy of Science 2
Japanese Culture 2
Comparative Culture 2
Engineering Ethics 2
Frontier Fiber field Advanced Nanofiber Engineering 2 4 2
Yarn Technology 2
Advanced High-function Textile Design 2
Advanced High-performance Textile Design 2
Advanced Nano-material Engineering 2
Advanced Functional Polymer Engineering 2
Biomedical Fiber field Silk Use Engineering 2 4 2
Bio-fiber Science 2
Advanced Biomedical Materials 2
Study of Textile Biological Resources 2
Science of Biomolecule Function 2
Biomass Use Engineering 2
Biomimetic Science 2
Smart Textiles field Advanced Composite Material Design 4 2
Advanced e-Textile Design 2
Advanced Protective Textile 2
Advanced Textile Design 2
Advanced Textile Measurement Science 2
Fiber Assembly 2
Kansei and Fashion Engineering field Fashion Design 2 4 2
Clothing Design 2
Advanced Kansei Information Engineering 2
Advanced Kansei Product Measurement and Evaluation Technique 2
Advanced Product Physiology 2
Textile Product Production 2
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* In the master's program, students select two or more courses from each of the above five fields (5 fields × 2 courses × 2 credits = 20 credits).
* In the doctoral program, students select one or more courses from each of the above five fields (5 fields × 1 course × 2 credits = 10 credits).