Master Programs in China

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China attracts students from all over the world for graduate study. International students choose taking their Masters degree in China for several reasons, including the high quality of education that is recognized internationally. It is also more affordable to study and live in China than most developed countries and graduates from Masters degree programs in China have excellent opportunities for employment in the region. In addition, students can enjoy the culture and sights to see in China, and have opportunities to travel throughout Asia.

China's higher education system follows a pattern similar to the U.S. in that a bachelor's degree is needed before a student can pursue a master's, or postgraduate, degree. Earning a master's degree in China requires two to three years of rigorous study, completion of written and oral examinations, a thesis and possibly a research project depending on the degree program. However, the Chinese academic calendar differs from western academic calenders because the two semesters--spring and fall--run from February to July and September to January, respectively. A few universities that have a student body largely made up of international students may postpone the beginning of fall semester to October to accommodate western academic schedules, especially universities specializing in engineering and business master's courses that are taught predominantly in English.

Master's degree subjects are diverse and plentiful in China and include but are not limited to: Clinical Medicine; Science of Chinese Pharmacology; Metallurgical Engineering; Applied Economics; Civil Engineering and Atmospheric Science. Some Chinese master's degrees are highly specialized, such as Marxist Theory, Armament Science and Technology and Systems Science.

The cost of earning a master's degree in China is quite affordable and represents one of the primary reasons why international students attend a Chinese university. Tuition for masters' degrees vary between 15,000 Yuan and 50,000 Yuan, with a fine art degrees being the least expensive and technology, science and medicine degrees being the most expensive. Currently, fifteen thousand Yuan equals about $24,000 in U.S. dollars and 1900 euros.

Notes on Earning a Master's Degree in China

  • To apply to a master's program at a Chinese university, international students will need copies of their high school diploma or equivalent; transcripts of courses previously taken; GMAT or GRE score cards if the application is intended to accommodate an MBA program; two letters of recommendation from instructors who taught the student at another university; personal state or resume; proof of financial solvency; valid passport and three copies of a recent passport photograph
  • Anyone entering the Mainland of China and planning to remain for more than two days is expected to obtain a valid visa. Students will need to get an "X-visa" from the Chinese embassy if they are staying longer than six months.
  • Visa applications must be made in person to the Chinese Consulate-General's office in the country the student resides. Chinese authorities will not accept mailed-in applications or applications sent online.
  • Foreign students will have to provide a "Physical Examination Certificate for Foreign Citizen" before a visa application can be processed.

 

In addition to having the opportunity to choose from a fascinating variety of master's programs, students thinking about studying in China will also enjoy the fact that China is currently investing heavily in their education system, with their MBA degree rapidly becoming one of the world's most distinguished degrees. In addition, the Chinese government has established an agreement of mutual recognition for academic degrees and qualifications with countries such as Japan, the U.S., France, Great Britian and over 60 other regions and countries.

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Master of International Business (MIB)

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 China Shanghai

Based on our award-winning MBA curriculum, Hult’s one-year Master of International Business program will help you gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy. [+]

Gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy with our Master of International Business program.

Based on our award-winning MBA curriculum, Hult’s one-year Master of International Business program will help you gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy.

Locations

Start your Master of International Business in Boston, San Francisco, London, or Dubai, then choose to explore any other two campuses as part of Hult's unique Global Campus Rotation.

Your Master of International Business at a glance

Who is this program for?

Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to gain a broad understanding in all areas of international business.... [-]


IMPM

International Masters Program for Managers
Campus Part time 16 months January 2018 China Beijing

The IMPM is an International Program for Managers that leads to a Masters Degree. The core program is a set of five modules of 10 days each that take place over 18 months, organized by managerial mindsets. [+]

The IMPM is an International Program for Managers that leads to a Masters Degree. The core program is a set of five modules of 10 days each that take place over 18 months, organized by managerial mindsets.

