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This program is made between the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (UNSW) through its Faculty of Engineering and the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan (Taiwan Tech) through its College of Engineering.
Students who have successfully completed two years of Taiwan Tech’s Undergraduate Programs in College of Engineering may apply to enter the UNSW Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and be given "advanced standing" typically up to 96 Units of Credit (UoC), on the basis of their achievements at Taiwan Tech.
The Taiwan Tech - UNSW Program is expected to involve students studying a total of four semesters at Taiwan Tech and a minimum of six terms at UNSW, subject to them satisfying progression requirements at all stages. Students may commence their studies at UNSW in the third year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program. On successful completion of both programs, the students will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) by UNSW.
All students must register on a full-time basis. Students will be required to complete credits in accordance with each of the two participating institutions' graduation regulations. At least one third of the required credits for a Taiwan Tech’s bachelor's degree must be earned from each of the two participating institutions. UNSW currently allows a maximum permissible credit transfer of max 96 UoC of the course credits for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program at UNSW.
The teaching at UNSW will be conducted in English. Students entering UNSW under this agreement can meet the English language requirement by providing a medium of instruction letter for their two years of study at Taiwan Tech, College of Engineering.
- Successful completion of the first four semesters of approved study at Taiwan Tech with a minimum GPA of 2.8 out of 4.3 in the courses they studied.
- Evidence that the applicant's English language ability meets the UNSW requirement for admission [IELTS: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking)]
Students who are interested in this program need to apply to IATP office before the sophomore year.
Students enrolled in the Taiwan Tech-UNSW Agreement will be required to pay the international student tuition fees for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at UNSW and the Bachelor of Science at Taiwan Tech at the time of and during the enrolment of the student. (First two years-pay the tuition of Taiwan Tech, last two years-pay the tuitions of both Taiwan Tech and UNSW)