PhD in Physical Humanities and Sociology

Introduction to the Program

The PhD in Physical Humanities and Sociology at CCNU is a three year postgraduate degree program taught in English.

About CCNU

CCNU, Central China Normal University, also known as Huazhong Normal University, is a leading University located in Wuhan in Central China. There are a large number of programs available in English with almost 3000 international students, the campus is large with adequate accommodation for international students, and the cost of living in Wuhan is cheaper than Universities in Beijing or Shanghai.

About School of Physical Education and Sports

The School of Physical Education and Sports was established in 2005 by merging the former Department of Physical Education and Sports and the Department of General Physical Education, which can trace back to 1950, ranking  among the top ten Chinese sports institutes offering Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degrees.

The School owns a gym fully equipped with sports facilities. It also attaches great importance to the nationwide fitness campaign and has taken part in various sports contests. As a result, it has, for several times, been awarded the honorary titles of national advanced unit of mass sports activities. In recent years, it has made rhythmic gymnastics a feature of its own and over 10 people from them have won the first prizes in some national contests.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is July 5. The program starts in September each year.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB36000 per year. The total for the 3 year program is 108000 RMB.


Central China Normal University Foreign Students' Dormitory Central China Normal University Accommodation

CICE Dorm:
– Single Room 1200 per person per month
– Double Room 900 per person per month
– Triple Room 600 per person per month
– Quad Room 450 per person per monthAmenities: A/C, TV, Internet, Private Bathroom, Card Telephone, Public Kitchen & Laundry RoomOff Campus: 800 -1500 per month 1-3 room apartments



To apply complete the application form here. If you have any questions contact us.

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