Living and learning in NUU
- The school offers a few Chinese learning classes for foreign students. If foreign students have particular needs for Chinese learning, they need to apply for tutors for help. However, the applicants must pay a certain amount of fee for individual turors.
- The school offers scholarships for foreign students; however, specific amount and qualifications are to be addressed by related departments of the school. The program of Taiwan languages and communication does not guarantee that foreign students get scholarships.
- The school provides foreign students residence; however, foreign students must file for application when they receive formal admission letter.
- The graduate program is an unit of academic research, cultivating talents to diffuse and communicate Taiwanese languages and literature. Graduate students are required to attain following capabilities:
(1) Integrating Taiwanese languages and communication skills
(2) Taking hold of digital communication trends
(3) Preservation, interpretation and study of Taiwanese languages
- The courses listed in the graduate and undergraduate programs include required courses and selective courses. Required courses for graduate programs include: Research methods, theories of culture, and digital convergence and communication skills. Selective courses include: Taiwanese visual culture, Topics on Taiwanese languages, Special topics on contemporary Taiwanese writers, writing and application (Please refer to the attached files). Required courses for undergraduate programs include: Hakka language acquisition, Introduction to Taiwan languages, Taiwan literature, Theories of literature criticism, journalism writing and editing, visual production of digital skills, etc. Selective courses include: Advanced Hakka writing and speaking, documentary and filmmaking, TV journalism, writing of poetry, essays and fiction, etc.
- Teachers will teach in Chinese, and require students to submit papers and do extensive reading. Some teachers may accept students’ papers in English; however, some teachers may only accept Chinese written reports.