OSAKA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITYOSAKA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

OSAKA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

  • OSAKA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • Faculty of Business Administration and Economics
  • Faculty of International Liberal Arts
  • Faculty of Human Sciences
  • OSAKA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • Faculty of Business Administration and Economics
  • Faculty of International Liberal Arts
  • Faculty of Human Sciences

Overview

Overview

Osaka International University (OIU) was established in 1929 originally as Teikoku Women’s High School and is managed by Osaka International Educational Institution, based in Moriguchi City, Osaka Prefecture. For more than 80 years since its founding, OIU has emphasized the importance of education, our Founding Philosophy “Educating the Whole Person”, and has progressed as a university that responds to the social needs for higher education.
In order to promote education Internationalization, we have concluded international exchange agreements with 92 schools in 25 countries/regions (as of March 2017) and provide diverse programs such as accepting International students, exchange programs, short- and long-term study abroad programs, etc. to offer even more opportunities to learn.

  • Faculty of Business Administration and Economics (Provisional Title)
    <Application being processed for April 2018 start>
    The faculty and departmental information is planned, but may be subject to change.
    • Department of Business Administration
    • Department of Economics
  • Faculty of International Liberal Arts
    • Department of International Communication
    • Department of International Tourism
  • Faculty of Human Sciences
    • Department of Psychology and Communication
    • Department of Human Health Science
    • Department of Sports Management
  • Faculty of Global Business
    <From April 2018,Only transfer students will be accepted.>
    • Department of Global Business
  • Graduate Studies
    • Management and Information Sciences Program
      (M.A. / PhD)
  • Osaka International College
    <There is no international student recruitment for college.>
    • Department of Life Design
    • Department of Child Education and Welfare
  • School of Japanese Studies for Foreign Students
  • Affiliated Schools
    • Osaka International Takii High School
    • Osaka International Owada High School
    • Osaka International Owada Junior High School
    • Osaka International Owada Kindergarten

Faculties and
Departments

Faculty of Business Administration and Economics(Provisional Title)<Application being processed for April 2018 start>
The faculty and departmental information is planned, but may be subject to change.

Department of Business Administration

Department of Business Administration

It aims to cultivate talents, who not only have professional knowledge of business administration and accounting, but also master extensive social knowledge including economy, law and information involved in business administration so that the talents can contribute to social development from comprehensive view.

Department of Economics

Department of Economics

It aims to cultivate talents, who not only have knowledge of economics, business administration and information science, but also master extensive knowledge in law and administrative field so that the talents can contribute to local society development from comprehensive view.

Faculty of International Liberal Arts

Department of International Communication

Department of International Communication

In this department, students will learn foreign language communication abilities together with the knowledge and understanding necessary for conducting themselves in international business environments. In order to increase specialization in each area, “International Communications” and “Business Communications” are offered as two model study courses.

Department of International Tourism

Department of International Tourism

In addition to languages, students also learn the specialized knowledge and practical skills necessary for the airport, travel, and hotel business. In order to increase specialization, model study courses in the fields of “Tourism and Hospitality”, “Cultural Exchange”, and “Curator and Culture Business” are offered to let students study according to their future plans.

Faculty of Human Sciences

Department of Psychology and Communication

Department of Psychology and Communication

The main feature of this department is the wide range of subjects. It offers in the field of psychology. First- and second-year students are introduced to the fields of psychology (clinical psychology, social psychology), media, and fashion. Third-year students select courses related to the topic of their senior research project, which is undertaken in the fourth year.

Department of Human Health Science

Department of Human Health Science

This department offers the opportunity to examine the connection between human health and the five main areas that support it: Physical health, food and health, mental health, symbiosis and welfare, and recreation. Students investigate how one can achieve a healthy lifestyle in both mind and body, and acquire essential knowledge while honing the necessary skills for a career in the growing health industry.

Department of Sports Management

Department of Sports Management

This department considers sports from the aspects of medicine, physical education, nutritional science, and business. Students learn how to bring the joy of sports in a wide range of fields to people based on scientific knowledge and skills.

Faculty of Global Business<From April 2018,Only transfer students will be accepted.>

Department of Global Business

Department of Global Business

A department where the student will learn communication skills through the study of business administration and foreign languages. The student will earn a bachelor's degree in "Business Administration" upon graduation.

The first year of the course will be spent learning the basics of business. From the second year on, there are choice of courses among Management and Accounting, Marketing, Economics, Law, Information and Public policy.

Graduate Studies

Graduate School of Management and Information Science

Management and Information Sciences Program
【M.A. / PhD】

In the course of accumulating specialized knowledge and refining skills, students develop the ability to examine, analyze, and solve, through a long-term or universal viewpoint, the ever-changing problems of management which result from issues pertaining to economics, society, and international relations.

In the master's program, students fulfill the course requirements for their chosen program of study (management, accounting,information science, or economics) before completing special research under personal guidance. Doctoral students perform research on a further refined topic, culminating in a dissertation written under the close guidance of a supervisor.

Master’s Program Information

Master’s students must select one of the four Advanced Courses (Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Information Science). Focus on the selected Advanced Course, it is possible to comprehensively study Management and Information Science.
A minimum of 34 credits including required subjects is required for Master’s Program. All subjects are 2 credits except for Advanced Research.

  • Required Subjects
    • Research Method and Ethic
    • Advanced Research including Master’s thesis (8 credits)
  • Basic Subjects group of
    Management and
    Information Science
    • Business Administration
    • Strategic Management
    • Management Science
    • Marketing Management
    • Business Statistics
    • Management Information Systems
  • Business Administration
    Advanced Course
    • Asian Market
    • Human Resource Management
    • Financial Management
    • Comparative Business History
    • Corporate Governance
    • Production Control
  • Accounting Advanced Course
    • Accounting
    • International Accounting
    • Tax Accounting
    • System Accounting
  • Economics Advanced Course
    • International Economics
    • Public Economics
    • Environmental Economics
    • Japan Economics
  • Information Science
    Advanced Course
    • Information Processing Theory
    • Information Processing Practice
    • Information Science Theory
    • Information Science Practice
    • Database Structure
Doctor’s Program Information

Doctoral students must receive a professional guidance from a particular supervisor and perform the advanced research including Doctor’s thesis for 3 years.

Fields to accept a doctoral student are as follows;

  • Business Administration
  • Management Science
  • Information Science

Junior College<There is no international student recruitment for college.>

Department of Life Design

Department of Life Design

This department is dedicated to the improvement of people's lifestyles. In examining lifestyles, courses explore a range of subjects including health, nutrition and eating habits, clothing, welfare, psychology, medicine, business, tourism, and computers. The department offers in-depth study through the following programs:

  • Dietitian Program
  • Career Design Program
  • Tourism and English Program

Department of Child Education and Welfare

Department of Child Education and Welfare

This department trains aspiring teachers to properly support a child through early childhood, a period which is said to have enormous influence on the development of the child's personality. Hands-on, practical coursework and guidance allow students to experience a variety of real situations, and to practice the use of drawing, painting, and sculpture in developing expressive ability. In this way, students harness not only specialized knowledge and skills, but also attain a heightened sensitivity to changes in the children themselves.

School of Japanese Studies for Foreign Students

School of Japanese Studies for Foreign Students

School of Japanese Studies for Foreign Students

The School of Japanese Studies for Foreign Students was established in order to enhance the OIU international exchange program. The curriculum emphasizes study of Japanese culture in coordination with the development of Japanese language ability.
International students can also use the university libraries, dining halls and IT facilities. This combination of curriculum facilities and the opportunity to interact with both graduate and undergraduate students creates an environment conducive to learning Japanese.

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