School of Engineering

Philosophy and Educational Objectives of the School of Engineering

Philosophy of the School of Engineering

Philosophy of the School of Engineering The School of Engineering, by providing education and research under the concept "Learn to Create," is committed to fostering competent engineers who can truly serve the well-being and safety of humankind. The School is also committed to aiding the progress of culture and industries in Japan and Hyogo Prefecture by developing and disseminating engineering and technological knowledge acquired through creative, pioneering research.
In addition to providing general education courses designed to cultivate higher ethics, the School seeks to deepen cross-cultural understanding and enhance abilities in global communication, giving students highly specialized education and research guidance rooted in the strength of basic engineering education, so as to develop expert engineers and researchers with qualifications and abilities that meet international standards.

Points of Education

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Global Citizenship Education
The School of Engineering aims to nurture fully competent engineers that have not only gained basic engineering knowledge and specialized skills but who are also capable of playing key roles on the global stage.

02

Pilot Seminar
The School of Engineering has established an extracurricular coaching system within which all the faculty members get assigned to several freshmen and through which then provide meticulous advice regarding their studies, campus life, etc.

03

“Manufacturing” in Hyogo
The School of Engineering is constantly involved in prefecture-wide educational activities in cooperation with local communities through taking advantage of the status of the University of Hyogo as a prefectural university.

Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the School of Engineering are to nurture human resources that can go onto play leading roles in society and flexibly respond to increasingly complicated and diversified social environments and rapidly progressing technological innovations, and to help all the students cultivate high ethical values and deepen their cross-cultural understanding, and develop them into expert engineers and researchers with the basic abilities and qualities essential in playing an active role on the global stage. Each of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy, and the Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering within the School of Engineering incorporate their own characteristic education.

  • A flexible and diverse educational system is used by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences to develop human resources that will have gained a basic knowledge of natural sciences and electrical engineering that is based on natural sciences, understand the fascinating aspects of the pertinent fields while acquiring the ability to think autonomously and solve problems, a tireless spirit filled with inquiry, creativity, refinement of culture and humanity, and who can then put their practical skills to use for and contribute to international society via their expertise and research capabilities.
  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy aims to nurture engineers and researchers that will have gained the ability to flexibly meet the needs of the next generation by surpassing the existing boundaries of mechanical engineering while ensuring harmonization with specialized technologies in other fields. All the educational programs fall within the “Manufacturing” concept, and help students learn a wide range of basic subjects by using well-designed ample experimentation and laboratory training, which develop human resources with deep sensibilities and flexible thought processes who can then work in harmony with both people and nature.
  • The Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering aims to nurture engineers and researchers in the fields of material science and engineering, who can become leaders in the field of the discovery of materials and their application for the sake of our future society and who can be characterized by deep creativity, originality, and internationality. The department also aims to develop professional engineers with a systematic and broad knowledge of chemistry and materials and improve their ability to think both comprehensively and flexibly.

Admission Policy

The educational objectives of the School of Engineering can be summarized as follows:

  • The development of human resources with a broad and solid academic foundation who have the ability to think logically, a solid level of determination, and who can raise issues while suggesting novel solutions.
  • The development of human resources with a high level of ethical values that are based on a thorough understanding of both nature and the activities of human beings, and who can contribute to technological developments while effectively responding to both regional and global environmental issues.
  • The development of human resources that understand the diversity of different cultures and that have gained the communication and interpersonal skills which enable them to be active both on the world stage as well as in the local communities.
  • The development of human resources with boundless imaginations, originality and creativity via "Pilot Seminars" that provide students with the opportunity to interact with their faculty from the start of their campus life while ensuring the cultivation of deep sensibilities and a proactive attitude toward their studies.

In line with its admission policies, the School of Engineering more than welcomes the entry of all students with the potential and qualities who:

  • Have aspirations and will be in proactive in exerting diligence in achieving their goals.
  • Feel drawn to engineering and scientific technology and who are interested in “manufacturing”.
  • Not only are good at mathematics and science but also have a broad range of basic academic skills and knowledge in foreign languages, national languages, and social science.
  • Are very much interested in international and domestic issues and who are equipped with flexible thinking and positive energy in seeking solutions through their social activities.

Diploma Policy

The School of Engineering aims to nurture the type of competent human resources that can truly benefit and help ensure the safety of humankind. The School is also fully committed to aiding the progress of the culture and technologies of Japan and Hyogo Prefecture through the development and dissemination of engineering and technological knowledge that is acquired through creative pioneering research. To this end and in addition to providing general education courses designed to cultivate higher levels of ethics, the School also seeks to deepen cross-cultural understanding and enhance global communication capabilities, while also providing students with specialized basic engineering educations and a high level of research guidance, in thereby developing expert engineers and researchers with the appropriate qualifications and abilities that meet international standards. School of Engineering degrees get awarded to the following students who have acquired the capabilities through our educational courses:

  • Students who recognize the importance of a high level of ethics and cross-cultural understanding as well as the significance of enhancing their global communication capabilities
  • Students equipped with basic engineering knowledge
  • Students with the ability to carry out research and development activities while being provided with sophisticated research guidance.
  • Students with the qualifications and abilities that meet international standards

Curriculum Policy

Through general education courses from throughout the University of Hyogo, the School of Engineering offers an education that fosters high levels of ethics, deepens cross-cultural understanding, and enhances global communication abilities. The School also provides students with specialized basic engineering education and a high level of research guidance, and in thereby developing expert engineers and researchers with qualifications and abilities that meet international standards. The specialized education is provided via three different departments: the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy, and the Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The curriculum of this department was designed to enable students to master a broad range of basic knowledge and also highly specialized knowledge in the areas of electricity, electronics, and computer science, for example the energy, electronics, and computers that play such vital roles in our advanced information society, while fostering engineers and researchers who are open-minded and have the ability to conduct pioneering, creative research which is based on the knowledge they have acquired.

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy

The curriculum of this department was designed to enable students to acquire a wide range of knowledge in an education system where mechanical engineering and material engineering get merged in meeting the needs of the next generation, and to foster engineers and researchers who are equipped with the capability of both identifying and solving problems and with deep sensibilities and flexible thought processes with respect to manufacturing while taking the environment in consideration as well.

Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

The curriculum of this department was designed to enable students to familiarize themselves with basic and specialized knowledge with respect to “chemistry,” or chemical substances and their chemical engineering processes in a broad range of areas that include life science, information, medical care, pharmaceuticals, and the universe and energy. The department also nurtures engineers and researchers who have creativity, originality, and international minds and allows them to think in a flexible but comprehensive manner.