General Guidelines

Undergraduate

Department

Department of Communication Studies  

Requirements  

Please refer to page 1-5  

Documents to be submitted  

  1. The score report of Chinese proficiency test
  2. Autobiography and study plan, both in Chinese or English
  3. High School Transcript
  4. Any other documents pertinent to the application

Evaluation
criteria
 

  1. The score report of Chinese proficiency test 40%
  2. Study plan and autobiography 20%
  3. High school transcript: 20%
  4. Any other documents pertinent to the application 20%

Graduate

Department  

Master program in Communication Studies

Requirements  

Please refer to page 1-5  

Documents to be
submitted
 

  1. Autobiography in English or Chinese
  2. Undergraduate certificate of enrollment or degree diploma, and transcript
  3. Research proposal

Evaluation
criteria

Application will be reviewed and approved by a committee selected from the faculty. For applicants with insufficient Chinese language skills might be requested to take Chinese lessons at the Center for Language Studies, Tzu Chi University, at their own expense.

Important Notices

  1. Applicants with foreign nationality who intend to enroll at TCU as international students  must never be expelled from any university in Taiwan. For those who have obtained the college degrees in Taiwan and intend to pursue a higher degree, they will be treated as domestic students. See the link below for more details on the Articles of International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan: http://law.moj.gov.tw/Eng/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=H0110001.
  2. All applicants, with the exception of "International Biomedical Graduate Program (IBGP)" applicants, should be proficient in Chinese, including listening, speaking, reading and writing. You may be requested to take Chinese lessons at your own expense at the Center for Language Studies of TCU if you cannot keep up with the class, and your admission status will be extended for one more year.
  3. Program Duration:
  4. A. PHD program2~7 years; Master programs: 1~4 years; Post-Baccalaureate Chinese  Medicine Study 5~7 years; Undergraduate programs: 4~6 years.
  5. B. Those who graduate from Hong Kong, Macau or overseas whose prescribed program length of study is equivalent to Taiwan 2nd Grade in Senior high school, must take 12 additional credit in TCU according to designation of each department, on top of other credits required by the department. This rule also applies to those students who complete Form 5 in Hong Kong or other oversea country.
  6. C. TCU has a minimum requirement in English for all undergraduate students. Students of School of the Medicines and Post Baccalaureate Chinese Medicine are required to pass the GEPT High-intermediate Level or other equivalent tests before graduation. Students of other departments are required to pass the English Comprehensive Assessment offered by the English Education Centers and all of them should take 4 credit English courses as well.