A PhD, also known as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, is a doctorate awarded by a university to the academic who has met all necessary qualifications and can now be considered a doctor in his or her academic field.
The Biological and Life Sciences subject area is a broad field of study, and it includes sustainability and environmental studies in addition to more hard sciences like genetics and biology. Programs in this field often involve math and data analysis.
Japan has one of the highly integrated higher education systems in Asia. Japans approach to science and technology is highly rated thus their education levels very structured from childhood to primary through secondary to tertiary levels. With 126 million people living in Japan it has a cultural rich environment. Greater Tokyo area is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over 30 million residents.
Top Doctoral Programs in Biological and Life Sciences in Japan 2017
"The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Iwate University. (PhD)" is organized on the basis of three Master Courses (Agriculture or Agriculture and Life Science) of Hirosaki University, Iwate University, Yamagata University, the Master's Course (Animal Husbandry) of Obihiro University of Agricultural and Veterinary Medicine, and the research facilities of each university. [+]
The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences (a 3-year doctoral program), has established a program offering three courses with instruction in English: Bioresource Production Science, Applied Bioresource Science, and Life Environment Conservation Science, which reflect the distinctive strengths of the agriculture faculties of the three participating universities. [+]