2017 TOP CHINA STUDIES PROGRAM AT BFSU, BEIJING, CHINA.
One of the best master degrees in China Studies Program.
The International Institute of Chinese Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University
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Introduction of Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU)
Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) is a key university directly affiliated with the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People’s Republic of China. Founded in 1941, BFSU is the first institution specializing in foreign language studies. It has the longest history among universities of its kind in China, offering a complete range of degrees, diplomas and programs at various levels, with the largest number of foreign language programs in the country. Excellence in teaching and extensive research in foreign language and literature has earned high respect for BFSU’s quality programs, both at home and internationally.
As one of the leading universities in China, BFSU has a highly-qualified, experienced and conscientious faculty of more than 600, among whom 330 are either professors or associate professors. In addition, the University has established extensive academic partnerships with 320 universities and educational institutions in 65 countries and regions of the world. BFSU admits fewer than 2,000 students from over 10 million applicants for entering universities across the country as well from overseas each year. These numbers are hardly surprising when it is considered that research has shown BFSU graduates to be among the top earning young professionals in China today. Furthermore, the university is known for producing numerous Chinese ambassadors and diplomats. More than 400 Chinese ambassadors and over 1000 diplomatic counselors graduated from BFSU.
Notable alumni from BFSU
Cui Tiankai, Chinese diplomat and currently the Chinese Ambassador to the United States.
Li Zhaoxing, Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China from 2003 to 2007. Ambassador to the United States in 1998.
Zhou Nan, Vice Minister of the People's Republic of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and former Ambassador to the United Nations.
Li Guixian, governor of People's Bank of China, 1988-1993
Why China Studies program at BFSU is the most competitive academic program in the world?
The best faculty provided by one of the top 5 universities in China.
The Best design Curriculum in China Studies program.
No HSK (Chinese Language Test) is required.
The lowest tuition and scholarship provided.
One academic year for the completion of the degree, a fast way to get a head in your career.
The best location, Beijing, the capital, political, economic and cultural center in China.
The Chinese Government Full Scholarship is given out by the Chinese Scholarship Council
APPLY FOR ONE-YEAR ENGLISH-TAUGHT MASTER DEGREE IN CHINA STUDIES PROGRAM
Credited as “Cradle of Diplomats”, Beijing Foreign Studies University is the most prestigious foreign language and studies university in China known for its longest history, as well as one of top highly ranked universities by China Ministry of Education. It offers an English-taught Master Degree in China Studies for the students from around the world. The program is designed to cultivate top talents with a global vision, interdisciplinary knowledge and a deep understanding of China in the 21st century. Its aim is to prepare global students for their careers related to China studies in the areas of Chinese business, China Foreign Policy, Chinese politics, Chinese journalism, Chinese civic and commercial law, Business Chinese Culture, etc., and cultivate high-quality talents and allow students to be more competitive in the 21st century.
With the rapid growth of be the second super power country that China become in the world both economic and political levels, there is an increasing demand from all over the world to know more about China. Taking this advantage of the growing, BFSU has initiated the most qualified China Studies program and the task of introducing both China to the world and the world to China ever since its establishment. The program provides remarkable very competitive China-original legitimate faculty and teaching resources in humanities and social sciences supporting the program in the university. The curriculum we developed is very unique and outstanding in the world. The program is rooted in Chinese culture and upholds a global vision, an attitude of openness between the ancient and the modern, China and western so as to better understand the social and cultural issues in various fields of China’s past and today.
1. Beijing Foreign Studies University embodies the most foreign languages taught in China and holds a superb faculty in humanity and social sciences.
2. English is adopted as the instruction language.
3. The courses offer comprehensive and inter-disciplinary knowledge in aspects of Chinese history, literature, economy, law, journalism, foreign affairs, politics, etc.
4. Fieldwork and social practices include visiting museums, enterprises, countryside, scenic spots and historic sites so as to integrate students closely into the local Chinese society.
5. This program spans one year with three semesters, offering MA degree upon completion.
One academic year with three semesters
Credits: A total of 32 Credits
1. 10 Core Courses (20 credits)
10 major courses from 24 with 2 credits. There are 4 modules of core courses with 6 in each.
2. 4 Required Courses: Chinese Language Courses (8 credits)
3. Internship (4 credits)
Internship comes at the third semester when students will visit and serve the relevant historic sites, museums, companies and communities to know more about local Chinese society.
4. Graduation Thesis
Thesis topics should be linked to the major courses. Each student is assigned a supervisor from the faculty of the major courses. The thesis should demonstrate a student’s originality in their research work and/ or a fresh interpretation of a subject.
I. Required Public Courses
Basic Chinese (A.B) Advanced Chinese (A.B)
II. Core Module of Courses
Module 1: Chinese Literature and Philosophy
Chinese Intellectual History
Chinese-Western Cultural Exchange
Module 2: China’s Economy and Trade
Marketing in China
China’s Commercial Law
China’s Business Culture
China’s Corporate Strategy
China’s Micro Economy
Module 3: China’s Politics and International Relations
Chinese Government and Politics
China’s Foreign Policy
China and the Unite Nations
China and Global Governance
Women’s Movement in China
International Relations in East Asia
Module 4: China’s Legal System
Chinese Political and Legal System
Chinese Law and Society
Chinese Civil and Commercial Law
Chinese Laws on Foreign-related Affairs
Chinese Legal System on Business Transactions
Dispute Settlement in China
1. The applicant should be a non-Chinese citizen with a Bachelor's degree above the age of 18.
2. Application time: Once a year.
3. Enrollment: 20 students Limitations to Enrollment.
4. Scholarships: The University offers full tuition scholarship to 10% of applicants and half-tuition waiver scholarship to 20% of applicants based on their undergraduate academic performance and personal statements.
5. Early action February
6. Application Process: Online admission at http://lb.bfsu.edu.cn.
(Before you apply, please be sure to contact the following contact persons, Mr. Yan or Ms. Lee for the possible tuition reduction. please see the contact info from the bottom of this page)
7. Tuition Fees: RMB40, 000 yuan for whole academic year.
8. English Language Proficiency: TOFEL IBT 80 or IELTS 6.0 for non-English native speaker.
Application deadline: June 1st, 2019
On-line Interview: Second week in June.
Documents for Application
1. Application form
2. Passport copy
3. Bachelor Degree certificate and diploma
4. Academic Transcript
5. English proficiency certificates
6. Two recommendation letters
Expense for Room and Board
Double room: 40 yuan per day. Single room: 70 yuan. Single room with bathroom: 90 yuan.
2018-2019 Official Academic Calendar
1st Semester: September 12th, 2018 to December 11th, 2019.
Registration: August 31st, 2018.
Opening Ceremony of Institute: September 6th, 2018.
Class Kick off: September 12th, 2018.
Class End: December 11th, 2018.
2nd Semester: February 24th, 2019 to May 21st, 2019
Registration: February 24th, 2019.
Class Kick off: February 24th, 2019
Class End: May 21st, 2019
3rd Semester: June 1st, 2018 to September 9th, 2019
Internship: June 1st to June 16th
Internship Report Submission: June 17th to June 30th
Thesis Proposal Date: July 3rd to July 9th
Graduation Thesis: July 10th to August 31st.
First Draft of Thesis Submission: July 30th.
Second Draft of Thesis Submission: August 15th.
Final Draft of Thesis Submission: August 30th.
Thesis Defense: September 1st to 5th.
Graduation Ceremony: September 8th.
Please contact the following person for application, tuition reduction and scholarship.
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Ms. Leeann Morgan.
(For Chinese & English speaking)
Tel: 1-980-222-1048 (USA)
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