The objective of the Faculty of Health Sciences is to cultivate human resources with problem solving skills for dealing with new issues, as students learn specialist knowledge and skills in each area of psychology and healthcare, and acquire extensive cultural education and rich humanity. The faculty trains human resources that can provide support to those who need care, by perceiving human health holistically from both aspects of body and mind.
Students learn about the supportive role played by psychology in medical and welfare facilities, schools, businesses and a host of other environments as hence understand the importance of the health sciences in modern-day society. They also study about themes common to all disciplines in the Faculty, such as ethical issues and medical care.
Students learn about how to prevent diseases caused by lifestyle and injury, and about rehabilitation for sporting injuries, and for cerebral and neural disorders. They learn not only the special skills required to become a physiotherapist, but also how to approach physiotherapy from a psychological perspective.
At the Department of Paramedic Science, students study basic medicine, emergency medicine and disorders, by understanding the current status and issues of emergency medical care, and acquire judgement, simulation, problem-solving and management skills. The faculty provides many opportunities for students to practice in emergency medical facilities and fire departments. Upon graduation, students will acquire the qualification to take the national exams for emergency medical technicians.