International Students Application-Departmental Requirements
|Department of East Asian Studies||Degree||Master’s|
|Enrollment Semesters||2020 Fall|
|Language of Instruction||Program taught in Chinese|
|Notes||The department may ask admitted students to take relevant Chinese language classes offered by the university’s Mandarin Training Center depending on their learning performances so as to facilitate their listening comprehension in class.（Chinese language classes cannot be acknowledged as graduation credits in M.A. program.）|
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|Introduction||The Department of East Asian Studies is the only such department of universities in Taiwan offering a complete educational system from undergraduate, master to doctor majoring in East Asian studies. This department focuses instead on the integration of multiple disciplines, with “culture and its application” and “political economy and regional development” as the centerpiece subjects. It has developed to be the teaching research unit for multi-disciplinary integrated professional talents and has been dedicated to providing systematical academic training to students majoring in East Asian studies. At the same time, the Department of East Asian Studies has established an exchange program with renowned foreign universities in Europe, America, Japan, Korea and many Southeast Asian countries offering courses in East Asian studies. Our undergraduate program aims to cultivate all-round talents in humanistic society field, and award graduates with Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degrees. Master's Degree Programs aim to cultivate professional talents with independent research and practical capacity, and award graduates with Master of Social Science (M.S.S.) degrees. Ph. D. Programs aim to cultivate professional talents majoring in senior humanities and social studies, and award graduates with Doctor of Social Sciences (Ph.D.) degrees.|
Full-time faculty in this department possesses excellent educational experiences, abundant research capacity and high academic reputation, with the research topics covering cultural ideology & application, political economy & regional development. They have also presided over research projects subsidized by Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and their related collaboration with the industries. These researches have achieved fruitful results as well as attained first class standard in Taiwan.
The faculty in this department comes from diversified background. We also have Japanese and Korean teachers. Collectively, they provide students with complete teaching contents. Meanwhile, this department encourages students in the Undergraduate Program and Master Program to participate in the exchange program to East Asia, Europe and America so as to broaden their international perspective. Also, in view of the high percentage of foreign students in this department, students are able to learn cross-cultural differences from each other.
|Features of Curriculum||Our Master Program aims to cultivate professional research talents with independent thinking and research capacity. The Program is featured with wide-range research fields, diverse faculty, and courses covering “culture and its application” and “political economy and regional development.” Along with the increasingly diversification of current regional research projects and the gradual recognition on cross-disciplinary talents, students tend to select preferred courses with significant extent and depth, regardless of their research interests in areas such as East Asian culture and thoughts, cultural creativity and application, East Asian political economy and cross-strait relations, globalization and governance. |
For more information regarding our M.A. program, please visit our website:
|Career Prospects||Further education and employment|
Students can apply for the graduate programs of this department or related research institutions of this university or other local universities specializing in literary, history and philosophy or mainland research institutions specializing in politics, diplomacy, public affairs and national development.
(1) Become academic researchers in research institutes or think tanks specializing in sinology of East Asia, cultural application, political economy & regional development.
(2) Become administrative staff or public servants in governmental organs such as foreign affairs, culture, political economy, overseas Chinese affairs, and national development.
(3) Become professional journalists, editors, tourism operators, marketing personnel, corporate planning personnel, and professional managers.
(4) Become professional diplomatic translators or interpreters of Japanese, Korean, English or European languages.
(5) Become professionals in cultural industries and related creative industries as well as service industry.
|Contact Information||Ms You-Jhen Sie / 886-2-7749-5413 / firstname.lastname@example.org|