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03_Graduate Program

Graduate Schools Implementation Systems of Education within the Relevant Educational Organizations (Graduate Program)

Matters related to education, student support, and other academic services are discussed by the following committees and councils in the relevant educational organizations.
 
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[Graduate School of Medical Sciences] [Graduate School of Health Sciences] [Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences] [School of Law]
 
Graduate School of Education
 
Name of organization
Organization members
Major discussion topics
Faculty Council of the Graduate School of Education

1.Chairperson (Dean of the Graduate School of Education)

2.Full-time professor, associate professor, and lecturer of the Faculty of Education who are in charge of research guidance or classes in the Graduate School of Education

1.Topics on the formulation of the curriculum of the graduate school

2.Topics on the admission, graduation, completion of the course of study, and enrollment of students, and on the conferment of degrees

3.Other important matters on education and research in the graduate school

Evaluation and FD Committee

1.Chairperson

2.One of the Vice-Deans

3.One person selected from each course

1.Topics on the formulation of basic policies on how to inspect and evaluate education and research activities

2.Topics on the implementation and announcement of the inspection and evaluation of education and research activities

3.Topics on the formulation and implementation of basic policies to improve the teaching ability of instructors

4.Topics on the formulation and implementation of basic policies to enhance the qualifications of students

5.Other topics referred by the Faculty Council, etc.

Educational Affairs Committee

1.Chairperson

2.One person selected from each course

1.Topics on the formulation of the curriculum

2.Topics on course registration

3.Topics on the transfer of student status

4.Topics on the improvement of educational conditions

5.Other topics referred by the Faculty Council, etc.

Welfare and Employment Committee

1.Chairperson

2.One person selected from each course

1.Topics on student life and activities

2.Topics on the discipline of students

3.Topics on the job placement of students

4.Other topics referred by the Faculty Council, etc.

Teaching Practice Committee

1.Chairperson

2.One person selected from each course and one person from the Center for Educational Research and School Development

1.Topics on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of teaching practice

2.Topics on the planning and implementation of care work practice, etc.

3.Other topics referred by the Faculty Council, etc.

Entrance Examination Committee

1.Chairperson (Vice-Dean)

2.Entrance Examination Committee member

3.Chairperson of the Educational Affairs Committee

4.One person recommended by the Educational Affairs Committee and approved by the Faculty Council

5.One person selected by the Faculty Council

1.Topics on the planning and implementation of the selection of new students

Entrance Examination Expansion Committee

1.Chairperson (Vice-Dean)

2.Entrance Examination Committee member

3.Chairperson of the Educational Affairs Committee

4.One person recommended by the Educational Affairs Committee

5.One person selected by the Faculty Council

6.One person selected from each course

1.Topics on the planning and implementation of the selection of new students

Education Activity Promotion Committee

1.Chairperson (Dean of the Faculty of Education)

2.Two Vice-Deans

3.Director of the Center for Educational Research and School Development

4.Chairperson of the Evaluation and FD Committee

5.One person selected from each academic course (teaching profession course, science course, humanities course, practical training course, and special-needs and school health education course)

1.Topics on the planning and coordination of education projects as an organization

2.Topics on support for educational activities of groups and individuals

3.Other important matters on the promotion of educational activities

Teacher Training Practices and Development Major Steering Committee

1.One Vice-Dean

2.One Chair of the Teacher Training Practices and Development Major

3.Two Vice-Chairs of the Teacher Training Practices and Development Major

4.Several persons deemed necessary by the Chairperson

1.Matters on the basic policy for the operation of the Teacher Training Practices and Development Major

2.Matters on the personnel affairs and budget of the Teacher Training Practices and Development Major

3.Important matters on the Teacher Training Practices and Development Major

4.Other matters referred by the Faculty Council

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Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences
 
Name of organization
Organization members
Major discussion topics
Faculty Council of the Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences (Representative Committee)

1.Chairperson (Dean of the Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences)

2.Full-time professor, associate professor, lecturer, and assistant professor in charge of research guidance or classes in the Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences

1.Topics on the formulation of the curriculum

2.Topics on the admission and completion of the course of study of students

3.Topics on the transfer of student status

4.Topics on the conferment of degrees

5.Topics on the entrance examination, etc.

