M.Sc. On Campus

Life Sciences

National Cheng Kung University

12 months
2818 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Life Sciences at National Cheng Kung University offers a graduate degree with one of the following specializations: Biomedicine, Genomics & Biotechnology, and Ecology.


The Department of Life Sciences at National Cheng Kung University offers courses and research training in three fields: Biomedicine, Genomics & Biotechnology, and Ecology. The breadth of courses and research programs provides our students with a broad knowledge of life sciences and exposes them to different points of view in understanding the world of life sciences. In addition, we commonly host conferences, and invite international scientists to give a seminar in our department. These activities provide our faculty and students great opportunities to collaborate with international science community.

Our Department creates a desirable interdisciplinary education environment for highly devoted students from Taiwan and abroad. Students are also provided with opportunities to gain teaching experiences by working as teaching assistants in undergraduate courses. We empower students broaden their horizons, inspire their passion, and acquire independent research ability to become leaders and innovators in their career.

Learning objectives

  • The professional knowledges of life sciences
  • Scientific spirit and logic of dialectical
  • Develop the civic literacy of empathy, respect and inclusive
  • The social care of lives
  • The philosophy and justice thinking of ecological conservation
  • Global macro-vision and grasp the trend of international research
  • Fully grasp the depth of the life sciences expertise
  • Capable of thinking carefully and logically, measurement analysis and deciding independently
  • Academic communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integration of cross-cutting knowledge and ability to innovate
  • Capacity to show teamwork and leadership

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell Dynamics
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Theoretical Ecology
  • Ecological Modeling Special Topics
  • Advanced Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Cell Biology
  • Agricultural Circular Economy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


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

  • Online application form
  • The highest degree diploma verified with official stamps by the R.O.C. embassies, consulates, or missions abroad or by other notary institutes authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, R.O.C.
  • If the diploma is not in Chinese or English, a notarized copy of a translation in English or Chinese is required
  • Official transcripts
  • Financial statement
  • Identity card and/or passport, ROC alien resident certificate (if available), and Certificate of R.O.C. Non-Household Registration, or other credentials (if applicable)
  • Study plan: education background, research interest, motivations for further study, etc.
  • English proficiency
  • English(/Chinese) autobiography

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1409 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • Foreign and Mainland Chinese students: NTD 39600 per semester

Living costs for Tainan

17700 - 21230 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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