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PhD Application Requirement

Degree Entry semester Admission quota Open for early review
PhD First semester (September entry) 1 Yes
Application requirements  
Language of instruction Program with enough English courses to meet graduation requirements    
Language proficiency English proficiency certificate/proof required  
Chinese Not required  
English Need to provide one of the following English certificates : -- Not required for applicants from English-speaking countries
-- Not required for applicants whose previous degree is from English-speaking countries
-- Not required for applicants whose previous degree is entirely taught in English (proof required)
Application documents
  • Highest degree's graduation certificate [Detail]
  • Highest degree's full transcript of records (including explanation of grading system) [Detail]
  • Receipt of the application fee payment
  • Declaration and Authorization Form
  • Financial statement [Detail]
  • Passport (if applicable)
  • Taiwan Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) (if applicable)
  • Photograph [Detail]
Documents required by department
  • Language proficiency certificate (please refer to the "Language proficiency")
  • Recommendation letter x 2
Interview / Oral exam Interview/oral test to be held only when it is convenient for the applicant. For Details, please contact the Institute directly.  
Written exam No  
Additional notes No  
Scholarship from college or department
  • Name : Scholarships and funding of NTUCPH
  • Amount : For more information, please contect the college of public health.
  • How to apply : Students apply automatically with their application for the degree programs; there is no other document required.
Department info
Introduction The education goal of Institute of Environmental Health (I.E.H.) is to cultivate advanced scientists of environmental health, explore the influence of the natural environment and human activity on the health of the human body, establish a healthy environment, and find efficient countermeasures and methods for the prevention of disease and the promotion of a quality living environment. The function of environmental health in disease prevention and health promotion changes with the development of society. The future directions of development includes policy and administration of sustainable environmental health management, related key techniques, research of environmental toxins, and health monitoring of the human body.
Starting from spring 2013, College of Public Health presents an ALL ENGLISH PhD program (PhD in Global Health) for foreign students. It will offer sub- specialty in epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, occupational health, environmental health and health policy and management. For those who are admitted to this program, we have designed our required courses for them to complete in one academic year at NTU and become PhD candidates afterwards. We expect these PhD candidates to fulfill their thesis work in another 3-5years by collecting data in their home countries and conducting laboratory work at NTU if necessary.
Curriculum planning Required Courses:
Environmental Division : Internship Consultation of Environmental Health (2 credits), Seminar on Environmental Health (2 credits), Seminar on Industrial Hygiene (2 credits), Special Topic on Environmental and Occupational Health I & II (2 credits each) , Public Health : either Perspective and Prospect (2 credits) or Public Health Ethics (1 credit) 
Global Health Division : Contemporary Issues in Global Health (3 credits), Biostatistics for Public Health (3 credits), Principle and Application in Epidemiology (3 credits), Principle and Application in Health Research Methods (3 credits), Environmental and Occupational Health (3 credits), Global Health Policy and Management (3 credits)
Please visit the website for more info : http://coursemap.aca.ntu.edu.tw/course_map_all/class.php?code=844D
Future map Students can continue study after graduation in the field of environmental health, or start their career in various public or private units, including public and private universities, academic and research institutions, government agencies, and technical personnel engaged in environmental health inspection, environmental and occupational health personnel and other professional advisers, etc .
Website http://ieh.ntu.edu.tw
Contact Administration Staff
  • Name : Ms. Shanyann Pai
  • Telephone : +886 (0)2 3366 8112
  • Fax :+886 (0)2 3366 8114
  • Email :iehphc@ntu.edu.tw