Advancement / completion

Advancement

 

Completion

Master’s Program

To complete a Master’s Program, it is required that the student has been registered in a Master’s Program for 2 years or more, has earned 30 credits or more and has passed an evaluation of the master’s thesis and final test. Although, if the student intends to get the degree of ‘Master of Animal and Food Hygiene’, it is required for the student to earn 32 credits or more according to the requirements for “Master’s Degree Program of Animal and Food Hygiene”. Detailed requirements and degrees to be conferred are as follows.

Laboratory Degree Compulsory courses Electives  
Core courses in Master’s Program and English course Compulsory courses in the student’s laboratory Electives in the student’s laboratory Courses offered by other laboratories, courses for expert training in HACCP, courses for expert training diversification of primary producer, liberal arts courses and common practice courses Total
  Veterinary Life Science Master of Veterinary Life Science 8 credits 14 credits 4 credits or more Up to 4 credits toward the completion requirement 30 credits or more
  Animal Production Science
Environmental Science
Food Science
Agricultural Economics
Engineering for Agriculture
Plant Production Science
Master of Agriculture
Master’s Degree Program of
Animal and Food Hygiene
Master of Animal and Food Hygiene 10 credits (student’s laboratory)
8 credits (degree program)
6 credits or more * It is possible to earn credits but impossible to appropriate for the completion requirements 32 credits or more

Doctoral Programs

To complete the Doctoral Program of Animal Science and Agriculture, it is required that the student has been registered in the Doctoral Program for 3 years or more, has earned 12 credits or more and has passed an evaluation of the doctoral dissertation and final test. Although, if the student intends to get the degree of ‘Doctor of Animal and Food Hygiene’, it is required for the student to earn 16 credits or more according to the requirements for ‘Doctoral Degree Program of Animal and Food Hygiene’.

To complete the Doctoral Program of Veterinary Science, it is required that the student has been registered in the Doctoral Program for 4 years or more, has earned 30 credits or more and has passed an evaluation of the doctoral dissertation and final test.

Detailed requirements and the degree to be conferred are as follows.

Laboratory Degree Compulsory cources Electives Total
Core courses in Doctoral Programs Compulsory courses in the student’s program Electives in the student’s program Common courses and courses for expert training in HACCP
Doctoral Program of Animal Science and Agriculture Doctor of Agriculture 9 credits N/A N/A Up to 3 credits toward the completion requirement 12 credits or more
  Doctoral Degree Program of Animal and Food Hygiene Doctor of Animal and Food Hygiene 1 credit 6 credit or more * It is possible to earn credits but impossible to appropriate for the completion requirements 16 credits or more
Doctoral Program of Veterinary Sciences Doctor of Veterinary Science 9 credits Up to 12 credits toward the completion requirements 30 credits or more

学位審査

If you will apply for master’s or doctoral degree, you must submit your thesis/dissertation and required documents with ‘Application for Thesis/Dissertation Evaluation’ by the deadline determined for the academic-year.

If you apply for master’s degree, you should be examined by ‘Degree Committee’ which is composed with one chief examiner and two or more other examiners at the open review. Then, the President of OUAVM decide whether to give you master’s degree according to the result of the examination.

If you apply for doctoral degree, ‘Degree Conferral Committee’ which is composed with all teachers who have the qualification for main advisor deliberate whether to give you doctoral degree, after your examination by ‘Degree Committee’ which is composed with one chief examiner and three or more other examiners at the open review. Then, the President of OUAVM decide whether to give you doctoral degree according to the decision of ‘Degree Conferral Committee’.