Hungkuang University

Technical and Vocational Private

School introduction

Site https://www.hk.edu.tw/main.php
School Profile

Hungkuang University, initially established as the Hungkuang Junior College of Nursing, was founded in 1967 by Dr. Yu-Lin Wang with the mission of “Caring for Humanity, Cherishing Life.” In response to changes and needs of the times, the school was elevated to the Hungkuang Institute of Technology in 1997 and to Hungkuang University in 2003. Currently there are 5 colleges: the College of Nursing, the College of Medical and Health Care, the College of Human Science and Social Innovation, the College of Intelligent Technology, and the College of General Education. These five colleges support 22 departments, 10 graduate institutes, and 1 doctoral program. The university has a student body of 13,000. The university is not only recognized as a leader in Taiwan for health and human welfare, it also runs an affiliated Hospital for Elderly Care and three affiliated preschools. 

School introduction
  • Founded in 1967, the student body in 2018 is about 13,000; international students are 700.
  • NTD112.63 million subsidy amount from Higher Education Sprout Project by the Ministry of Education, ranked 4th among private technical universities.
  • The first university recipient in Taiwan of National Substainable Development Network Award and National Quality Award.
  • Ranked first nationally for 3 consecutive years in number of Ministry of Science and Technology-funded student research projects.
  • Registration rate 91.8%, ranked third for “Overall Attractiveness to the Public” among private technical universities..
  • The first food safety HACCP accredited university canteen in Taiwan provides various delicacies.
  • Both on and off-campus dormitories are available.
  • Rapid bus transit right by the gate makes it easy to travel everywhere.
Characteristic

The instructional approach at Hungkuang focuses on helping students develop both professional skills and humanistic literacy, core goals in the fields of medicine and nursing, health care, and human sciences. In order to elevate students’ humanistic education, the College of General Education was established.  Combining a liberal arts general education with professional courses across curriculum, professionals are raised with an altruistic spirit.

Practical teaching and core competency development are highlighted in this curriculum.  Every department requires off-campus internships and  actively promotes overseas internships.  Students practice their professional skills and knowledge in the United States, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Graduates, emboldened with excellent knowledge and competency, have high employment rates and are well-recognized for their outstanding performance by employers.

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Learning Production Process

English name Degree difference Area college UK teaching Spring start Spring end Fall start Fall end
Nursing Bachelor, Master, Doctor Medicine and Public Welfare College of Nursing Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-12-01 2018-07-31
Environmental Engineering Bachelor, Master Community Service、Engineering and Construction College of Intelligent Technology Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-12-01 2018-07-31
Occupational Safety and Hazard Prevention Master Engineering and Construction College of Intelligent Technology Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-12-01 2018-07-31
Institute of Intelligent Assistive Technology Master Engineering and Construction、Medicine and Public Welfare、Science College of Intelligent Technology Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-12-01 2018-07-31

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