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Master’s Degree Program in International Relations Program Prospectus for 2016 Entry

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About the Program

The School of International Studies at Peking University (hereinafter referred to as SIS) is inviting application for a two-year Master Program in International Relations (MIR). Students will receive intensive and rigorous training in various fields ranging from general politics, foreign affairs, to social development of contemporary China. Students are encouraged to study Mandarin in this program, but all MIR courses and theses are conducted in English. Students will be granted a master’s degree in International Relations by Peking University once all requirements are fulfilled.

 

Further information about the School, the curricula, the degree and the application procedures can be found on our website www.sis.pku.edu.cn.

 

Qualifications

1. Eligibility. This program is designed only for international applicants and applicants from the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan areas of China. Foreign applicants should hold valid passports issued by their countries, while applicants from the Chinese areas of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan must be permanent residents.

2. Prior Degree. Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an institution of recognized standing.

3. Language Proficiency. Applicants from non-English speaking background or who did not receive their bachelor’s degree from an English speaking university are required to provide valid English test certificates - IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 107(ibt).

4. Other Requirements. Applicants should be no more than 40 years old by the time of application.

 

 

Required Application Materials

1.         Complete Peking University Application Form for International Students (Master and Ph.D. Programs) online. Applicants from overseas please visit http://www.studyatpku.com to complete the application form. Applicants from Chinese areas of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan please visit http://grs.pku.edu.cn/ch/. Please print out a copy for your reference and attach photo as required. 

2.         A personal statement of no more than 1000 words and a CV/resume, format: http://www.isd.pku.edu.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=167&id=99

3.         Graduation certificate and degree diploma, must be original or certified copies either in Chinese or English (Students in the last year of their bachelor’s program should provide an official letter stating their expected graduation date)

4.         Official transcripts, original or certified copies either in Chinese or English

5.         Two reference letters, format: http://www.isd.pku.edu.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=167&id=100

6.         English language proficiency certificate, IELTS 7.0, or TOEFL 107 (ibt)

7.         If applicable: abstracts of publications and/or any original work in other forms in relevant fields

8.         One passport photo and one digital photo

9.         One photocopy of all the application documents

The application materials will not be returned.

 

Submission

Applicants should send the documents to International Programs Officer Ms. CHEN Fang by mail and email via the contact information below. A nonrefundable application fee of RMB 400 Yuan is charged online with application form. No application will be processed without the application fee.

 

Timetable

Applications open: October 1, 2015

Applications close: March 31, 2016 (All the application documents must submit before this date)

Admission decisions announced: the end of May, 2016 (via email)

The offers sent out: July, 2016 (by both regular mail and email)

Program starts: Early September 2016 (the exact date will be announced in the Admission Confirmation letter)

 

Tuition Fee

RMB 75,000 Yuan per annum

 

Scholarship

1)      The MIR program will nominate no more than two candidates for the merit-based China’s Government Scholarship (CGS). The CGS will provide the awardees with a monthly living stipend and assistance with accommodation arrangement. The MIR tuition fee will also be partly covered by the CGS (students are expected to make up for the difference by other means). The application for CGS will be processed through the International Student Office of Peking University.

2)      Peking University international student’ scholarship information: http://www.isd.pku.edu.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=lists&catid=154.

 

Degree

Certified by the Degree Committee of Peking University, a Master’s Degree in International Relations will be granted upon completion of required credits and successful defense of a Master’s thesis.

 

Contact Information

International Programs Officer

Ms. CHEN Fang

Tel: 8610-6276-5951

Fax: 8610-6275-8954

 Email: chenfang2015@pku.edu.cn

edulis@126.com

 Address:  Office for International Programs

B101 School of International Studies

Peking University

Haidian District

Beijing 100871, China.