Tropical Medicine

Kaohsiung Medical University

12 months
3188 USD/year
3188 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Kaohsiung Medical University has taken up the responsibility of Tropical Medicine-related students with full-fledged knowledge, skills and competency since we were established. 


This Tropical Medicine program at Kaohsiung Medical University is specified for the knowledge and ability regarding research on Tropical Medicine, and is emphasized on:

  • Tropical medicine & Medical parasitology
  • Vector-borne infections & Medical entomology
  • Clinical microbial infections & Travel medicine
  • Tropical disease associated cancer & virology


Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Ethic Education 
  • Recent Advance on Tropical Medicine and Global Health 
  • Introduction to Tropical Medicine 
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Medical Entomology and Vector Control 
  • Diagnosis of Microbial Infection 
  • Special Topics in Public Health 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in related medical, public health, nursing, veterinary sciences, medical technology and other life or natural sciences from a local or foreign university which is recognized by M.O.E. and verified by R.O.C. representative office. OR Holds an equivalent degree of Medical Doctor, MD diploma. 
  • Applicants must have taken a minimum of 10 credits (160 hours) in General Biology, Epidemiology, Parasitology, Microbiology or Life Science related courses. 
  • A minimum GPA of B or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (a notarized Chinese or English translation of transcript is required) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3188 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1594 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    3188 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1594 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • 48.000 TWD


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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