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Master’s in Artistic Theory

Introduction to the Program

The Master’s in Artistic Theory at Southeast University (SEU) is a two year program for international students taught in English.

About School of Arts

Southeast University (SEU) has a long history of art education and art research.

The School of Arts implements open teaching and research policy. We have established cooperation relationship with King’s College, London, University of Washington and New York Film Academy. We are building a more open and free academic and teaching atmosphere. In addition, we look forward to collaborating with more well-known domestic and foreign universities, research institutes and cultural enterprises and institutions of arts and culture all over the world in the field of research and art education. At present, the School of arts of Southeast University has grown into China’s art education and research center.

Widely recognized for our unique interdisciplinary environment, the School of Arts at SEU has become one of the most important bases of art education and research in China. We warmly welcome friends who have interests in arts at home and abroad, and jointly push forward the research of arts and the development of education.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

The applicants should meet either of the following qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree holder
  • A graduate of undergraduate program

The applicants should meet one of the following language equivalents

  • Graduates from universities of English-speaking countries
  • Graduates from universities where English is an official language
  • TOEFL: 79(Computer-based) or 550 (Paper-based)
  • IELTS: (Academic Level): 5.5

Application Deadline

May 30

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB35000 per year. The total for the 2 year program is 70,000RMB.


International students may choose to live in the International Students’ Dormitary, which spread in all three campuses. The room rate varies from RMB 11000 to 15000 for a two-bed room each year, depending on the location and facilities. For full information see the accommodation page here.

About the Application Process

To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. Applications take 4-6 weeks before a decision is given, and students are accepted on a rolling basis. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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