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Kaohsiung Medical University

24 months
3372 USD/year
3372 USD/year
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The School of Pharmacy at Kaohsiung Medical University was the first private School of Pharmacy in Republic of China. 


The School of Pharmacy is affiliated with a teaching hospital accredited as a first-class medical center by the Ministry of Education and the Department of Health of the Executive Yuan. Students get practical, hands-on trainings and experiences through their exposure to the hospital's pharmacy.

Although the traditional lecture format is still employed in some course, a significant portion of the curriculum focuses on the acquisition of skills through the use of problem-based, students-centred learning. 

Learning outcomes

The program at Kaohsiung Medical University is designed to develop potentials of those who have the ability to engage in a wide range of advanced clinical pharmacy activities including advanced therapeutic services, patient consultation and clinical research. 

It has the following purposes: to preserve, augment, criticize and transmit pharmaceutical knowledge; to advance and generate pharmaceutical knowledge; to aid in conserving or improving the health and welfare of the public through influencing the patient, the health practitioner, or their common environment. Teaching is conducted through a mixture of lectures, practical classes, workshops, problem classes and small group tutorials.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Special Topics on Instrumental Analysis
  • Fundamental Topics on Biostatistics
  • Special Topics on Pharmaceutics
  • Special Topics on Pharmacoeconomics
  • Special Topics on Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Biotechnology Techniques in Pharmacology and Toxicology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or related sciences, such as chemistry, fragrance and cosmetic science, biology, and bio-techniques from a local or foreign university which is recognized by M.O.E. and verified by R.O.C. representative office. 
  • A minimum GPA of B or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (a notarized Chinese or English translation of transcript is required)
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide official proof of English proficiency with scores at or above the following levels: TOEFL ITP 500, CBT 173, IBT 61, IELTS 4.5 or TOEIC 600.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1686 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1686 USD per semester during 24 months.

48,000 NTD 

Living costs for Kaohsiung City

19176 - 24000 TWD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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