Accompanying these modules are all kinds of intriguing activities, in the class and out: Co-coaching, Friendly Consulting, Dedicated Tables, Managerial Exchanges, and Impact Teams. Attending the five modules and completing the papers and managerial exchange satisfactorily will result in the awarding of the IMPM Certificate.

Those who wish to receive the Masters in Management Degree from McGill University or an MSc International Masters in Executive Management from Lancaster University, beyond the IMPM Certificate, write a Final Paper that allows them to probe more deeply into an issue of key concern to them.... [-]


Master of Architectural Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Suzhou

China is an architectural and urban laboratory and XJTLU’s Department of Architecture’s two-year March (Des) Masters programme engages with this risk-taking, forward-looking and challenging agenda. [+]

Overview

The Master of Architectural Design programme prepares students for an international career in architecture, creating bridges between Eastern and Western culture. Understanding mobility as one of the core conditions of global modernity, the programme attracts international students preparing for a career related to China, as well as domestic students preparing for both national and international careers. The programme focuses on architectural design studio as well as on humanistic and technical modules in preparation for either professional practice or PhD-level studies.

This programme is made to deliver all the learning outcomes as defined by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) to qualify for RIBA part 2 validation, which is the second out of three stages in the formal educational process required to register as a professional architect in the United Kingdom.... [-]


Master of Economics Program

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Shenzhen

PHBS Master of Economics is a two year and full-time program, culminating in a final thesis, which focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications, and in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue. [+]

Located in the thriving entrepreneurial city of Shenzhen, China, and immediately adjacent to the financial hub of Hong Kong, Peking University HSBC Business school (PHBS) brings Peking University’s historical presence to the country’s south and lies at the very heart of one of the world's most promising and dynamic metropolitan areas. Few other regions in China offer a more suitable setting for an institution destined to become this country's foremost graduate business school.

PHBS Master of Economics is a two year and full-time program, culminating in a final thesis, which focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications, and in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue.... [-]


Master of Management Studies

Duke Kunshan University
Campus Full time 10 months July 2018 China Kunshan

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. [+]

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education.

Pursue a Hands-On Business Education with the MMS: Duke Kunshan Program

Duke Kunshan University is pioneering a new model of education, training students to rethink the boundaries of global business through active experiential learning for a business education like no other. From our team-based structure, which mimics a collaborative corporate environment, to our instructional design and advanced curriculum, we teach you how to not only thrive in but also help reinvent the business world.... [-]


Double Degree Master in Globalization and World Economics

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - Sorbonne School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Shanghai

This program aims to provide a cutting-edge education in Economics at the master level. It trains both Chinese and non-Chinese economists who will become key experts in Euro-Chinese economic relations. [+]

Objectives

Beginning in 2008, the faculties of Panthéon Sorbonne and Fudan University, which are among the leading Economics Departments in their respective countries, have joined efforts to organize an innovative international Double Degree Master program in Economics, specialized in Globalization and World Economy. This program aims to provide a cutting-edge education in Economics at the master level. It trains both Chinese and non-Chinese economists who will become key experts in Euro-Chinese economic relations. Participants benefit from a diverse cultural and study environment as they spend the 1st year in Paris and the 2nd year in Shanghai with classmates from around the world.

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International Master in Industrial Management (IMIM)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 China Beijing

The International Master in Industrial Management (IMIM) is designed to provide students with primarily scientific or engineering based educational backgrounds with essential business and managerial skills, relevant to pursuing careers in internationally orientated manufacturing and servicing industries. [+]

The International Master in Industrial Management (IMIM) is designed to provide students with primarily scientific or engineering based educational backgrounds with essential business and managerial skills, relevant to pursuing careers in internationally orientated manufacturing and servicing industries.

