Kaohsiung Medical University

12 months
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The current School of Nursing began in 1968 with a 3-year Associate Program in Nursing, followed by the creation of the School of Nursing in 1975. Our Master's Program in Nursing began in 1991, and the College itself was formed in 1999. 


The aim of the master's program curriculum is to prepare students to be advanced nursing professionals competent in health care.

The curriculum has been structured to prepare graduates to do the following:

  • Integrate advanced clinical skills to improve health care quality.
  • Apply evidence-based research findings and logical thinking to improve clinical practice.
  • Persist in pursuing personal and professional development.
  • Provide holistic care with cultural sensitivity.

Career Possibilities

Staff nurse, case manager, nurse practitioner, community health nurse, nurse educator, nurse administrator, clinical nurse specialist, researcher, nursing teacher, government official, entrepreneur, and so on.

Programme Structure

  • Nursing Theory
  • Introduction to Advanced Nursing
  • Nursing Research
  • Special Topics on Health Assessment
  • Culture & Health
  • Special Topics on Community Health Nursing and Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
4.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma relative to nursing from a local or foreign university which is recognized by M.O.E. and verified by Office of 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) 
  • An English proficiency test score equivalent to one of the followings or above for those whose native language is not English: TOEFL ITP 500, CBT 173, iBT 61, IELTS 4.5 or TOEIC 600 
  • One year nursing experience 

Tuition Fee


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