With One Goal to Create the Best Quality of Life
The Graduate School of Human Life Science was established in 1975 and is one of the foremost institutes for research and education in the field of Human Life Science. Human Life Science is obligated to show the direction of the road ahead to create a better quality of everyday life through investigations for improvement in health, psychology, wellbeing and our environment. With one goal to create the best quality of life, our four education and research courses and one comprehensive research unit are performing excellent research activities and providing students with a high degree of education in this academic field.


The Food and Human Health Sciences course is to educate and study the fundamental science of nutrition, food safety, food science, applied and clinical nutrition. It consists of seven research groups: Molecular and Biochemical Nutrition, Food Science, Environmental Health Sciences, Nutritional Medicine, Public Health and Community Nutrition, Nutritional Education, and Clinical and Applied Nutrition.


The course of Housing and Environment Design is to educate and study environmental engineering, design, culture and housing planning. The education and study of this course focuses on contemporary issues associated with residential space for urban life and physical environment.


The Clinical Psychology course is to educate and study developmental, clinical psychology and family from the viewpoint of lifespan psychology towards the realization of human well-being.



Department list of Graduate School of Human Life Science
and Faculty of Human Life Science
ƒGraduate Courses„
Department Courses and Main Research Fields
Food and Human Health Sciences Molecular and Biochemical Nutrition, Food Science, Environmental Health Sciences,Nutritional Medicine, Public Health and Community Nutrition, Nutrition Education, Clinical and Applied Nutrition
Housing and Environmental Design Housing and Culture, Environmental Engineering in Architecture, Material Science in Environment, Housing Planning, Environmental Design, Housing Space Design, Safety Engineering and Ergonomics for Well-being, Housing and Environmental Design for the Elderly and Disabled
Social Services Social Work, Social Policy, Social System of Human Well-being, Advanced Interdisciplinary Care Science
Clinical Psychology Clinical Psychology of Ego Development,
Clinical Psychology of Psychopathology,
Clinical Studies of Education, Clinical Family Study


ƒUndergraduate Courses„
Department Courses
Food and Nutrition Food and Nutritional Sciences
Housing and
Environmental Design
Housing Design, Environmental Design System
Human Development
and Welfare
Developmental Practice, Social Services