2020 HCB International Internship

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Graduate major in Human Centered Science and Biomedical Engineering
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Course description and aims

This course is designed to give students experiences in the real world at domestic and/or international universities, companies, and/or institutes whose researches are related to “Life Engineering; Human Centered Science and Biomedical Engineering”. It is necessary to discuss with student’s supervisor to decide the host agency.

Student learning outcomes

By completing this course, student acquire the following abilities:
1) Ability to understand “Life Engineering” course based on the research at the host agency.
2) Ability to integrate the knowledge acquired at the host agency into the knowledge obtained at student's laboratory.
3) Practical problem-solving skills for advanced research in the field of “Life Engineering”


Intercultural Skills, Internship

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

After the discussion with academic advisors, students start their research at their host agencies. After completing their research, students make activity reports during their internship.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Training at each host. To be announced by each host.

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend a certain length of time outside of class on preparation and review (including for assignments), as specified by the Tokyo Institute of Technology Rules on Undergraduate Learning (東京工業大学学修規程) and the Tokyo Institute of Technology Rules on Graduate Learning (東京工業大学大学院学修規程), for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


Specified as necessary.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Specified as necessary.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students are evaluated based on their activity at the host and their report. If misconduct, such as plagiarism or misappropriation of someone else's work is committed, we will treat it strictly: The grade of the subject will be 0.

Related courses

  • HCB.C431 : Off Campus Training I
  • HCB.C531 : Off Campus Training II
  • HCB.C532 : Off Campus Training III

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites are necessary.

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