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Curriculum Description

Curriculum For Master 

PART A: Required Courses/ Required Elective Courses
(Required Elective Courses must choose 3 courses)
 

Elective/ Required

Course Name

Instructor

Credits

Semester

Remarks

Required Courses

RESEARCH SEMINARS(1)(2)(3)(4)

All teachers

0

1st&2nd

 

Required Courses

HISTORY IDEOLOGY AND PRACTICES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Tsung-Hsueh Lu
Susan C. Hu

2

1st

 

Required Elective Courses

ADVANCED BIOSTATISTICS

Chung-Yi Li

2

2nd

 

Required Elective Courses

(choose 1 course)

EPIDEMIOLOGY

Jung-Der Wang

2

1st

 

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS

Liang-Yi Wang
Yu-Wen Chien

2

1st

 

Required Elective Courses

(choose 1 course)

HEALTH BEHAVIOR THEORY AND RESEARCH

Carol Strong

2

1st

 

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF

HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Chen, Meei-Shia

2

2nd

 

HEALTH PROMOTION THEORY AND PRACTICE

Susan C. Hu

2

2nd

 
 
PART B: Course requirement
 
1. Master program student must successfully completed 3 Required Elective Courses. 

2. For students of 99-107 Academic Year registered: 4 Required Elective Courses are EPIDEMIOLOGY, ADVANCED BIOSTATISTICS, HEALTH PROMOTION THEORY & PRACTICE, and POLITICAL ECONOMY OF HEALTH AND MEDICINE.

3. For students of 108 Academic Year registered and after: 3 Required Elective Courses are:
(1) ADVANCED BIOSTATISTICS;
(2) Choose 1course: EPIDEMIOLOGY and EPIDEMIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS;
(3) Choose 1 course: HEALTH BEHAVIOR THEORY AND RESEARCH and POLITICAL ECONOMY OF HEALTH AND MEDICINE and HEALTH PROMOTION THEORY AND PRACTICE.

4. Successfully complete the required minimum credits including professional courses (24 credits: it contains Required Courses (2 credits) and Elective Courses (22 credits)) and the dissertation (6 credits).
 
PART C: English requirement
 
Before apply degree test (oral examination), students should present their proficiency in English which must be equivalent to or better than the mid-intermediate level of GEPT test result or TOEIC 550.
The English certificate issued at a time more than 5 years before applying degree test is not allowed.
 
 
Curriculum For PhD 
 
PART A: Required Courses/ Required Elective Courses
(Courses are taught in English, Required Elective Courses must choose 3 courses)
 

Elective/ Required

Course Name

Instructor

Credits

Semester

Remarks

Required Courses

RESEARCH SEMINARS(1)(2)(3)(4)

All teachers

0

1st&2nd

 

Required Courses

ADVANCED PUBLIC HEALTH

Susan C. Hu

Tsung-Hsueh Lu

2

1st

 

Required Elective Courses

ADVANCED BIOSTATISTICS

Chung-Yi Li

2

2nd

 

Required Elective Courses

CRITICAL REVIEW OF EMPIRICAL STUDIES ON POPULATION HEALTH

Jung-Der Wang

2

2nd

 

Required Elective Courses

(choose 1 course)

ADVANCED TOPICS IN HEALTH BEHAVIOR THEORIES AND PRACTICE

Carol Strong

2

1st

With MPH

SAT(7-8

HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH

Tsung-Hsueh Lu

2

1st

 

 
 
PART B: Course requirement
 
Successfully complete the required minimum credits including professional courses (18 credits) and the PhD dissertation (12 credits)
A PhD student can apply qualification examination test, who has successfully completed required courses and required elective courses.
 
PART C: English requirement
 
When PhD students submit application for the degree test (oral examination), students should present their proficiency in English which must be equivalent to or better than TOEIC 785/ TOEFL-IBT 72. The certificate on TOEFL test issued at a time more than 2 years before registering the program is not allowed. Equivalently, the students may present their proficiency in English by providing with the GEPT test result, which should be at the high-intermediate level or higher.