The NCCU International MBA is the premier fully accredited English-taught Master of Business Administration business program offered by National Chengchi University's College of Commerce.We are the first program in Taiwan to offer a fully accredited Masters of Business Administration completely in English.We offer all course instruction in English with a specific focus on Asia-Pacific business dynamics, and cross-cultural understanding. Half of the students and faculty are local Taiwan citizens and the latter half are from representing a diverse mixture of people from more than 35 countries on 5 continents.
IMBA students are required to complete a minimum of 42 credits to graduate. Full-time students can normally fulfill all the graduation requirements in 1.5 years while part-time students enjoy the flexibility of extending their studies to a maximum of 5 years.
Eligible applicants are required to possess the following qualifications:
1. Completion of or the equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Minimum two years of full-time post-baccalaureate work experience (effective on 2013 entered applicants).
3. Satisfactory previous academic achievement.
Applicants are required to submit the following application documents:
1. Completed application forms
3. Three Recommendation Letters
4. Official transcripts from each college/university attended
5. A copy of the diploma
6. Photocopy of TOEFL / IELTS scores or other evidence of English proficiency
7. GMAT scores are currently not required but preferred
8. Application fee
9. Financial Aid package (if applicable)
10. Proof of financial solvency (for international applicants only)
11. Proof of nationality (for international applicants only)
IMBA AdvantagesThe International MBA (IMBA) program offered by National Chengchi University (NCCU) is the premier English-taught MBA program in Taiwan. The program has dual accreditation by AACSB and EQUIS and emphasizes the cultivation of elite professionals from around the world into future business leaders in an international environment. With the continued growth of Asia’s emerging economies and the expansion of firms on a global scale, the NCCU IMBA offers the perfect venue for international candidates to learn about Asian economies and for Taiwanese candidates to benefit from an international education without traveling abroad.
Global View with an Asian Perspective
The unique design of the IMBA curriculum aims to equip students with the foundational knowledge of commerce and leverage on this to provide students with a global view as well as an Asian perspective of the world's latest business trends. Students have the option of specializing in Finance, International Business, Management in Asia, or Marketing. While all courses capture an international outlook of businesses and how it applies in the Asian context, certain courses concentrate mainly on practices within Asia.
Diverse Student Body and World Class Faculty
The IMBA program provides an optimal international and multicultural learning environment by maintaining balance in the number of Taiwanese citizens and international students admitted to the program. The international students represent a diverse mix of professionals from more than 35 countries on 5 continents. This is complemented by the guidance they receive from a faculty base comprised of academics and industry experts in Taiwan and from around the world.
Theory and Practice
The program is designed to provide a meaningful balance between theoretical and practical learning. A majority of courses apply the case study method, which enables participants to learn by doing and teaching others. Specially designed classes such as the Practical Business Project, also provide students with the opportunity to get involved with real-world business problem decision-making and practice writing business cases.
Strong Links with the Business Community
CNCCU has strong ties with industry and the government of Taiwan and has various collaborative researchers across a wide array of initiatives. Students are given ample opportunities to interact with real-world business leaders who are invited to teach courses based on their professional disciplines and through numerous seminars held throughout each academic year of the program.Prime Location
The IMBA program is conveniently located in the Wenshan district of Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan and the heart of Asia's budding financial, commercial, and technological hub. Apart from being well known for its IT infrastructure and manufacturing prowess, Taiwan is slated to be a catalyst in the future development and advancement of Asia. The beauty of our IMBA program is that we are directly in the middle of this blossoming progress.
Tuition & FeesBecause a quality education is priceless the designers of the IMBA program have garnered generous assistance from our sponsors to offer a cost-effective program that is comparable in quality to any other but at a fraction of the cost.The program requires a minimum of 42 credit hours for completion. The estimated cost to complete the program in two years is shown below.
Tuition Fees: NT$369,600
Miscellaneous Fees: NT$80,000
Living Expenses: NT$360,000
Other Expenses: NT$60,000
TOTAL: NT$909,600 (Approximately US$26,000)
*Tuition fees are computed based on NT$8,800 per credit.This is subject to change.
ScholarshipsMOE Taiwan Scholarship - provided by Taiwan's Ministry of Education, which grants students NTD40,000 (approx. US$1,334) per semester for payment of academic fees, including credit fee. In addition, each recipient receives a subsistence award of up to $20,000 (approx. US$667) per month.MOE Taiwan Scholarship - provided by Taiwan's Ministry of Education, which grants students NTD40,000 (approx. US$1,334) per semester for payment of academic fees, including credit fee. In addition, each recipient receives a subsistence award of up to $20,000 (approx. US$667) per month.The IMBA program receives generous grants from well-known corporations in Taiwan, many of which subsequently offer scholarships to eligible local and international applicants through the IMBA scholarship. These are merit-based scholarships offer a tuition waiver of up to NT$200,000 a year. Applicants must complete and submit the scholarship applications along with the admissions application form to be considered for an IMBA scholarship.
Local applicants who need assistance are eligible to apply for the IMBA Scholarship.
International applicants who need financial assistance can apply for external scholarships awarded by either the Taiwanese government or Taiwan 's International Cooperation and Development Fund.
The Taiwan ScholarshipICDF Scholarship - provided by Taiwan's International Cooperation and Development Fund, which grants full scholarships to applicants strengthening relations between Taiwan and allied, friendly nations.MOE Taiwan Scholarship - MOE Taiwan Scholarship - provided by Taiwan's Ministry of Education, which grants students NTD40,000 (approx. US$1,334) per semester for payment of academic fees, including credit fee. In addition, each recipient receives a subsistence award of up to $20,000 (approx. US$667) per month. MOFA Taiwan Scholarship – provided by Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which grants students NT$30,000 (approx. US$1,000) per month.