Tsinghua University
Public Administration in International Development

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Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 2 Years
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep. 2020
Applocation Deadline: Feb 22,2020
Tuition Fee: CNY 60000 per year
Application Fee: 300 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

About the Program
The Master of Public Administration in International Development (MID) degree program is designed to prepare students to become active global citizens and to enhance their understanding of China’s development experience. The program focuses on public policy from an international perspective, combining rigorous training in analytical and quantitative methods with an emphasis on Chinese practices and sustainable development. In addition, the program provides graduate students with field experiences in a range of disciplines, including agriculture, policy, health, engineering, management, environmental science, education, and nutrition.
INTEGRATING global comparative perspectives with an emphasis on the Chinese development experience
Supporting INDIVIDUAL student growth
Combining classroom study with HANDS-ON experience in a wide range of disciplines
Providing a strong and extensive GLOBAL network of partners
University Support World class university
One-hundred year history
Beautiful campus
Strong Academics Top-ranking faculty
Six research centers
Open lectures with development professionals
Global Network Global classroom
Interaction with world renowned practitioners
Diverse student population
Student Development Individual attention
Student internship advising
Research assistantship opportunities
School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) has strong academics to support high-level courses and research.  The faculty is from the fields of political science, economy, public policy/management, law and social science.  Forty-four percent of our faculty members obtained PhD degrees from top overseas universities.  Currently, the school is affiliated with six permanent research centers and more than a dozen research centers and institutes based on projects.
In 2009, Tsinghua University has been selected by the new Master’s of Development Practice (MDP) program created by the MacArthur Foundation, as one of first 11 universities worldwide, and the only university in China to launch a master program with the goal of cultivating a new generation of international development professionals.
Our MID students come from 41 countries with diverse backgrounds in public policy, engineering, political science, business, economy and other disciplines.  Seventy-nine students are enrolled in our program; another 71 students have graduated and committed themselves to the field of development worldwide.
Tuition and Fee
The MID program is a full-time program of 24 months that is taught entirely in English. The tuition for the program is 120,000 RMB, not including fees. Accidental Injury and Hospitalization Insurance is 600 RMB per year.
Degree to be conferred: Master of Public Administration
Application Schedule
Phase 1: Before December 24, 2011
Phase 2: Before February 22, 2012
Both the Online Application and a complete set of Application documents should be completed and the package should be received by February 22, 2012.
Please note that for the Government or University scholarship applicants, online application and all the application documents should be submitted before December 24, 2011.
MID 2012 students will enroll in the program in August, 2012.

Entry Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Excellent command of English

Work experience in development fields desirable

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.  Personal Statement
Personal Statement with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese or in English. You can download a template or sample from here.

8.  Resume
Written in Chinese or in English

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