Nanjing University
Chinese Study (in English)

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Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 2.5 Years
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep. 2021
Applocation Deadline: May 31,2021
Tuition Fee: CNY 23000 per year
Application Fee: 150 USD (Non-Refundable)


  • 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

This program offers international students the chance to delve into learning about China’s economy, philosophy, history, culture, education, the development of contemporary Chinese society, and other fields, as well as a comparative perspective to other countries.

The program will consist of three main focuses:

1)        Chinese Philosophy and History

2)        Chinese Society and Economy

3)        Chinese Language, Culture, and Literature

The program will have the benefits of traditional academic disciplines in addition to a variety of teaching methods including case studies, academic discussions, social practices, and research to foster students’ ability to analyze problems within different fields in China, and assist students with future work experience in China. Using China’s vast domestic resources, students will have hands-on research experience, investigating all aspects of China, including historical and cultural, social, economic, and contemporary issues.

Duration of Study: 2-3 years

Tuition: 23, 000 RMB per year


Candidates can apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship which includes free tuition, free accommodation and a monthly stipend of 1,700 RMB. Candidates can also apply for some other scholarships at Nanjing University. For further information, please visit our website or contact Mr. Jiang Cheng at

Program Requirements for MA Degree

This MA Program will be 2-3 years. Total credits for graduation: at least 32 credits, of which there will be: 8 compulsory courses, 2 credits per course, for a total of 16 credits; at least five electives, 2-3 credits per course, for a total of 10-15 credits; and 4 additional credits for completion of a MA thesis.


From the high-caliber academic resources and vast disciplines of Nanjing University including from culture, history, philosophy, political, social, and economic fields, the Institute for International Students has organized a 16 credit curriculum to be taught in English, by relevant Nanjing University professors, in addition to inviting experts and professionals from at home and abroad.

This program will tentatively include the following courses:

1.Chinese Philosophy
2.A Survey of Chinese Civilization
3.Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism
4.History of PRC
5.Chinese Culture and Modern Chinese Society
6.Foreign Policies of PRC
7.Hot Issues of Present-day China
8.Case Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy and Culture
9.Chinese Art
10.Chinese Minority and Religious beliefs
11.Studies of Republic of China
12.Selected Readings from Chinese Classics
13.Selected Readings on Western Sinology
14.Studies of Chinese Social Behaviors
15.Poetry of the Tang Dynasty
16.Modern and Contemporary Chinese Writers
17.Popular Culture and Contemporary Chinese Literature
18.Chinese Economy and the WTO
19.Natural Resources, Environment and Economic Development in the Yangtze Delta Region
20.Recent Development of China's Science and Technology

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree
  • English-speaking students.
  • For non-English speaking applicants, English proficiency is required: TOEFL (paper test) 600 points , or 95 points on the new TOEFL, or 6.5 on the IELTS.

Application Materials

1.Health certificate
Photocopy of notarized foreigner physical examination record (for durations of study over 6 months)

2.Photocopy of valid passport
With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

3.Passport photo
A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4.Undergraduate school transcript

5.Bachelor's degree diploma
Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

6.English proficiency test certificate
For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.

7.Two letters of recommendation
From professor or associate professor or equivalents
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