Graduate School of Science and Technology(Master's Program)>Department of Textile Science and Technology

Department of Textile Science and Technology


The Department of Textile Science and Technology fosters not only advanced engineers who take an interest in the harmony of science and technology with environmental conservation and can address interdisciplinary-technology research and development and internationalization, but also advanced international engineers who can address the new culture generation and the advanced science technology age against the background of traditional science and technology based on “textiles,” which are very important in basic human life, consisting of food, clothing, and shelter.

Basic Faculty / Department

Faculty of Textile Science and Technology

Philosophy and Goals

This department, which is located in the Ueda Campus and is surrounded by a rich natural environment, fosters advanced engineers, professionals, and researchers who can expand advanced interdisciplinary technologies against the background of traditional science and technology based on “textiles,” which are very important in basic human life, consisting of food, clothing, and shelter, who can cultivate culture science and technology in the 21st century, who have excellent personalities and international outlooks, and have a wide perspective and a high capability for creating a better future.
As a result, this department contributes to the coexistence of mankind with the earth's environment, the development of human societies, and the improvement of peace and welfare. Based on this concept, this department, as a graduate school opened to national and international societies, deepens educational goals that are set in the faculty, and fosters advanced professionals and researchers by promoting education and academic research in various fields as research goals and by cultivating the following capabilities:

  • Deep comprehensive fundamental capabilities
  • Practical technological capabilities and research and development capabilities
  • Advanced professional knowledge and capabilities
  • Wide perspective and comprehensive judgment

This department also positively accept adults and international students from foreign countries, and provides professional education and research and also refresher education.

Target Human Resources and Their Capabilities

Target Human Resources

  • Human resources who understand the fundamentals of the textile science field, have the capabilities for problem analyzing and solving, and application development based on advanced professional knowledge, and have highly advanced manufacturing capabilities with "Kansei” (sensibility) to be introduced into products and services.
  • Human resources who have cross-sectional professional knowledge mainly consisting of “mechanical engineering and robotics division,” and have the capabilities to independently and continuously undertake learning, planning, and execution.
  • Human resources who can perform research and development from a wide viewpoint considering technological innovation based on chemistry and materials.
  • Human resources who have advanced professional knowledge of applied biology, and can address various problems facing mankind in life science, environmental conservation, food production, etc.

Target Capabilities

  • Affluent human nature, social contributions and sense of responsibility, and high sense of morality
  • Capability to address advancing science and technology and social changes, and future-generating capabilities
  • Universal, basic academic skills, capability to set and explore issues, creative capability to address interdisciplinary and inter-business fields, self-development capability, challenging spirit, and entrepreneurship (venture spirit)
  • Professional capability based on basic academic skills, practical capability, and capability in management, planning, etc.
  • Capability to understand domestic and foreign culture, foreign language ability, and individualistic expression ability
  • Information processing capability

Main Courses

Various company employees (general machinery and tool industry, precision machinery and tool industry, electric machinery and tool industry, electronic part and device industry, information equipment industry, medical equipment industry, petroleum and coal product industry, chemical industry, chemical agent and drug industry, food industry, textile and spinning industry, regional development industry, disaster prevention and recovery industry, environmental industry, agriculture and forestry industry, light, heating, and water supply industry, transportation and communications industry, distribution industry, service industry, etc.), medical institution employees, faculty members, public officers, and entering further education (graduate-school doctoral course)

Eligible Qualifications

  • Junior High School Specialized Teacher’s Certificate and High School Specialized Teacher’s Certificate (science)
  • High School Specialized Teacher’s Certificate (industry)

Curriculum Policy

The Department of Textile Science and Technology provides professional knowledge of textile chemistry, Kansei engineering, machine and robot science, materials chemistry, textile biology, etc., so that you can deeply understand textile science as an integrated science. You will acquire management and planning capabilities by taking the MOT advanced course, industry-university cooperation special lecture, etc. You will acquire information analysis capabilities, information processing capabilities, etc., by taking textile technology, etc. You will acquire practical capabilities by undertaking internship practices. You will also cultivate research techniques and acquire an independent mindset and flexible creativity by understanding advanced textile research and its boundary area research through master's thesis writing, exercises, special experiments, etc., by broadening your interdisciplinary mind.

Diploma Policy

The Department of Textile Science and Technology will grant degrees to the students who have acquired the following knowledge and capabilities and the knowledge and capabilities satisfying the degree-granting policy determined for each field and unit, according to the graduate school and this department:

  1. Universal, basic academic skills in integrated natural science related to fundamental science, and the capability to constructively apply them
  2. Creative capability for developing interdisciplinary and inter-business fields related to textile science
  3. Management and planning capabilities in professional fields

Admissions Policy

For admission policy, please see admissions page.
Admissions Policy