National Taiwan Ocean University Institute of Marine Affairs and Resource Management Master Program Academic Regulations
Article 1 These regulations are in accordance with the Study Regulations of National Taiwan Ocean University and relevant regulations.
第二條 研究生入學、保留學籍、註冊、修業、休學、復學、考試及離校等事 項，依本校學則及本規則辦理。
Article 2 Matters related to the admission, enrollment preservation, registration, study period, leave of absence, re-enrollment, examinations, and leaving school will be subject to the Study Regulations of National Taiwan Ocean University and these regulations.
第三條 研究生經本校碩士班招生入學考試錄取者得進入本所就讀。 外國籍研究生申請就讀本所者，須經所務會議初審及校外籍生甄審會 議審查通過始得進入本所就讀。
Article 3 Students who qualified for the master program entrance examination of National Taiwan Ocean University will be allowed to study in the Institute of Marine Affairs and Resource Management. International students who apply for admission to our institute need to be preliminary reviewed by the Institute Affairs Meeting and then approved by the International Student Review Committee.
第四條 研究生修課，依本校學則、學生選課辦法及各項有關規定辦理。 碩士班研究生修業年限一至四年，在職生得延長一年。 修讀五年一貫學程學生，依本校五年一貫學程辦法辦理。
Article 4 Students who select the course must in accordance with the Study Regulations, Student Course Selection Regulations and other relevant regulations of National Taiwan Ocean University. The study period for a master’s program is one to four years and part-time postgraduate students may extend the study period for one more year. Students who study the Five-Year Integrated Bachelor-Master Program will be in accordance with the regulations of Five-Year Integrated Bachelor-Master Program of National Taiwan Ocean University.
第五條 研究生畢業學分數，除研究論文外，為 24 學分；於修業年限內修畢必 修 8 學分、選修 16 學分，申請論文口試及格後發給理學碩士學位證書。 學生在學期間可申請跨系、校選課，惟不可超過二門課或 6 學分，若 有特殊情形須經指導教授及所長同意。 外國籍研究生應修習本校學生選課辦法所規定之中文課程。
Article 5 The requirement of graduation for master students, in addition to thesis, is 24 credits; students must complete required courses for 8 credits, elective courses for 16 credits within the study period. A diploma in Master of Science will be offered when students pass the oral thesis examination. Students can apply for the selection of courses in other departments/institutes or in other universities no more than two courses or six credits during the study period. If there’s any particular situation, students must have the agreement from their thesis advisor and director of the institute. International students must select the Chinese courses which are in accordance with the regulation of course selection in National Taiwan Ocean University.
第六條 研究生入學應於開學後二週內選定「先期指導教授」指導學生修課等 相關事宜，無法於二週內選定先期指導教授者，由所長指定之。 入學第一學期結束前，研究生需選定畢業論文指導教授並簽具「指導 教授同意書」經所長同意送所辦公室存查。爾後若需調整指導教授， 須填具「指導教授調整申請書」，經原任及新任指導教授簽名同意後， 始可更改指導教授。
Article 6 Students should first decide the “tentative thesis advisor” for guiding the selection of course within the two weeks of the beginning of the first semester. Those who 3 cannot decide the “tentative thesis advisor” within two weeks must designated by director. Before the end of the first semester, students must decide the thesis advisor and sign the “Application Form of Thesis Advisor”, and approved by director, and then submit to the institute office for reference. If students want to change the thesis advisor later on, they should fill up the “Application Form of Thesis Advisor Alteration” and approved by the tentative thesis advisor and new thesis advisor.
第七條 學位考試依本校研究所博士暨碩士學位考試細則辦理。碩士學位考試 申請應依本校行事曆規定時間提出，並填具論文考試申請書、學位考 試論文考試委員名冊各二份送所辦公室彙辦。 畢業論文口試應於申請該學期結束前舉行，否則應於該學期結束前， 提出撤銷畢業論文口試之申請，若未撤銷視同一次考試不及格。
Article 7 The degree examination will be organized in accordance with the Regulations of Master’s and Doctoral Degrees Examination of National Taiwan Ocean University. Students who apply for the Master Degree Examination must fill up two copies of the “Application Form of Thesis Examination” and “List of Thesis Examination Committee” and submit to the institute office within the deadline according the Academic Calender of National Taiwan Ocean University. The oral defense must be held before the end of the semester of applying for graduation, otherwise, a cancellation from the oral defense must be submitted. If one doesn’t complete the procedure of cancel, it would be regarded as a fail on examination.
第八條 學位考試通過及畢業論文修正經指導教授認可後，應將畢業論文上傳 本校圖書館碩博士論文系統，並簽具授權同意開放授權書，經檢核通 過後始可辦理離校手續。 辦理離校手續，應依本校規定繳交具有口試委員簽名正本論文至教務 處註冊課務組，另繳交論文一本（含電子檔）至圖資處及本所辦公室。
Article 8 After the degree examination is passed and the revise of thesis are approved by thesis advisor, students should upload the thesis to “The NTOU Electronic Theses & 4 Dissertations” and sign up the “Thesis Commitment Authorization Form”, and review for approval, and then one can apply for the procedure of leaving school. Students who apply for the procedure of leaving school most not only submit one copy of theirs with the original signature of oral defense committee to the Division of Registration and Curriculum of the Office of the Academic Affairs, but also an extra (including electronic file) to Office of Library and Information Technology and office of institute.
Article 9 These Regulations will be implemented after being passed by the Academic Affairs Meeting of National Taiwan Ocean University. These Regulations are adopted in Chinese, which shall prevail in case of any discrepancy between the English translation and the Chinese original.