The Chiba University Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences awards degrees to students with the following attainments.
A spirit of freedom and independence
We seek people who can set their own goals as students of pharmacy, and who can constantly verify and evaluate their own performance. Students should also be able to follow biomedical ethics and apply their specialist skills. In addition, they must be able to improve themselves consistently through lifelong learning.
Social engagement with a global perspective
We seek people who understand the social and cultural role of pharmacy. Students must also be able to perform their duty and exercise their rights appropriately to safeguard basic human rights and achieve social justice, while contributing to the development of a sustainable society with a global and local outlook.
We seek people with an interest in diverse cultures and values, with a desire for deeper understanding. In addition, students must understand nature, the environment and society from a global perspective, and recognize the issues facing humankind and society.
Specialist knowledge, skills and proficiency
We seek people who aim to become involved in research or education in pharmaceutical sciences and life science, or who wish to become leading pharmacists. Students should be able to systematically develop their knowledge of specialist areas and to identify and solve problems. They should be able to express natural, social and scientific phenomenon, as well as their own conclusions in diagrams or formulae, and be able to convey the results of their thinking in a logical form that is comprehensible to others. Furthermore, students must be able to take an empirical approach based on information and knowledge concerning pharmacy, analyze it logically from a multifaceted perspective, and present the results.
Strong problem solving ability
We seek people with the Japanese language ability required to effectively communicate and present their thinking concerning pharmacy and other matters, in order to work cooperatively with others in solving problems. Students must also have equivalent basic ability in English. They must also be able to use information and communications technology to collect, select, organize and analyze information in various ways, and use it with due consideration of intellectual property rights and information ethics. Students must be able to make comprehensive use of the knowledge, skills and proficiency they acquire, and be able to solve new problems that they have identified arising from social needs. In addition, they must be able to work cooperatively with others to solve problems proactively.