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Data on Activity of Undergraduate and Graduate Students following Graduation

The data below and more are available for download here. (Document in Japanese.)

Post-Undergraduate Degree Data for the Academic Year 2017-2018

School of... Graduated
in
2017-18
Enter
Grad
School
Employment Interns Other
Business Civil
servants
Teachers Total
Letters 171 27 84
26
7
117 0 27
Human Sciences 158 28 104 14 0 118
0 12
* Foreign Studies
(full-time)
615 45 457
56 11 524 0 46
Law 263 48 142 40
0
182 0 33
Economics 238 19 183 8 0 191 0 28
Science 278 216 29 3 8 40
0 22
Medicine (Medicine)
121 0 0 0 0 0 113 8
Medicine (Healthcare)
166 53 101
2 3 106 0 7
Dentistry 47 0 0 0 0 0 39 8
Pharmaceutical
Sciences
84 55 23 1 0 24 0 5
Engineering 870 735 96 4 1 101 0 34
Engineering
Science
418 342 63 3 0 66 0 10
Total 3,429 1,568 1,282 157 30 1,469 152 240

*The numbers for the School of Foreign Studies include the numbers of students who had attended the former Osaka University of Foreign Studies and graduated from the School of Foreign Studies in March 2018.

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Post-Graduate Degree Data for the Academic Year 2017-2018

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

Graduate School of... Completed
in
2017-18
Enter
Grad
School (doctor's course)
Employment ** Other
Business Civil
servants
Teachers Total
Letters 82 18 31 4 4 39
25
Human Sciences 103 30 45 2 7 54 19
Law and Politics 32
3 17 6 1 24
5
Economics 84
15 43 2 0 45 24
Science 265
53 185 3
7
195 17
Medicine (Medicine) 20 10 6 1 1 8 2
Medicine (Healthcare) 76 10 61 0 3 64 2
Pharmaceutical
Sciences
63 11 44 0 0 44 8
Engineering 833
88 696 12 0 708 37
Engineering
Science
280 36 237 3 0 240 4
Language and Culture 75
30 13 3 8 24 21
Osaka School of International Public Policy 46 17 15 2 0
17 12
Information Science and
Technology
139 14 115 1 2 118 7
* Frontier Biosciences 41 1 38 1 0 39 1
Total 2,139 336 1,546 40 33 1,619 184

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

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Second term of doctor's courses, master's course, and Law School

Graduate School of...  Completed
in
2017-18 *
Employment **
Other
Business Civil
servants
Teachers Total
Letters 31
3 1
8 12
19
Human Sciences 36 11 1 10 22 14
Law and Politics 4
0 0 1 1
3
Economics 18 8 0 5
13 5
Science 74 47 0
5
52
22
Medicine (Medicine) 175
124 1 8 133 42
Medicine (Healthcare) 15 11 0 3 14
1
Dentistry 32 19
0 2 21 11
Pharmaceutical
Sciences
15 12 1 1 14 1
Engineering 147 90 5 8 103 44
Engineering
Science
41 23
0 7 30
11
Language and Culture 34 3 0 7 10 24
Osaka School of International
Public Policy
19 7 5 0 12 7
Information Science and
Technology
28 20 0 3
23 5
Frontier Biosciences 31 19 0 3 22
9
Joint Graduate School of Child Development 17 4
0 7 11 6
Total 717 401 14 78
493 224

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

 

Graduate School of...  Completed
in
2017-18 *
Employment Other
Business Civil
servants
Teachers Total
Osaka University Law School 54 0
0 0 0
54

* 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 

Field Company/Organization
Manufacturing Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Panasonic Corporation
Daikin Industries, Ltd.
Fujitsu Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd.
Toyota Motor Corporation
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. Komatsu Ltd.
Honda Motor Company, Ltd.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Toyota Industries Corporation
Denso Corporation
Kobe Steel, Ltd.
Kubota Corporation
Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) Sony Corporation
Kao Corporation
Kyocera Corporation
Sumimoto Chemical Co., Ltd.
Hitachi Shipbuilding Corporation
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Yanmar Co., Ltd.
Shimadzu Corporation Canon Inc.
Suntory Holdings Limited
Sharp Corporation
Shionogi & Company, Limited
JFE Steel
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc.
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Nissan Motor Company Ltd
Toray Industries, Inc.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
Kuraray Co., Ltd.
Mazda Motor Corporation
JTEKT Corporation
Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.
NEC Corporation
Kaneka Corporation
Astellas Pharma, Inc.
Asahi Kasei Corporation
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. IBM Japan
Takenaka Corporation
Suzuki Motor Corporation
Obayashi Corporation
AGC Keyence Corporation
Micron Memory Japan, Inc.
Brother Industries, Inc.
Furukawa Electric Co., LTd.
FANUC Corporation
Toshiba Corporation
JGC Corporation
Kajima Corporation
Omron Corporation
IHI Corporation
Denso Ten Limited
Yokogawa Electric Corporation
ROHM Semiconductor
Daiichi Sankyo Company
Nidec Corporation
Terumo Corporation
Taisei Corporation
TOTO LTD.
Sysmex Corporation
Sky Shimizu Corporation
Seiko Epson Corporation
Shiseido Company
Sumitomo Forestry Co. Ltd.
Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd.
Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Ajinomoto Co., Inc.



Electricity, gas
The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. The Chugoku Electric Power Company, Incorporated Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc.
Kyūshū Electric Power Company


Information, communication
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation (NTT West) NTT Data Corporation
NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
NTT Communications
The Japan Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) NS Solutioncs, Corp.
ABeam Consulting Ltd.
NTT Comware Corporation
Fujisoft Incorporated
Itec Hankyu Hanshin


Transportation West Japan Railway Company (JR-West)
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
Central Japan Railway Company (JR-Central)
Trading, distribution, thinktank
Nitori Co., Ltd.
Nomura Research Institute,  Ltd.
Sumitomo Corporation
Sojitz Corporation
Marubeni Corporation
Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Itochu Corporation

Bank, securities, insurance
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Mizuho Financial Group, Ltd.
MUFJ Bank, Ltd.
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd.
Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. Resona Holdings, Inc.
Nippon Life Insurance Company
Daiwa Securities
Sumitomo Life Insurance Company
Sumitomo Mitsui Card
Japan Post Bank Co., Ltd.
SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.



Mass media, publication, advertisement
Accenture Works Applications Co., Ltd.
Rakuten, Inc.
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
KPMG Azsa LLC
Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) Pasona Inc.
PPD SNBL
Public office
Law courts
Ministry of Finance (Customs) Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry of Justice (Legal Affairs Bureau)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism National Diet Library
Osaka Prefectural Government
Kyoto City Hall
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Ishikawa Prefectural Government

*There are many government offices by which OU graduates were employed in addition to those mentioned above.

Schools, hospitals
Osaka University Hospital
Osaka Prefectural Hospital Organization
Osaka University Dental Hospital
Japan Community Health care Organization (JCHO) Osaka Hospital
Toyonaka Municipal Hospital
Osaka Police Hospital

National Hospital Organization Osaka National Hospital

 

Sakai City Medical Center
Kyoto University Hospital
Kansai Rosai Hospital
Osaka University
Osaka Prefecture teaching staff
Hyogo Prefecture teaching staff Kyushu University

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