Ⅰ、Majors for Postgraduate Program

Academic Master’s Degree:International Trade, International Politics, International Relations, Diplomacy, Political Education, Educational Technology, Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, Modern & Contemporary Chinese Literature, Comparative Literature & World Literature, English, Russian, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, European, Asian & African Languages and Literatures, Foreign Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, Translation Studies, Journalism, Communications, Business Management, Finance, Chinese and Foreign Political Systems, Adult Education, Chinese Language and Philology, Ancient Chinese Literature, Technical Economics and Management, Applied Statistics, International Public Administration, Pedagogy of Physical Education, Language Strategies and Policies, Advertising., Public Relations, Curriculum and Theory of Instruction.


2. Professional Master’s Degree:Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL), Master of Translation and Interpreting (MTI, including MT in Chinese-English and MI in Chinese-English, Chinese-French, Chinese-Russian, Chinese-Japanese, Chinese-Arabic, Chinese-Korean, Chinese-Spanish) , Master of Business Administration (MBA),Master of Finance, Juris Master (Suitable for Bachelor of Laws).

3. All English M.A. programs: International Relations, China Studies, English Language and Literature (the Intercultural Communication [IC] direction), Journalism (Chinese Media and Global Journalism), Communication (Global Communication), Advertising (Global Advertising).

Download link:《Majors of SISU’s Master’s Programs in 2018》、

★Please visit SISU’s MBA website for MBA major http://mba.shisu.edu.cn/。

Ⅱ、Length of Program

Admissions are only available in fall semester and school begins in September every year. Detailed dates are available in the acceptance letter.

1. Academic Master’s Degree: 3 years.

2. Professional Master’s Degree: 2 years; (MTI: 2.5 years, Juris Master: 3 years);

3. English-taught Master’s Degree: 2 years.


Ⅲ、Application Deadline

May 15 Every year.

Ⅳ、Application Qualifications

Majors taught in Chinese require HSK5 or above, including Chinese International Education and Linguistics and applied linguistics requires HSK6. English taught programs require English Proficiency Certificate. The requirements for the major in Business Administration must have work experience. Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, have a bachelor's degree or above, and be in good health, Having a reliable economic payment guarantee and guardian.

Ⅴ、 Entrance Examination


Entrance Examination includes written and oral test, is held in late May or early June. The exact examination date and place will be informed via e-mail by the Department of Graduate School of SISU.

Ⅵ、Application Materials


1.      A printed copy of SISU Online Application Form.

2.      Diploma and academic record in original or notarized copy in English or Chinese.;

3.      Photocopy of HSK certificate or Chinese proficiency certification.;

4.      Personal statement, about 1000 words, written in Chinese or in the language which meets the academic requirement of the program, including study and work experiences, research results and statement of purpose.;

5.      The index and abstract of published papers and any other materials to certify your research abilities;

6.      Photocopy of passport;

7.      2 passport photos (in size of 5cm * 4cm);

8.      Application fee: 800 RMB (or overseas transfer of 130 USD);

Ⅶ、Application process

1.      Prepare Application Materials;

2.      Application Mode: Online application, On-site registration or mail registration;

1)Online Application:

a)Create an Account;

b)Fill the information and upload the application materials as required;

c)Online Payment Registration fee.

d)Please send the application materials( including the registration fee and examination fee payment vouchers) by registered mail or express mail to:Office of International Student Affairs (OISA),Shanghai International Studies University, Room 202, Teaching Building 2,550 Dalian Road (W), Shanghai, P. R. China
Contact no:021-35372961,Zip code:200083

2)On-site Registration:

a)Submit documents to the Office of International Students affairs of Shanghai International Studies University (Room 202, Building No. 2, 550 West Dalian Road, Hongkou District) ;

b)Cash or Card Payment for Registration fee.

3)Mail Registration:

a)Pay the registration fee and examination fee by bank telegraphic transfer (T/T) or transfer (be sure to write the name of the student in the remarks):

Beneficiary Name:

Shanghai International Studies University





Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai Shangwai Sub-Branch

Swift Code:


Bank Address:

566 Dalian Road(W), Shanghai, P. R. China

     b) Please send the application materials( including the registration fee and examination fee payment vouchers) by registered mail or express mail to:

     Office of International Student Affairs (OISA),Shanghai International Studies University, Room 202, Teaching Building 2,550 Dalian Road (W), Shanghai, P. R. China

     Contact no:021-35372961,Zip code:200083

     Note:Please be advised not to enclose any cash in mail.

3.     After receiving the application, the school will examine the application materials. Pay attention to your Email wait for the school notice. If necessary, our school will require applicants to submit some additional materials. No matter whether accepted or not the above materials will not be returned.

4.      Once admitted, the school will issue an《Admission letter》、《Visa Application Form for Study in China》(JW202 form)and《Foreigner Physical Examination record》.

5.      Students having 《Admission letter》, 《Visa application Form for Study in China》(JW202 form)and《Foreigner Physical Examination record》issued by our school can apply for X1 visa to study in China at the People's Republic of China Embassy and Consulate office.


Ⅷ、Tuition and Fees (in RMB)


Tuition (RMB/year)


Master’s Degree



Master of Interpreting


Master of Translation


Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages、English-taught Master’s Degree


Master of Finance


Master of Business Management

Details are available at http://mba.shisu.edu.cn

★ Teaching materials are not included and should be paid otherwise.★ According to the regulation of the Ministry of Education of People's Republic of China, all the international students who study in China should buy "Insurance for Overseas students" in mainland China.