Department of Architecture
Department of Architecture
(CSE Graduate School)


Direction of Studies

Approximately 70% of undergraduates go on to greaduate school under Waseda’s 6-year integrated undergraduate and graduate curriculum. Those who earn their master’s degree go on to a wide variety of careers, such as construction design, real estate, advertising, transportation, the civil service, and securities. Increasingly, students are entering the doctoral program.

Pathways taken by graduates of the undergraduate division

A: Graduate Schools 77.8%
B: Media, IT, communications 2.8%
C: Others 19.4%

Pathways taken by graduates of the master’s progam

A: Construction companies 24.7%
B: Design offiices and consultancies 23.3%
C: Government and Local public bodies 6.8%
D: Media, IT, communications 5.5%
E: Doctoral programs 5.5%
F: Real estate and development companies 4.1%
G: Think tanks and consultancies 4.1%
H: Others 26.0%

Employment of graduates

Kajima Corporation, Shimizu Corporation, Taisei Corporation, Obayashi Corporation, Takenaka Corporation, Toda Corporation, Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., Sato Kogyo Co., Ltd., Nikken Sekkei Ltd., Nihon Sekkei, Inc., Kume Sekkei Co., Ltd., NTT Facilities, Inc., Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei Inc., Yamashita Sekkei Inc., Matsudahirada design, Azusa Sekkei Co., Ltd., Ishimoto Architectural & Engineering Firm, Inc., Research Institute of Architecture, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc., Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., Dentsu Inc., Hakuhodo Inc., Sekisui House, Ltd., Daiwa House Industry Company, Limited, Asahi Kasei Homes, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc., Accenture Japan Ltd., McKinsey & Company, Inc., Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd., East Japan Railway Company, West Japan Railway Company, Tokyu Corporation, Nomura Co., Ltd., JGC Corporation, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Estate Company, Limited, Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd., Mori Building Company, Limited, The Japanese Association for Conservation of Architectural Monuments, other