Master’s in China Studies

Introduction to the Program

The Master’s in China Studies at Jinan University is a two year English-taught postgraduate degree program for international students.

About JNU

There are many special features that Jinan University can be proud of: one of the oldest universities in China and one of the “211” key national universities in China, the 1st university in China that recruits foreign students, the 1st university in China that enrolls students at both spring and autumn semesters, the 1st university that pioneered the implementation of credit system in China, the university with the largest number of overseas students, the only university that finds her alumni in both Chinese and foreign state-level leaders in China… For more info visit the page here.

About the Program

The China Studies Master’s Degree program, based on Chinese traditional Classics, overseas Sinology and studies of China, is an interdisciplinary program with a curriculum covering a wide scope of knowledge about China, with a focus on contemporary Chinese issues in socio-economic development, political and legal institutions, and foreign affairs.

The target students are non-Chinese nationals. The program aims to cultivate qualified China specialists or business/international affairs professionals with a profound knowledge of Chinese culture and China’s domestic conditions.

Start Date of the Program

September or March

Entry Requirements

High school graduates with a relatively high degree of English proficiency

Application Deadline

August or February


Major Courses:  Chinese Language, Introduction to Chinese Traditional Culture, Research Methodology and Thesis Writing, Theory and Methods in Political Science, Economy and Development of Contemporary China, Chinese Law and Society, Selected Readings on Chinese Classics, Comparative Study on Chinese and Foreign Civilization.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB30000 per semester. The total for the 2 year program is 60,000 RMB.


Jinan University offers a wide variety of dormitories located on campus. For further information on the accommodation visit the accommodation page here.

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