Fully-English-taught Program
International Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (Ph.D.N) Degree Program

Published April 11, 2024

Department Introduction

This program was founded in 2005, NTUNHS established a docotral program in Nursing; this was the fist doctoral nursing program in national provided by a technological and vocational school. In response to students' diversified development and career planning needs, the School of Nursing has the best-rated PhD-level faculty in the country, and develops competency-based courses connected to the nursing practices, as well as implement objective methods for competence assessment. Our doctoral program aims to nurture healthcare talents in nursing leadership, nursing educaiton, and nursing reserach.

 Application Deadline

March 31

 Eligibility for Admission

  1. Foregin students should carefully read the MOE Regulations "Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan " for application eligibility.
  2. Have a master’s degree or associate degree in fields related to nursing or midwifery from foreign universities and colleges approved by R.O.C. (Taiwan) Ministry of  Education.

 Required Application Documents

  1. ​​Check List
  2. Application Form
  3. College diploma/ certificate & all collegelevel official transcript
  4. Medical Report
  5. 3 letters of recommendation
  6. Statement of Purpose or Research Goals/ Study Plan
  7.  Evidence of English proficiency
    *Please apply IELTS or TOEFL test report from official website
  8. Passport biographical page 
  9. Financial Statement (the personal account must have a minimum balance of USD$2,500 )
  10. Resume/Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents.
  11. Relevant research output works

 English Language Proficiency

Applicants from countries where English is not the native language, or those who have completed their bachelor’s degree at a non-English speaking academic institution, are required to have evidence of English proficiency equivalent to TOFEL iBT test score of 60, or IELTS 6.0 or higher, or CEFR B2 Vantage or higher.

 Degree Conferred

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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