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 and medical conditions 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 approachphysiotherapy from a psychological perspective.
The Department of Occupational Therapy aims to train specialists who provide support to those with physical, psychological and developmental disabilities through a variety of therapies for recovering their mental and bodily functions, so they can live as they want to live and reintegrate into society.
Students develop advanced knowledge and skills through a variety of coursework and practices, and cultivate the ability to contribute to society by responding to modern societal needs such as 'team healthcare' and home nursing care, which are becoming more prominent in the fields of medicalcare and welfare.
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.
The Department of Medical Technology and Sciences aims to create clinical laboratory technicians who will conduct various tests and analyses in hospitals and laboratories to support diagnosis and treatment.
Students will be equipped with the advanced knowledge and skills required to support ever-progressing healthcare, They will cultivate communication skills and a high sense of ethics so they can contribute to ‘team healthcare’, whichan is advancing aspect of the medical profession.