Shanghai University
Foreign Linguistics & Applied Linguistics

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Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 3 Years
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep. 2016
Applocation Deadline: May 31,2016
Tuition Fee: CNY 26000 per year
Application Fee: 70 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

1. Cultivation Aims
This program focuses on researches on bilingual dictionary compilation, theoretical linguistics, applied linguistics and English textbook compilation & evaluation. It aims to cultivate qualified personnel who are capable of conducting studies in linguistic theories and putting these theories into practice, and who are capable of undertaking teaching and research work related to English.
2. Duration of the Program
The program generally lasts three years.
3. Research Directions
3.1 Bilingual dictionary compilation and research
3.2 Theoretical linguistics
3.3 Applied linguistics
3.4 English textbook compilation & evaluation
4. Course Content
Category
Course Number
Course Name
Period
Credit
Term
Remarks
Academic Degree Courses Political Theoretical Course 
001000701
Theory and Practice of Scientific Socialism
30
2
1
 
001000703
Selected Readings of Marxist Classics
60
3
2
Second Foreign Languages 
031000701
Japanese
160
6
1, 2, 3
Select one from the 4 items
031000702
French
160
6
031000703
Russian
160
6
031000704
German
160
6
Basic Course 
031000705
Translation Practice
40
4
1
 
031202701
English Writing
60
6
1,2
Specialized Course 
031202702
Theoretical Linguistics
40
4
1,2
 
031202703
Applied Linguistics
40
4
2
031202704
Cognitive Grammar
40
4
4
Required Courses Literature Reading Seminar 
031202901
Cognitive Linguistics
40
4
3
 
031202902
Discourse Analysis
40
4
2
031202903
Sociolinguistics
40
4
5
031202904
Syntax
40
4
1
031202907
Semantics
40
4
2
031202908
Research Method of Applied Linguistics
40
4
6
Academic Seminar 
 
 
 
2
 
 
5. Research and Dissertation
5.1 After acquiring all the credits as required, candidates are eligible for conducting research on their theses.
5.2 Candidates should present their topics of their theses, then collect both Chinese and foreign documentary resources, begin the research work under guidance of their supervisors, conduct seminars on documentary resources, thesis preliminary conference and periodical reports on their theses. After consulting the discipline panel and obtaining the approval of the panel, candidates can start their specific studies and thesis writing.
5.3 Theses must be written in accurate and smooth English as well as in good format, logic and organization, supported by full and detailed reference resources. The theses should convey the original and correct ideas of the authors, up to the requirements of being published. The 15000- to 20000-word thesis must be printed out one month prior to the defense and then submitted to the defense committee, which will make arrangement for the evaluation and defense of the theses.
5.4 The thesis writing should be conducted in accordance with "The Quantification Index on Research Achievements of Shanghai University for Master's and Doctoral Candidates."
5.5 The completed theses should be assessed and degrees conferred in accordance with "Regulations Concerning Academic Degrees in the People's Republic of China" and "Rules Concerning Academic Degrees in Shanghai University."

Entry Requirements

1. Undergraduate graduation, hold a Bachelor's Degree
2. HSK 6
3. Aged 18 - 40

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
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)

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