Shanghai University
World Economy

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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 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. Training Object
Our major aims at culturing those talents who walk firmly in the right socialistic direction, who master a deep foundation for both theory and method of economics and management, and who adapt to the new environment of China's opening and reform. In accordance with our requirements, students should systematically learn the theory framework of world economics, international economics, and history of world economics, modern international trade and international investment. They also should have knowledge of the developing trend of the related fields home and abroad, and especially keep an eye out for modern trends in international trade and development of the foreign direct investment. Our major requires the students to be equipped with a good analytical and practical ability, an extensive and wide knowledge, and a innovative courage. Our students should work hard on Marxism-Leninism, Maoism and Deng Xiaoping Theory and insist on the CPC's basic line. While being patriotic, disciplinary and diligent, they have a passion for career and they are ready to devote to the socialist modernization. After the whole training project, the students' basic theory and professional knowledge will have been firmly founded. With at least one foreign language as a basic technique, our students will command certain scientific research capability, which apply to not only the dissertation but also their following career job.
2. Training Period
The training period is two and a half year.
3. The Research Direction And Advisor
a) Theory of world economics;
b) Theory and policy of service trade;
c) Multinational enterprise (MNEs) and foreign direct investment (FDI)
Advisor: Chen Xian (prof.), Shen Yao (prof.), Dong YouDe (prof.), Han TaiXiang(vice prof.), Lu SuYing(vice prof.) etc.
4. Course setting and Credit require
1) Course setting (see the following table)
2) Credit require: Reach more than of 52
3) In order to improve the graduate student's academic research level, demand to participate in 3 academic discussions or speak class discussion 4 times during majoring in, and publish one thesis in core periodical the school appoints.
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
 
First Foreign Language 
001000704
Public English
100
3
1, 2
 
041000701
Professional English
40
2
4
 
Basic and
Specialized Course 
041000702
Intermediate Microeconomics
40
4
1
 
041000703
Intermediate Macroeconomics
40
4
2
041000707
Econometrics
40
4
1
Required Courses Literature Reading Seminar 
041000902
International Economics
40
4
2
 
041000904
International Investment and Multinational Enterprises
40
4
3
041000905
World Economics
40
4
4
041000903
International Trade
40
4
3
041000906
Service Economics and Trade
40
4
3
041000908
Introduction to Socialism Market Economy of China
40
4
2
041000909
The Game Theroy
40
4
4
Academic Seminar 
 
Take part in academic seminar or class teaching, and hand in relative reports.
 
2
 
Required for all students
Additive Courses Main Undergraduate Course   Register in 2-3 undergraduate student major courses assigned by  professor, according to the student's specific situation.(not included in the total credit)
 
5. Scientific research and Academic dissertation work
5.1. Opening report.
(1) Selected title: Degree the research subjects of thesis should with the getting more square originally to front study correlated with or from with us theoretical question or policy problems important of relevant national economy.
(2) The essential condition of opening: Should get all credit about your field, submit above 5000 words report of r literature reading
(3) The requirements for opening speech: Make the opening during the second term of second grade, the content includes meaning of the selected title, domestic and international research current situation, subject problem and content, innovation and characteristic, difficult point, research approach progress, expectancy achievement of research, the literature of Chinese and foreign language quoted is no less than 30, among them the literature of foreign language is no less than 10.
(4) The evaluation of the opening speech: Organizing the public report about your field, and appraised by grope of tutor in this field.
5.2. Middle period for checking. For guarantee thesis subject researches go on according to progress, examined by tutor group to check the progress if the deviation is relatively great, will warn.
5.3. Thesis oral defense.
(1) Precondition: Finish academic dissertation, public (including employing formally) a thesis and after instructed by the teacher and approval, can apply for the thesis and reply in advance.
(2) Reply in advance: Reply in advance is organized by tutor's group, if agree, to raise the idea and the suggestion. Submit communication to evaluate. If disagree, revise or rewrite according to the opinion of replying in advance.
(3) Communication evaluates and replies: Send 5 counterpart expert ("whether pair blind" evaluation expert including) communication evaluate, if all expert agree reply, revise the thesis according to the expert opinion, and organize the reply. If has not passed and replied, has dealt with according to the regulation of the graduate student department.

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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