AIMS OF THE IMIM

The IMIM aims to provide students with the competencies and skills necessary to develop a successful career in internationally orientated manufacturing and service industries. The programme seeks to bridge the gap between university and industry, by teaching the relevant knowledge and skills essential to effective managerial practices, especially the skills and knowledge not traditionally taught in technical or scientific university programmes.... [-]


Master in International Economics and Business

Nankai University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Tianjin

IEB focus is on understanding the globalised world economy and China's increasing role as one of the dominant influencers. [+]

The globalisation of the world economy and the increase in competition among businesses has created a need for highly skilled economists able to work in complex business environments. More and more companies are looking for employees to have experience of China, whether it is through employment, the development of language skills or academic studies.

The programmes are designed and delivered by top-class professors with international work and study experience and incorporate international business perspectives – while bringing specific detailed focus on the growing Chinese economy.

This innovative Master’s programme is designed to provide you with a general training in economics, while enabling specialisation in the areas of international business in relation to China’s economy.... [-]


Master in Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

Tianjin University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Tianjin

This program aims to cultivate future graduate students and help them grasp the fundamental theory of mathematics and mechanics, get an in-depth and systematic understanding of the knowledge and meet the research frontiers in the three majors - civil engineering, hydraulic engineering, naval architecture and ocean engineering. [+]

Master in Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

Length: 2 years

Study pace: Full-time

Education level: Master Degree

Institute: School of Civil Engineering, Tianjin University

Location: Tianjin, China

Language: English

Program Web page:

http://www.tju.edu.cn/sie/en/xwxm/qywskxwxm/ss/201602/t20160223_270467.html

Introduction

This masters program aims to cultivate future graduate students and help them grasp the fundamental theory of mathematics and mechanics. Students will get an in-depth and systematic understanding of the knowledge and meet the research frontiers in the three majors:... [-]


Master of Finance

Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Shanghai

The Master of Finance program started in 2009. The objective of the program is to deliver to students modern financial theory, sophisticated quantitative tools, and practical knowledge. [+]

Master of Finance

SAIF’s mission is to become a world-class institution of research and advanced learning in finance and management.

Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) was established at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in April 2009. SAIF combines the best of Western and Chinese education systems along with exceptional resources and faculty to offer a world-class education on the campus of one of China’s top universities. While the program has a strong global focus, it is unique in that it is also accepted domestically by the Ministry of Education as an officially acknowledged degree.

As a member of the world’s financial community, SAIF strives to contribute to the development of Shanghai as a global financial center. In working towards this goal, SAIF plays many different roles such as being a global talent and research center, a hub for interaction amongst academic, industry and government leaders, and a symbol of innovation and impact widely recognized by the media and leading financial professionals.... [-]


Master in Management Science and Engineering

Liaoning University of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 China Jinzhou + 1 more

The students will become talented managers specialized in experimental techniques, they will research in the application of innovation and achievements of theory with systematically utilize theory and methods of management, system science and economic mathematics. In recent years, over 255 pieces of academic paper and 37 monographs are published in the academic publications and conferences both at home and abroad, and over 154 state’s research programs and 108 enterprises’ research program have bean finished, Scientific research funds of 1270000 yuan are reached. This subject has 9 professors and 10 people with PhD. Teacher resources, experimental equipment and other teaching conditions are contained well. [+]

The students will become talented managers specialized in experimental techniques, they will research in the application of innovation and achievements of theory with systematically utilize theory and methods of management, system science and economic mathematics. In recent years, over 255 pieces of academic paper and 37 monographs are published in the academic publications and conferences both at home and abroad, and over 154 state’s research programs and 108 enterprises’ research program have bean finished, Scientific research funds of 1270000 yuan are reached. This subject has 9 professors and 10 people with PhD. Teacher resources, experimental equipment and other teaching conditions are contained well.... [-]


Master in Art & Design

Dalian Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2018 China Dalian

Master in Art & Design [+]

