Bioinformatics and Structural Biology

National Tsing Hua University

2595 USD/year
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The institute currently consists of twelve faculty members with expertise spanning virtually all areas of bioinformatics, structural biology, and related fields. 

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Established in 2002, the institute provides outstanding opportunities for graduate students, postdoctoral associates, and faculty to undertake and accomplish significant research and engage in excellent educational programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with the aim of developing first-class research scientists with global perspective, leadership potential, and expertise in bioinformatics and structural biology.The institute leads the nation in both research achievement and infrastructure. We have state-of-the-art instrumentation at our disposal including NMR, mass and circular dichroism spectrometers, x-ray diffractometers, electron microscopes and computer clusters. We also maintain broad collaborative interactions with many institutes such as The National Health Research Institute, The National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center and The National Center for High-Performance Computing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aging and Stress Studies in Drosophila Melanogaster
  • Modeling Human Diseases in Drosophila
  • Mouse Models in Biomedical Research
  • Translational Cancer Research
  • Special Topics in Transcription Factor Forkhead Box(Fox) Proteins I
  • Introduction to Drug & Medical Device Regulation
  • Special Topics on ER homeostasis Regulation

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IELTS or TOEFL needed


24 alternative credits


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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.
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).
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.
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

  • Application form 
  • Photocopy of the original bachelor's degree diploma - Applicants for bachelor degree programs must provide a photocopy of their high school diploma; applicants for master degree programs must provide a photocopy of their bachelor degree diploma; applicants for doctoral degree programs must provide a photocopy of their master degree diploma.
  •  Official academic transcripts 
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Study plan in English
  • English proficiency test result
  • Application fee NT$1,300
  • Financial certificate - minimum US$ 4,000
  • Declaration form
  • Verification of nationality
  • Program specific requirements

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