CCU History
國立中正大學歷史學系暨研究所
Department of History, National Chung Cheng University

Information for Graduate Admissions

I. Examination Subjects:
  1. Screening Test of the Master Program:
    1. Examination of Written Materials: 40%
      1. Academic record of the highest educational degree.
      2. Certificate of academic results in university or college.
      3. Autobiography
      4. Study plan
      5. Report on a special topic or other works
    2. Second Examination: 60%
      1. Written examination: Chinese and English historical literature (20%)
      2. Oral examination: 40%
    3. Master Program:
      1. Written Examination (preliminary examination):
        1. General History of China (20%)
        2. World History (20%)
        3. Historical Methodology and Historical Theories (20%)
        4. Translation of Chinese and English Historical Literature (15%)
      2. Oral Examination (second examination): 25%
        Students who pass the preliminary examination must send 5 copies (one original copy and 4 photocopies) of their written work and their study plan to us before the oral examination.
    4. PhD Program:
      1. Examination of Written Materials: (40%)
        1. Study plan: 5 copies
        2. Master’s thesis or research project: 5 copies
        3. Other works: 5 copies
        4. References:
          1. One original copy of the transcript of academic records in university and graduate school
          2. Two recommendation letters from professors
      2. Written Examination: (30%)
        1. Medieval Chinese History
        2. History of Ming and Ching Period
        3. Western History
      3. Oral Examination: (30%)
    II. Information for Applicants:
    1. Screening Test for MA Program:
      1. Date and Method of Application:
        November every year. (The exact date will be specified in the Admissions Information.). Only application through Internet is accepted. (For any points not mentioned herein, please refer to the Admissions Information. If you have any questions, please contact Miss Lai by Phone at 05-2720411 ext. 21301.)
      2. Date of Examination:
        • Examination of Application Materials: November every year. (The exact date will be specified in the Admissions Information.)
        • Second Examination: December every year. (The exact date will be specified in the formal notice.)
      3. Quota:
        5 (4 full-time students and 1 part-time student)
    2. MA Program:
      1. Date and Method of Application:
        February every year. (The exact date will be specified in the Admissions Information.). Only application through Internet is accepted. (For any points not mentioned herein, please refer to the Admissions Information. If you have any questions, please contact Miss Lai by Phone at 05-2720411 ext. 21301.)
      2. Date of Examination:
        • Preliminary Examination: March every year. (The exact date will be specified in the Admissions Information.)
        • Second Examination: May every year. (The exact date will be specified in the formal notice.)
      3. Quota:
        8 (6 full-time students, 1 part-time student, and 1 aboriginal student)
    3. PhD. Program:
      1. Date and Method of Application:
        May every year. (The exact date will be specified in the Admissions Information.). Only application through Internet is accepted.
      2. Date of Examination:
        June every year(The exact date will be specified in the formal notice.)
      3. Quota:
        6 (4 full-time students and 2 part-time students)
    III. For information about admission of foreign students, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs of National Chung Cheng University.