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5-year and 3-year PhD programs

Graduate University for Advanced Studies

The NIPS constitutes the Department of Physiological Science in the School of Life Science of the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai). The Department of Physiological Science provides a five-year Ph. D. course, namely including both Master and Doctor courses, and a three-year Ph. D. course that corresponds to Doctor course. Those who have graduated from universities or who are qualified at an equivalent level are eligible to apply for the five-year course. Those who have completed Master course in other university or who are qualified at an equivalent level are eligible to apply for the three-year course. The degree conferred on graduation of the five-year course or three-year course is Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) .

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