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The Certificate for Environmental Innovators

Students who have fulfilled all requirements of the Environmental Innovators Course will be awarded a certificate. The name of the course on the certificate appears as "Environmental Innovators"

The Environmental Innovators Course requires that students earn their master’s degree (Graduate School of Media and Governance) and thirty-four credits from the following courses as indicated below.

Fundamental Courses (two credits each) Practice in Environmental Monitoring, Practice for Local Community Creation

Group 1

Conceptual Framework (EG1), Conceptual Framework (EG2), Conceptual Framework (Human Security) *1 Group 2
Advanced Research (EG1), Advanced Research (EG2), Advanced Research (Development and Social Theories) *1 Group 3
Common Courses (number of credits are indicated in brackets) Ecological and Environmental Fieldwork (2), Environmental Design Field Workshop (2), Fieldwork A/B/C/D (2 each) At least two credits from Fieldwork courses
Internship A / B (2 each), Special Seminar On Environmental Design 1 / 2 (4 each) At least two credits from Internship courses
Project Courses (Students must take at least one project course (two credits) every semester) At least one project course every semester
Two credits from Master's Thesis (Students who choose not to write a master's thesis should refer to the requirements for completing a master's program without writing a thesis, set by the Graduate School of Media and Governance.)  

Specialized Courses (number of credits are indicated in brackets)

Environmental Design Series Applied Environmental Design (Architecture and Landscape Design) (4), Applied Environmental Design (Urban Environment Design) (4), Applied Environmental Design (Green Architectural Design) (4), Applied Environmental Design (Synthesis) (4), Landscape Design (2), Urban Design Studies (2), History of City and Living Environment (2), Environmental Technology and Space Design (2), Building Technology (2), Building Materials and Construction Technology (2), Architectural Environment Management (2), Safety in Environmental Design (2), Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design (2), Design of Urban Space (2), Environmental Technoscience and Policy (2) Fourteen credits must be earned from any combination of the Specialized Courses
Environmental Planning and Policy Series Advanced Research (Development and Social Theories) (2) *1, Digital Earth Science (2), Advanced Spatial Data Modeling (2), Space Law (2), Policy Management (Human Security and International Development) (2), Development and the Local Community (2), Landscape Ecology (2)*2 (until 2012), Biodiversity Science (2), Global Environmental Politics (2), Asia Pacific Initiative for Sustainable Development (2), Environmental Law and Economy (2), Environmental Resource Science of Earth (2), Urban Policy (2), Conceptual Framework (Human Security) (2) *1, International Environmental Law (2), Spatial Analysis (4)*3, Large-Scale Environmental Systems (2), Environmental Information System Architecture (2)
Environmental Business Series Designing Environmental Business (2), Exercise on Designing Low-Carbon Society 1 (4), Exercise on Designing Low-Carbon Society 2 (4), Design a Low-Carbon Society (2), Energy and Global Environment (2), Environmental Technology Systems (2), Theory of Global Environment Technology (2), Energy Policy Analysis (2), International Environmental Problems (2), Advanced Course of Environmental Chemistry (2), Atmospheric Environmental Science (2), Environmental Economic Policy (2), Global Environmental Policy Management (2)
Social Entrepreneurship Series Advanced Research (Casebook Methods in Research and Education) (2), Social Innovation through Social Entrepreneurship (2), Total Design of Private and Public Profits (2), Social Finance (2), Product Development and Promotion of Social Business (2), Design for Social Innovation (2), Policy Management (Policy Making and Social Innovation) (2), Management of Emerging Businesses (2), Management and Governance Of Government Institutions (2), Strategic Management (2), Community Informatics (2), Family Business Management (2)

*1 The Conceptual Framework (Human Security), and Advanced Research (Development and Social Theories) courses can be counted toward the certificate either as a Fundamental Course or a Specialized Course (Environmental Planning and Policy Series), but not both.

*2 From Academic Year 2013, the name of the Landscape Ecology course has been changed to “Biodiversity Science.” The present Landscape Ecology course offered by the Faculty of Policy and Management, and the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies since Academic Year 2013, is not considered a Specialized Course.

*3 The Spatial Analysis course is offered by the Faculty of Policy and Management, and the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies.