Students of the Master Program are expected to fulfill the requirements in 1-4 years.
The advisor or one of the co-advisors of the Master thesis must be a full-time faculty in the Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (IEEB hereafter) or an adjunct faculty affiliated with the Department of Life Science of NTU or the Academic Sinica.
C. Graduating Credits:
Students are required to take at least 24 credits to graduate, of which 10 are from the mandatory courses, and 14 from the elected courses.
D. Credit Transfer and Exemption
Students who had taken graduate courses similar to any of the elected courses before entering the IEEB Master Program can apply for credit transfer and exemption of no more than 12 credits. However, credit transfer and exemption is valid only with the approval of the IEEB Course Committee.
E. Transfer to Ph.D. program
Students may apply for a transfer to the IEEB Ph.D. Program after one year in the Master Program. Deadline of application is between July 20-31 for the first semester, and January 20-31 for the second semester. Applications will be evaluated by the IEEB faculty based on the applicants’ academic performance.
Please consult the IEEB staff for details of available scholarships.
G. Thesis Defense
H. The requirements listed above are complemented by the National Taiwan University policies regarding graduate studies. Please consult the IEEB office for further information.
I. The above listed requirements are in effect immediately after the approval of the IEEB faculty. Modification of the requirements must be approved by the IEEB faculty before it becomes effective.