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Curriculum

subjects of each area (Overview and Syllabus)

Foundation Subjects

Learn the idea of “TANKYU” (“inquiry”) to create value and contribute to society by taking advantage of your strengths, together with courses to acquire the basics of ICT like programming and computer systems, networks etc., as well as the basics of international cooperation and supporting developing countries.

Course TitleNumber of unitsCreditsCourse OverviewSyllabus
Tankyu Practice[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Discovering issues, theming, creating hypotheses of delivering value, field surveys, researching ICT resources, costing simulations, hypothesis validation, review and rebuilding, create proposals
Fundamentals of Information Networks[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Information network overview, IP networks, communication protocols (such as TCP / IP), Internet technology, Network Applications (Web service, etc.)
Fundamentals of Open Source Software[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
OSS overview (history, philosophy, current status), OSS License, OSS community, Linux installation and Linux exercise, etc
Foundations of Computer Systems[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Data representation, logic circuits, basic structure and function of Computer systems, I / O devices, hardware, software, OS (Operating Systems)
Computer Programing Exercises[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Programming languages(such as C, Java, Python), Development environments, Structures of program, Use of libraries, Programing exercise, etc
Special Programming Exercises[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Open source platform of embedded systems (examples: Arduino, Raspberry Pi), external equipment (such as sensors, actuators, and telecommunications equipment), system development exercises including real-time programming.
Fundamentals of ICT4D[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Overview and Trend of ICT4D (Information and Communication Technology for Developments). Analysis of success and failure factors of ICT4D projects. Planning of sustainable ICT4D projects.
Fundamentals of Social Development[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Overview of Social Developments, Phases in ICT system development as a tool for social development. Planing of social development along with ICT system designing and planning.
Fundamentals of International Cooperation[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Overview and practices of international development cooperation. Activities by JICA, United Nations, NGO. Management of International Corporation projects.

Specialized Subjects (Lecture)

Along with the acquisition of the development theory of software and systems, we will actually do exercises in the development of Web applications. In addition, you also learn management techniques for projects, such as requirements analysis and the construction of architecture, which are necessary to operate the project efficiently. The social development-based courses include acquisition of leadership development and creativity development theory, and you will implement various case studies using ICT as a special experiment.

Course TitleNumber of unitsCreditsCourse OverviewSyllabus
Information Security[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Learns basics of information security, in management aspect and technical aspect such as security incidents and attacks
Project Management[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Basics and practice of Project management. Project Knowledge Body of Knowledge (PMBoK)
Software Engineering[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Software development processes and methods, requirements specification, basic design, quality control, test methods.
Requirements Analysis Exercises[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Outline of BA (Business Analysis: Strategic Analysis and requirements definition), Analysing customer needs, requirement modeling
Leadership Development Exercises[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Practical skill for Leadership, Vision as Leader, Business plans for their visions and implementation.
Practice of Creativity Development[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Idea creation, KJ method, development methodology of creativity, transformational method of creativity, theory of knowledge creation, SECI model, new business creation
E-Learning[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Key concepts and benefits of e-Learning. Planning and Design of an ICT-enhanced lesson. Safety, security and well-being considerations when applying ICT in education.
Urban Planning[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
The basics of urban planning such as physical planning, urban design and technology planning. Policy analysis methods.
Geographic information system[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
A fundamental understanding of GIS system and its applications in different research areas.
Cloud Computing[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
The basic principles of Cloud Computing, Cloud infrastructure and management, Cloud Computing service models, Cloud security, Cloud implementation.
ICT4D Exercises[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Planning, designing, running and Managing a practical development project.
Data Structure and Algorithm[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Various Data structures (Array, List, Cue, Tree structure) and their trade-offs. Sorting and Searching Algorithms.
Information System Architectures[Number of units]
15
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
The processes of information systems development, including from upstream requirements definition to systems architecture design.

Specialized Subjects (Experiment)

Course TitleNumber of unitsCreditsCourse OverviewSyllabus
ICT4D Special Experiment 1[Number of units]
30
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Key elements of urban, peri-urban and rural space structure, integration of ICT4D into social infrastructure (health, Education, Culture, Safety and Residents’ civic services)
ICT4D Special Experiment 2[Number of units]
30
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Case study of e-Governance projects/programs in the developing countries. Creation of Programme / Project for e-Government / Governance projects
ICT4D Special Experiment 3[Number of units]
30
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Case studies utilizing ICT for solving social problems, such as disaster prevention and agriculture.
Software Development Special Experiments[Number of units]
30
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
This course introduces a number of close-to- real-world software development cases to demonstrate the methods and technologies that could be applied to arrive at a proper solution. Emphasize will be on web-technologies and Cloud Computing environment.
System Architecture Special Experiments[Number of units]
30
[Credits]
2
[Course Overview]
Based on knowledge and technique learned at “Information System Architecture” class, acquire practical ability by practicing through roll playing from client side and developer side.