Established in 1958, the Department of Accounting is has a well-deserved reputation for its cultural and humanistic heritage, professional leadership, academic excellence and outstanding faculty.

Department faculty are leading researchers in their fields, providing insight into issues of concern at the national and international levels, and cultivating the next generation of accounting and management professionals and scholars. The Department is home to many unique and outstanding programs specializing in Intellectual Capital, Overseas Taiwanese Business Studies and Cross-Strait business flows. Recently, the Department has introduced a wide range of new course offerings, including Case Method and Participant-Centered Courses, Accounting for the 21st Century, Forensic Accounting, Business Valuation, Case Studies in Management Accounting, and eIFRS

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Curriculum Core/Elective Courses Credits
Econometrics I Core 3
Microeconomics II Core 3
Seminar in Advanced Financial Accounting Core 3
Seminar in Advanced Management Accounting Core 3
Seminar in Advanced Auditing Theories Core 3
Research Ethics Core 1
Directed Study: Modeling and Theoretical Analysis for Compensation Systems Core 2
Research Workshop Core 4~8
Elective Courses Elective 9
Minimum Graduation Credits 30

Program Structure

Credits required for graduation 30 credits or above
Duration of study 4 to 7 years (max.)
Graduation requirements
  1. Complete Course Credits Required
  2. Pass Qualifying Exams
  3. Meet Points Requirement for Journal Publications
  4. Pass Oral Exam for Dissertation Defense
  5. Meet Requirement for English Proficiency
Degree conferred Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Application Materials

  1. Autobiography in English
  2. Study Plan in English
  3. English Proficiency Test Score (IELTS, TOEFL-iBT, or TOEIC)
  4. Other Application Materials:
    • GRE, GMAT Score
    • Published/ accepted papers or on-going projects
    • Professional certifications

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