Departments

In this section you can find links to the English homepages of each School.

Please note that not all Schools offer programs in English.  More details on programs taught in English is available in our Study section.

Undergraduate Departments

School of Art and Design

The School of Art and Design offers an undergraduate program of art and design in four fields and fifteen study areas for the enrollment of 100 students, taking advantage of academic environment facing the frontier of science. It aims to educate professional artists, designers or researchers with wider knowledge and creativity. We expect the graduates to become advanced professionals capable of working in the international field of art and design in the future.

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School of Health and Physical Education

Based on the latest scientific research, the school strives to cultivate the ability of students to be excellent leaders who possess outstanding sports skills alongside attributes such as vitality, leadership, and a comprehensive knowledge of health, sports, and physical education. Within an intellectual atmosphere, the students learn various sports activities and theories of health and sport sciences. The school also strives to promote exchange programs with foreign universities.

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School of Human Sciences

The School of Human Sciences, which consists of the College of Education, the College of Psychology, and the College of Disability Sciences, provides students with a rich and vibrant interdisciplinary academic experience. Introductory courses in the three colleges are open to all students within the school, and each college encourages students to take some of the advanced classes.

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School of Humanities and Culture

The pursuit of learning in the fields of humanities and culture has accumulated extensive knowledge and obtained significant results. In response to increasing tendencies towards globalization throughout the world, our school aims to provide students with a comprehensive education that will enable them to play an active role in the international arena. Our goal is to nurture the next generation of distinguished individuals who will have strong communication skills, keen insight, creativity, and originality.

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School of Informatics

The School of Informatics is dedicated to research in informatics for the 21st century. The school is composed of three colleges: the College of Information Science, the College of Media Arts, Science and Technology, and the College of Knowledge and Library Sciences. Our school is creating leading professionals who deeply understand the science and technology of information, and who are qualified to work in the expanding network of information society.

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School of Life and Environmental Science

Our Integrated Environmental Science degree allows students to study a wide variety of subjects, selecting those courses which interest them the most and develop their own degree. Are you interested in the history of life on earth, the processes which have shaped our landscape over hundreds of millions of years, or how researchers and government agencies develop effective strategies to mitigate the effects of natural disasters?
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School of Medicine and Medical Sciences

The International Undergraduate–Education Program for Medical Scientists is offered to international students by the University of Tsukuba’s School of Medical Sciences. In this program, transferees enter the university as 3rd-year students and study for 2 years towards a Bachelor’s degree in medical sciences. Eligible students should have some basic knowledge of the medical or life sciences and wish to pursue a career in medical research.

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School of Science and Engineering

In addition to its principal fields of science and engineering, the School of Science and Engineering includes several interdisciplinary fields that have been organized into six colleges: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Sciences, Engineering Systems, and Policy and Planning Sciences. Our goal is to educate future professionals and to guide young talented researchers to demonstrate broad perspectives in exploring their creativity.

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School of Social and International Studies

筑波大学では「学群・学類」を基本組織とする自由度の大きい教育システムのもと、学生達は所属する学類の専門科目だけでなく、それぞれの関心や問題意識からして必要と思われる科目を、所属する学群・学類の枠を超えて履修することができます。

社会・国際学群では、社会科学分野を中心に、社会開発や情報工学等の応用分野を対象にして、専門性を明確にしつつ、総合的な知識と方法論を教育します。そのために、社会学類は社会科学分野の総合的な専門教育を行い、国際総合学類はより発展的・応用的な学融合教育を行います。それにより、現代社会や世界で生起する諸問題を的確に把握する理解力と独創的な分析力を備え、社会の要請に対応できる人材を育成します。

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Graduate Departments

Graduate School of Business Science

This program intends to train management executives or specialists with advanced legal minds to be responsive to this expansive market and precisely analyze and solve issues.

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Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences

This program intends to produce superior researchers and professionals with a comprehensive point of view who make every effort to reorganize knowledge related to humanity to integrate the three sides within human beings: the living body, education and welfare, and psychology and human culture.

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Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

This program intends to promote educational research on the modern society with its variety of issues by bringing together humanities and social sciences in a broader way in order to respond to complex issues in these fields.

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Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies

Research in the field of library, information, and media studies is being expanded for the entire software infrastructure which channels our knowledge and information as a framework for creative activity.

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Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences

In this program, students can acquire discipline knowledge and technologies in a cross-sectional method with research and education on themes of comprehensive exploration including basic scientific research on various live processes, application research on natural and social sciences.

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Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences

This program's goal is to train researchers and high-level professionals to precisely respond to rapid social change with a view that incorporates basics to application and superior research skills.

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Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering

This program intends to train personnel to contribute to human evolution in the 21st century with a broader and more comprehensive outlook, not only involved in development of individual technology but beyond the conventional frameworks of Social Engineering or Engineering graduate schools.

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