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International LL.M.

International Students

The NYCU School of Law LL.M. program for international students offers a sufficient amount of courses taught in English to satisfy graduation requirements (there is no requirement to take courses taught in Chinese). For more information regarding admission, please see the Office of International Affairs website here:

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Local Students

The NYCU LL.M. program is offered to students with or without a legal background. The graduation requirements for students with a legal background is 36 credits; for those who do not have a legal background, an extra 42 credits covering fundamental legal subjects are required. Students normally take three years to earn the necessary credits and finish a master’s thesis.

Admission to our LL.M. program is highly competitive. Every year we accept only 32 full-time and 25 part-time LL.M. students. Only the most talented college graduates and practitioners are accepted to the program.

 

Application Timeline (for full-time and part-time LL.M.)

 

First-Round Admission

Second-Round Admission (By Examination)

Application Period

Available online from late September to early October

Available online from  early December to  mid-December

Registration Deadline

Before Mid-October

Before late December

Interview

Mid-November

Mid-March

Notification of Decision

December

Late March

Master of Law General Admission (Full-time program)

          Division A (Law Division)

                        Division B (Science Division)

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in law or financial law may apply for Division A. 

Applicants who graduated from college within 3 years are eligible for First Round Admission.

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, medical science, agriculture, business administration, liberal art, or others may apply for Division B. 

Applicants who graduated from college within 3 years are eligible for First Round Admission.

Master of Law Admission (for working professionals)

 

Division A (Law Division)

Division B (Science Division)

Working Experience

2 years

2 years

Educational Background

Applicants who have already passed the Bar Exam of Taiwan may apply for Division A for Working Professionals. Please attach a copy of your certificate to the application. Division A Division A 

Applicants with a degree in law (but without a license in law),  science, engineering, medical science, agriculture, business administration, liberal art, or others may apply for Division B for Working Professionals. 

*Applicants who meet the requirements of both the full-time program and the program for working professionals, please apply for the Master of Law for Working Professionals.

 

Application Procedure

Step 1. Complete the online application 

  • Please visit the NYCU Online Application System (http://reg.nctu.edu.tw/doctor/) to choose the program to which you want to apply and print the application forms after filling them out.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Please attach a copy of the transaction receipt to the application forms.

Step 2. Register at ITL’s Website

  • Please log in to ITL’s website (http://ework.itl.nctu.edu.tw/)  and create an account with your personal information including your photo, contact information, education information, and other extraordinary awards.
  • Please print out the form after completing this step. 

Step 3. Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae should include the following: 

Master of Law, full-time program:

  • Application Form
  • E-information Form
  • Biography and Study Plan
  • A College Transcript (with your ranking in the class)
  • Applicants with a Master’s degree are required to provide a transcript of their Master’s or other post-secondary institutes attended.
  • Other references (certificates, licenses, awards, English exam records or other official records, writings, presentations, patents or publications, etc.)

 

Master of Law for working professional:

  • A university transcript of your highest education
  • Applicants who apply for the Division A Program are required to provide proof of more than 2 years in legal service (including mandatory legal training) and are required to attach a copy of the bar exam certificate.
  • E-information Form
  • Professional Experience
  • Research Proposal
  • Employment History
  • Biography
  • Other references (certificates, licenses, awards, English exams record, writings, creations, patents or publications…etc.)

Step 4. Complete the Procedure

Please mail the aforementioned application materials to the required address before the deadline to complete the application process.

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