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Major in Design

In the M.A. Degree Course, students nurture their skills to adapt to and accommodate the fast-paced transformation in the design world, and become specialists who have the technique and knowledge to accommodate to the pressing needs of society.

During the course of their research, Ph.D candidates in Design engage in projects that require various collaborations on social, industrial, and global spheres, from which they acquire the practical skills to challenge current issue that are of concern to all.
Furthermore, nurturing a more global perspective with analytical skills, candidates are trained into becoming professionals of industrial or social design, artisans with expert skills, scholars, and educators within the various fields in design.


Faculty(M.A. Degree)

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AWANO Yumi Professor
IINA Naoto Associate Professor
Daichi Iwase Associate Professor
UEDA Tomomasa Professor
OKUBO Makoto Professor
KAISHI Tomoya Professor
KIFUNE Tokumitsu Professor
KOIDE Masashi Professor
SHUTO Mikio Associate Professor
SUZUKI Masaru Professor
SEIKE Hiroyuki Professor
TAKADA Yui Assistant Professor
TAKAHASHI Naoharu Associate Professor
TAMADA Toshirou Professor
JINUSHI Hiroaki Professor
NAKAZATO Katsuhito Professor
NAKABAYASHI Tetsutarou Professor
NAGAI Kentaro Professor
NAGAI Hiroaki Professor
FUKUDA Hideyuki Professor
MISAWA Osamu Professor
MORITA Toshiaki Professor
Toshikatsu Wada Professor
WATABE Chiharu Associate Professor


Faculty(Ph.D. Degree)

Click on faculty names to view their works and information (Japanese).
AWANO Yumi Professor
Daichi Iwase Associate Professor
UEDA Tomomasa Professor
OKUBO Makoto Professor
KAISHI Tomoya Professor
KIFUNE Tokumitsu Professor
KOIDE Masashi Professor
SUZUKI Masaru Professor
TAMADA Toshirou Professor
JINUSHI Hiroaki Professor
NAKABAYASHI Tetsutarou Professor
NAGAI Kentaro Professor
NAGAI Hiroaki Professor
FUKUDA Hideyuki Professor
MISAWA Osamu Professor
MORITA Toshiaki Professor
Toshikatsu Wada Professor
WATABE Chiharu Associate Professor


Qualifications which can be obtained

Teaching Certificate for Middle School (Art)(M.A. Degree)
Teaching Certificate for High School (Art and Crafts)(M.A. Degree)


Career paths of Graduates:

Designers, directors (art, installation, creative, film, animation), sound creators (animation, CG, multi-media, games), illustrators, book designers, producer, project managers, photographers (architecture, merchandise, fashion, sports etc.), artists, film artists, video artists, craft artists, textiles-artists, picture-book artists, manga-artists, novelists, journalist, curators, editor, teachers, scholars, critics, film cameraman, film editor, script writers, animators, interior coordinator, interior planner, architects, merchandise developer, color coordinator, textiles coordinator, researcher, University faculty etc.