1. Training goal
To train professional individuals in biochemistry and molecular biology fields who are fully developed on every aspect of personal capabilities and personalities and will contribute to the national economic construction. Graduates will be well educated on the fundamentals and well trained on research skills, with good understanding of the most recent development in the field. They will be capable to conduct independent research to solve theoretical or practical problems. They will be qualified for teaching, researching and technical management positions in high education institutions, research institutions and industries.
2. Fixed training years
One is required to finish the degree requirement for master in 3 years
1. Plant molecular biology
2. Molecular neurobiology
3. Modern biotechnology
4. Systems biology
Academic Degree Courses Political Theoretical
Theory and Practice of Scientific Socialism
First Foreign Language
Basic and Specialized Course
Molecular Cellular Biology
Required Courses Literature Reading Seminar
Plant Molecular Biology
Gene Expression and Regulation
Signal Transduction and Cell Death
5. Thesis requirement
Thesis is the key point of graduate training, is a main way to develop their innovation and trouble shooting capabilities. Following requirements are emphasized.
1. Graduate students should prepare thesis work plan under the instruction of their supervisors. The work plan should included study and research plans at different stages. Students are expected to do extensive literature study, and prepare a review in the related field.
2. Graduate students will select a research project in the related field under the instruction of their supervisor. Project proposal should be submitted at the end of the first school year. The proposal should be reviewed by at least 3 experts with senior titles, and report to the public.
3. Examination of thesis by supervisor and pre-defense of thesis are emphasized. Those who have not pre-defense or have not passed the pre-defense are not allowed for official defense.
4. The procedures for thesis defense and grant of degree should be standardized. Strictly follow the instructions on "quantification of research results for grant of degree for graduates" by Shanghai University.
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
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. Certificate of Chinese language education
For applying Chinese-medium programs.
8. Study plan
Including study purpose, research interest and research plan in brief. (at least 1 A4 page)