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Tropical Medicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) ,
Kaohsiung Medical University has taken up the responsibility of training medical-related students with full-fledged knowledge, skills and competency since we were established. Based on these principles, we develop and promote the advancement of science; to undertake fundamental, strategic and applied research; to bild up research on local subjects; to care for underprivileged groups; and to participate in local, regional, national and international medical services

About

This program 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 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1-4 years

  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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

    2600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1300 EUR per semester and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

48,000TWD/sem

Living costs for Kaohsiung

  • 19176 - 24000 TWD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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