Shanghai International Studies University

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Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 2.5 Years
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep. 2018
Applocation Deadline: Apr 30,2018
Tuition Fee: CNY 26000 per year
Application Fee: 65 USD (Non-Refundable)


  • 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

Length of Schooling
2.5 years
Admission only available in Fall Semester, opening in September
The exact opening date is available in Acceptance Letter.

Entrance Examination
Entrance Examination includes written and oral test, is held in late June. The exact examination date will be declared on May 25.
The subjects of the Entrance Examination are listed in the Majors of SISU's Master's and Doctor's Degree Programs for International Students in 2009.

Fees (in CNY)
Master's Degree: CNY 26,000 /Year
Insurance Fee: about CNY 600 /Year.
Teaching materials shall be bought by students themselves. Tuition and any other fees are not refundable once they have been paid to SISU.

Completion of Program
Diploma and Certificate of Master's Degree will be issued to those who have completed the Mater's program with qualified academic standing.

1) The financial support and custody may be student's parents or relatives in Shanghai.
2) Tuition and any other fees are not refundable once they have been paid to SISU.
3) This brochure is available in Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean. In case of any inconsistency, the Chinese version shall prevail.
4) The Office of International Student Affairs of Shanghai International Studies University reserves the right to explain the items of this brochure.


Entry Requirements

1.Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport
2.Applicant should hold Bachelor's degree diploma or equivalent
3.Good Chinese proficiency which meets the requirements of degree courses;
4.Be in good health condition
5.With reliable financial support and custody.

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.  HSK Certificate (No need for English-taught program)
Certificate of HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test)

4.   Two recommendation letters
From professor,associate professor or equivalents.

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

6.Indexes and abstracts of published theses/dissertation
The indexes and abstracts of published theses/dissertation or other materials to prove applicant's research ability.

7.Certificate/Diploma of highest education
The certificate should be in English or Chinese, if not,it should be translated into English or Chinese and be notarized

8.Academic transcript of highest education

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