Applicants for admission must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Taiwan or its equivalent from a foreign institute.
Each year, 26 students are offered admission. 10 of these are domestic students, 3 are overseas Chinese students, and 13 are international students.
CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION
According to the Graduate School’s general admissions requirements, domestic applicants must take the entrance examination.
IMICS requires applicants to provide additional documents:
a. Statement of Purpose, written in English, no more than three pages (A4)
b. Non-native speakers of English must provide proof of English proficiency. IMICS accepts only TOEFL, IELTS, or TOEIC scores.
c. Two letters of recommendation
d. Works or papers related to communication are encouraged to attach to the application package.
Preference will be given to students who have a social science background or media experience. A telephone or online interview may be required.
Thank you for your interest in the IMICS program. If you have any additional questions about IMICS, you may contact us by email at email@example.com. If you have any questions about admissions, please contact Ms. Chen in the Office of International Cooperation (OIC) at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information regarding application materials and procedures, tuition fees, etc. you can refer to the Online Application Instruction and the 2016 Admissions Brochure for International Students.
Information regarding application materials can be found on page 73 of the brochure provided above
Tuition fees may also be found on page 10
For reference, IMICS belongs to the the College of Communication for Graduate programs.
INTERNATIONAL MASTER'S PROGRAM IN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION STUDIES QUALIFICATION REGULATIONS
1. Students must pass qualification evaluation in the form of an oral exam for thesis proposal in designated period of study. Those who fail to propose the qualification exam in time will be dropped out from the University.
2. The purpose of thesis proposal is:
(1) To help students integrate the knowledge learned in school concerning international communication.
(2) To evaluate students’ ability in applying for the communication theories and knowledge.
(3) To fulfill the academic trainings and reach professional research level.
3. Application for oral exam (thesis proposal) can be submitted once at the beginning of each semester. Oral exam for thesis proposal should be completed within the same semester as the application has been submitted.
4. The committee for oral exam (thesis proposal) consists of three professors including the thesis advisor and two other professors recommended by the thesis advisor. At least one third of the committee members should be a professor from an institute/university other than NCCU.
A thesis proposal will be evaluated as “PASSED,” “FAILED,” or “CONDITIONALLY PASSED (passed after revised and approved by the advisor).” A thesis proposal is passed only when all members of the committee grant passing grade.
Students can apply for oral exam fee to reward each committee members according to the NCCU regulations. But if students fail the first time and propose the second or more oral exams, they have to pay the fee by themselves.
5. After students pass the qualification exam, the grade will be sent to the Office of Academic Affairs.