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UPDATE | March 22, 2019

【Learning Matching】 Japanese University "Humanities and Social Sciences"

In Japanese universities and junior colleges, it is necessary to determine the desired faculties and departments prior to admission to most schools. Therefore, it is important to check carefully in advance. Here, we have listed the disciplines of "Humanities and Social Sciences".

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Learning in "Humanities and Social Sciences" is an area in which we study human beings and their activities.

It can be roughly divided into two, "social science", which learns about society, which is a group of human beings, and "humanities", which focuses on human things.

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Law and Political Science

[Social science]

Learning for us to have a comfortable social life

Learn laws that set social rules and study appropriate operation according to the times, "Law", and "politics" to adjust the stakes of peoples of countries and regions from a multi-faceted viewpoint to create a better society There is learning such as “Integrated Policy Science” which leads to the solution of more complicated interrelated problems through globalization.


Keywords of learning: Constitution, election, administration, town development, local autonomy, local community, declining birthrate and aging, trial, copyright, justice


Courses to learn: Law, Law, Politics, Political Economy, International Politics, General Policy, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Select [School, Politics, International Relations] in the check box and search for a school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Economy ・ Management ・ Commercial

[Social science]

Learning to study the movement of money from production to consumption

"Economics" to analyze the economic activities such as production, distribution, consumption numerically logically, "Commerce" to study about commerce from goods and services such as marketing, trade, distribution, sales to reach from producer to consumer There is learning such as "business administration" to explore methods to improve the performance of companies and organizations.


Keywords of learning: finance, finance, exchange, marketing, tax, import and export, international economy, venture business, accounting, employment, investment, commodity development, trade


Courses to learn: Economics, Management, Commerce, Marketing, Accounting, Business, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Check [Business] in the check box and search for a school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Society, environment, newspaper, information system

[Social science]

Study to study society and the times from various angles

"Sociology" in which everything that happens in society such as fashion, media, and culture is the subject of research, "environmental science" that studies human, environment, nature, society, cities, etc. from the point of view of humanity, technology There is learning such as "Informatics" which studies analysis, management, utilization, etc. from the information transmission method which is advancing rapidly by evolution.


Keywords for learning: Mass media, SNS, environmental issues, eco, journalism, advertising, IT, fashion, statistics, media literacy, community


Subjects to learn: Social Studies, Information Social Studies, Environmental Informatics, Social Welfare, Media Studies, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Check [Social / Media] in check box and search for school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● International Relations

[Social science]

Learning to find a world where we can live together across borders

“International Relations” that understands the society, culture, politics and economy of various countries and regions, and seeks to solve complex intertwining international issues from multiple angles. Now that IT is developing and globalization is rapidly advancing, this is an academic discipline that requires human resources who can be active in this field.


Keywords of learning: international politics, cross-cultural understanding, support for developing countries, global society, international cooperation, world peace


Courses to learn: International Relations, International Liberal Arts, International Culture, Global Communication, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Select [School, Politics, International Relations] in the check box and search for a school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Tourism

[Social science]

Currently focused on learning due to the increase of tourists from abroad

"Tourism" to learn interdisciplinaryly from various viewpoints such as promotion and development of regional economy, urban development, hotel management, transportation, marketing. This is a new study that is rapidly developing in Japan, which focuses on attracting foreign tourists.


Keywords of learning: Tourism, World Heritage, Landmark, Theme Park, Leisure, Hospitality, Airport, Hotel, Service, Guide, Hospitality


Courses to learn: Tourism Department, Tourism Culture Department, International Tourism Department, Tourism Business Department etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Check [Language, Interpretation, Tourism] in the check box and search for a school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Care and welfare system

[Social science]

Learning for a society where everyone can live comfortably

"Care Welfare" supports people with disabilities and elderly people's mental and physical independence, and "Social Welfare" supports people with financial, household and environmental problems. All are studies to study that all people live a rich life from all points of view such as social system, environment, law, politics, medical care.


Keywords of learning: elderly society, care welfare, child welfare, health, social system, community, body, health


Courses to learn: Social Welfare, Care and Welfare, Health and Welfare, Psychological and Welfare, Human Welfare, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Check [Care / Welfare] of check box and search for school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Human Sciences

[Human Science]

Science that looks at something in various ways with humans

Under the theme of "Human", "Human Science" approaches beyond humanities and sciences such as psychology, society, philosophy, religion, environment, education, biology, and life sciences. In many cases, it is the study that challenges from a broad perspective and flexible thinking to the grand theme of what is human while defining the main viewpoint.


Keywords of learning: psychology, behavior, society, life, human relations culture, human body, AI, robot, life and death study, gender


Courses to learn: Human Science, Human Relations, Human Environment, Human Life, Human Psychology, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Select [Psychology, Philosophy] and [Education] in the check box to search for a school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Psychology, philosophy, religion

[Human Science]

Science that tries to solve people, hearts and things

Not only counseling but also "psychology" scientifically researching the mechanism of change and behavior of people's mind, "philosophy" who tries to observe and solve the essence of things such as "what is me?", Various religions Studies such as "religious science" to study the history, society, and influence on culture.


