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Graduate School of Life and Health Sciences

Creating a new field of biomedical and nursing sciences, based on evidence-based prevention

About the Graduate School of Life and Health Sciences

The Graduate School of Life and Health Sciences was established in 2011 to fulfill the growing demand of modern society for highly trained health and medical support professionals. The Biomedical Sciences Major aims to develop researchers/engineers with highly specialized knowledge and skills as well as comprehensive abilities, practitioners in the fields of health environment protection and preventive health management (highly specialized professionals), and educators and researchers in these disciplines. The Nursing Major aims to develop EBN practitioners and nursing managers. The Rehabilitation Sciences Majors was added in 2014.

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Departments

Biomedical Sciences (Master's / Doctoral Course)

The Department of Biomedical Sciences aims to develop researchers/engineers and practitioners with highly specialized knowledge/skills and comprehensive abilities (i.e. highly specialized professionals) who can support healthcare based on evidence-based prevention, and to train individuals who intend to pursue doctoral studies and become involved in education and research in these disciplines in the future.

Nursing (Master's Course)

The Department of Nursing aims to train EBN practitioners with highly specialized knowledge/skills and comprehensive abilities who can provide nursing services emphasizing evidenced-based prevention and quality-of-life (QOL) improvement, and advanced nursing professionals/nursing managers who can take a leadership role in nursing and work in cooperation with other healthcare professionals.

Rehabilitation Sciences (Master's Course)

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences aims to nurture quality specialists (physical therapists and occupational therapists) who can lead the field of rehabilitation with the viewpoints of the "QOL improvement," "disease prevention," "health promotion" and "recovery from illness," with the wide range of high knowledge and technique that can adequately cope with the complex, highly-developed medical front line.

Health Sciences (Master's Course)

The Department of Health Sciences aims to develop elite professionals who have both knowledge and skills in health maintenance and promotion as well as in disease and disability prevention, and who are able to utilize fitness exercises appropriately and safely, based on scientific and medical foundations, putting into practice the concepts of "primary prevention," "QOL improvement," and "health promotion." 

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