The "Early Completion Program" is aimed at working people who have certain research achievements and abilities. The three-year doctoral program, which normally takes three years to complete, can be completed in as little as one year in this program. The University of Tsukuba supports highly-driven working people. In this program, students complete a doctoral dissertation based on their previous research achievements. Students will receive guidance from their academic advisor for the preparation of the dissertation.
In addition, the University of Tsukuba has adopted an "Achievement Assessment" system. Under this system, students are periodically evaluated on the items they need to achieve by the end of the three-year doctoral program. This is to ensure that students are able to confirm their own level of achievement. Along with this, the program is evaluated in the program review conducted by the Office of Management for Teaching and Learning to ensure the quality of the degree awarded.
Please refer to the website for details of this program.
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Implementation Degree Programs
- Degree Programs in Business Sciences
- Degree Programs in Pure and Applied Sciences
- Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering
- Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences
- Doctoral Program in Life Science Innovation