多摩美術大学 大学院 博士課程後期

Updated

2019/6/17/
Pages ‘Dissertations and Works’,‘Faculty’,‘Crriculum’,‘Current Students’& ’FAQ’ have been updated.
2017/5/23/
Pages ‘Dissertations and Works ’ have been updated.
2017/5/1/
Pages ‘Faculty’&‘Crriculum’& ‘ Current Students’ &’About the Laboratory’ have been updated

FAQ

About Adimissions

For recent information about admission,
please check the official webpage (http://www.tamabi.ac.jp/english/admission/).

Q1
Are observational tours of campus possible?
A1
Free observational tours are possible on the”open campus” some Saturday and Sunday before the national holiday”Sea Day”in July of every year.
For details, refer to the official webpage (http://www.tamabi.ac.jp/).
 Also, if you call (042-679-5602) in advance to the Entry Exam Section, observational tours are possible on any day you hope.

{Supplement} There are days such as when exams are being held that entry into campus is forbidden.

Q2
Please explain the scope of research in the Doctoral Degree Course.
A2
In this university’s graduate school’s Master’s Degree Course are divided into 5 courses: painting, sculpture, ceramic and glass, metal works, design, and art science; in contrast with Master Course, All Departments are synthesized into an art and design course in the Doctoral Course.
 This current state of affairs in fine arts and design is in response to the transcending of the heretofore specialization-divided framework.
Q3
Are submitted works designated from portfolio?
A3
Starting with the 2010 entry exam, master’s works or alternately works made within the last 2 years can be designated by the applicants.
 However, there are limitations of place and time, in certain circumstances we will ask to change works.
Q4
Will both works and theses be submitted?
A4
All applications must submit a thesis and thesis outline. Practical course applicants can submit works and a portfolio of past works.
Q5
Can devices and materials be borrowed for the submitted works?
A5
This can’t be done, as a rule.
We will contact you to confirm the placement location, fixtures and the like beforehand.
 Other than display panels, easels, and other display fixtures, as a rule, PCs and its equipment must be prepared by the applicant. (Please inquire for details. )
Q6
Is it possible to get time limit extensions in the delivery of works?
A6
From receipt to setting up, please complete everything within the designated time period. Changes to time/date and time extensions are not possible.
Q7
Are places where works are set up specified?
A7
We will ask you about your hopes, but for entry exams the space utilized is limited, so designations are impossible.
Q8
Can instructors providing leadership be designated?
A8
You can write in your entry documents the instructor you hope for to teach you practical skills, but for both thesis and practical skill instruction research themes and the like will be taken into consideration after admissions, and the university will designate and decide the instructor.
Q9
Is it possible to meet with my desired instructor?
A9
We cannot tell you the points of contact for individual instructors, but if you call the Entry Exam Section (042-679-5602), it will be possible to pass your information to their laboratory.
  However, the convenience of the instructor is prioritized in classes, so there is no guarantee that a face to face meeting will be possible.
  After the application until the day of the entry exam, it is impossible to have face to face meetings, so please contact us early in advance if you wish to have such a meeting.
Q10
Can one receive past examinations?
A10
Past essay examination’s titles are open to the public on this university’s HP.
  For language examination, consult with the window of the entry exam section or make a request by telephone to (042-679-5602).
Q11
How is competition of applicants?
A11
For the past 5 years it has been as follows.
       
  2015 2016201720182019
Applicants 9 8 11 9 18
Those who passed 7 6 6 5 5
competition of applicants 1.3 1.3 1.8 1.8 3.6

Curriculum questions

Q12
What are the requirement for completion?
A12
At least 18 credits (the required 6 credits + 12 or more required/elective credits) must be obtained for completion, a doctoral thesis must be written, and an examination and probation must be passed.
Q13
an observational learning of classes or degree examinations be done?
A13
Classes are not open to the public, but degree examinations and thesis presentation (conducted every year on 3/22) are open to the public.
  Please contact by telephone (+81-42-679-5667: Graduate School Laboratory/ Japanese Only)
Q14
How long are class times?
A14
Classes are the required “Guidance in Integrated Research “, the required/elective “Study of Art Techniques “, and “Study of Art Theory “, but the days and times of instruction for them all are set up in consultation with the instructor.
  Also, the work creation studio, the reference room, and the computer room can be used every day during periods of time when classes are being held (even on Sunday it is possible to use them if prior notice is given), so please utilize them proactively.
Q15
What is the main schedule up through degree examination?
A15
This university’s degree examinations are conducted using a comprehensive evaluation of works and thesis, and the curriculum has been changed so that in each subsequent year there are plans to further develop works and thesis.
  Works are pursued in Study of Art Techniques (required/elective), and after the general practice (overall evaluation meetings) conducted twice in the 1st and 2nd year, a preliminary degree examination is held in September of the 3rd year, and the degree examination itself will be held in January.
  These are pursued in Study of Art Theory (required/elective), and after midterm report meetings have passed (1st year 12,000+ characters in Japanese, 2nd year 20,000+ characters), there will be a preliminary degree examination (30,000+characters) and a degree examination (40,000+ characters).

[Supplement] Even for art critic course students, comprehensive exercises are mandatory.

Q16
How are degree examinations conducted?
A16
In a degree application examination, there is a preliminary application (September) and the actual application (January); if the preliminary degree examination is passed, it is possible to leave the university after attaining the needed credits.
  The degree examination is conducted by more than 4 referees at least one external examiner, and is conducted as an oral defense centered on examinations of works, thesis, and the like.
Q17
How many years does one have to write the theses?
A17
The shortest amount of time in which a doctoral dissertation can be submitted is in the 3rd year. The longest amount of time one can remain in a Doctoral Degree Course is 6 years, so the doctoral dissertation can be submitted within that timeframe.
  Also, even if the dissertation cannot be submitted while the student is still enrolled in school, it can still be submitted for up to 3 years after the student leaves the university after attaining the suitable number of credits.
Q18
Are there opportunities to present created works?
A18
In March of the year in question, students who have passed the degree examination can have their works displayed in the “Doctoral Program Graduation Exhibition” help at this university’s museum (Tokyo-to, Tama-shi).

Questions about tuition and student life

Q19
Where is the campus?
A19
Hachioji Campus is located at: 2-1723, Yarimizu, Hachioji, Tokyo
 However, due to matters involving the instructors of actual skills, there are students who pursue studies at the studio in Kaminoge campus (3-15-34, Kaminoge, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo).
Q21
How much are living expenses.
A21
Commuting students living at home and commuting will be paying 50,000-70,000 yen per month and students not living at home but are commuting will be paying 120,000-140,000 yen per month; these are the university averages.
Q22
How much do classes cost?
A22
1, 238,000 yen (starting with fiscal year 2004), but in addition there are admissions fees (students who were not undergraduates at this university will be paying 200,000 yen), facilities fees, maintenance fees, practical experience fees, and the like; so for the first fiscal year one can expect to pay 1,561,000 yen (for a student who was an undergraduate at this university) to 1,801,000 yen.
Q23
Is there a scholarship system?
A23
400,000 yen is awarded each year for the Tama Art University Scholarship and each year 100,000 yen is awarded for the Tama Art University Graduate School Study Incentive System; these will be provided to the students who meet the qualifications (and there is no need to pay the funds back).

[About the private expenses for foreign exchange student class tuition reduction]
If economic circumstances are difficult but the student is performing well academically, class tuition is reduced for that student by 30%.