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Data on Activity of Undergraduate and Graduate Students following Graduation

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Post-Undergraduate Degree Data for the Academic Year 2014-2015

School of... Graduated
in
2014-15
Enter
Grad
School
Employment*** Interns Other
Business Civil
servants
Teachers Total
Letters 166 38 84
22
7
113 0 15
Human Sciences 143
25
85
12
1
98
0 20
* Foreign Studies
(full-time)
590
40
438
43 14 495 0 55
** Foreign Studies
(evening)
2
0 0
0 0 0
0 2
Law 258 46
142 34
0
176 0 36
Economics 251 22
184 11 0 195 0 34
Science 257 217
24
2 4
30
0 10
Medicine (Medicine)
98
0 0 0 0 0 95 3
Medicine (Healthcare)
168 70
92
1
1
94
0 4
Dentistry 53 0 0 0 0 0 44 9
Pharmaceutical
Sciences
87 55 22 1 0 23 0 9
Engineering 840 734 65 7
1 73 0 33
Engineering
Sciences
437 370 58
2
1
61
0 6
Total 3,350 1,617 1,194 135 29
1,358 139 236

* The figure of the full-time courses of the School of Foreign Studies includes that of courses at the former Osaka University of Foreign Studies.
** The evening courses at the School of Foreign Studies were courses at the former Osaka University of Foreign Studies.

*** A classification by industry of employment

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Post-Graduate Degree Data for the Academic Year 2014-2015

First term of doctor's course and master's course

Graduate School of... Completed
in
2014-15
Enter
Grad
School ( doctor's course)
Employment ** Other
Business Civil
servants
Teachers Total
Letters 89 27 26 5
9
40
22
Human Sciences 73
17
24
7
5
36
20
Law and Politics 43
2
26
2
0
28
13
Economics 66
11
34
1
0
35
20
Science 245
66
161
3
4
168
11
Medicine (Medicine) 27
17
8
1
0 9
1
Medicine (Healthcare) 76 6
60
1
5
66
4
Pharmaceutical
Sciences
68
13
51 1
0 52
3
Engineering 814
78
699 25 2
726 10
Engineering
Sciences
283
29
246 3 0 249 5
Language and Culture 86
34
20
2
9
31
21
Osaka School of International Public Policy 42
7
18 6
0
24 11
Information Science and
Technology
139 19 114 0
3 117 3
* Frontier Biosciences 65
29 32
1 1
34
2
Total 2,116 355 1,519 58
38 1,615 146

* The number for Frontier Biosciences indicates the number who obtained a master's degree.

** A classification by industry of employment

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Second term of doctor's courses & master's course

Graduate School of...  Completed
in
2014-15 *
Employment **
Other
Business Civil
servants
Teachers Total
Letters 41
8
1
6
15
26
Human Sciences 34
6
0 8
14
20
Law and Politics 17
7
2
7
16
1
Economics 15
4
0 4
8
7
Science 69
40
0
5
45
24
Medicine (Medicine) 153
105
2
16
123
30
Medicine (Healthcare) 21
11 0 8
19
2
Dentistry 49
23
0 3
26
23
Pharmaceutical
Sciences
17
9
0 4 13 4
Engineering 162 103 1
22
126 36
Engineering
Sciences
46
20
1
9
30
16
Language and Culture 28 2
0 10
12
16
Osaka School of International
Public Policy
14 3
1
3
7
7
Information Science and
Technology
36 24 0 7
31
5
Frontier Biosciences 35
18 1
2 21
14
Joint Graduate School of Child Development 12 4
2
2
8
4
Total 749 387 11
116
514 235

* The numbers include students who earned credits but left school without obtaining a degree.

** A classification by industry of employment

Graduate School of...  Completed
in
2014-15 *
Employment Other
Business Civil
servants
Teachers Total
Osaka University Law School 95
0
0 0 0
95

* Those who completed the course are currently preparing for bar exams; here they are included in the category of "Other."

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Places of employment 

Category
Manufacturing

IHI Corporation, Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., Asahi Kasei Corporation, Ube Industries, Ltd., Obayashi Corporation, Omron Corporation, Kaneka Corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Canon Inc., Kubota Corporation, Kuraray Co., Ltd., Kobe Steel, Ltd., Komatsu Ltd., Suntory Holdings Ltd., GS Yuasa Corporation, JFE Holdings Inc., JTEKT Corporation, Shionogi Co., Ltd., Shimadzu Corporation, Shimizu Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd., Sumimoto Rubber Industries, Ltd., Sumimoto Heavy Industries, Ltd.,   Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Sony Corporation, Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited, Daikin Industries Ltd., Taisei Corporation, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Sumimoto Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd., Takenaka Corporation, Terumo Corporation, DENSO Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Toray Industries Inc., Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Industries Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., IBM Japan, Ltd., Japan Tobacco Inc., NEC Corporation, Panasonic Corporation,  Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Fujitsu Limited, Bridgestone Corporation, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Mazda Motor Corporation, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Corporate, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Yamaha Corporation, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd., Richo Company Ltd., YKK Corporation, YKK AP, Inc.

Electricity, gas Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., Kyushu Electric Power Company, Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.
Information, communication NTT Communications Corporation, NTT DATA Corporation, NTT Docomo, Inc., KDDI Corporation, SoftBank Corp., Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corp., Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Nihon Unisys, Ltd.
Transportation

Central Japan Railway Company, West Japan Railway Company,  East Japan Railway Company, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., All Nippon Airways,  Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, Mitsubishi Logistics Corporation

Trading, distribution, thinktank

ITOCHU Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Hankyu Hanshin Department Stores, Inc., Nitori Co., Ltd., Nomura Research Institute Ltd.

Bank, securities, insurance

SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., Bank of Kyoto Ltd., The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Ltd., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Nippon Life Insurance Company, Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd., Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., Mizuho Financial Group Inc.,  Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Ltd., The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd., Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company, Resona Holdings, Inc.   

Mass media, publication, advertisement

The Asahi Shimbun Company, Kadokawa Corporation,  Kodansha Ltd., Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd., Jiji Press Ltd., Shogakukan Inc., Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc., TV Asahi Corporation, Dentsu Inc., Nikkei Inc., Nippon Television Network Corporation, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK), Hakuhodo Inc./Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, Inc., Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc., Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.   

Public office

Aichi Prefecture, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Kyoto City, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kobe City, National Tax Agency, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Law courts, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Nara Prefecture, Hyogo Prefecture, Ministry of Defense

School, hospital Osaka University, Osaka University Hospital, Osaka University Dental Hospital, Osaka Prefectural Hospital Organization, National Hospital Organization, Japan Community Health Care Organization (JCHO) Osaka Hospital, Osaka Prefecture teaching staff, Hyogo Prefecture teaching staff

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