study a master's degree in china

Study a Master’s Degree in China

Majority of Chinese universities offer two types of master’s degrees: course-based (taught) and research-based. You can study these programs for different qualifications such as Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc), Master of Research (MRes), Master in Business Administration (MBA) and more.

For international students, Chinese universities offer English-taught master’s programs that are internationally recognized. International students whose first language is not English may need to pass a language test before they can be accepted to the program.

The normal length of a full-time master’s program is two years with a select few completed in three years. The academic year starts in the spring semester which starts in March and ends in mid July and the fall semester which starts in mid September and ends in January. However, semester dates my vary depending on the length of the summer break and Chinese New Year.

The tuition fee varies according to your field of study. MBA programs are known to be more expensive than other master’s programs. If you send your university application early, you can apply for funding through Chinese government and university scholarships.

Basic admission requirements include a bachelor’s degree, valid passport, two letters of recommendation and medical examination.

Master’s Programs in China


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