Course Catalog

You will find below the list of courses organized by Term and by Number, for the current year.  Click on the large buttons below, left and center.  Previous years' courses and degree requirements are available under the Archive button, below right.

On the next page, click on the course number (far left) to link to the course catalog description and other information. Click on the professor's name (far right) to link to their biography.

This list is for advice only and is subject to change as new courses are added or existing courses deleted. Not every course will be offered every year. Contact Curriculum and Programs Section for more information. gs-cp@oist.jp

Course change is possible within the first month of the term, without penalty. Please discuss with your mentor and submit a request to Graduate School using this form:
Course Change Request Form

NEW: Course and Credit Requirements (Applicable to Class 2020 onwards)

Degree Required Credit Credit Breakdown

BSc
 
30
 
 
10 from mandatory
20 from electives
 
MSc or equivalent
 
20 (at least)
10 from mandatory
At least 10 from electives
(as determined in discussion with your Mentor)
  • Electives: 2 credits per normal course, 1 credit for special courses (Independent Study, Special Topics, Workshops). New 1-credit half-electives now added for AY2020...
  • Mandatory:  3 credits for Lab Rotations, 3 credits for Thesis Proposal, 2 credits for Professional Development I, 2 credits for Professional Development II

 

OLD: Course and Credit Requirements (Applicable to Class 2012 - Class 2019)

Degree Required Credit Credit Breakdown
 
BSc
 
30
12 from mandatory
18 from electives
 
MSc or equivalent
 
20 (at least)
12 from mandatory
At least 8 from electives
(as determined in discussion with your Mentor)
  • Electives: 2 credits per normal course, 1 credit for special courses (Independent Study, Special Topics, Workshops). 
  • Mandatory: 9 credits for Lab Rotations, 1 credit for Thesis Proposal, 1 credit for Professional Development I, 1 credit for Professional Development II

 

Course Streams and Changes for AY2020 and AY2021

Please see this file for a visualized mapping out of the courses into discipline-based streams, showing prerequisite dependencies.   Course changes and new courses for AY2021 are in this map (updated August 2021).  

 

  Term

Number

Archive