In today’s globalizing society, the population is declining rapidly in rural areas, and revitalizing communities and maintaining local cultures have become major issues. In order to solve the increasingly complex and diverse issues that society will face in the future, we need more than ever now, talent who has abilities that measure up to the standards of the international community, who has global perspectives and experience, who has acquired advanced knowledge and skills necessary for the revitalization and sustainable development of regional societies and economies, and who can play a central role in regional development. In other words, talent who creates new values is a highly sought-after resource today.
In order to meet these needs, our existing Graduate School of Social and Cultural Systems and Graduate School of Regional Education, Art and Science will be integrated and reorganized into the new Graduate School of Creative Studies in Society and Culture on April 1, 2021.
The Graduate School of Creative Studies in Society and Culture offers a systematic curriculum aimed at not only deepening expertise, but also fostering panoramic and multifaceted perspectives that will enable students to play a wide-ranging role in society. Barriers between academic disciplines will be lowered to realize cross-disciplinary education, with the humanities, social sciences, clinical psychology, and the arts and sports sciences forming the core of the curriculum. The Graduate School will train talent who creates new values, capable of reframing human society in terms of society and culture, creating new values and possibilities, and translating them into action at the regional level.
|Department of Creative Studies in Society and Culture||Social and Cultural Systems Course||Master of Literature |
Master of Policy Science
|Clinical Psychology Course||Master of Clinical Psychology|
|Art and Sports Science Course||Master of Arts|
This course lowers the barriers between the social sciences and humanities, and pursues synergies across the two disciplines. It will foster talent who can contribute to the understanding, creation, and development of nations and regions from a global perspective, exploring human activities broadly from a society-culture paradigm.
This course lowers the barriers between conventional disciplines to examine human activities from multiple perspectives based on the society-culture paradigm, and develop talent who have acquired the qualities and abilities necessary for clinical and licensed psychologists, who can support the maintenance and promotion of people’s mental health, and who can contribute to the creation of a prosperous, symbiotic society.
This course lowers the barriers between conventional disciplines to examine human activities from multiple perspectives based on the society-culture paradigm, and develop talent who can contribute to the creation of a healthy and prosperous society and to the development of regional and global cultures through sports and the arts.
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