Media in East Asia

Musashi University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Media in East Asia

  • Host University

    Musashi University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Media Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This course focuses on media and communication systems in East Asia (Japan, China, and Korea) from cultural, economic, political, sociological and technological perspectives. The course will examine topics such as: the mass media systems and industries in East Asia, the impact of online and mobile media, the role of traditional media institutions, the transnational nature and flow of news, entertainment, and communication, and the relations between media institutions, governments, and citizens.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.