Information and Computer Science, M.Sc.

  • Unavailable
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #1001 (WUR) ,
The master’s program aims to provide knowledge and skills that enables students to deal with the advanced and wide-ranging topics of information processing and communication technology necessary for the development of information systems that form the social infrastructure of the 21st century. Information systems in the future should be environment-friendly and possess intelligent processing capabilities.


The master’s program aims to provide knowledge and skills that are balanced in the two fields of “information science,” which involves computer science and information processing and communication technology, and “knowledge science,” which involves the simulation of the intelligent activities of human beings and the application of them into engineering. Lecture classes in these two fields are provided and they are organized to allow students to acquire wide-ranging knowledge centered on theoretical aspects. Meanwhile, on the research side, students are required not only to submit a master’s thesis based on laboratory works, but also to have as much experience as possible in making presentations and participating in discussions at academic society conferences, etc. In this way, we endeavor to foster the fundamental abilities required to become world-leading engineers and researchers.

The master’s program aims to develop talented individuals who can demonstrate the following abilities:

  • The ability to take the initiative in resolving highly-specialized technical problems in each area/field of information system development;
  • Cultivating information technology engineers who possess balanced communication skills as members of society and can take the lead in planning new information systems in association with others;
  • Cultivating information technology engineers who, without any restriction of technical fields covered by existing information technology, can understand, analyze, and have an awareness of problems related to the information technology that the next generation society will face and can take the leadership in resolving these problems;
  • Cultivating information technology engineers with the fundamental abilities required to become world-leading engineers and researchers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Communications Engineering
  • Advanced Emergent Systems
  • Advanced Language Processing
  • Advanced Embedded Systems
  • Advanced Nature-Inspired Computing
  • Advanced Information and Computer Sciences
  • Internship
  • Computation Structure
  • Electric Circuit Theory
  • Nonlinear Physics
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Applied Mathematical Analysis
  • Biology
  • B [Common General Courses
  • Ethics for Scientists and Engineers
  • Technology and Business Project Management
  • Science and Engineering Writing 1
  • Science and Engineering Writing 2
  • Presentation Skills for Scientists and Engineers
  • R & D Planning for Scientists and Engineers
  • Japanese Corporate Culture

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Applicants are required to meet one of the following requirements:(1) Those who have completed 16 or more years of education outside Japan and possessing aBachelor’s degree or expect to complete it and will possess a Bachelor’s degree by the time ofenrollment.(2) Those who have graduated from a university or college in Japan as an international student orexpect to graduate by the time of enrollment.(3) Those who have completed 15 or more years of education outside Japan and possessing aBachelor’s degree or expect to complete it and will possess Bachelor’s degree by the time ofenrollment as well as are recognized by Doshisha Graduate Schools as achieving a high level ofacademic excellence.(4) Those who are recognized by Doshisha Graduate Schools as possessing an equivalent qualificationto one of the above requirements (1) (2) (3) as well as are 22 years of age by the time ofenrollment.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Kyoto

  • 110000 - 170000 JPY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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