Keywords of learning: communication, Nietzsche, culture, thought, clinical psychology, personality, counseling, morals, mind


Courses to learn: Psychology, Philosophy, Zen, Clinical Psychology, Human Sciences, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Check [Psychology / Philosophy] in check box and search for school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● History and geography

[Human Science]

Learning to learn history and connect to the future

"History" to read the various events of the past from historical materials, "archeology" to try to reveal the past from all things left today such as ruins and relics, topography and your school that form a region, climate, culture There is learning such as "geography" to learn and study the relationship between nature and human.


Keywords of learning: history, society, culture, area, excavation, archaeological survey, international issues, settlements, local industry


Courses to learn: History, History, History and Culture, Cultural History, Geography, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Select [History, Geography, Literature] in the check box and search for a school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Culture / Humanities

[Human Science]

Study to study comfortable way of life from culture and life

We study “life culture” to guide ideal lifestyles to study everyday life, “international culture” to learn techniques from different cultures and to live in symbiosis in a global society, and various things that people and people produce There are learnings such as “Humanities” aiming at human formation that will lead a new era, and “Cultural anthropology” that learns humans from the cultural side.


Keywords for learning: cross-cultural, folk, customs, international society, symbiosis, food and drink, social system, field work


Courses that can be studied: Japanese culture subject, Kokubunshi subject, human culture subject, humanities subject, humanities social subject etc


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Select [History, Geography, Literature] [Psychology, Philosophy] in the check box and search the school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Literature

[Human Science]

Learning to read the times through literary works

"Foreign literature" to study the society and culture of the country for the study of foreign works such as novels, dramas and critics, "Japanese literature" to study words and Japan deeply from Japanese cultural works such as stories, tanka and poetry, There is learning such as "literary arts" that deepens knowledge to words and characters, expression and creates by oneself.


Keywords for learning: language, interpretation, literary arts, intercultural communication, history, essays, waka, haiku, words


Courses that can be learned: Japanese Textbook Course, Kokubunshi Course, Humanities Course, English Course, Spanish Course, Chinese Course, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Select [History, Geography, Literature] in the check box and search for a school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Language

[Human Science]

Learning to analyze the primitive communication tool "language"

Not only foreign language acquisition but also “foreign languages” to study the origin of languages, regions, cultures, similarities and differences of other languages, etc., taking Japanese as a native language as one language, basic structure, dialect, buzzword There is learning such as "Japanese language study" to study change of


Keywords for learning: foreign languages, communication, different cultures, dialects, buzzwords, natural language processing


Courses to learn: Japanese Language Course, Chinese Language Course, English and American Language Course, Foreign Language Course, International English Course, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Check [Language, Interpretation, Tourism] in the check box and search for a school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Education and childcare

[Human Science]

Science that pursues technology and knowledge to support human growth and learning

“Teacher training” for the purpose of training teachers in elementary schools, junior high schools, high schools, etc. “Education” which researches not only school education but a wide range of educational events such as cooperation with home and community, Healthy growth and development of infants There is learning such as "childcare, infant education" to pursue the making of a better environment to aim at.


Keywords for learning: teacher, child care support, developmental psychology, school, early childhood education, home welfare, children, children


Courses to learn: Education, Childcare, Children, Children, Human Development, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Check [Education] in check box and search for school

> Search schools by specifying conditions


● Art, music, beauty

[Human Science]

Learning to move and enrich people's hearts

"Design" to pursue techniques and expressive power to effectively transmit information to people, "art / formology" to learn history and theory, interpret and express in one's own way, vocal music and musical instrument performance, composition, music therapy There is a wide range of research fields such as "music" and "cosmetics" that learn not only technology but also a wide range of beauty such as welfare and health.


Keywords of learning: design, illustration, art, film, hair and makeup, stage, composition, instrument, theater, photography, voice, expression


Courses to learn: Arts, Music, Photography, Theater, Film, Design, Beauty, etc.


■ How to find a school in this field

・ Select [University] and [junior college] in "School type"

・ Check the check box 【Life ・ Fashion ・ Beauty】 【Art ・ Design】 【Manga ・ Anime ・ Voice actor】 【Game ・ CG】

> Search schools by specifying conditions


When you search for a school, did you know what name of department or department you would like to find a school with?

Here are some of the names of the subjects that can be learned, but even with similar names, the study area differs slightly from school to school. You can read the brochure of the school without judging by the name alone, look at the official website of the school, talk directly with the people of the school at the school briefing session and the open campus, etc. and learn more about what you can do Let's check it out.

The person who wrote this article

studyjapan

アクセス日本留学Editorial Department.アクセス日本留学" where foreign students can request materials to find Japanese schools, and hold "advancement information sessions for foreign students".

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