Master’s Course

Master’s Course Syllabus [DOWNROAD]
Common Subject of the Graduate School
  • Seminar of Integrated Frontier Sciences
Common Subjects of the Department
  • Introduction to Automotive Science
  • Internship Ⅰ
  • InternshipⅡ
  • Internship Ⅲ
  • Internship Ⅳ
  • Seminar on Automotive Science I
  • Seminar on Automotive Science II
  • Seminar on Automotive Science III
  • Seminar on Automotive Science IV
  • Seminar on International Communication
Specialized Subjects
Advanced Material and Chemistry Field
  • Introduction to Advanced Automotive Materials
  • Steels for Automotive Vehicles
  • Joining and Composites of Automotive Parts
  • Science of Plastic Deformation
  • Microstructure Control of Nonferrous Materials for Automotive Vehicles
  • Energy Material Science
  • Polymer Materials for Automotive Vehicles
  • Ceramic Materials Property
  • Science for Automotive Catalyst
  • Automotive Environmental Science I
  • Organic Semiconductor Theory for Automotive Display
  • Basics for Automotive Semiconductor Devices
Dynamics Field
  • Introduction to Automotive Dynamics
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Seminar on Structural Dynamics
  • Automotive Aerodynamics
  • Seminar on Automotive Aerodynamics
  • Automotive Power Train
  • Seminar on Automotive Power Train
  • Environmental Science of Mobile Source
  • Strength of Materials for Automotives
  • Automotive Structural Mechanics
Information and Control Field
  • Introduction to Automotive Informatics and Control
  • Embedded Hardware
  • Embedded Software
  • Robusut Control Theory
  • Fundamentals of Mobile Communication
  • Automotive Sensor System
  • Automotive Power Electronics
  • Seminar on Automotive Informatics
  • Practice on Automotive Informatics
  • Superconducting Application System
  • Automotive Electronic Devices
Human Science Field
  • Introduction to Automotive Human Science
  • Exterior Aerodynamic Design
  • Interior Interface Design
  • Kansei Assessment on Automotive
  • Traffic Psychology
  • Traffic Safety
  • Urban Transportation
  • Human and Automotive
  • City Planning in Foreign Countries
  • Traffic Information and Guidance System
  • Traffic Flow and Road Capacity
  • Automotive Environmental Science II
  • Research methods in traffic psychology
Social Science Field
  • Introduction to Automotive Social Science
  • Corporate Management
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Innovation Management
  • Production Management
  • Analysis of Market Systems
  • Global Management
  • Economics of Ecology
  • Economics of Transportation
  • Industrial Law
  • Production Operations Management

In order to complete Master’s Course, students are required to earn more than 38 credits including following ones, and submit master’s thesis under the guidance of their supervisors.

  1. One Common Subject of the Graduate School: 1 credit
  2. Seven Common Subjects of the Department: 16 credits
  3. Seven Specialized Field Subjects: 14 credits
  4. Following subjects exclude 1 and 2 : 7 credits
    1. Subjects offered at the other fields of the Department of Automotive Sciences
    2. Subjects offered at the Department of Kansei Science
    3. Subjects offered at the other graduate schools of Kyushu University

Note: the number of credits earned with b and/or c is limited to 4

Requirements for Master’s Degree

To be eligible for a master’s degree, students must be enrolled in the department for two years or more and earn 38 credits. However, students may complete the course with a minimum of one-year enrollment if the faculty council agrees that the students have achieved outstanding academic performance that warrants a master’s degree.

International Master's Program

International Master's Program Syllabus [DOWNROAD]
Professional Skill Development
  • International Communication Seminar 1
  • International Communication Seminar 2
  • Automotive Science Seminar 1
  • Automotive Science Seminar 2
  • Automotive Science Seminar 3
  • Automotive Science Seminar 4
Basic Subjects
  • Automotive Advanced Material Science
  • Automotive Dynamics
  • Automotive Information Control System
  • Automotive Human Science
  • Automotive Social Science
  • Corporate Strategy in Automotive Industry
  • Automotive Science and Engineering
  • Automotive Advanced Science
Advanced Subjects
  • Functional Inorganic Materials
  • Polymer Physical Chemistry
  • Applied Fluid Dynamics
  • Environmental Economics

Doctoral Course

Doctoral Course Syllabus
Common Subjects of the Department
  • Advanced Seminar on International Communication
  • Internship
  • Advanced Lecture on Automotive Science
Specialized Subjects
Advanced Material and Chemistry Field
  • Advanced Study on Automotive Science A
Dynamics Field
  • Advanced Study on Automotive Science B
Information and Control Field
  • Advanced Study on Automotive Science C
Human Science Field
  • Advanced Study on Automotive Science D
Social Science Field
  • Advanced Study on Automotive Science E

 

In order to complete Doctoral Course, students are required to earn more than 15 credits including following ones, and submit doctoral thesis under the guidance of their supervisors.

  1. Advanced Seminor on International Communication: 2 credits
  2. Advanced Lecture on Automotive Science: 1 credit
  3. Advanced Study on Automotive Science: 12 credits
Requirements for Doctoral Degree

To be eligible for a doctoral degree, students must be enrolled in the department for three years or more and earn 15 credits. However, students may complete the course with a minimum of one-year enrollment if the faculty council agrees that the students have achieved outstanding academic performance that warrants a doctoral degree.

International Doctoral Program

International Doctoral Program Syllabus [DOWNROAD]
Advanced Professional Skill Development
  • Seminar Advanced International Communication
  • Seminar Advanced Automotive Science1
  • Seminar Advanced Automotive Science2
  • Seminar Advanced Automotive Science3
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