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Other test centres in or nearby Taiwan
There is one British Council test centre in Taiwans capital Taipei. The average IELTS score of test takers with Chinese as native language is 6. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Taiwan was 6.22. According to our database, there are 74 universities in Taiwan that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Taiwan is 5.1.
Taiwan is an appealing destination for international students, due to the country’s academic resources, rich cultural environment and future job prospects. Taiwan has favourable living conditions and lower tuition rates compared to western countries. Universities have been actively recruiting exceptionally talented international students and they continue to increase number of degree courses taught in English. Another important aspect is that government of Taiwan offers numerous scholarships including for international students. Over the last years, numerous students from Taiwan have been winners of prestigious honours and product design awards for innovative research in the technology field.
Language of instruction used in universities in Taiwan is Chinese, the country’s official language. International students can follow undergraduate and graduate studies that are taught in English. They can choose between programmes that are 50% or 100% in English. Computer science and information engineering, health science, business administration, law, global politics and economics are a few examples of degree programmes that are offered in English in over 40 universities.
To study in English at one of the universities in Taiwan, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.
10 most popular study destinations for students in Taiwan
2. United Kingdom
3. United States