Educational Affairs Committee

1.Chairperson

2.Person designated by the Dean of the Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences

1.Topics on the formulation of the curriculum

2.Topics on the transfer of student status and the completion of the course of study of students

Entrance Examination Committee

1.Chairperson

2.Chair of each division

1.Topics on the implementation of the entrance examination

Student Committee

1.Chairperson

2.Chair of each division

1.Topics on scholarships and rewards and punishments

FD Committee

1.Chairperson

2.Person designated by the Dean of the Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences

1.Topics on FD activities

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Graduate School of Science and Technology
 
Name of organization
Organization members
Major discussion topics
Faculty Council of the Graduate School of Science and Technology

1.Chairperson (Dean of the Graduate School of Science and Technology)

2.Full-time professor of the Faculty of Advanced Science and Technology

3.Full-time professor at the Institute of Pulsed Power Science

4.Full-time professor of science and engineering courses at the Kumamoto Innovative Development Organization

5.Full-time professor at the Center for Water Cycle, Marine Environment, and Disaster Management

6.Full-time professor at the Magnesium Research Center

1.Topics on the admission, graduation, and completion of the course of study of students

2.Topics on the conferment of degrees

3.Topics on the expulsion and discipline of students

4.Other important matters on education and research in the graduate school

Representative Committee

1.Chairperson (Dean of the Graduate School of Science and Technology)

2.Directors of the basic science research discipline and the applied science research discipline

3.Six persons selected from among the Vice-Deans of the Graduate School of Science and Technology and the Vice-Directors of research disciplines

4.Five professors selected from the basic science research discipline

5.12 professors selected from the applied science research discipline

6.One professor selected from the advanced science and technology discipline

7.Director of the Institute of Pulsed Power Science

8.Director of the Center for Water Cycle, Marine Environment, and Disaster Management

9.Director of the Magnesium Research Center

1.Topics on the rules of the Graduate School of Science and Technology, etc.

2.Topics on instructors in charge of the graduate school

3.Topics on the future vision of the graduate school

4.Topics on the admission and completion of the course of study of students

5.Topics on the expulsion and discipline of students

6.Topics on international exchanges

7.Other topics on the operation of the graduate school

Educational Affairs Committee

1.Chairperson (Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Science and Technology)

2.Person selected from each department

1.Topics on the transfer of student enrollment records

2.Topics on the acceptance of non-regular students (research students, non-degree students, etc.)

3.Topics on the recognition of credits and the completion of students

4.Topics on the curriculum, academic guidance, and research guidance

5.Matters referred by all Educational Affairs Committees of the university

Entrance Examination Committee

1.Chairperson (professor selected by the Faculty Council)

2.Person selected from each department

1.Topics on the implementation of the entrance examination and the selection of new students

2.Topics on new student selection methods and subjects for academic achievement tests

Student Committee

1.Chairperson (professor selected by the Faculty Council)

2.Person selected from each department

1.Topics on the rewards and punishments of students

2.Topics on scholarships (excluding the exemption of school expenses return)

3.Topics on the health and safety management of students

4.Matters referred by all Student Committees of the university

International Affairs Committee

1.Chairperson (Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Science and Technology)

2.Person selected from each department

1.Topics on the international affairs of the graduate school

2.Topics on government-sponsored and privately financed international students

3.Topics on international scholarship programs

4.Topics on the study abroad and overseas dispatch of Japanese students

FD Committee

1.Chairperson (Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Science and Technology)

2.Person selected from each department

1.Topics on FD activities in the graduate school

2.Topics on questionnaire surveys on classes offered by the graduate school

3.Topics on the evaluation of various graduate school education programs

Candidate Screening Committee for Exemption of School Expenses Return

1.Chairperson (professor selected by the Faculty Council)

2.Person selected from each department

1.Topics on the screening of candidates for the exemption of school expenses return

MOT Education Committee

1.Chairperson (professor selected by the Faculty Council)

2.Three members (one science instructor, one engineering instructor, and one MOT instructor)

1.Topics on the MOT Education Course
* The MOT Education Course teaches management that creates economic value by determining the possibilities of technology and connecting the technology to business.

