Program in Graduate Institute of Metabolism and Obesity Sciences, M.Sc. | Taipei Medical University | Taipei, Taiwan
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Program in Graduate Institute of Metabolism and Obesity Sciences

24 months
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Tuition fee
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About

Established in 2017, the Program in Graduate Institute of Metabolism and Obesity Sciences (GIMOS) from Taipei Medical University is Taiwan’s first Master’s program and graduate institute focusing on of metabolic disease and obesity research.

Overview

By integrating bench-to-bedside research and practice in translational medicine, the Program in Graduate Institute of Metabolism and Obesity Sciences (GIMOS) from Taipei Medical University program aims to train interdisciplinary specialists in community prevention and clinical intervention of obesity and metabolic diseases.

What you'll study

Required GIMOS course content prepares students to implement clinical interventions and community prevention for obesity and metabolic diseases. Required courses provide in-depth introductions to research methodology, dietary behavior, principles and practice of multiomics, and advanced topics in the biochemistry of obesity. 

Core courses, taught through the College of Nutrition, allow students to follow specific interests in applied statistics, nutrition education, food inspection and analysis, international food legislation, and practical application of medicine and nutritional epidemiology.

Careers

GIMOS graduates generally follow one of three career paths: Nutrition and metabolic and weight control-related licensing, industry positions related to food and biotechnology, and further academics. Those who pursue medical licensing engage in weight loss/control education as weight loss and nutrition consultants. Other graduates take employment as R&D specialists with food-related biotechnology firms. Finally, students may continue in academia as research assistants or pursue further education at the Ph.D. level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research ethics
  • Seminar
  • Applied statistics
  • Thesis writing
  • Advanced topics in foods nutrition & metabolism
  • Principles and practice of multiomics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants with diploma of Bachelor degree accredited by Taiwan Ministry of Education (MoE) or students graduating in 2021 from MoE accredited Bachelor degree programs.
  • Verification of nationality (e.g. photocopy of passport)
  • Copy of degree certificate(s) or diploma of the highest level of academic attainment
  • Copy of official transcripts (list of grades and courses) of the highest level of academic attainment 
  • One copy of proof of English proficiency, such as TOEFL, IELTS, or other official test results. Applicants who have had at least four years of formal education in an English speaking country may provide attendance records as proof of English proficiency. 
  • Statement of purpose 
  • Resume and personal statement
  • Two recommendation letters in English or Chinese submitted via online application system by two independent referrers.
  • Supporting materials are optional and may include academic examination scores
  • Interview 100%

Tuition Fee

All master students are given a full tuition scholarship. Scholarship applications should be submitted along with admission application.

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.

Funding

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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