The Department of Information and Communications

Introduction
The Department of Information and Communications gives students the professional skills needed to meet the demands of an evolving information community. Our students have become leaders in the information communication industry by developing strong skills in web design, digital media, and social media.

Program goal
Our programs are offered through bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The undergraduate program focuses on the three core skills of information design, knowledge value-adding, and online communications. The graduate program enables research on the issues of the information society and the application of information and communication technology. As well as the core skills, the curricula cover information retrieval, knowledge management, end-user studies, and online marketing. The undergraduate program focuses on the three core skills of information design, knowledge value-adding, and online communications. The graduate program was designed to research the issues of the information society and the applications of information and communication technology.

With an emphasis on both research and practical teaching, the department regularly invites successful alumni to give workshops and interviews to increase the students’ competitiveness. An international internship program is organized among the department’s seven sister schools in the United States, Japan, China, and South Africa. Students can also take internships at reputable businesses. As part of their graduation, students are required to organize an exhibition showcasing their four years of study.

Internships
Our students take up placements at prominent information and communication technology corporations to prepare for their careers.

Graduation and Career Prospects
Our graduates take on jobs as information managers, knowledge management officers, project managers, online marketing managers, website designers, and multimedia designers at online corporations, communications companies, government agencies, library and information centers, media centers, and publishing companies.

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