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Chinese Society in Transition(变迁中的中国社会)

Program Information

Name of University/学校名称: Nanjing University (南京大学)
Program Name/项目名称: Chinese Society in Transition (变迁中的中国社会) Qualification Awarded/学位授予: Master’s Degree
Discipline/学科: Sociology (社会学) Faculty/院系: School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (社会学院)
Specialty/专业: Chinese Society in Transition(变迁中的中国社会) Language of Instruction/授课语言: English
Date of Enrollment/开学时间: Sep 6, 2021 Duration of Study/学习持续时间: 2 Years
Application Start Date/项目申请开始日期: Mar 1, 2021 Application Deadline/项目申请截止日期: May 20, 2021
Academic Requirement/学历要求: Undergraduate Education Chinese Requirement/汉语要求: NA
Scholarship/奖学金: Yes Tuition Fees Per Year/每学年学习费用(RMB): 35000 (RMB)
Type of Scholarship/奖学金种类: Chinese Government Scholarship      

Program Description

The program is aimed at helping students to gain insights into the changing Chinese society, the rich and diverse social life and people’s daily life through varied and vivid activities such as classroom study, field practice, thesis writing, and especially discussions on such topics as social stratification, economic activity, gender, family, media technology, religion and ethnicity. The program will enable students not only to gain solid foundational theories and knowledge about multiple aspects of Chinese affairs clearly, but also to improve their critical and analytical abilities so as to understand and interpret Chinese society from perspectives of sociology, anthropology and psychology, especially the mechanisms that dominate social change, the trend and the far-reaching impact of such social change. After completing all course work and succeeding in thesis defense, students will receive a Master’s Degree in Law.

Entry Requirements

1. Admission:

(1) Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens in good health.

(2) Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree or above and with an interest in the systematic and in-depth study of the Chinese society.

(3) Applicants whose native language is not English should submit TOFEL or IETLS scores (minimal requirement: TOEFL 85; IELTS 6.0).

(4) Applicants should be willing to learn Chinese and reach Level 3 of Chinese Language Proficiency Scales For Speakers of Other Language (Elementary Chinese) before graduation.

2. Medium of Instruction: English

3. Study Duration: The program takes 2 years of full-time study, including classroom instruction, practicum and thesis writing.