1. Objectives of the Program
This program attempts to foster advanced talents who not only adhere to socialist political line, but also master solid knowledge of information management and adapt themselves to new circumstances of reform and changeable environment. According to the requirements of the discipline, candidates are expected to have a good grasp of basic theories and methodologies in information science, and acquire systematic and profound specialized knowledge; to keep abreast of the latest study at home and abroad concerning information management; to be familiar with relevant government policies and business customs; to be competent in analyzing and solving problems; to be open-minded, initiative and practical; to be proficient in a foreign language; to be capable of computer application and to obtain preliminary knowledge in economy, finance and enterprise management. The graduates are apt for mid-line or senior job of information management in universities, research institutes and enterprises.
2. Duration of the Program
3 years for master's degree candidates.
3. Main Interests
1) The Theory and Methodology for Information Application
2) Technology of Information Services
3) Information Management for Intellectual Property
4) Enterprises Intelligence
4. The Curriculum and Credit Requirement
1) The curriculum (referring to the appendix)
2) Credit requirement: more than 48 credits
3) To take part in 3 seminars or sponsor 4 discussions, and to publicize a paper in the core periodicals set by the university
Academic Degree Courses Political Theoretical Course
Theory and Practice of Scientific Socialism
First Foreign Language
Basic and Specialized Course
Information Science Principle
Modern Information Technology
Required Courses Literature Reading Seminar
Information Resources Management
Information Science School and Method forward subject
Information management for Intellectual Property
Industry and Strategy Information Analysis Research
Giving Lectures in Academic Seminar or Class Discussion, and Submitting the Working Reports.
Required for all Majors
Additive Courses Main Undergraduate Course Selecting Two or Three Core Undergraduate Courses with the Tutor's Agreement, according to the Students' Specific Situation (Not Count in the Total Credits)
5. Scientific Research and Degree Dissertation
The theme of dissertation must be relevant with frontiers or cross-sectional fields concerning national economy in major research
Candidates are required to obtain the required credits and submit at least 4000 words literature reading report
Candidates must submit a proposal concerning dissertation within the second semester of the second year after enrollment, including literature review, the meaning of the dissertation, research aim, difficulties and features, would-be innovations, etc. and at least 30 references, of which at least 10 references of foreign researchers.
4) Check and Approval
Public presentation must be held to check the proposal by major tutor board (at least 3 including at least 1 professor) The writing of dissertation can be prepared after the pass of the check
5.2. In-progress Report
In the course of writing, candidates should submit reports concerning dissertation so as to ensure the dissertation may proceed as schedule. If the spread is large , advice will be given.
5.3. Oral defense of the dissertation
After dissertation has been firstly checked by the tutor after accomplishment and a paper has been published in core journals, a pre-oral defense can be applied for.
2) Pre-oral defense
This defense is held before correspondence and conducted by the major tutor board. If the check is successful, the student could hand the dissertation to correspondence after necessary revision following suggestions of the board, and if failed, a modification or a rewriting is required.
3) Correspondence and Oral Defense
Dissertation should be checked by 5 experts in specialty in the form of correspondence(both student and tutor's names are concealed for at least 2 experts) Oral defense can be held with all experts' agreements after the dissertation has been modified following the suggestions of experts. If the oral defense fails, the dissertation should be dealt with according to regulations made by Graduate Department of the 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)