Students need to meet certain criteria in order to graduate from our Ph.D. Program. 

Below we explain what is required.


English and Chinese

Students need to achieve the following:


  • TOEFL ITP 550 or IELTS Level 6 in English.

  • TOCFL Level 2 (A2) or New HSK Level 2 in Traditional Chinese Mandarin.

Before graduating you will need to ensure you have met the required standards in both languages. 


To help you achieve the Chinese language qualification, we have a Chinese language center on campus - the link below provides more information: 

National Sun Yat-sen University, Institute of Human Resource Management, College of Management,

70 Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung 80424, Taiwan, R.O.C. +886-7-5252000

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