Master On Campus

Political Science

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

24 months
10724 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The 2 two-year international master's Political Science program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University are geared towards students seeking to enrich their understanding of contemporary China. 


This year's classes might be taught online due to COVID-19.

Students of the Political Science program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University develop the ability to analyze China’s domestic and foreign politics, economy, and society from both comparative and international theoretical and policy perspectives. 

They not only acquire tremendous conceptual and factual knowledge, but also develop the functional skills needed to pursue China-related careers in business, government, and non-governmental organizations. This program only accepts full-time students.

The school 

Guided by the motto of “Wisdom, Integrity, Diligence, and Harmony”, the School of International and Public Affair (SIPA) has been committed to student training, academic research, international cooperation and coordinated development. 

With public administration and political science as its preponderant disciplines, SIPA has made great headway towards internationalizing its programs. 

The school’s core competitiveness and social influence are constantly improving, and we are now moving steadily towards a world-class school with Chinese characteristics.

Programme Structure


  • Chinese language
  • Chinese culture
  • Public organisation and administration
  • Social science methodology
  • China's diplomacy and foreign policy
  • China in the world politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Non-Chinese citizen.
  • Not registered in SJTIJ at the degree level aiming to apply for.
  • Good health both physically and mentally.
  • Outstanding academic performance and potential.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent for master program applicants.
  • The degree must be ready prior to the registration day.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10724 USD per year during 24 months.
  • RMB 70,000 per year

Living costs for Shanghai

5481 - 10133 CNY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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