NCCU currently comprises 12 colleges for the Liberal Arts, Law, Commerce, Science, Foreign Languages, Social Sciences, Communications, International Affairs, Education, Innovation, Informatics, and Global Banking and Finance. The university includes 34 academic departments and 47 postgraduate institutes, 35 of which offer doctoral programs. For a full list of programs, please see the NCCU Academics site.
Most NCCU degree programs are open for international students, including those taught exclusively in Chinese. Some programs are taught completely in English, while others feature bilingual instruction. The following programs are the most popular among our international students.
Department of Business Administration was established in 1962 under a cooperative program with University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The MBA program and Ph. D. program were started in 1965 and 1976 respectively. To accelerate the development of management expertise for those not on campus, the Department also offers extension educational programs for executives. It was the first department of its nature in Taiwan. The mission, course objectives, course design and development of faculty were carefully planned by the administration of the University and an advisory team from University of Michigan.
The mission of this department is to be a leading research and teaching institute in Asia-Pacific region. By capitalizing on the unique geographic position of Taiwan, we strive for globalization and localization of our research and teaching. Our research aims to integrate the best management knowledge of the East and the West in combination with pioneering practices of local enterprises to produce contributive works that are beneficial to the business and educational communities. We are also committed to educate the best business graduates and researchers in the region who have received solid training in both social science and business management and also have possessed broad knowledge of the business environment and practices.
The NCCU International Master's Program in Asia-Pacific Studies (IMAS) is the first of its kind in Taiwan. Fully taught in English, the program offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the Asia-Pacific region.
IMAS is supported by the best faculty members of the College of Social Sciences (CSS), with specializations covering anthropology and ethnology, economics and public finance, developmental studies, international relations and security, labor relations, political science, public administration, policy analysis, sociology, and social welfare.
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The NCCU International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific Studies (IDAS) is a comprehensive Ph.D. program fully taught in English at one of Asia's top social sciences universities. The program brings an interdisciplinary understanding of the Asia-Pacific region.
The IDAS program offers 4 tracks: political economy, socio-cultural research, public governance, and international relations.
We also offer a broad range of methodology training courses that prepare students for research and publishing in international journals. IDAS is part of the NCCU College of Social Sciences and draws on English-speaking faculty throughout the campus. IDAS also offers the opportunity for students to study abroad and offers international students an excellent opportunity to learn Mandarin.
IMES is Taiwan’s first English-taught program in applied economics. IMES provides students with rigorous training in economic reasoning and solid statistical methods for public policy and social development through economic analysis.
The majority of IMES courses focus on the application of economic analysis tools, with in-depth discussions of Taiwan’s public policy and social development. IMES offers students three disciplinary tracks: Social Security and Welfare, Economic Analysis and Policy Evaluation, and Environment and Resources.
The program uses case studies, problem-based learning, and group projects to optimize students' learning experiences. The majority of IMBA courses are conducted in Academia Excellentiae, a learning environment inspired by Harvard Case Study classrooms.
IMICS is a pioneering English-taught Master’s program offering an extensive range of courses designed to cultivate inquiring minds for the rapidly changing landscape of media and communications technologies.
IMICS focuses on cross-cultural communication studies with an additional emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. The all-star faculty recruited from departments of journalism, advertising, and communications, and lead students in developing key in-demand skills for current conditions and future trends in the communication industry.
The NCCU International Master's Program in International Studies (IMPIS) was established in August 2012 and uses a broad politico-economic-social perspective to gain a pragmatic understanding of contemporary international relations. IMPIS students can choose to concentrate on International Development or International Conflict Management.
The ICI is Taiwan’s first undergraduate program which focuses specifically on promoting innovation for global studies and management. ICI provides professional, integrated, and comprehensive training that encompasses various disciplines supported by the core values in our bachelor's degree program. Courses are organized around three themes: Governance and Management for Global Development, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Information Intelligence. This organization maximizes graduate competitiveness in a range of fields including the social sciences, international laws business analysis, and data science.
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GCIT is the first international and interdisciplinary graduate program to incorporate faculty and resources from 5 NCCU colleges: Communications, Informatics, Law, Liberal Arts, and Innovation. Leveraging the latest insights in new media innovation and creativity development, our multinational faculty of researchers and industry experts cultivate outstanding talent with local awareness and global vision to take on the challenges of the rapid development of global new media through effective reporting, production, and content integration using the most up-to-date communication technologies.
The TIGP on Social Networks and Human-Centered Computing was jointly established by National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), National Chengchi University (NCCU), and the Academia Sinica. This program attracts outstanding students from around the world to learn current practices and future trends in social networking and human-centered computing, integrating computer science and engineering with the social and behavioral sciences.
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