Academic

DIGST Department of Brain Sciences

Graduation

Graduation degree completion requirements

The number of credits earned for each course is as follows in accordance with Article 78 of the school regulations.

  • Master's program: 33 credits or more (21 credits or more, at least 12 research credits)
  • Doctoral program: 72 credits or more (36 or more course credits, 36 or more research credits)
  • Integrated course: 60 credits or more (36 or more course credits, 24 or more research credits)
Division Course completion Note
Subject credit Common Electives or Other Major Courses

- Master's: 21 or more course credits

- Doctoral: 36 or more course credits

- Integration: 36 or more course credits

※ Students must complete at least 3 credits from common elective courses or other major courses.
Curriculum Management and Completion Guidelines Article 10
Major subjects
Research credits Thesis or Capstone
1. Completion of a Thesis or Capstone course

- Master's: 9 credits or more

- Doctoral: 30 credits in Thesis (9 credits in Capstone for master's program may be included) or more

- Integration: More than 21 credits in Thesis (including 6 credits of Capstone for Master's program)

Seminars and Internships
2. Completion of Seminar and Internship courses

- Master's: 3 credits or more

- Doctoral: 6 credits or more

- Integration: 3 credits or more

※ 1 credit for seminar and 1 credit for internship must be completed.

Comprehensive exam and thesis

  • Comprehensive exam: only for doctoral and integrated courses
  • Dissertation: Refer to Article 9 of the Degree Conferment Guidelines and Article 41 of the School Regulations for criteria for passing the examination

Graduation Recognition Grade Point Average

  • The GPA of all subjects completed must be 3.0/4.3 or higher. (Refer to Article 81 of the School Regulations)

Shortest course period for graduation accreditation

  • The shortest period of accreditation for each course must pass the following period.

- Master's course: 2 semesters or more

- Doctoral program: 4 semesters or more

- Integrated course: 6 semesters or more