Application as an International Student to the Dept. of Biochemistry

Application as an International Student
to the Dept. of Biochemistry


*** Applicants should have basic Chinese skills in
listening, speaking, reading and writing. ***

Chinese Language Courses for Degree-seeking Students:

National Cheng Kung University Chinese Language Center, Taiwan

NCKU provides free Chinese language courses (Chinese Classes for Foreign Students, CFS) which last at least one academic year. The courses provided are 3 hours a week and equal 6 credits in an academic year. New students are eligible to apply and seniors are subjected to availability. NCKU offers courses at the beginning, basic, intermediate, and advanced levels for International Students working toward a degree. The classes are offered in different levels to suit each student's needs. This is a great opportunity for anyone who wishes to learn Chinese well and to acquire an in-depth understanding of the local culture!


Requirements for Graduation from the Dept. of Biochemistry (Master's Degree)

  1. 13 required credit hours
  2. At least 11 elective credits
  3. The graduate student must give two progress reports in the second year
  4. 6 credits for thesis

Application Procedure

A Step-by-step guide to the application procedure:

Step 1.   Please make sure that you are eligible to apply as an international student.

Step 2.   Check that the departments/ institutes you intend to apply to are open to international students in the Fall 2010 admission or Spring 2011 admission.

Step 3.   Prepare all the required documents.

Step 4.   Check whether the intended departments/institutes require extra required documents or will arrange interviews/tests; the interviews/tests period may be held around April 2010 (for Fall Semester admission) and November 2010 (for Spring Semester admission).

Step 5.   Choose one way to apply

  1. UPLOAD (preferable): Register and complete the online application on the admission website "NCKU International Online System" http://admissions.oia.ncku.edu.tw to get the application serial number for uploading all the supporting documents/electronics(refer to Steps 3 & 4) and TaiwanICDF Online Application System (http://www.icdf.org.tw/TSP/Welcome.aspx), and print out the application form and all the required forms before the deadline.

  2. MAIL: If you cannot upload all the required documents (refer to Steps 3 & 4), please also register online and complete/print out the application form from "NCKU International Online System" http://admissions.oia.ncku.edu.tw to get the application serial application number for printing the application form, and also collect all required documents, then mail or personally deliver them to the NCKU-OIA office before the deadline. (Mailing address: Office of International Affairs, NCKU, 1 University Road, Tainan City 70101, TAIWAN)

Notes:

If the transcript is not in Chinese or English, a notarized copy of a translation in English or Chinese is required; transcripts from Taiwanese Universities do not need verification.

Required Documents

  1. Checklist
  2. One online application form
  3. One copy of the original highest degree diploma verified with official stamps by the TAIWAN (R.O.C.) embassies, consulates, or missions abroad or by other notary institutes authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, TAIWAN (R.O.C.) (If you expect to graduate this year and have yet to obtain your diploma, submit a copy of your student ID card showing your year of study; graduating students admitted to NCKU must submit their diploma, verified by TAIWAN (R.O.C.) overseas institutes at the time of registration, or admission will be cancelled.)
  4. One (copy of the) original official transcript verified with official stamps by the TAIWAN (R.O.C.) embassies, consulates, or missions abroad or by other notary institutes authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, TAIWAN (R.O.C.)
  5. Two recommendation letters
  6. A study plan
  7. An English autobiography
  8. Medical Report

Application Form

See http://www.icdf.org.tw/TSP/Register.aspx

See http://admissions.oia.ncku.edu.tw


Qualification

Foreign students with Bachelor's degrees are eligible for Master’s programs. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree (students graduating this year included) at universities or colleges approved by the Taiwan Ministry of Education or have equivalent credentials.

Contact Info:

Contact Person: Ms. Mei-Tsue Chang

Telephone: 886-6-2353535 Ext. 5532

Fax: 886-6-274-1694

Address: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, No. 1 University Road, Tainan 70101, TAIWAN

E-mail: Click Here

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Updated 21 Oct. 2010