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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 either Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Science (PhD). In addition to these two courses, Department of Physiological Science provides a four-year Medical Science course. Those who have graduated from school of medicine, dentistry, or veterinary, or who are qualified at an equivalent level are eligible to apply for the Medical Science course. The degree conferred on graduation of the four-year course is Doctor of Medical Science (PhD).

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Will be performed twice in August and January to doctoral and 5 -year...