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Department of Economics

Department of Economics, AU
Department of Economics, AU

 

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https://economics.au.edu.tw/index.php?Lang=en

 

Purposes

Our department was established based on the principle of “educating and developing students with sound personalities into professionals who possess rigorous economic knowledge as well as decision-making abilities related to economics, finance, and banking.” The educational goals of our department are:

  1. Teaching economic theories to equip students with solid professional knowledge.
  2. Enhancing students’ awareness of social realities through practical courses and training.
  3. Students gain knowledge through diverse learning, with an emphasis on independent thinking and analysis.
  4. A well-rounded education emphasizing both virtue and intelligence in which ethics and occupational knowledge are taken seriously.
  5. Students’ potentials and interests are discovered and developed so they can pursue further studies or careers that suit them well.

 

Characteristics

The Department of Economics systematically trains our student to have the abilities of observing reality, clarification of problems, and problem-solving, particularly in the areas of economic activity and economic issues. In addition, our department also features:

  1. Specific educational goals that meet today’s needs, and a well-planned curriculum to equip students with the appropriate core skills.
  2. The development of core skills based on individual instruction that is designed by our well-qualified tutors
  3. A holistic system of tutorship has been established, and all relevant measures have been integrated into the guidelines provided in “Students’ Learning Efficiency Improved by Department of Economics at Aletheia University” that is published on our official website and is open to the public.
  4. A dual tutorship system for both “class tutoring” and “career development tutoring” is provided for students to take advantage of.
  5. Scholarships are provided to encourage enthusiastic learning and study.
  6. Many of our graduates have passed the entrance exams of postgraduate schools or have acquired professional certificates during their studies.

Civil servants; professionals in banking, insurance, stock-related industries, and economic-related research institutes.

 

Prospects for the Future:

There was a high ratio of offers received from postgraduate schools among our graduates in recent years. Apart from the Master’s Program in Economics, graduates also took Master’s Programs in Finance and Banking, Business Management, International Trade, Tourism Business, and Information Management. Many of them went to the US and Japan for further study. The majority of them acquired several certificates or licenses before graduation to increase their competitiveness in the job market. Many of our alumni were offered teaching jobs at universities after obtaining their PhD degrees.

According to a survey conducted by Manpower Bank and published online, our graduates’ most common positions acquired are related to banking and finance, followed by sales, administration, and marketing. Our graduates’ choices of careers are in general similar to the graduates of the Department of Finance and Banking. However, the average wage gained by our graduates is higher than half of the graduates of the finance and banking departments in the country. Numerous graduates of our department have passed the exams and qualified for civil services in recent years as well.

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