Master in Art & Design Admission Requirements Holding a bachelor’s degree Two Recommendation Letters from Associate Professors Passing DPU Admission Examination Being aged at 18 to 45 Minimum Requirement of HSK 6 Level Application Procedures "“Application Form For International Students To Study In DPU” 1 Copy of Bachelor degree certificate Transcripts Recommendations of two professors or associate professors 6 photos (3cmX4cm) 1 copy of passport" Scholarships

Types Amount(RMB)

Chinese Government Scholarship: According to《Measures of Chinese Government Scholarship Status》 Liaoning Government Scholarship: According to《Measures of Liaoning Government Scholarship Status》 Dalian Municipal Government Scholarship: 15,000RMB/year DPU First-class Scholarship: 3,000RMB/year DPU Second-class Scholarship: 2,000RMB/year DPU Third-class Scholarship: 1,000RMB/year Individual Scholarship for Activities: 500RMB/year [-]

Tongji-Case Western Reserve MBA/MSM-Finance Double Degree

Tongji University, School of Economics and Management
Campus Part time 30 months September 2018 China Shanghai

Tongji-Case Western Reserve MBA/MSM-Finance Double Degree Program was jointly launched by SEM of Tongji University and Weatherhead School of Management of Case Western Reserve University. [+]

Tongji-Case Western Reserve MBA/MSM-Finance Double Degree Program Program Highlights

Tongji-Case Western Reserve MBA/MSM-Finance Double Degree Program was jointly launched by SEM of Tongji University and Weatherhead School of Management of Case Western Reserve University. According to News & World Report, Case Western Reserve University ranked the 37th in the year 2017. Besides, their undergraduate financial management program was ranked No. 1 in the world by Business Week. In the double degree program, you will learn the depth of knowledge in finance as well as the breadth of general management experience and knowledge. MBA degree from Tongji University, MSM-Finance degree from Case Western Reserve University will be awarded after study. These grooms you for leadership positions in finance, in China as well as all over the world.... [-]


Master of China-Europe Business

Antwerp Management School
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 China Shanghai

As a result of China’s strongly rising economy, both international and Chinese managers need to be internationally oriented and culturally open in order to build strong relations between China and the rest of the world. The Master of China-Europe Business Studies brings together participants from all over the world to prepare them for a successful international business career in China and/or Europe. [+]

Master of China-Europe Business (M.C.E.BS.)

As a result of China’s strongly rising economy, both international and Chinese managers need to be internationally oriented and culturally open in order to build strong relations between China and the rest of the world. The Master of China-Europe Business brings together participants from all over the world to prepare them for a successful international business career in China and/or Europe. Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? This master is designed for recent graduates and young professionals who wish to develop their career in a company with worldwide activities.

The program provides solid academic knowledge for mastering business operations in foreign countries, more particularly in Asia and Europe. It also offers real-life experience of the multicultural environments of Chinese and European markets. The program aims to build strategic vision, confidence, teamwork and hands-on management skills. You will spend the first semester in Antwerp (Belgium) and the second semester in Shanghai (China). Afterwards, students will take part in a two months China Consulting Project in Europe and/or China according to your chosen project.... [-]


Master of International Business (MIB)

Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years December 2018 China Shanghai

The program of Master of International Business (MIB) intends to create a community of diverse culture, and aims to train and develop talented students to have a comprehensive understanding of global business and a deep insight into China’s dynamic business environment as well as knowledge about China’s history, culture, law, and policy. Meanwhile, we encourage and facilitate the students to approach and practice in the Chinese industries so that upon graduation they are equipped with both advanced knowledge and practical sense of doing business in China. [+]

You have chosen to enrich your academic knowledge and gain new experiences by studying in MIB program at ACEM!

The program of Master of International Business (MIB) intends to create a community of diverse culture, and aims to train and develop talented students to have a comprehensive understanding of global business and a deep insight into China’s dynamic business environment as well as knowledge about China’s history, culture, law, and policy. Meanwhile, we encourage and facilitate the students to approach and practice in the Chinese industries so that upon graduation they are equipped with both advanced knowledge and practical sense of doing business in China.

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