Engineering and System Science

National Tsing Hua University

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Welcome to the Department of Engineering and System Science at National Tsing Hua University. The department was established in 1964. Its original name was "The Department of Nuclear Engineering". 

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Multi-disciplinary course curriculum: We offer courses in the field of electronics, material science and engineering, energy engineering, engineering physics. Our students have the flexibility in selecting their course work and research direction.

Abundant research resources: Our department's research expenditures exceed $3 million USD annually. Many of our faculty members are involved in high-tech and cutting edge research in cooperation with many prestigious institutions and famous companies including but not limited to Academia Sinica, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Taiwan Power Company, AU Optronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. With various areas of specialty, everyone can find a place in our lab facilities.

Good opportunities for the advanced degree in famous universities around the world and careers in prestige companies: Our graduates go on to find illustrious careers in companies and Institutes such as: Motorola, TSMC, AUO, UMC, Taiwan Power Company, IBM, ASUS, ITRI, INER, Argonne National Lab.(USA). Our graduates go on to the study of advanced degree at Texas A&M Univ. Univ. of Texas at Austin, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, Univ. of California at Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Oxford Univ. (UK).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Synchrotron radiation spectroscopy, scattering and imaging
  • Neutron and X-ray small angle scattering and surface diffraction
  • Neutron beam for caner therapy, microanalysis and radiography
  • Ion beam scattering for thin film analysis
  • Electron beam optical design

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Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


28 alternative credits
  • For students enrolled with a bachelor degree, a minimum of 24 credits (excluding Seminar and Thesis) and 4 credits of Thesis


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.
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 
  • Applicants for master degree programs must provide a photocopy of their bachelor 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

Tuition Fee

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    2595 USD/year
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    2595 USD/year
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