Graduate School Guide

Diploma policy

Shizuoka University's Diploma Policy (Graduate Schools)

Shizuoka University engages in education and research under the vision of "Freedom and Enlightenment, Creation of the Future" with the aim of contributing to the creation of a peaceful and radiant future society, respecting the independence of its teaching faculty and students and their mutual inspiration. Based on this vision, the educational objective for our university is to foster people of education and culture with international mindsets and a high degree of expertise, full of the spirit of challenge and humanity. Accordingly, the conditions for receiving a diploma from this university rest upon the acquisition of the qualities and abilities shown below.

  1. In the master's course professional degree course, the student will have gained abilities enabling them to engage in an advanced professional career, as well as research abilities based on a deep knowledge of a specialized field.
  2. In the doctoral program, the student will have gained abilities enabling them to be actively engaged in an advanced professional career and to be a researcher able to undertake independent research in a specialized field.

Diploma Policy by Graduate School of Agriculture

The Graduate School of Agriculture aims to foster human resources able to carry out education and research deepening academic learning and technologies to provide food, clothing and housing based environmental / biosciences using the rich environment and resources of the Tokai region, contributing to the sustainable development of the local and international society. Accordingly, it confers master's degrees in agriculture to students who have the qualities and abilities outlined below.

  1. Having advanced professional knowledge and research techniques required in each specialized field such as biological production, environmental preservation and understanding of life phenomena.
  2. Being aware of the social mission of agriculture and contributing to the ongoing development of local and international societies.
  3. Having the presentation skills and communication skills needed to appeal one's own research results to researchers in specialized fields.