International Course in Social Informatics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    77085 USD/year
    Tuition fee
    77085 USD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #35 (ARWU) ,
Our program attracts people from different cultures who are eager to pursue independent research toward the benefit of society. While much of our work is in applied research, we ensure students have the opportunity to conduct primary research and engage in the discovery process according to their interests. We would like to invite creative, innovative students who are interested in taking new research directions and wish to study in an international environment.

About

This course assumes that the information is the most important concept in society and that its proper management helps to answer societal needs and problems, which, nowadays, are subject to rapid changes as technological advances are made. Our department provides opportunities to study ICT technologies and social information systems in the areas of information management, multiagent systems and system dynamics. In the area of information management the following content will be explored: databases, information retrieval, web information management, distributed information systems, information organization and retrieval, information systems design for object-oriented design/analysis and programming, database design, user interface design, web information systems design, and information systems analysis including data mining. In the area of multi-agent systems, students delve into business processes and services computing. In the area of content, students learn system dynamics, environmental issues, GIS, field research and statistics. Biosphere informatics and information system analysis will be also taught. In the area of social informatics, topics will include information security, information economy, digital rights, digital ethics and IT policy and agenda.

Programme Structure

In the area of information management the following content will be explored: databases, information retrieval, web information management, distributed information systems, information organization and retrieval, information systems design for object-oriented design/analysis and programming, database design, user interface design, web information systems design, and information systems analysis including data mining.

In the area of multi-agent systems, students delve into business processes and services computing. In the area of content, students learn system dynamics, environmental issues, GIS, field research and statistics. Biosphere informatics and information system analysis will be also taught. In the area of social informatics, topics will include information security, information economy, digital rights, digital ethics and IT policy and agenda.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

  • Application Form for Admission Complete accurately.
  • Certificate of Graduation (or Prospective Graduation)
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Personal Objectives
  • Photocopy of Passport
  • Evidence of Payment of Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    77085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 77085 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    77085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 77085 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
¥ 535,800 per year

Living costs for Kyoto

108,632 - 88,270 JPY/month
Living Costs

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