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Graduate institute of Physical Education

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Degree Requirements

Academic Regulations of the Graduate Institute of Physical Education of National Taiwan Sport University

for International Students

 

1. The regulations are provided in accordance with the “University Law,” “the Enforcement Rules to the University Law,” “the Degree Conferral Law and the Enforcement Rules to It” to handle international students’ academic records and other related affairs for NTSU.


2. Master and PhD degrees are offered to international students (not including those from Hong Kong, Macau, China or Overseas Taiwanese), who must meet the “Regulations Governing Study for Foreign Students in the ROC”.

3. Required years of Enrollment: 1-4 years for master students and 2-7 years for PhD students.

4. Advisor:
(1)The advisor must be the full-time associate professor or professor of the Institute.
(2)Students must select the sub-group of the major and hand in the consent form from the advisor.
(3)Students are not allowed to switch advisors, except for the advisor’s personal reasons.

5. Required Credits:
(1)Master students must take at least 16 credits (excluding thesis). Selective courses outside the Institute (no more than 9 credits) must be related to the thesis and consented by the advisor.
(2)PhD students must take at least 28 PhD, or equivalent, level credits. Selective courses outside the Institute (no more than 9 credits) must be related to the dissertation and consented by the advisor.
(3)Students must take at least 2 credits, but no more than 12, each semester in the first two years of enrollment.
(4)Students with non-sports-related bachelor degree must take 4 undergraduate sports-related credits and 2 physical education credits. The course must be advised by the advisor.

6.Publications during Enrollment:
(1) Master students are required to present at least 2 research papers in international academic conferences, as the first author or co-author with the advisor.
(2) PhD students are required to:
A. Orally present at least 2 research papers in international academic conferences.
B. Publish at least on research paper on the SCI or SSCI journals.

7. Language of the Thesis/Dissertation: Chinese or English.

8. Any other issues not stated above will be addressed in accordance of the related regulations of the Institute.

9. The regulations herein will take effect after the approval by the Faculty Meeting of the Institute. Any revision of the regulations will follow the same procedures of approval.