Master’s in Contemporary China Studies
Introduction to the Program
The Master’s in Contemporary China Studies at Renmin University of China (RUC) is a two year program for international students taught in English.
About Renmin University of China
Renmin University of China (RUC) is a key comprehensive and research-oriented university in China. It is one of the earliest universities in China that established Graduate Schools, and is the most prestigious university in the humanities and social sciences in China. For more info visit the page here.
About the Program
Since 2006, the Contemporary China Studies Program (CCSP) has offered overseas students not yet proficient in Chinese language the opportunity to study Chinese governance and foreign relations while living in China’s capital city. CCSP draws students from all over the world, fostering a unique multidisciplinary and multinational environment in which diverse backgrounds and experiences enhance rigorous academic study.
The two-year master’s program provides a comprehensive introduction to the economy, politics, law, society, and foreign policy of contemporary China. In the second year, the program supports students as they conduct independent research on a topic of their choosing. Upon completion of the program, graduates will earn a Master of law degree, as recognized by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. The language of instruction and administration for CCSP is English.
CCSP resides within the School of International Studies at Renmin University (Renda), China’s premier institution of higher learning in the humanities and social sciences. Renda’s tradition of research and teaching excellence provides an unmatched foundation for educating top foreign students in the fundamentals of Chinese politics, society, and foreign relations. The university’s vibrant academic community enriches students’ experiences well beyond the classroom.
Start Date of the Program
- Bachelor’s degree or above
- Satisfactory English proficiency
The tuition fees are RMB60000 per year. The tuition fee for the 2 year program is 120,000 RMB.
There are four different international residence on campus. They are No.1 International Student Residence, No.2 International Student Residence, No.3 International Student Residence, and International Cultural Exchange Center. For further information on the accommodation at Renmin University of China (RUC) visit the accommodation page here.