Information and Management Systems Engineering, M.Eng.

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  • 48 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #801 (WUR) ,
It is clear that Information & Communication Technology(ICT) is transforming not only ways of doing business but also the basis of society as we know it and that it will increasingly be the key to the creation of successful and competitive businesses in the future.


However, the successful transition to the new information society will require not only the development of groundbreaking new information technology itself but also the expertise to take full advantage of the strategic potential of information technology. Although leading the world in many areas of electronics, data processing and communication technology, Japan lags behind in the application of ICT to creation of innovative new management and social systems. This situation is undoubtedly due in large part to a shortage of highly-skilled manpower with sufficient mastery of the new technology to develop new applications for the design, implementation and control of management information systems.

The objective of this Department is to study information and management systems and to train specialists with the expertise knowledge and skills necessary to develop the vast potential of information and management technology and to do so with an appreciation of socioeconomic environment of the real world. Such expertise is necessary to imagine totally new and different social structures and to develop innovative ways of organizing and managing businesses.

Research Areas

Human Informatics Group

The Human Informatics Group conducts education and research to analyze humans from the viewpoint of informatics and to integrate the analytical results for developing artificial systems in the manner of systems engineering. For the purpose we study complicated human physiology and psychology as well as behaviors to solve those principles, then utilize the discoveries to develop new systems, e.g. for controlling the human situation to the appropriate state and for assisting humans on daily tasks.

Management Systems Group

In order to manage companies or organizations, corporate managers must undertake various issues including organizational, managerial as well as strategic ones. Corporate management should be also conducted taking into account structure changes caused by economic globalization, technology innovation, energy and natural resources, the global environment, the financial environment, and even international politics. The Management Systems Group conducts education and research about management systems based on social sciences as well as the viewpoint of informatics.

Social Information Systems Group

Our daily lives could be supported by various information technologies. Some of them are those to record and analyze human activities, e.g. political, economic, educational and cultural activities as well as behaviors in the daily lives including those in the Internet, which might facilitate well-being in our future daily lives. The Social Information Systems Group conducts education and research to analyze human behaviors, activities and their interactions with informatics and to apply the results to artificial systems that support our daily lives.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Human Informatics Group
  • Management Systems Group
  • Social Information Systems Group

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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    Academic Requirements

    The following qualifications are required for applicants:

    • (A) Non-Japanese who hold a resident visa status permitting enrollment to the Graduate School under the Immigration Control and Recognition of Refugee Status Law
    • (B) Non-Japanese who are expected to obtain the above status after enrollment in the Graduate School under the Immigration Control and Recognition of Refugee Status Law 
    All programs are conducted in English. Applicants are thus required to submit the evidence of proficiency in English in the form of an internationally-recognized standardized test score, such as TOEFL or TOEIC. The requirement for a standardized test score to be included in the applicant's file can be waived if evidence is provided that the applicant's previous degree was earned at a university in which the medium of instruction was English.

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