The first semester of doctoral program aims to foster human resources that can play a core role to create a society resilient to disasters by offering learning in four domains: Disaster Resilience Assessment Domain; Disaster Resilience Communication Domain; Disaster Resilience Management Domain; and Disaster Resilience Governance Domain.
It is presumed that students from various backgrounds will participate in the first semester of doctoral program; therefore, the program offers foundation subjects regarding disaster resilience for them to gain basic knowledge as well as major subjects regarding each domain to deepen their expertise. Moreover, special seminars provide the guidance for students to carry out research and study independently to produce their master’s dissertation under their special research. Foundation subjects, special seminars and special research are compulsory. With regard to major subjects, one subject from each domain is elective compulsory, whereas others are elective.
The second semester of doctoral program organizes and conducts a systematic and step-by-step curriculum following the curriculum policy below to foster the human resources stated in the diploma policy.