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 108 schools in 26 countries/regions (as of March 2021) 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
    Start in April 2018
    • 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 Health Science
    • Department of Sports Science
  • Graduate Studies
    • Management and Information Sciences Program
      (M.A. / PhD)
  • Osaka International College
    • Department of Nutrition
    • 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 EconomicsStart in April 2018

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 acquire the ability to communicate in foreign languages, and develop a knowledge and understanding necessary to function in an international business environment. In order to enhance their expertise, students pursue learning in the three fields of “International Communication,” “Business Communication,” and “ICT” for their goals in the future.

Department of International Tourism

Department of International Tourism

In addition to language study, students acquire specialized knowledge and practical skills necessary for tourism, such as airport service, travel agency and hotel service. In order to enhance their expertise, students pursue learning in the three fields of “Tourism and Hospitality,” “Museum and Entertainment,” and “Multicultural Exchange” for their goals in the future.

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 Health Science

Department of 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 Science

Department of Sports Science

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.

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
    • 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

Department of Nutrition

Department of Nutrition

There are a wide array of fields in which experts in nutrition can take a lively part, such as schools, nurseries, hospitals, social welfare facilities, lunch preparation and distribution companies, and food-related companies. In the Department of Nutrition, students acquire knowledge and know-how of food and nutrition necessary to play an active part and make an immediate contribution through fulfilling experiments and drills.

Department of Life Design

Department of Life Design

[Tourism and English Course]
In this course, students brush up their ability to communicate in English and develop a sense of international understanding aiming at playing an active part in tourism, such as aviation service, travel agency and hotel service, and in global companies. Students learn practical operations and acquire expertise in various industries through coursework guided by industry specialists and original training.

[Career Design Course]
This course offers four fields of “Business,” “Life,” “Medical Care and Welfare,” and “Information.” Students select subjects according to their career options and study them in varied ways, and also develop their ability to participate actively in society by acquiring various licenses.

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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