Communications Engineering

National Tsing Hua University

2595 USD/year
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The phenomenal growth of Internet access, multimedia communications, and wireless communications has made broadband communication systems and networking technologies one of the most important parts for science and technology development in developed countries.

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Adapting to this trend, National Tsing Hua University founded the Institute of Communications Engineering in 1999, with faculty members coming from the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Department of Computer Science at the same university. The Institute currently puts its emphasis on teaching and research activities in areas of communication systems and data science and intelligent networks.

The Institute currently has thirteen professors and two associate professor with expertise in communication systems Research topics on communication systems include wireless communications, digital communications, error -correcting codes, signal processing for communications, next generation communication system, biomedical signal processing, network security, optical communications and communication system IC design. The Institute currently has thirteen professors and four associate professor with expertise in data science and intelligent networks. Research topics on data science and intelligent networks include artificial intelligence, machine learning, social networks, big data analysis, wireless networks, Internet, fiber-optical networks, data center, cloud computing and SOC design for networking. The faculty members of the Institute have had pretty outstanding performance in both teaching and research. For example, one of them is the winner of the 1999 Technical Achievement Award of the IEEE Computer Society, six are IEEE Fellows, six have received the Distinguished Research Award from the Ministry of Science and Technology, and four have received the Distinguished Teaching Award from National Tsing Hua University. Moreover, some faculty members of the Institute are now holding editorial positions of internationally prestigious journals or serving as committee members of international conferences. The Institute is continuing seeking outstanding faculty members to further enhance its teaching and research in communication technologies.

The program of this institute places a strong emphasis on innovative thinking and independent research. Students are also required to participate in research projects so that they can practice what they learn from the program. With many advanced computer systems, communication and network facilities, and the unique beautiful campus of National Tsing Hua University, it is believed that the Institute is one of the best choices for graduate study in communication technologies.

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IELTS or TOEFL needed


26 alternative credits


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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.

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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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