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News: Awarding of Degrees to People Who Completed Programs at NIAD-QE-approved Educational Institutions (Affiliated with Ministries or Agencies)


NIAD-QE awards academic degrees (Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral) to people who have completed courses in educational institutions other than universities that are recognized by NIAD-QE as providing education equivalent to a university undergraduate program or a graduate school's master or doctoral program.

In accordance with Japanese law, only universities and NIAD-QE are permitted to award academic degrees.


Index
Doctoral Degrees Awarded to 21 People Who Completed Programs Equivalent to a Graduate School Doctoral Program

Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded to 901 People Who Completed Programs Equivalent to an Undergraduate Program

Master’s Degrees Awarded to 29 People Who Completed Programs Equivalent to a Graduate School Master’s Program

Doctoral Degrees Awarded to Two People Who Completed Programs Equivalent to a Graduate School Doctoral Program


Doctoral Degrees Awarded to 21 People Who Completed Programs Equivalent to a Graduate School Doctoral Program

Expert committee in the medicine/pharmacy conducted thesis reviews and oral examinations of applicants for the conferment of doctoral degrees who completed the Medical Research Course in the School of Medicine at the National Defense Medical College in September 2016.


Based on the review results, final reviews were conducted at meetings of the Committee for Validation and Examination of Degrees on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, and Friday, March 10, 2017, and degrees were awarded to 21 people.

 

Number of Doctoral Degrees Awarded

NIAD-QE-recognized programs Disciplinary field Number of Awarded Degrees
National Defense Medical College
(School of Medicine, Medical Research Course)
Medical Science 21

 

 

Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded to 901 People Who Completed Programs Equivalent to an Undergraduate Program


People who completed programs recognized as providing education equivalent to undergraduate education at a university or college in March 2017 applied for conferment of Bachelor’s degrees. Based on reviews conducted by the Committee for Validation and Examination of Degrees, Bachelor’s degrees were awarded to all 901 applicants.


Number of Bachelor’s Degree Recipients

NIAD-QE-recognized programs Disciplinary field Number of Degree Recipients

National Defense Academy of Japan
(Undergraduate Course)


Science
Engineering
Social Sciences
Humanities


37
290
50
24

Subtotal

401

National Defense Medical College
(School of Medicine, Medical Course)

Medicine

80

National Fisheries University
(Undergraduate Course)

Fisheries

181

Japan Coast Guard Academy
(Regular Course)

BS in Coast Guard Operations and Law Enforcement

38

Meteorological College
(Regular Course)

Science

15

Polytechnic University
(Undergraduate Course)

Engineering

6

National College of Nursing
(Undergraduate Course)

Nursing

104

Polytechnic University
(Faculty of Manufacturing Science & Technology)

Science in ManufacturingTechnology

76

Total 901


Master’s Degrees Awarded to 29 People Who Completed Programs Equivalent to a Graduate School Master’s Program

Expert committees in the social sciences, science, nursing/health science/acupuncture and moxibustion, engineering/design, and fisheries conducted thesis reviews and oral examinations of applicants for the conferment of a Master’s degree who were anticipated to complete the following programs in March 2017: a Master’s-equivalent course in the Graduate School of Science and Engineering at the National Defense Academy; a Master’s-equivalent course in the Graduate School of Security Studies at the National Defense Academy; a course in the Graduate School of Fisheries Science at the National Fisheries University; and a Master’s-equivalent program in the Training Center for Nursing Development at the National College of Nursing.


Based on the review results, final reviews were conducted at a meeting of the Committee for Validation and Examination of Degrees on Friday, March 10, 2017, and degrees were awarded to 29 people.


Number of Master’s Degree Recipients

NIAD-QE-recognized programs Disciplinary field Number of Degree Recipients

National Defense Academy
(Master’s-equivalent course, Graduate School of Science and Engineering)

Science 2
Engineering 9
National Defense Academy
(Master’s-equivalent course, Graduate School of Security Studies)
Security Studies 12
National Fisheries University
(Graduate School of Fisheries Science)
Fisheries 1
National College of Nursing
(Master’s-equivalent program, Training Center for Nursing Development)
Nursing 5
Total 29

 

 

Doctoral Degrees Awarded to Two People Who Completed Programs Equivalent to a Graduate School Doctoral Program


Expert committee in the engineering/design conducted thesis reviews and oral examinations of applicants for the conferment of doctoral degrees who were anticipated to complete a Doctoral-equivalent course in the Graduate School of Science and Engineering at the National Defense Academy in March 2017.


Based on the review results, final reviews were conducted at a meeting of the Committee for Validation and Examination of Degrees on Friday, March 10, 2017, and degrees were awarded to two people.

 

Number of Doctoral Degree Recipients

NIAD-QE-recognized programs Disciplinary field Number of Degree Recipients

National Defense Academy
(Doctoral-equivalent course, Graduate School of Science and Engineering)

Engineering 2




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