College of Media and Communication
Learning to understand society
and aim for "independent individuals"
In the Department of Mass-Communication, students study various aspects of the society and understand the features through wide knowledge of “Mass-Communication”.
In addition, students acquire basic skills that are required in the society through producing movies and magazines, planning products and services, and making events.
You can acquire both the skill of understanding the society with own perspective and conveying information. It makes you a person with knowledge and education.
Thinking about working in the media industry in the future, you need to learn how television programs, film productions, magazines, newspapers, commercials and events are created. In the "Practical Training" class, which begins in the second semester of the first year, students can learn about media production through a practical training program taught by teachers who have been working on the front lines of media industry.
In addition, you have to learn how to make structure and gimmicks. It is not something that someone can teach you when you begin working. It is something you have to learn on your own.
In the Department of Mass Communication, you will learn methodologies and theoretical solutions through lectures.
Through lectures on communication studies, students also learn how to communicate with others in a way that is easy to understand.
From both sides of media and communication, students will be able to acquire a methodology that allows them to explain familiar phenomena in a theoretical manner.
Develop, Expand, and Polish!
Communication skills to build better relationships with others is an important skill for being active in the real world.
We will develop your strengths, expand your potential, and brush up your skills for the future.
Acquire the ability to gather, understand, and transmit information.
We cultivate the ability to collect and utilize important, necessary, and valuable information from the constant flow of information in today's society, as well as the ability to transmit information from an original perspective.
Top-level production environment and
Professors with extensive industry experience.
Practical opportunities abound, including hands-on training in full-scale studios and using the latest equipment, as well as extracurricular activities on TV, radio, and at events.
We offer realistic lectures based on our extensive experience in the mass media industry.
Qualifications and Licenses
Curator / Social welfare supervisor qualification / Junior high school teacher's license (Japanese language /social studies) / High school teacher's license (Japanese language /civics) / Social researcher
IT Passport Exam / Microsoft Office Specialist / TOEFL® / TOEIC® / Practical English Proficiency Test / PR Planner Test / Event Test / News Current Ability Test
Future Career Paths
【Mass Communication, Entertainment and Animation】Announcer / Talent Manager / Film Director / Screenwriter / TV Producer / TV Director / Broadcast Writer / Broadcast Reporter / Movie Camera Crew / Lighting Engineer / Sound Engineer / Commercial Planner / Radio Producer / Radio Director / Writer / Copywriter / Newspaper Reporter／Magazine Reporter／Journalist／Magazine and Book Editor／Advertising Planner／Advertising Designer／DTP Operator／DTP Director／DTP Designer／Manga Editor／Animation Production／Video Production／Comedian【Design and Photo】Photographer／Editorial Designer 【Event】Event Staff／Event Planner／Event Producer 【Sports】Sports Journalist／Sports Writer／Sports Magazine Editor 【School】Junior High School Teacher (Japanese, Social Studies)／High School Teacher (Japanese, Civics)／School Staff 【Information and Communication Industry, Wholesale and Retail Industry, Service industry, etc.】 Engineer／Professional Job／Marketer／Product Developer／PR etc.
Students deepen their understanding of various communication methods such as advertising, public relations, PR, and events. You will get knowledge and skills for business.
"Journalism" conveys the world through media to society. Students learn about their roles and tasks. You can also learn skills to convey through text, movies, and audio.
Films, dramas, TV programs, comedy, manga, anime ... you can learn about the creation and management of various contents. Then you acquire the ability to create.
※From April 2020, the four-course system (broadcasting production, newspaper publishing and writing skills, advertising and public relations / events, and entertainment) will be changed to a three-course system.
What role and function do various "media" have in modern society? What kind of influence does “communication”, which creates various connections, have on us? In the Department of Mass Communication, students spend four years learning about media and communication to deepen their understanding. The first steps are the first year compulsory subjects, “Introduction to Media Studies” and “Introduction to Communication Studies”. You will learn not only practical skills but also academic knowledge, so you will have the basic ability to make use of the results of learning.
Examples of topics covered in "Introduction to Media Science"
What is media? / Changing family forms / school caste / gender / LGBT / media and social relations / advertising, PR and consumption / environmental issues, risk society / globalization of culture / nationalism / news in the digital age / music media / video media
Examples of topics covered in "Introduction to Communication"
Classification of Communication by Message Type / Body, Language, Ego, Character, Video, Internet and Communication / Transition of Leaders in Public Opinion Formation / Rumors / Fashion / Japanese Communication in Global Society / Social System and Communication
The curriculum of the Mass Communication department is characterized by flexibility and development, which allows students to freely combine subjects to enhance their specialty.
[General media subjects Ⅰ ・ Ⅱ]
Television, newspapers, magazines, advertising, marketing, and entertainment ... What required in the media and content production industry is the ability to discover various issues and needs in our society. You have to understand the influence and the communication between you and "someone" who receives your information. In the Mass Communication department, you will learn the basics, and then challenge work creation, events, and advertising planning. Practical skills are nurtured by learning academic knowledge and skills from experienced professional teachers.
Create reports compiling your results and findings after an experiment or investigation. Not only acquire data processing and reading comprehension skills through experimental data analysis, but hone your English language ability through literature and other research materials. The skills gained in this way and the ability to think deeply according to logic, then communicate your ideas to others will surely serve you in the real world.