Renmin University of China
Master of Chinese Law

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Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 2 Years
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep. 2016
Applocation Deadline: May 31,2016
Tuition Fee: CNY 28200 per year
Application Fee: 95 USD (Non-Refundable)

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REQUIREMENTS

  • 1. Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.
  • 2. Be in good health condition and above the age of 18.
  • 3. With reliable financial support and custody.
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Program Description

The study period of this Project is preliminarily set at two years with four semesters including a compulsory 30 credits.

I. Program name: Chinese Law;

Period of Study: 2 years

The students in this program will be expected to spend the entire first year in China to complete most of academic courses, while the second year will be
open for internship experience (either in china or other countries).

II. Research directions
Chinese Legal Theory, Chinese Civil and Commercial Jurisprudence, Chinese Constitution and Administrative Jurisprudence, International Jurisprudence

III. Course schedule and credit requirements
Two-year study period with 30 credits in 5 links and a master dissertation, consisting of 6 compulsory courses (18 credits), 5 optional courses (10 credits) and 4 weeks of probation (2 credits).

1. Compulsory courses (6 courses, totally 18 credits)

1) Public Courses
[1] Chinese culture (3 credits)
[2] Chinese language (3 credits), three teaching hours per week, which will be taught by International College of Chinese Studies of Renmin University in the first semester, and by the School of Law in the second semester.

2) Specialized Courses
[1] Introduction to Chinese Law (3 credits)
[2] Administrative and Criminal Jurisprudence (substantive law I) (3 credits)
[3] Civil, Commercial and Economic Jurisprudence (substantive law II) (3
credits)
[4] Procedural Jurisprudence (3 credits)

2. Optional Courses (totally 10 credits for five courses chosen from nine courses)

[1] Property Law (2 credits)
[2] Comparative Land Law and Policy Regulation (2 credits)
[3] Comparative Commercial Law (2 credits)
[4] Labor Law (2 credits)
[5] Chinese Intellectual Property Law (2 credits)
[6] Chinese Criminal Procedure Law (2 credits)
[7] Chinese Economic Jurisprudence (2 credits)
[8] Chinese Legislative and Executive Systems (2 credits)
[9] Chinese Financial Law (2 credits)

IV. Master Dissertation
After successful completion of all items required in the cultivation plan for their respective programs, the Master’s degree postgraduates should, under the supervision of their tutors, write a master dissertation. Only those who have successfully defended their dissertations shall be conferred the master degree.

V. Lawyer probation and social survey (2 credits)
Starting in the third semester with the duration no less than 4 weeks.

Entry Requirements

1.  Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport and under 40 years old
2.  Hold a Bachelor degree or above
3.  With recommendations of two associate professors or higher, providing a certificate of competence in English

Application Materials

1.  Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2.  Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

3.  Bachelor's degree diploma
Graduation certificate should be in Chinese or English.If not, it should be translated into Chinese or English and be notarized.

4.  Transcript of undergraduate school

5.  Two recommendation letters(optional)
From professor,associate professor or equivalents.

6.  Certificate of English proficiency test
IELTS or TOEFl will only be required if the applicant is not a native English speaker.

7.  Personal Statement
Personal Statement with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese or in English. You can download a template or sample from here.

8.  Copies of article or papers published
Sample copies of published academic articles, awards or other research outputs

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