Three Policies of School of Health Sciences
Admission Policy at School of Health Sciences
The School of Health Sciences considers for admission those who apply themselves, with strong interest and eagerness, to the acquisition of knowledge and skills in health care, which is getting increasingly complex and advanced, as well as research in these areas and aspire to realize their dreams through personal growth, especially those who desire to become creative educated individuals equipped not only with a sense of humanity and an awareness of ethics but also with the spirit of independence, fraternity, and aspiration, and have a will to continue to learn during lifetime on their own initiatives as respectable members of society, thereby contributing to the realization of a sustainable society.
Curriculum Policy at School of Health Sciences
To fulfill TUT’s fundamental mission “To build up human resources that will contribute to the improvements in the quality of life and to the progress of technology,” the School of Health Sciences sets forth the following curriculum policy, aiming to educate students to become internationally minded, educated individuals equipped not only with a sense of humanity and an awareness of ethics but also with creativity and professional ability in holistic medical and health care to contribute to the construction of a sustainable society:
- 1. Liberal Arts
To foster an international mindset, a sense of humanity, an awareness of ethics, and high creativity, the Liberal Arts subject group is composed of four subgroups of subjects: (a) humanity and social sciences, (b) foreign languages, (c) informatics (computers), mathematics, and other natural sciences, and (d) character building subjects (good citizenship, wellness).
- 2. Specialized Subjects
(a) Basic Specialized and Common Subject Groups
These are designed to give students a solid foundation for studying basic and practical subjects common to all specialized fields at the School of Health Sciences, focusing on fundamental knowledge and skills. They are offered as required or elective subjects.
(b) Specialized Subject Group
These are designed to put students through the study of specialized knowledge at the School of Health Sciences, including the principles and use of advanced medical equipment as well as the procedures for reporting the observations obtained through the use of such equipment and presenting discussions, and then to foster the ability to solve field problems or create new values by systematically applying such knowledge and skills.
They include, as required subjects, various on-site and clinical exercises and practice characteristic of health sciences, so as to nurture the ability for practical application.
They further include graduate research as a required subject so as to nurture the ability to put to practice what they have learned during the four-year period and ultimately solve real-life problems.
Diploma Policy at School of Health Sciences
The requirements for qualifying for a diploma are, first, to enroll for a pre-specified period of time in the School of Health Sciences, second, to earn a minimum of 128 credits by completing subjects (liberal arts, basic specialized, and specialized) that are designed adhering to its principles of fostering a spirit of service through the study of international cooperation and love for all mankind and equipping students with the basics for health care specialists, and finally to pass the graduation exam for a bachelor. The subjects mentioned herein include not only lectures but also a graduation paper as well as on-site, clinical, and other exercises/practice that are specified by the School.
The criteria for passing the graduation exam for a bachelor are that the student has adequately mastered both liberal arts subjects, which are offered across all the schools of TUT, and specialized subjects, which are specifically designed by the School and whether he/she is possessed of communication skills, logical thinking ability, an analytic mindset, evaluation skills, and problem solution skills.