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2021-06-22 -
Application for Defense - Spring Semester 2021 (Master Program) Last updated: June 17, 2021

A Flexibility Mechanism on Admission, Graduation, and Degree Examinations for NCKU Graduate Programs in the Spring Semester of the 2020-21 Academic Year



§ Relevant Links 

 National Cheng Kung University Enforcement Rules for Doctoral and Master’s Degree Examinations

⇒ NCKU Guidelines for the Format of Theses and Dissertations

⇒ Graduation Procedure  (Instructions on the Procedures for Receipt of Degree Certificates)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university has to cooperate with the policy of the Ministry of Education. The deadline of the thesis/dissertation submission has been extended to October 31, 2021.

1. Date

  • The deadline for the thesis/dissertation defense is also flexible.The deadline for degree examination applications is the office workday before the opening date of school in the Fall semester of the 2021-22 academic year (September 14, 2021), and then complete their thesis/dissertation submission process by October 31, 2021, they will be able to graduate on schedule.
  • In line with the review schedule of the NCKU Library, please upload your thesis/dissertation by October15 and complete procedures for departure (https://nckustory.ncku.edu.tw/~lou/leave/) and graduation by October 31.
  • If the students are unable to complete the process of submitting their thesis/dissertation by October 31, 2021, they have to pay the tuition and fees for the Fall semester of the Academic Year 2021-2022, and if their maximum period of study has expired, they can apply for an extension of the study period.


2. Application

Student must fill in online application and submit forms to department office one month beforehand.

Please confirm with advisor before filling in online application.

  • Fill in and print out defense application form (http://campus4.ncku.edu.tw/wwwmenu/program/mou/). *The list of defense committee members is not required for application. Advisor will send the list of defense committee members to department office directly.
  • Upload thesis at perform plagiarism detection for thesis originality on Turnitin (https://research.lib.ncku.edu.tw/er/uid/DB000000672/) and print out the result (see attachment 2-2). Fill in a report about the result of plagiarism detection (see attachment 2-1). 
  • Required Dcouments: defense application form (see attachment 1), the report about the result of plagiarism detection (see attachment 2-1), and similarity report (see attachment 3-2). Above forms shall be submitted to department office after advisor signs.


3. Please see attachment 4 for Guidelines for the Format of Theses and Dissertations.

4. Student who conducts as an on-site oral presentation or via video conferencing, please record video and submit the file (by CD or DVD) to department office.