Research-based Internship Committee

1.Chairperson (professor selected by the Faculty Council)

2.Person selected from each department

1.Topics on research-based internships

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Graduate School of Medical Sciences
 
Name of organization
Organization members
Major discussion topics
Faculty Council of the Graduate School of Medical Sciences

1.Chairperson (Dean of the Graduate School of Medical Sciences)

2.Full-time professor of the Faculty of Life Sciences

3.Full-time professor at the University Hospital

4.Full-time professor at the Health Care Center

5.Full-time professor at the Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics

6.Full-time professor at the Center for AIDS Research

7.Full-time professor at the Institute of Resource Development and Analysis

8.Full-time professor at the International Research Organization for Advanced Science and Technology

9.Professor of the Faculty of Life Sciences who holds two posts concurrently

10.Up to six persons selected from among the full-time associate professors and lecturers in the organizations listed in items (2) to (8) above

11.Visiting professors of cooperative courses in the Graduate School of Medical Sciences and at the Center for AIDS Research

12.One full-time associate professor or lecturer from each of the research fields, etc. to which professors have not been assigned

1.Matters on the formulation of the curriculum

2.Matters on the admission, completion, and enrollment of students, and on the conferment of degrees

3.Matters on the screening of suitable candidates for the Dean of the Graduate School of Medical Sciences and the Director of the Medical Library

4.Other important matters on education

 

Graduate School Education Committee

1.Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Medical Sciences

2.Four persons selected from among the full-time professors of basic medicine courses in the Faculty of Life Sciences

3.Four persons selected from among the full-time professors of clinical medicine courses in the Faculty of Life Sciences and at the University Hospital

4.Three persons selected from among the full-time professors at the Institute of Resource Development and Analysis and the Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, and from among the full-time professors and associate professors at the Center for AIDS Research

5.Two full-time associate professors or lecturers in the organizations listed in items (2) to (4) above

6.Two full-time assistant professors in the organizations listed in items (2) to (4) above

7.Several persons deemed necessary by the Chairperson

1.Matters on the formulation of the curriculum

2.Matters on the admission, completion, and enrollment of students

3.Matters on the conferment of degrees

4.Other important matters on education and research guidance

Graduate School of Medical Sciences Student Committee

1.Two professors selected from each of the three fields – basic medicine courses, clinical medicine courses, and medical-related centers of the Graduate School of Medical Sciences – who are in charge of education in the Graduate School of Medical Sciences and are selected by the Faculty Council

2.Two persons selected from among the associate professors and lecturers

1.Topics on the welfare and guidance of students enrolled in the Graduate School of Medical Sciences

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Graduate School of Health Sciences
 
Name of organization
Organization members
Major discussion topics
Faculty Council of the Graduate School of Health Sciences

1.Chairperson (Dean of the Graduate School of Health Sciences)
Persons in charge of education in the Graduate School of Health Sciences who meet the following conditions

2.Professor of the Faculty of Life Sciences

3.Up to four persons selected from among the full-time associate professors and lecturers of the Faculty of Life Sciences

1.Matters on the formulation of the curriculum

2.Matters on the admission, completion, and enrollment of students, and on the conferment of degrees

3.Matters on the screening of candidates for the Dean of the Graduate School of Health Sciences

4.Other important matters on education

Graduate School of Health Sciences Entrance Examination

1.Chairperson

2.Dean of the Graduate School of Health Sciences

3.One professor selected from each course (including the Chairperson)

4.Person designated by the Dean of the Graduate School of Health Sciences

1.Topics on screening methods, subjects for academic achievement tests, student application guidelines, the implementation policy of the entrance examination, the screening of successful candidates, and other entrance examination-related matters

Graduate School of Health Sciences Education Committee

1.Chairperson

2.Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Health Sciences

3.Chairperson of the Educational Affairs Committee

4.One professor selected from each course

1.Topics on event scheduling

2.Topics on the formulation of the curriculum

3.Topics on classes and study guidance for students

4.Topics on credits and the completion of the course of study

5.Topics on international students

6.Topics on the evaluation and improvement of education

7.Other topics on education

Graduate School of Health Sciences Student Committee

1.Chairperson

2.One person selected from each course (at the rank of lecturer or higher)

1.Topics on the welfare and guidance of students

Graduate School of Health Sciences FD Committee

1.Chairperson

2.One person selected from each course (at the rank of lecturer or higher)

1.Topics on FD activities

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Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
 
Name of organization
Organization members
Major discussion topics
Faculty Council of the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

1.Chairperson (Dean of the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Persons in the following organizations who are in charge of education in the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

