To graduate from SOKENDAI, the following requirements must be met.
For the details on the classification of the subjects that are attached to the degrees to be awarded, refer to "Degrees"
For the required number of credits for graduation, please refer to the "Student Guide" of the year when you entered SOKENDAI.
Students are not allowed to attend the courses of each School longer than the period of Attendance (excluding a period of absence from school) as shown below.
|Period of attendance|
|Cultural and Social Studies||ALL Departments||5year|
|Physical Sciences||Structural Molecular Science
Functional Molecular Science
Space and Astronautical Science
|High Energy Accelerator Sciences||ALL Departments||3year||5year|
|Multidisciplinary Sciences||ALL Departments||3year||6year|
|LIfe Science||Genetics(Idengaku 遺伝学),
|Advanced Sciences||Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems
SOKENDAI does not offer any master's program; therefore, basically, no master's degree is
awarded. However, students who have registered in the five-year courses in Departments in the School of Physical Sciences, the School of High Energy Accelerator Science, the School of Multidisciplinary Sciences, the School of Life Science, or the School of Advanced Sciences of SOKENDAI and who are permitted to withdraw from SOKENDAI and have satisfied the requirements for obtaining a master's degree may be awarded a master's degree. Information on degree xaminations and procedures is available from the Department's Administration Office at each Parent Institute or the Educational Affairs Section (Kyoumu-Gakari 教務係) at the Hayama Headquarters.
A student who has an extenuating circumstance, such as employment, may request that a study plan should be permitted that it exceeds the standard period of attendance. Students who wish to extend his/her period of study, must submit an Application for Extension of Study with the written support of his/her supervisor to the Dean of his/her School via his/her Department or Head of Department. For details, contact the Department's Administration Office at each Parent Institute or the Educational Affairs Section (Kyoumu-Gakari 教務係) at the Hayama Headquarters.