International Students Application-Departmental Requirements

Department of Graphic Arts Communication
Enrollment Semesters2020 Fall
2021 Fall
Language of InstructionProgram taught in Chinese
Admission Evaluation
  • Document Review
  • Weighted Score:
    Document Review: 100%
Required Qualification
Language Proficiency
  • Chinese Language Proficiency (Provide one of the following Chinese certificates):
    Test of Chinese as Foreign Language, TOCFL Level - 3
    or any other Chinese Proficiency Certificate with a score equivalent to above items
    Application without the required Chinese language proficiency certificate or scores above will not be accepted.
    Not required for applicants whose native language is Chinese (self-statement needed).
    Not required for applicants whose previous degree is taught in Chinese (proof required).

  • English Language Proficiency: Not Required
Application Documents
  • Signed application form
    ※Please print out, sign the application forms, scan and upload it to the system.
  • Two-inch passport photo
  • Receipt or proof of application fee or a U.S. dollar wire transfer
  • Passport/Identification and R.O.C. Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) for those holding one
    ※If the applicant is of foreign nationality as specified in Article 2 under the MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan and possesses (or has possessed) nationality status from the Republic of China (R.O.C.), additional proof is required, such as entry and departure records for the past 6 years, a declaration form stating that they do not hold a R.O.C. household registration, Certificate of Nationality Renouncement of Republic of China or other proof of documents.
  • An official financial statement
    ※a minimum of NTD 100,000 (or USD 3,000) is required. Please select one of the following ways of submission:
    (1)An official financial statement issued within the past three months from a financial institution.
    (2)If the financial statement provided is not under the name of the applicant, please submit (a) the sponsor’s financial statement (b) a financial guarantee from the sponsor
    (3)The proof showing the applicant have been awarded full scholarship.
  • Diploma of the highest academic degree
  • One translated copy of the applicant’s highest diploma in English or Chinese
  • One translated copy of the applicant’s complete transcripts (for ALL years of study) in English or Chinese
  • ※Eligible applicants who graduate at the same year as the admission to National Taiwan Normal University must submit transcripts for each academic semester and the ‘Deposition of Admission Documents for National Taiwan Normal University International Applicants’, and are not required to submit the diploma during application. The diploma and transcripts for each academic semester must be submitted upon registration (Diplomas or degree certificates from China are required to have the documents notarized by relevant authorities.); otherwise, the applicants admitted to NTNU will have their admission revoked.

    ※Applicants applying with diplomas or degree certificates from China are required to have the documents notarized by relevant authorities. If authentication cannot be completed by the application deadline, please submit degree certificate, complete transcript and a signed Deposition of Admission Documents.

    ※Admitted students must submit the original ones for review to the Office of International Affairs on the day of enrollment.

    ※NTNU holds the right to request applicants to have their degree certificate or diploma authenticated by the ROC diplomatic missions should NTNU find any problem in the applicants’ documents.

Departmental Requirements
  • Language proficiency certificate: Please refer to the "Language proficiency".
  • Two recommendation letter(s): Open format. Letters should include academic abilities and skills, personal interests and interpersonal skills
  • Autobiography: Limited to 500 words
  • Study plan: Limited to 2000 words and must include a coursework plan as well as descriptions of proposed research and future career path
  • Any document that might be supportive: e.g. Proof of winning any academic competitions, published articles, position papers, or activities with volunteer service organizations, etc.
  • Admitted students are not allowed to defer admission until the next academic year.
Department Information
IntroductionThe Department of Graphic Arts and Communications was established in 1996. The primary goal is to train qualified media engineers and specialists in graphic communication and printing technology, digital content creators, and educators in technical schools.

The department strives for the integration of knowledge in media technology and arts. Fields such as media communication, printing publication, information technology and new media applications are all part of the department’s R&D and teaching focus. We combine theory and practice to create a milieu within which students and faculty can work together in a rapidly changing media environment.

Departmental features:
1. Balanced approach to theory and practice
2. Balanced approach to diversity and professionalism
3. Balanced approach to technology and the humanities
4. Balanced approach to study and career
5. Multiple admissions
Features of CurriculumStudents should refer to the graduate student handbook issued by the department and complete a suitable curriculum package before they may begin working on their dissertation. At least 36 credits must be completed to qualify for graduation and the awarding of the Master of Science in Applied Engineering.

The department’s faculty are very active in research. Key areas of research include:
1. New Image Display Technology
2. Digital Content Production Core Competencies
3. Digital Rights Management and Content Protection Mechanisms
4. History of Printing and Technology
5. Graphic Arts Replication and Publish Technologies
6. Film, TV and Media Technology and Legal Essentials
7. Digital Learning and Teaching Media Technologies
8. Video Multimedia Processing and Animation Technologies
9. Development of Augmented Reality (AR) Content
10. Color Engineering
11. Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) for Printing
12. Artificial Intelligence for Design

*The department offers professional internship courses.
*The department is part of the Teacher Education curriculum.
Career ProspectsFurther study:
Students can apply for domestic or foreign graduation schools, majoring in mass communication, art and design, information engineering, management or education.

Students can work as media practitioners, editors, PR personnel, planning specialist, animators, designers, high school teachers, or school staff.
Contact InformationMs Sylvia Tao / 886-2-7749-3593 /