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English and Intercultural Studies
- General Information

    Course

    The graduate programs require a minimum of 2.5 years for MA and 4 years for PhD. The M.A. program offers degrees in 4 research areas: English Literature, Linguistics, American Studies, British Studies, Australian Studies, Canadian Studies and Irish Studies. The graduate program offers all courses in English and dissertations are required to be written in English.

    The PhD program offers degrees in English Literature, Linguistics, Translation Studies, and American Studies.

    There is also a growing post-doctoral program in the Department.

    Graduation Requirements

    The graduate program requires a minium of 3 years\' study. Students must complete at least 36 credits. 36 credits shall consist of:

    China Studies 8 credits
    Chinese Language and Culture 4 credits
    Courses in following concentrations:
    English Literature, English Lingustics, American Studies, British Studies, Australian Studies, Canadian Studies and Irish Studies
    16 credits
    Graduation Thesis 8 credits

    Program Outcomes

    At the graduate level, students who major in English and Intercultural Studies will:

    • demonstration high English proficiency and intercultural communication competence;
    • possess strong professional skills with humanistic qualities, independent research capabilities and high self-motivation;
    • identify and critique relevant issues in the study of English language and intercultural contexts, applying theoretical and methodological knowledge to real world political, socioeconomic, cultural and literature date;
    • evaluate critically established knowledege and creatively apply it to novel, contemporary contexts in this globalizing world.

    Career Prospects

    Graduates are expected to be the leaders in the fields of teaching and research in academic institutions and organizations of foreign affairs, international communication, cross-cultural exchange and international trade and commerce.



    fees


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 27,150 pre year
    RMB 81,450 in total (About $ 14,935)
    Accommodation Fee
    White Building
    Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 50
    Single Room RMB 60 to RMB 90
    Guojiao Building
    Single Room RMB 110 to RMB 90
    Studio RMB 260 to RMB 300
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 390 to RMB 810
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  27,150 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

1. Foreign citizens with valid passport

2. Bachelor graduate

3. IELTS: 6.5; TOEFL:100

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. 3 passport-sized photos


3. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

4. Undergraduate academic transcript

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

5. High school graduate certificate

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

6. English proficiency test certificate

IELTS 6.5; TOEFL 100

7. Reference Statement

Reference statement signed be a referee living in China or abroad.

8. Personal Statement

Including the reason of choosing BFSU and area of interest.

9. Curriculum Vitae

Written in Chinese or in English

10. Research proposal


11. Sample writing


  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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