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Master Degree Program in Public Administration (Nation Development)
- General Information

    Program Introduction

    This MPA program is a two-year English program offered by the National School of Development at Peking University. The program is aimed at cultivating cross-disciplinary talents with strong knowledge and competence required for national development, especially serving developing countries. Participants will learn not only theories in this regard, but more importantly, how to apply the theories to practice.

    1. Number of Students to be Admitted

    We are going to admit 30 overseas students in year 2017.

    2. Program Duration

    This program lasts for two years. The language of instruction is English.

    3. Admission Evaluation

    Initial screening: The admission committee of the National School of Development selects qualified candidates based on their application materials.

    Interview: Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview if necessary. Interviews will be conducted in English, and exact dates will be announced later.

    Admission: An official admission notice will be sent to the admitted candidates by the end of June, 2017.

    4. Registration Period

    September 2017

    5. Tuition Fee

    RMB 29,000 per year.

    6. Degree Conference

    A master degree of Public Administration will be conferred to the program participant after his/her successful completion of required credits and thesis.


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 29,000 pre year
    RMB 58,000 in total (About $ 10,635)
    Accommodation Fee
    NO 9 Building
    Single Room RMB 4,500 to RMB 5,500
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 400 to RMB 810
    Service Fee USD 150
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  29,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

1) Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens, and have attained a bachelor degree.

2) Competitive applicants should have good undergraduate grades, strong references, and some research experience, with a middle-level or senior position in a government agency;

3) Applicants whose native language is not English or whose undergraduate studies were completed in a language other than English, must provide evidence of English proficiency—TOEFL, GRE or IELTS.

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Letter of guarantee

The guardian should write out his/her name, nationality, occupation and address (if an organization acts as the guardian, reference to the organization should be made clear).

You can download a template or sample from here .

3. Copy of article or papers published

4. Personal statement

about 800 words

You can download a template or sample from here .

5. Two letters of recommendation

Two or more recommendation letters from professor or associate professor or equivalents (sealed, with referees’ contact information)

You can download a template or sample from here .

6. English proficiency test certificate

For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.

7. Bachelor's degree diploma

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

8. Undergraduate school transcript

Undergraduate school transcript in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

9. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

10. Photocopy of valid passport

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

  • 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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