Introduction to Courses

Nippon Design Welfare College creates educational programs that enable international students to conveniently study the subjects that most interest them.

A Communication Design Course to Realize Your Dreams

Design as a form of communication is vital in many kinds of businesses, which are constantly changing with the times. Nippon Design Welfare College has devised a curriculum that provides a thorough one-year program of education in “design communication” and “human communication,” through learning the essence of a variety of design fields, broadly and comprehensively, starting with the fundamentals.

A simulation for realizing your dreams
  • Ms. M has only reached N3 level in the Japanese Language Proficiency Test Ms. M has only reached N3 level in the Japanese Language Proficiency Test
  • I want to get into the Hotel Tourism course, but for now I am taking the Communication Design course. I want to get into the Hotel Tourism course, but for now I am taking the Communication Design course.
  • I’m doing plenty of Japanese study this year. Eventually, I’ll realize my dream. I’m doing plenty of Japanese study this year. Eventually, I’ll realize my dream.
  • Now, I’m taking the Hotel Tourism course that I wanted to do. I’m on the path to becoming a hotel professional. Now, I’m taking the Hotel Tourism course that I wanted to do. I’m on the path to becoming a hotel professional.

Communication Design 1 year

Learning communication that changes with the generations

Our curriculum provides a thorough one-year program of education in “design communication” and “human communication,” by teaching the essence of a variety of design fields, broadly and comprehensively, starting with the fundamentals.

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Hotel Tourism 2 year

Training experts for the expanding hotel industry

Hotels are used for a wide variety of purposes, including family tourism, business trips, conferences, and wedding ceremonies and festivities. This course is designed to cultivate hotel industry experts capable of satisfying the needs of all kinds of customers.

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Childcare Worker & Design 2 year

Nurturing human resources with a rich sensibility

Students in this course prepare for education subjects in music, art, and design, for cultivating childcare workers with the broad knowledge, rich sensibility, and compassion needed by professionals engaged in guiding and nurturing children.

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Graphic Design - Graphic Design Major 2 year

Learning design that communicates and design that gets communicated

Students in this course not only learn computer-based digital design techniques and color expression, but also learnto master the ability to gather, analyze, organize, and express information through practical training in the production of posters, magazines, packaging, and web sites.

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Graphic Design - Illustration Major 2 year

Perfecting a style of one’s own, based on the joy of imaginative creation

Illustration has a unique expressive power that cannot be achieved with text and photos. This course aims at equipping students with a high level of original expressive skill driven by the delight of drawing.

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Confectionery Design 2 year

Fostering creators who can express deliciousness magically by coloring and shaping

This course nurtures students through a process of developing the descriptive power and color sense that is so fundamental to design, and learning a variety of expressive abilities, from 2D depictions to 3D productions.

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Character Design - Comic Illustration Major 2 year

Learning techniques for transforming imagination into forms

Imagined scenes and imagined characters are rendered as illustrations making free use of computer graphics and coloring tools. To learn these techniques, students receive detailed guidance from pros, covering everything from fundamentals to state-of-the-art techniques.

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Character Design - Game Character Major 2 year

Learning mechanisms for “playing = culture”

The game content created in Japan is loved all over the world. In this course, students learn the fundamental theory for creating appealing character illustrations and design games for human enjoyment.

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Comic Animation Character 3 year

Learning to create comic and animation characters from cinema techniques

This course students become creators, by learning unique Japanese staging and performance methods for three years, focusing on cinema techniques. They develop descriptive powers, sensibility and technical mastery of color and composition, and techniques and specialized technology and performance arts in a variety of specialist fields.

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Comic Arts 4 year

Learning the system “fun = culture”

The game content created in Japan is loved all over the world. In this course, students learn the fundamental theory for creating appealing character illustrations and design games for human enjoyment.

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Craft Design 3 year

Workshops for making accomplished works in glass, wood, metal, and ceramic

Students pursue the creative possibilities of four classic materials—glass, metal, wood, and earth—to develop the technical ability to create everything from household items to industrial arts, as well as the sensibility to produce outstanding tools for humans.

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