star Graduate School of International Affairs/ Master program

Programs Introduction

Last release date: Mar 27, 2014

Field of Study

Political Science

Program Level

MA

Semester

fall, spring

College

International College

Department

Graduate School of International Affairs

Address

Taoyuan Campus

Period of study(hrs)

46

Dead Line

2015-05-30

Media Language

90% ↑ in English

Chinese proficiency

No

Teachers

Name Email
Dr. Nathan Liu

Research Emphases

MCU Graduate School of International Affairs (GSIA), the Republic of China (Taiwan)’s first and only graduate program specializing in the study of international/global governance and globalization, strives to build a professional platform, focusing on theoretical and practical knowledge of international/global governance and international/global business operations, which nurtures faculty and students with international and global vision on governance and globalization, provides faculty and students with an international environment, cooperation opportunities and academic support, as well as aims to train future leaders in a variety of professional settings.



Goal 1:

To build a research foundation focusing on theoretical and practical knowledge of international/global governance and international/global business operations:

Objectives

 Continue to enhance the quality of an inter-disciplinary course design.

 Continue to strengthen the GSIA core curriculum, which emphasizes on both theoretical and practical issues in International Governance, International Business Operations, International Business Negotiation, International Communication, Diplomatic Affairs, International Conference Management and Leadership.

 Continue to increase both the quality of faculty and students’ research.

 Continue to develop sub-programs on Asian and Pacific region research, in addition to the current two sub-programs on international/global governance and international/global business operations.

 Continue to hold regular international conferences/ forums/ workshops/seminars on international/global governance and globalization.



Goal 2:

To nurture faculty and students with international and global vision on governance and globalization and provide faculty and students with an international environment, cooperation opportunity, and academic support:

Objectives

 Continue to provide high-quality courses taught mainly in English with supplemental academic support in Chinese and bilingual living environment

 Continue to increase intellectual diversity by recruiting faculty and students with diversified cultural background

 Continue to increase international cooperation opportunities and build an international academic network with partner schools around the world

 Continue to receive and send scholars and exchange students with partner schools around the world

 Continue to strengthen the supervision system between faculty members and students

 Continue to seek funding for research, scholarships and work-study opportunities to committed students



Goal 3:

To train future leaders in a variety of professional settings:

Objectives

 Continue to develop links with related organizations, which may provide job opportunities for GSIA students

 Continue to advice qualified students to pursue a career in professions such as academic, government, business, international trade, media, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to become:

- Diplomats/People’s Diplomats

- NGO Specialists

 - International Conflict Mediators

 - Global Business Operators

 - International Trade Operators

 - International Market Analysts

 - Risk Management Specialists

 - Financial Investors

 - Specialists on E-Commerce

 - International Conference Professionals

 - Business Negotiators

 - Teachers/Professors

 - Communication Professionals

 - Cross-Cultural Communication Specialists

Admission Requirements

1 Identity

Applicants who meet one of the followings, he/she is NOT eligible for applying as an international student:

(1) He/She has ever studied in ROC as an Overseas Chinese student.

(2) He/She has applied and obtained a high school degree as an international student in ROC and would like to pursue a further degree.

(3) He/She has been expelled by a university or college in ROC.

(4) He/She holds nationality of Hong Kong or Macau or People’s Republic of China.

(5) He/She holds ROC nationality.

(6) He/She held ROC nationality, and has not renounced it for more than 8 years, up until the start of the semester he/she seeks admission.

2. Academic Background

Ⅰ Undergraduate admission: High school graduate or equivalent.

(1) Form 6 (Year 12) graduate: Students must submit completed 3- or 4-year high school transcripts and A-levels, baccalaureat, bachillerato or other school certificates.

(2) Form 5 (Year 11) graduate: Students must submit completed 2- or 3-year high school transcripts and leaving certificates or other school certificates. Form 5 graduates required to take extra general courses for at least 12 credits.

Ⅱ Graduate admission: University/ Master graduate or equivalent. Students must submit completed 3- or 4-year official English transcripts of courses from all university/master years and diploma.

3. Language Requirements

Ⅰ Sufficient English ability (Only applicable to students who apply to English-taught programs).

(1) Applicants with English as a native language or graduates from school where English is the language of instruction.

(2) Applicants who have achieved required scores on an internationally recognized English proficiency test (TOEFL CBT 173 or IELTS 5.5)

(3) Applicants who fail to meet the above requirements must take the MCU English Proficiency Test. Those who fail the English test must take the intensive English courses organized by Ming Chuan University Language Center. Students will need to pay tuition of the language courses during study at the English Language Center.

Ⅱ TOCFL superior level < http://www.sc-top.org.tw/ > or HSK 6 < http://www.hsk.org.cn/ > (Only applicable to students who apply to Chinese-taught programs).

4. Others

For “Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan”, please visit: http://english.moe.gov.tw/

Graduation Requirements

All International freshmen or first-year students can waive “Basic English Listening and Oral Communication” and “Basic English Reading and Grammar” , if meeting IC entrance English proficiency requirement or with an English proficiency certificate of at least TOEFL 500 / IBT61, IELTS 5 or GEPT – Intermediate Level.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition Fee (Amount/Term): NTD$51,555 per semester

Contact

Contact Person : Ms. Melody Chang
TEL : +886-3-3507001 Ext. 3300
FAX : +886-3-3593883
E-mail :

School Informations

Ming Chuan Universtiy

Contact Person : 林郁萍
TEL : 03-3507001轉3704
FAX : +886 3 3593891
mail
website http://web.gsia.mcu.edu.tw/en