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The department of Civil Engineering, Yokohama National University offer Doctor or Master of Engineering in the field of Civil Engineering. Doctoral degree is completed normally in three years while master degree is completed in two years.


Doctoral Degree

Doctoral program in the department of civil engineering is exclusively research study. The progress of research will be continually supervised, monitored and assessed by respective supervisor through laboratory discussions, seminars and presentation through out the study period. The successful completion of the dissertation research with peer reviewed academic publication is key for the graduation. In addition, students in the Department of Civil Engineering, Yokohama National University are  also required to take a minimum of 6 credits of course works plus additional 4 credits in Civil  Engineering Exercises.

Duration: 3 years (6 semesters)

Tentative Academic program for Doctoral Student

Period Coursework Dissertation Research
1st Semester Minimum 6 credits of Coursework Research Proposal Examination (January/February)
2nd Semester Research Continuation
3rd Semester Minimum 3 credits on civil engineering exercises mainly based on students major field of study Research Progress Examination
4th Semester Research Continuation
5th Semester Research Continuation
6th Semester Preliminary Dissertation Exam ( June)

Final Dissertation Exam (July/August)

Submission of Final Thesis (Mid of September)

Submission of Summary for publication to Department (Before leaving). Click HERE for submission format.

 

Master Degree

Master's degree students in the Department of Civil Engineering, Yokohama National University are required to take a minimum of .. credits of course works plus additional 4 credits in Civil  Engineering Exercises. In addition, Students are required to complete the Master thesis successfully in his/her major.  Student's research progress is supervised  and assessed by respective supervisor during  discussion, seminars and presentation timely within laboratory through out the study period.

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

Tentative Academic program for Master Student

Period Coursework Thesis Research
1st Semester Coursework Research beginning
2nd Semester Research Continuation
3rd Semester - Research Progress Examination
4th Semester - Final Thesis Exam (July/August)
 
 

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