2.Full-time professor, associate professor, and lecturer of the Faculty of Life Sciences

3.Full-time professor, associate professor, and lecturer of the School of Pharmacy (including the Research Institute for Drug Discovery, the Center for Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the Eco-Frontier Center of Medicinal Resources (Medicinal Plant Garden))

4.Full-time professor, associate professor, and lecturer of the Department of Pharmacy, University Hospital

5.Full-time professor, associate professor, and lecturer at the Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics

6.Full-time professor, associate professor, and lecturer at the Institute of Resource Development and Analysis

1.Matters on the formulation of the curriculum

2.Matters on the admission, completion, and enrollment of students, and on the conferment of degrees

3.Other important matters on education

Educational Affairs Committee (common to the School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Chairperson (Dean or Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

1.Topics on education in the School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Graduate School Education Task Force

Chairperson
Member

1.Topics on education in the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Subject Working Group of Liberal Arts Education and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Member

1.Topics on the Subject Working Group of Pharmaceutical Sciences

After-graduation Education Committee

Member

1.Topics on after-graduation education

Student Committee (common to the School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Chairperson (Dean or Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Member

1.Topics on student support

Job Placement Committee (common to the School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

One person in charge

1.Topics on the job placement of students

Entrance Examination Administration and Study Committee (common to the School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Chairperson (Vice-Chairperson of the former Entrance Examination Administration and Study Committee)
Member

1.Topics on the entrance examination

FD Committee (common to the School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Chairperson (Dean or Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Member

1.Topics on FD

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School of Law
 
Name of organization
Organization members
Major discussion topics
Faculty Council of the School of Law

1.Chairperson (Dean of the School of Law)

2.Full-time instructor of law courses in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences who is in charge of education in the School of Law (excluding those concurrently in charge of education in other faculties/schools and graduate schools)

3.Dean and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law

1.Topics on the admission and completion of the course of study of students

2.Topics on the conferment of degrees

3.Other topics on education and research in the School of Law

Steering Committee

1.Chairperson (Dean of the School of Law)

2.Vice-Dean of the School of Law

3.Chairperson of the Educational Affairs Committee

4.Chairperson of the New Student Selection Committee

5.Chairperson of the Student Support Committee

6.Chairperson of the FD Committee

1.Topics on the basic policy of the School of Law

2.Important matters on the management and operation of the School of Law

3.Topics on the arrangement and coordination of discussion and reporting items to be submitted to the Faculty Council of the School of Law

Educational Affairs and FD Committee

1.Chairperson

2.Person selected from among the full-time instructors

1.Topics on the implementation plan for education

2.Topics on the creation of the student handbook, etc.

3.Topics on regular examinations

4.Topics on the verification of the outcomes of graduate school education

5.Topics on FD

Student Support Committee

1.Chairperson

2.Two persons selected from among the full-time instructors

1.Topics on study support for students

2.Topics on career counseling for students

3.Topics on support for the employment of students

4.Topics on the welfare and guidance of students

Public Relations and Informatization Committee

1.Chairperson

2.Person selected from among the full-time instructors

1.Topics on the maintenance and management of the website of the School of Law

2.Topics on public relations

Law Center Steering Committee

1.Chairperson (Director of the Law Center)

2.Five instructors holding two posts at both the center and other institutions (full-time instructors of the center) who are designated by the Dean of the School of Law

3.Several persons deemed necessary by the Chairperson

1.Topics on the operations of the Law Center

2.Topics on the facilities and budget of the Law Center

3.Other topics on the management and operation of the Law Center

International Exchange and Regional Cooperation Promotion Committee

1.Chairperson

2.Person selected from among the full-time instructors

1.Topics on the implementation of internationalization matters

2.Topics on the international exchanges with overseas universities

3.Topics on regional cooperation

Scholarship Screening Committee

1.Chairperson (Dean of the School of Law)

2.Vice-Dean of the School of Law

3.Chairperson of the Educational Affairs Committee

4.Chairperson of the New Student Selection Committee

1.Topics on the screening of candidates for receiving scholarships offered individually by the School of Law

Completion Certificate Examination Review Committee

1.Chairperson (Dean of the School of Law)

2.Vice-Dean of the School of Law

3.Chairperson of the Educational Affairs Committee

4.Chairperson of the New Student Selection Committee

1.Topics on the implementation of the completion certificate examination

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