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Admission Master's

What students are we looking for?
The Master's Program offered by the Department of Industrial Management (DIM) is designed to cultivate management talents. 
We seek students who aspire to become future leaders in various industries, both in Taiwan and on a global scale. The design of our program requires special skills and abilities of prospective students which is reflected in our admission procedures.
We are looking for students who demonstrate the following skills, interests and abilities:

•   Undergraduate degree from a recognized institution, preferably in the fields of business, economics, engineering or computer sciences 
•   Basic understanding of industrial engineering concepts, i.e. manufacturing processes, supply chain management, quality control, and operations research (applicants will be asked to take remedial courses)
•   Data analysis and statistical skills: Proficiency in statistical concepts and the ability to use quantitative and qualitative techniques for informed decision-making
•   International outlook: A global mindset and cross-cultural understanding are necessary for working in the globalized field of industrial management


How does the admission process work?

We wish to recruit students with the very best academic merit, potential and motivation, and welcome applications by all suitably qualified prospective students from different backgrounds. For international applicants, the admission decision is based on written documents, we usually do not hold interviews/ admission exams. The documents have to be submitted to the Office of Academic Affairs, but will be reviewed by the DIM admission committee which carefully considers each application on an individual basis. 
The DIM admission committee considers:

•  Academic results in your undergraduates studies (i.e.transcripts of your Bachelor's degree)
•  Focus/ specialization in your undergraduates studies (i.e. did you take courses in business, economics, information technology  etc.)
•  Work experience (i.e. is not required, but work experience in a relevant field will increase your chances of admission)
•  Quality of your Statement of Purpose/ Study Plan  (500 words) where you have to explain your academic background and the specific reasons why you wish to join the DIM Master's program
•  Endorsement expressed in the recommendation letter(s) written by instructors at the institution where you received your undergraduate degree


How to apply? 

Admission to the Master's program in Industrial Management is possible both in the fall and in the spring term, please refer to the NTUST Academic Calendar for the admission deadlines. Detailed information on the application process, fee payments etc. is offered by the Office of Academic Affairs. Once you have received your Letter of Admission, the Office of International Affairs will assist with enrollment and getting settled at Taiwan Tech.

What do I need? Application Checklist  

 Bachelor’s Degree Certificate  ü
 DIM administered entrance exam   Ø
 DIM administered entrance interview    Ø
 Recommendation letter (how many )  ü
 Statement of Purpose (500 words?? )   ü
 Curriculum Vitae    ü
 Proof of English Proficiency  (TOEFL iBT 71 or its equivalent ü
 Apply via NTUST Online Application platform ü

Credit waivers and credit recognition

After enrollment, students can apply for credit waivers to be exempted from taking courses at Taiwan Tech. The maximum of  waived credits must not exceed 50% of the credits reqired for graduation, i.e. not more than 18 credits taken at other institutions can be transferred. Relevant supporting documents, i.e. copies of  university transcripts and course descriptions, need to be submitted, and application for credit transfer can only be submitted once in the course of your studies.  
The following conditions apply (for general information on credit transfer, please refer to the regulations issued by the Office of Academic Affairs.

•   The name of the course and the number of credits that you wish to waive has to correspond to the name of the DIM-course and to its number of credits 
•   Credits from EMBA-courses cannot be transferred
•   The courses which you submit for credit transfer must have been completed successfully; the credits may not be included in the credit requirements of your undergraduate degree
•   The minimum period of study of the Master's Program of Industrial Management  is one year, i.e. if you are granted credits waivers, you will still have to enroll at Taiwan Tech for at least one year within which you have to fulfill all requirements for graduation


Last update: 30 June 2023