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Postgraduate study abroad application


1. Professional Directory

1) Academic degrees: Political Science Theory, International Politics, International Relations, Diplomacy, International Public Administration, China Studies, Comparative Politics and Regional Countries, Ideological and Political Education, Finance, International Trade, Statistics, Curriculum and Teaching Theory , Comparative Education, Adult Education, Educational Technology, Physical Education, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Chinese Language and Literature, Ancient Chinese Literature, Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Comparative Literature and World Literature, English Language and Literature, Russian Language Literature, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Arabic Language and Literature, European Language and Literature, Asian-African Language and Literature, Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Translation Studies, Language Policy and Language Education, Journalism, Communication, Advertising, Global Communication, Country and Regional Studies, Language Data Science and Application, Business Administration (academic degree)


2) Professional degrees: Finance, International Business, Law, Chinese International Education, English Translation, English Interpretation, Russian Interpretation, Japanese Interpretation, French Interpretation, German Interpretation, Korean Interpretation, Spanish Interpretation, Arabic interpreting, news and communication


3) Master's degree taught in English:

a) Academic degrees: International Relations, China Studies, English Language and Literature , Journalism, Global Communication, Finance, Comparative Education

b) Professional degree: Business Administration (MBA)

★ For details, please refer to the "Shanghai International Studies University Annual Postgraduate Admissions Program Catalog".


★For the enrollment guide for business administration majors.

please check the website of the MBA Education Center


2. Registration and school system

Full-time, registration ends on May 15 each year, and the school starts in September. The school system is as follows:

1) Academic master's degree for 3 years.

2) Professional degree master for 2 years (Master of Translation 2.5 years, Law  3 years).

3) Master's degree taught in English for 2 years.


3. Eligibility for application

Master's degree (taught in Chinese): Those who have a bachelor degree or above, are in good health, have a reliable financial guarantee and guardian, Chinese HSK level 5 (180 points) or above, or provide a certificate of two years of the Chinese learning experience, and their English level meets the professional learning requirements Foreigners.

Master's degree (taught in English): Foreigners who have a bachelor's degree or above are in good health have reliable financial guarantees and guardians, and whose English level meets the requirements of professional learning.

Starting from September 2021, it is not allowed to study degree courses in other universities in China at the same time.

If you have ever studied or lived in China, you must not have any records of violations of laws and disciplines.


4. Entrance Examination

Entrance exams include written and oral exams, and are held from late March to early June each year. The specific time and arrangement will be notified by the Graduate School of the school by email.


5. Application materials

Fill out the application form online at the admissions website.


Please prepare the following materials in advance:

1) Graduation certificate, transcript, fresh graduates can provide the original proof of expected graduation.

2) Copy of HSK certificate.

3) Copy of passport.

4) Personal statement. About 1000 words, written in Chinese or the corresponding foreign language of the applied major. The content should include personal study, work experience, academic research results, study, and research plans, etc.

5) List of published papers, abstracts, and other materials that can prove their research capabilities.

6) Online payment of the registration fee of 800 yuan (or 130 US dollars for overseas remittances, upload the payment voucher).

★ When necessary, our school will require applicants to submit specified supplementary materials.

★ The above materials and fees will not be refunded after submission or payment.


6. Expense Standard (Priced in RMB)




Academic degree

International Relations (English)

26,000 yuan/year

Chinese Studies (English)

English Language and Literature (Cross-Cultural Communication) (English)

Journalism (Chinese Media and Global News) (English)

Communication (Global Communication) (English)

Finance (English)

28,000 yuan/year

Master of Other Academic Degrees

23,000 yuan/year


Business management

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69,000 yuan/year

International business

59,000 yuan/year

Master of Translation (Interpretation)

40000 yuan/year

Master of Translation (Translation)

30000 yuan/year

Law (Illegal Studies)

22000 yuan/year

Law (Jurisprudence)

25,000 yuan/year

News and propagation

50000 yuan/year

Chinese International Education

26,000 yuan/year


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