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Bioinformatics and Medical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #801 (WUR) ,
 Professional training under the Biomedical Informatics track is managed by the Department of Bioin formatics and Medical Engineering. The Department of Bioin formatics and Medical Engineering was founded in 2002, and was the first institute in Taiwan to offer MS degree programs in biomedical informatics.


 The mission is to develop frontier technologies that will facilitate research in biomedicine, and to improve public health through studies using informatics and computational technologies. Our talented faculty members have graduated from top universities in Taiwan and abroad, and have played a leading role in cutting-edge research in bioinformatics— focusing especially on drug discovery, biomedical image analysis, systems biology, semantic and cloud computing.

The program provides a balance between computer science and biomedicine, which enables students to develop a deep understanding of applying information technology in solving biomedical problems. Graduates go on to careers in the academia, government and private sectors i n bio-pharmaceutical technology, computer science, and healthcare.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Biomedical Signals and Detection
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Bioinformatics Algorithms
  • Transcriptome Analysis
  • Genomics
  • Structural Biology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

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General Requirements

  • Two application forms attached with a 2-inch recent photo.
  • One copy of the highest-level diploma (enclosed with a Chinese or an English translation of the diploma).
  • One official transcript (in English or Chinese) from the school you have attended.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • One study plan.
  • One health certificate issued within the last six months (attached HIV certification).
  • One copy of passport.
  • An original bank statement issued within six months clearly stating a balance.
  • The receipt of application fee US$20.
  • English or Chinese proficiency certificate. New foreign students may come here to take free Mandarin classes in Asia University before the beginning of each fall semester.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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56070 NTD

Living costs for Taichung

  • 23169 - 26790 TWD/month
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