In April 2016, Tokyo Institute of Technology was the first university in Japan to unify its undergraduate and graduate schools into "Gakuin" in Japanese. These integrated schools offers seamless education from undergraduate to master and doctoral degree programs called "courses". Integration allows for greater flexibility for the students to achieve their educaiton goals according to individual interests and career goals.
Integrated undergraduate education to graduate school courses
|Dept.||Undergraduate Major||Graduate Major|
||1st years join one of seven academic groups||Chemistry||Chemistry||EnergyScienceand Engineering
||Mechanical Engineering||Mechanical Engineering|
|Electricaland Electronic Engineering||Electrical and Electronic Engineering||Electrical and Electronic Engineering|
|Materials Science and Engineering||Materials Science and Engineering||Materials Science and Engineering|
|Chemical Science and Engineering||Chemical Science and Engineering||Chemical Science and Engineering|
|Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering||Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering||Global Engineering for Development Environment and Society|
※ First year undergraduate students are admitted into one of seven groups and select their major in the 2nd year。
There are opportunities for early graduation based upon superior academic performance and changing one's major.