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Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science

Degree Entry semester Admission quota
Master First semester (September entry) 15
Application requirements
Language of instruction Program taught in English  
Language proficiency English proficiency certificate/proof required
Chinese Not required
-- 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
  • Study plan / Statement of purpose / Research plan (in English)
  • Autobiography or CV (in English)
  • Working Experience( if applicable) [Detail]
  • Academic Honors and Activities( if applicable) [Detail]
Interview / Oral exam Online interview if needed
Written exam No
Additional notes No
Scholarship from college or department
  • ▪  Name:
    Scholarship of Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science
  • ▪  Amount :
    We provide merit-based scholarships for our students. The amount awarded will be equivalent to approximately 50% to 100% of the recipient's tuition and fees. Candidates with an outstanding academic record are eligible and encouraged to apply. The Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science reserves the right to change these terms, conditions, and the actual total amount of scholarship at any time without prior notice.
  • ▪  Name:
    NTU-SEARCA Joint Scholarship Program on Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science
  • ▪  Amount :
    1. Tuition and other school fees
    2. Travel allowance to cover international airfare
    3. Book and supplies allowance
    4. Health insurance
    5. Living allowance for food, lodging and incidental expenses
  • ▪  Details:
    The scholarship is open to nationals of the regular member countries of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), namely: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam who are interested in enrolling to the Master Program in Global ATGS of NTU. The scholarship award duration is two years.
    The following are the scholarship eligibility criteria:
    1. Must be nationals of SEAMEO member countries;
    2. Must not be more than 35 years of age at the time of application; and
    3. Planned research must be in line with the priority areas of SEARCA's Eleventh Five-Year Plan i.e., agri-business models for increased productivity and income, sustainable farming systems and natural resource management, food and nutrition security, transformational leadership for agriculture and rural development (ARD), gender and youth engagement in ARD, enhanced ARD towards climate resilience, and eco-health/one-health applications to ARD.
  • ▪  How to apply:
    Please visit SEARCA website to apply for the scholarship.
Department info

The Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science is cross-disciplinary and is supported by the College of Bio-resources and Agriculture and College of Life Science. The objective of this program is that students possess advanced knowledge and demonstrate practical skills of contemporary agriculture.

There are two main focuses in this program, which are smart agricultural engineering, and genome science and technology. The graduates are expected to achieve the core competencies, including smart farming technology, genome science research, breeding science and technology.

NTU has been collaborating with several international research organizations such as International Rice Research Institute, World Vegetable Center, etc. Students have opportunities to involve in the research projects on an international research center and accumulate fieldwork experiences, and thus have a successful career development.

The tuition fee will be US$5,000 per semester. A merit-based scholarship is provided, please refer to “Scholarship from college or department.”

Curriculum planning

Thesis and a minimum of 24 credits, including compulsory and elective courses, are required for graduation.

The curriculum will focus on two concentrations: Smart Agriculture and Genome Science and Technology.

Future map

The graduates can pursue further Ph.D. studies in related fields. They are also capable of professional career in government departments, private enterprise, research institutes or international organizations in Taiwan, their home country or abroad.


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