Department of Nursing

  • Fukuoka Campus

Highly skilled nurses serving the local community

The Department of Nursing develops theoretical and scientific skills along with a sense of compassion and empathy. The curriculum is updated constantly to reflect advances in medical technology, globalization of the health care industry and changes in social structures. Graduates are equipped to provide health care, medical and welfare services in the local community.


Study nursing techniques, hone your individual capabilities and develop an independent outlook

The stimulating and varied curriculum features a combination of group work, exercises, observation and practical training components. It is designed to foster a sense of professionalism and independence, providing a broad-based education together with an introduction to a variety of different specializations.

Year 1 Year 1 is spent learning core introductory subjects alongside students in other departments. Nursing covers a range of fields relating to humanity, the environment and society. Students develop an understanding of the basic ideas and principles of nursing, including a module on ethics.
Year 2 In Year 2, students begin to study subjects that provide a foundation for subsequent study in specialized subject areas, along with a broad range of specialized disciplines. In the latter half of the year, students are given more practical subjects involving training exercises.
Year 3 In Year 3, the first half of the year focuses on specialist subjects in a range of areas. Students develop a deeper understanding of specialist fields. In the second half, students begin to acquire hands-on experience in a practical training component undertaken at local hospitals and facilities.
Year 4 Year 4 consists mainly of practical training, as students acquire practical skills in all facets of nursing. The second half of the year is spent consolidating their studies and deepening their studies based on their career plan.

Post-graduation Career/Academic Paths

A large majority of graduates go on to work at hospital and other medical institutions.

(Results from 2019)

Major Places of Employment and Study Following Graduation

HOKKAIDO (public health nurse) / Teikyo University Hospital / Teikyo University Hospital, Mizonokuchi / Toranomon Hospital / Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital / Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital / Kanagawa Children’s Medical Center / Omuta Hospital / Fukuoka Tokushukai Medical Center / Kyushu University Beppu Hospital / Nagasaki National Hospital / Hospital of the University of Occupational and Environmental Health / SAGA-KEN MEDIXAL CENTER KOSEIKAN / Kyushu Central Hospital / Fukuokahigashi Medical Center / Fukuoka University Hospital / St. mary’s Hospital / Iwakuni Clinical Center / Higashisaga Hospital / KUMAMOTO CHUO HOSPITAL

Teaching staff

In the Teikyo University Teaching Staff Database, information about the staff can be searched and viewed. (Japanese information only, may not cover all staff)