Diploma Policy

We aim to foster:

Highly skilled professionals/researchers who conduct exclusive research from a broad perspective on theory and practice related to the figurative arts, responding to the diverse developments in contemporary figurative arts with high-level skills and practical and planning skills, and who are capable of playing a leading role in a globalized society.

Knowledge/Ability described in the diploma policy means:

  1. Ability to efficiently employ intelligence/knowledge: To utilize high-level knowledge for society;
  2. Managerial ability: To accurately respond to tasks from a broad perspective;
  3. Communication ability: To pass on exclusive knowledge accurately and understandably;
  4. Team spirit: To cooperate with others as a team, and to actively contribute to the achievement of a goal;
  5. Global awareness: To contribute to international society;
  6. Creativity: Creative ability to undertake innovative and useful research in the field of art and design;
  7. Comprehension: To understand the significance and roles in the field of art and design, to identify a problem, and to judge the importance of solutions thereof;
  8. Problem-solving ability: To solve problems in the field of art and design in an appropriate manner; and,
  9. Evolvability: To assess the potentials of research that may contribute to the progress of art and culture.

Alumni/ae Career Paths

Entrance to the doctoral programs of University of Tsukuba in art and design; teachers of junior high schools and high schools; curatorial staff of art museums/museums; researchers of administrative organizations and general enterprises, etc.; as well as highly skilled professionals and researchers the ability for creative expression in the figurative arts, including painters, printmakers, sculptors, calligraphers, craftsmen, ceramicists, lacquerware artists, three-dimensional artists, photographers, architects, designers, illustrators, filmmakers, critics, etc.

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