1. Minimum number of credits for the Ph.D. degree: 43 credits
2. The Ph.D. students can take courses from both the Master program and the Ph.D. program.
3. Required courses: 19 credits, including 12 credits from Doctoral Thesis, 4 credits from Journal Study and Discussion (1 credit from each semester) and 3 credits from English Technical Writing.
4. Elective courses: 24 credits. The Ph.D. students can take at most 9 credits in other departments and institutes in Taipei Tech or other universities.