Graduate School

Department of Human Welfare, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Master’s Course—Two Years

Students study a good balance of basic theory, policies/systems/services, and social work.

  • 1. Development of professionals (leaders in welfare) with high levels of expertise and practical skills.
  • 2. Preparation of master’s theses.

Students who complete the Master’s Course (two years) are given a master’s degree in Human Welfare.

Doctoral Course—Three Years

Students deepen their research in order to become researchers or experts who are highly capable and knowledgeable.

  • 1. Development of researchers who have advanced research capabilities.
  • 2. Development of professionals (leaders in welfare) with high levels of expertise and practical skills.
  • 3. Preparation of doctoral theses.

Students who complete the Doctoral Course (three years) and pass the thesis review are given a Ph.D. in Human Welfare.

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