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Applied Foreign Languages, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #251 (QS) ,
The Department of Applied Foreign Languages (AFL), founded in 1998. Our objectives in education mainly focus on training professionals in English teaching, translation, oral interpretation and English for specific purposes, to meet the great demand for language experts in Taiwan’s globalized economy. 


Our approach to teaching features small class sizes and student-centered learning, providing an environment in which teachers and students can interact closely. Our faculty also focus on guiding students to become proficient in practical skills involving, for example, team work, leadership, presentation, and project organization. In addition, we aim for every student to become adept at higher-level skills such as research and critical thinking. Many of our faculty members are also involved in cooperative projects with various industries, including hospitality, merchandising, media, publishing, education, and creative industries—thus giving them up-to-date insights for helping students prepare for the future.The department hosts a biennial conference on Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching (ALLT), a highly regarded gathering that attracts top scholars from around the world. The ALLT also provides a valuable platform for student researchers to share their work professionally. In addition, a high level of student involvement in organizing and running the conference offers practical experience in event planning, translation and interpretation, and hosting international guests.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foreign Language Learning Anxiety
  • Language Acquisition
  • Language curriculum and research
  • Teaching English Listening and Speacking

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Master’s program: 1-4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®

General Requirements

  • Passport
  • ORIGINAL Diploma
  • ORIGINAL transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Study plan (500 words)
  • Research outcome or publications
  • Past employment
  • 2 Recommendation letters

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1058 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1058 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

The tuition fee in New Taiwan Dollar: NT$32,670

Living costs for Taipei

  • 26343 - 35750 TWD/month
    Living Costs

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


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