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Chinese Language and Literature

Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 3 Years
Starting Date: Sep.2022
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Tuition Fee:
CNY 26,000 per year
Application Fee:
150 USD (Non-Refundable)
HSK: Level 4
Schools: Other

1. Cultivation Aims
This program includes three majors: ancient Chinese literature, modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Chinese philology, theory and criticism of literature and arts.
The research directions are: 1. history of development of the literature from pre-Qin to Ming and Qing dynasties. 2.developomeng of Chinese literature of 20th century. 3.modern Chinese dialectology and grammar. 4.literary criticism and methodology of 20th century, contemporary literature and the development of culture.
This program aims to cultivate qualified students who are well developed to lay a solid theoretical foundation in the Chinese language, literature and culture, acquire systematic specified knowledge and fairly good practical ability. They are also required to be able to undertake teaching, literature research and other social work.
2. Duration of the Program
This program generally lasts three years.
3. Majors and Research Directions
1) Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
1. History of 20th century Chinese literature
2. Contempory literature and studies of culture
3. Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature and Chinese Folk Culture 
4. Gender Politics and Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature
2) Ancient Chinese literature
1. Chinese Poetics
2. Tang and Song Literature
3. Ming and Sing Literature
3) Chinese Philology
1. Chinese dialectology
2. Chinese Grammar
3. Graphology
4. phonology
4) Literary Theory and Criticism
1. Criticism and methodology
2. Theory of Film Literature
3. Theory and Criticism of Contemporary Culture
4. Course Content (as listed below)
Category
Course Number
Course Name
Period
Credit
Term
Remarks
Academic Degree Courses Political Theoretical Course 
001000701
Theory and Practice of Scientific Socialism
30
2
1
 
001000703
Selected Readings of Marxist Classics
60
3
2
First
Foreign Language 
001000704
Public English
100
3
1, 2
 
021000701
Professional English
40
2
4
Basic and Specialized Course 
021102701
Studies of Culture and Chinese Modernity
40
4
1
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Chinese Classical Literature, Literary Theory and Criticism,Chinese Classical bibliography, Comparative Literature and World Literature
021102714
 
Monographic Studies of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
40
4
2
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
021102715
Studies on history of Western Literary Criticism of 20th century
40
4
1
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Literary Theory and criticism, Comparative Literature and World Literature
021102716
Studies of Chinese literary Thought of 20th century
40
4
2
Literary Theory and criticism
021102711
Theory of Comparative literature
40
4
3
Comparative Literature and World Literature
021102705
Studies of Ancient Chinese Bibliography
40
4
1
Chinese Classical Literature, Chinese Classical Bibliography
021102706
Monographic Studies of  Chinese classic Writers and literary theory
40
4
3
Chinese Classical Literature
021102717
Study of edition and collation of Classical texts
40
4
2
Chinese Classical Bibliography
021102707
Theoretical Linguistics
40
4
3
Chinese Linguistics and Philology
021102708
Studies Modern Chinese
40
4
1
021102709
Study of History of Chinese
40
4
2
Required courses Specialized  Courses required Specialized  Courses required Literature
Reading
Seminar 
021102901
Reading of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Periodicals
40
4
4
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
021102902
Basic theory of  culture studies
40
4
3
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Literary Theory and criticism, Comparative Literature and World Literature
021102903
Studies of documents of History of Modern Chinese Literary thought
40
4
3
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Literary Theory and criticism
021102932
Studies of documents of History of Contemporary Chinese Literary thought
40
4
3
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
021102933
Studies of Chinese Thought and Culture of Late-Qing Dynasty
40
4
2
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Literary Theory and criticism, Comparative Literature and World Literature
021102946
Studies of documents of Western literary theory
40
4
4
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Literary Theory and criticism, Comparative Literature and World Literature
021102935
Studies of History of Euro-American  Literature
40
4
2
Comparative Literature and World Literature
021102936
Studies of documents of comparative literature
40
4
4
021102937
Monographic Studies of documents of Euro-American writers
40
4
3
021102938
Studies of documents of  Chinese  classic  aesthetics
40
4
4
Literary Theory and criticism
021102939
Methodology of literary criticism
40
4
3
021102947
(to be confirmed)
40
4
3
021102940
Studies of documents of media culture
40
4
2
021102910
Studies of Poetry and Sao
40
4
3
Chinese Classical Literature
021102913
Introduction to Wen Xin Diao Long
40
4
3
021102915
Reading of Tang and Song dynasty poetry
40
4
2
021102941
studies of  history of Chinese novel research
40
4
3
021102911
Bibliography of Qing dynasty Literature
40
4
4
Chinese Classical Literature, Chinese Classical Bibliography
021102942
Studies Of literature of Yuan and Ming dynasty
40
4
2
021102927
Bibliography and collation of classical texts
40
4
3
Chinese Classical Bibliography
021102928
Textual studies  and collation of classical texts
40
4
3
021102943
An introduction to Zhuzi
40
4
3
021102944
Historical Studies of intellectual of Qing Dynasty and Min-guo
40
4
3
021102916
Documental reading of graphology
40
4
2
Chinese Linguistics and Philology
021102945
Documental reading of phonology
40
4
2
021102918
Documental reading Chinese dialectology
40
4
3
021102919
Documental reading of and  Han and Zang linguistics
40
4
3
021102920
Reading of documents of theoretical linguistics
40
4
4
021102921
Documental Reading of Grammar
40
4
4
Academic Seminar 
 
 
 
2
 
 
5. Research and Thesis
5.1 After acquiring all the credits as required, candidates are eligible for conducting research on their theses.
5.2 Candidates begin the research work under guidance of their supervisors, conduct seminars on documentary resources, thesis preliminary conference and periodical reports on their theses during the second year. After consulting the discipline panel and obtaining the approval of the panel, candidates can start their specific studies and thesis writing. There must be 3 professors and associated professors attending the thesis preliminary conference.
5.3 Candidates must take part in the professor's research item. The thesis must be printed out and then submitted to the defense committee, which will make arrangement for the evaluation and defense of the theses.
5.4 The thesis writing should be conducted in accordance with "The Quantification Index on Research Achievements of Shanghai University for Master's and Doctoral Candidates."
5.5 The completed theses should be assessed and degrees conferred in accordance with "Regulations Concerning Academic Degrees in the People's Republic of China" and "Rules Concerning Academic Degrees in Shanghai University."

1. Undergraduate graduation, hold a Bachelor's Degree
2. HSK 6
3. 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)