Curriculum

Curriculum

Guidelines for taking classes

1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th year
Specialized subject:

Acquisition of a wide range of knowledge and skills in chemistry, ranging from basic to specialized. Acquisition of international chemistry reading skills. Practice of professional chemistry research.

Inorganic Chemistry I Analytical Chemistry Physical Chemistry I Physical Chemistry II Organic Chemistry I Organic Chemistry II Biochemistry Basic English in Chemistry Basic Chemistry Experiments Inorganic Chemistry II Molecular Structure Analysis Physical Chemistry III Physical Chemistry IV Organic Chemistry III Organic Chemistry IV Biochemistry II Advanced Chemistry Exercise Advanced Chemistry Experiment I Advanced Chemistry Experiment II English in Chemistry Graduate research Special Course of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry Special Course of Physical Chemistry Special Course of Organic Chemistry Special Course of Biochemistry
Computational Chemistry Nuclear and Radiochemistry Inorganic Chemistry III

Specialized Foundation Subjects:

Acquisition of basic knowledge of natural sciences. Learning a foundation for the study of specialized chemistry.

Introduction to Chemistry Chemistry 1 Chemistry 2 Chemistry 3 Chemistry Seminar Mathematics Physics Biology Geoscience

Basic Subjects

Acquire a broad general education, including the liberal arts. Learn the breadth of the discipline and the diversity of studies.

Freshman Seminar Learning and Ethics of Research Multidisciplinary Subjects Foreign language Information Processing Physical education Liberal arts



Information for international students

Study-abroad & Scholarship

The University of Tsukuba offers a variety of support services for students.


Career Path

Career Path

Overview of Graduates' Careers

About 80% of graduates go on to graduate school, and the rest are employed as civil servants (e.g., prefectural governments), teachers (high school and junior high school), or professionals in companies. Students, including those who have completed graduate school, are widely active in Japan and abroad. The main career paths after graduate school are employment in chemical companies, public institutions and advancement to the doctoral program.

2019 2020 2021
Company 7 3 5
Civil servants,
teachers
0 1 0
Going to graduate school 38 42 42
Other 2 1 6
Total 47 47 53

Examples of graduates' paths

Graduate school
  • University of Tsukuba … Master Program in Chemistry, Master Program in Education
  • Other universties … The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Osaka University, Kyushu University, etc.
Companies (including graduate school student's path)
  • 2021Astellas Pharma, Eight Planning Office, Eisai, Kioxia, JMA, Cosmo Energy Holdings, Shionogi Techno Advance Research, SHIZENGAKUEN, Staff Service Engineering, Seiko EG&G, Cemedine, Persol Career, Bathclin, People Software, Micron Memory Japan, Lion, Lotte, Kanto Denka Kogyo, Marubeni Information Systems, Kyocera SOC, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Mitsubishi Chemical, AIST, Sumitomo Chemical, Shin-Etsu Chemical, Ishifuku Metal Industries, Sekisui Chemical, Taisho Pharmaceutical, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Sawai Pharmaceutical, Tanaka Chemical Corporation, Chugai Pharmaceutical, Toray Industries, Tokyo Ohka Kogyo, TEPCO Holdings, NIHON PROCESS, JEOL, NIHON NOHYAKU, MUFG Bank, ENEOS, JFE Steel, NTT Data Financial Solutions, TIS, Shanghai AppTec New Drug Development, Zhejiang Yangfan New Material
  • 2020Asia Industry Co.,Ltd., Ishige High School, Scientific Research Institute (Miyagi Pref.), Kanto Denka Kogyo Co., Ltd., SAKATA INX CORPORATION, SHIKOKU CHEMICALS CORPORATION, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd., SEIKO EG&G CO.,LTD., Central Glass Co., Ltd., CHINTAI, TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD., Tokyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Tokyo Customs, TOSOH CORPORATION, TOYO INK SC HOLDINGS CO., LTD., Toyo Gosei Co., Ltd., TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, NISSEN CHEMITEC CORPORATION, NITTO DENKO CORPORATION, Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd., Nippon Kayaku Co.,Ltd., JNFL Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited, Hitachi, Ltd., FUJITSU, BlueMeme, Hodogaya Chemical Co., Ltd., Micron Memory Japan, G.K., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Yoshindo Inc., Yoyulabo Co., Ltd., YOKOHAMA OILS & FATS INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
  • 2019Asia Industry Co.,Ltd., Ishige High School, Scientific Research Institute (Miyagi Pref.), Kanto Denka Kogyo Co., Ltd., SAKATA INX CORPORATION, SHIKOKU CHEMICALS CORPORATION, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd., SEIKO EG&G CO.,LTD., Central Glass Co., Ltd., CHINTAI, TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD., Tokyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Tokyo Customs, TOSOH CORPORATION, TOYO INK SC HOLDINGS CO., LTD., Toyo Gosei Co., Ltd., TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, NISSEN CHEMITEC CORPORATION, NITTO DENKO CORPORATION, Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd., Nippon Kayaku Co.,Ltd., JNFL Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited, Hitachi, Ltd., FUJITSU, BlueMeme, Hodogaya Chemical Co., Ltd., Micron Memory Japan, G.K., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Yoshindo Inc., Yoyulabo Co., Ltd., YOKOHAMA OILS & FATS INDUSTRY CO., LTD.