Shanghai University
Informatics

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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: May 31,2018
Tuition Fee: CNY 29000 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. 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
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
 
001000702
Natural Dialectics
45
3
2
First Foreign Language 
001000704
Public English
100
3
1, 2
 
041000701
Professional English
40
2
4
Basic and Specialized Course 
041000704
Management
40
4
1
 
041202701
Information Science Principle
40
4
2
041202702
Modern Information Technology
40
4
1
Required Courses Literature Reading Seminar 
041202901
Information Resources Management
40
4
2
 
041202907
Information Science School and Method forward subject
40
4
3
041202903
Information Economics
40
4
3
041202904
Information management for Intellectual Property
40
4
3
041202908
Business Information
40
4
4
041202909
Industry and Strategy Information Analysis Research
40
4
4
Academic Seminar 
 
Giving Lectures in Academic Seminar or Class Discussion, and Submitting the Working Reports.
 
2
 
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
5.1. Proposal
1) Theme
The theme of dissertation must be relevant with frontiers or cross-sectional fields concerning national economy in major research
2) Prerequisites
Candidates are required to obtain the required credits and submit at least 4000 words literature reading report
3) Requirements
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
1)  Qualifications
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.

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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