Taipei College of Maritime Technology (TCMT) was founded as “China Junior Maritime College” in 1965. In August 2007, the school became Taipei College of Maritime Technology with a focus of “teaching first, research second.” The school is rich in history and is now the sole national maritime institution in Taiwan.
Through its distinctive learning environment, TCMT seeks to provide quality programs for all students. The focus is on upgrading from its current status to a maritime professional university and preparing students for professional excellence in today’s workplace.
The school has two campuses in Taipei area. One is situated in Shih-Lin District , Taipei City (main campus); the other is located in Danshui District, New Taipei City. TCMT is a great marine college of northern Taiwan offering a variety of degree programs to meet students’ learning needs. The academic unit is categorized into three divisions including 11 departments and the Center for General Education.
(1) College of Shipping and Trade- The College aims to cultivate prospective professionals for shipping, business, and travel management demanded in today’s global community. It consists of four academic departments:
The Department of Navigation
The Department of Marine Engineering
The Department of Shipping Business Management
The Department of Business Management, and the Department of Travel Management,
(2) The College of Human Ecology- In conformity with the marine development policy of our government, the College of Human Ecology is expanding research projects which focus on the advancement of marine biology, tourism, food and beverage, and leisure management development.
The Department of Marine Leisure and Tourism
The Department of Aquatic Sport and Recreation
The Department of Food and Beverage Management
The Department of Food Technology and Marketing Management,
(3) The College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science- To meet the demands of the information technology industry, the college is actively moving toward cultivating creative and adventurous researchers with knowledge and professional skills in computer science and engineering.
The Department of Computer and Communication Engineering
The Department of Multimedia and Game Science.
As for future prospects, TCMT’s academic programs have a considerable potential advantage as the most featured and competitive programs of our country. With an emphasis on both cross-strait interchange and international development, graduates of this school will succeed in establishing Taiwan as a unique marine country.