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China Studies-History
Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 2.5 Years
Starting Date: Sep.2020
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Tuition Fee:
CNY 36,250 per year
Application Fee:
100 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other

1. Cultivation Aims

Each subject such as Chinese Modern and Contemporary History, China Studies-History, World History and Specialism History, is led by the well-known professors with their academic colleagues. Each group maintains exchange with other universities. The articles they have done have the effect both internal and external. Recently they are endeavoring in deepening the acknowledge in History in the view of more dimensions in other subjects and surveying new area. The program aims to cultivate qualified personnel who are well developed with the ability of independent analysis and problem solving.

2. Duration of the Program

The program generally lasts 2.5 years.


3. Research Directions
Major Research Direction
Chinese Modern and Contemporary History 1.History of Internal and External Relations
2.History of Chinese Modern and Contemporary Thought
3.History of Chinese Modern and Contemporary Community
4.History of Republic China
Specialism  History 1.History of Chinese Modern and Contemporary Thought
2.History of Chinese Ancient Thought
3.History of Chinese Religion
Chinese Ancient History 1.Research on Ancient Civilization
2.Ancient Politics and Culture
3.Archeology and Museum
World History 1.History of Western Society and Culture
2.History of Nation and District

3.History of International Relations


4.Main Course


5. Research and Thesis
5.1 After requiring all the credits, candidates are eligible for conducting research on their theses.
5.2 Candidates must present their topics and writing plan in their second year under the guidance of their supervisors, and then conduct thesis preliminary conference. 3 to 5 deliberate members at least 3 professor or associate professor must be presented. The topic and content must obtain  some academic or practical value.
5.3 During the theses writing, candidates should take an active in their supervisors program to enhance the ability in theoretical and research. The thesis should be conducted in accordance with "The Quantification Index on Research Achievements of Shanghai University for Master's and Doctoral Candidates."
5.4 After having finished the theses and obtaining the approval of three professor including the candidate's supervisor, the candidate can have the chance of debate given by experts.
5.5 The completed theses should be assessed degrees conferred in accordance with "Regulations Concerning Academic Degrees in the People's Republic of China." And "Rules Concerning Academic Degree in Shanghai University."
1. Undergraduate graduation, hold a Bachelor's Degree
2. Aged 18 - 40
1.  Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2.  Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

3.  Bachelor's degree diploma
Graduation certificate should be in Chinese or English.If not, it should be translated into Chinese or English and be notarized.

4.  Transcript of undergraduate school

5.  Two recommendation letters
From professor,associate professor or equivalents.

6.  Certificate of English proficiency test
IELTS or TOEFl will only be required if the applicant is not a native English speaker.

7.  Certificate of Chinese language education
For applying Chinese-medium programs.

8.  Study plan
Including study purpose, research interest and research plan in brief. (at least 1 A4 page)