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Required course works

The First Year in Master’s Course

  • Attending the GDWS B by the completion of master program (GDWS B is usually offered from summer to winter. Therefore, it is recommended to participate in the 1st year.)
  • In accordance with Table 1, required courses (Lectures for Global Creative Leaders I to XXV in Table 2) should be completed by the end of the master’s course. (Recommended to be taken in the 1st year)

The Second Year in Master’s Course

  • Participation in internships in Japan and in abroad (GCL course student establish their own internship opportunities in accordance with their particular interests and career goals and with appropriate advice from the staff in charge of GCL Internship program. (Students who have enrolled in April are required to complete the internships by no later than September in the 4th year./Students who have enrolled in September are required to complete the internships by no later than March in the 3rd year.))

The Third, Fourth and Fifth Years in Doctoral Course

  • Organizing the GDWS C at least once until submission of doctoral dissertation (completion during Year 3 and 4 is recommended)
    *Doctoral course-transfer students are required to organize the GDWS C after attending the GDWS B.
  • Performing their Social Innovation Project (It is not mentioned in the list of the required courses.)
    Each GCL course student must execute a Social Innovation Project with other members of the program, aspiring to be a leader, to step forward social innovation based on cutting-edge ICT. Project Incubation Machinery (PIM), which consists of teachers and association with external organizations, assist individual students in their efforts to obtain research funds, e.g. outside competitive funds and inter-school competition. Students define their own projects and execute them for two years. After that, the project will be evaluated. This is not only Project-Based Learning (PBL) but also the main research activity for completion of PhD. On this basis, students work on their dissertation.
  • Participation in internships in Japan and in abroad (GCL course student establish their own internship opportunities in accordance with their particular interests and career goals and with appropriate advice from the staff in charge of GCL Internship program. (Students who have enrolled in April are required to complete the internships by no later than September in the 4th year./Students who have enrolled in September are required to complete the internships by no later than March in the 3rd year.))

Table 1. Master’s Program ー Required course in each Department & Required number of credits

Information Science and Technology Computer Science I, II: Required
Mathematical Informatics
System Informatics
Information and Communication Engineering
Mechano-Informatics
Creative Informatics
Interdisciplinary Information Studies Interdisciplinary Information Studies XIII, XIV: Required
Engineering Urban Engineering I, II: Required
Electrical Engineering and Information Systems I, II, XXI: Required
Medicine Social Medicine I, II: Required
Health Sciences and Nursing I, II: Required
Public Health I, II: Required
Agricultural and Life Sciences Global Agricultural Sciences I, II, XXIV: Required
Education Clinical Psychology More than 4 Credits Required including III
Economics Management More than 4 Credits Required including III(II is not allowed as credit.)
For course students who were employed up to FY2018
Public Policy More than 4 Credits Required including III
Law and Politics Law and Politics More than 4 Credits Required including III

Table 2. GCL Course List

※Please refer to the following links for more information about UTokyo syllabus.
http://catalog.he.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index .

GCL Course Course Title (corresponding to GCL Course)
Course Title & Number Credit Subtitle Department・Specialization Schedule Room (RM)#
Lecture for Global Creative Leaders II 2 Lecture for Global Creative Leaders II(Introduction to Management) Information Science and Technology(IST)-Common Curriculum A1/A2/Thurs/18:45-20:30 ref. UTAS
Lecture for Global Creative Leaders IX 2 Lecture for Global Creative Leaders IX (ICT as a researching approach for Social Issues) Information Science and Technology(IST)-Common Curriculum S1/S2/Tues/ 18:45-20:30 ref. UTAS
Lecture for Global Creative Leaders XIII 2 Introduction to the Interdisciplinary Information Studies I and Research Ethics Interdisciplinary Information Studies Introduction to the Interdisciplinary Information Studies I S1/Tues/ 13:00-14:45 ref. UTAS
Research Ethics A1/Tues/ 10:25-12:10 ref. UTAS
Lecture for Global Creative Leaders XIV 2 Introduction to the Interdisciplinary Information Studies II and III Interdisciplinary Information Studies Introduction to the Interdisciplinary Information Studies II S1/Tues/ 10:25-12:10 ref. UTAS
Introduction to the Interdisciplinary Information Studies III Year-round course ref. UTAS
Lecture for Global Creative Leaders XIX 2 Case Study  (Public Administration and Society in the Digital Age) Public Policy S1/S2/Tues/ 16:50-18:35 ref. UTAS
Information Science and Technology(IST)-Common Curriculum S1/S2/Tues/ 16:50-18:35 ref. UTAS
Lecture for Global Creative Leaders XXI 2 Fundamentals of Information Security Electrical Engineering and Information System S1/S2/Wed/ 10:25-12:10 ref. UTAS
Lecture for Global Creative Leaders XXII 2 Mental Health Management Basic Integrated Educational Sciences S1/S2/Mon/ 8:30-10:15
※The first briefing session will be held on Tues., Apr. 7 (10:25-12:10) at RM109, Faculty of Education Bldg., Hongo Campus.
Please make sure to attend that briefing session.
ref. UTAS
Lecture for Global Creative Leaders XXIII 2 Mental Health Management Application Integrated Educational Sciences A1/A2/Mon/ 8:30-10:15
※The first briefing session will be held on Tues., Sept. 29 (10:25-12:10) at RM109, Faculty of Education Bldg., Hongo Campus.
Please make sure to attend that briefing session.
ref. UTAS
Lecture for Global Creative Leaders XXIV 1 Advanced Agro-Environmental Science and Informatics (Biennial course) Global Agricultural Sciences (Not offered in 2020)