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Global Journalism and Communication

24 months
3073 USD/year
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Renmin University of China (RUC) Global Journalism and Communication was founded in 1950 under the direct auspices of Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi and other state leaders.


Learning outcomes

In 1955, Global Journalism and Communication at Renmin University of China decided by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China via the Party’s Central Department of Publicity and the State Council’s Ministry of Higher Education, the Department of Journalism at RUC was established through the merger of the Department of Journalism at the then University of Yanjing and the Division of Journalism in the Department of Chinese at University of Beijing. This marked the beginning of formal education in journalism in the People’s Republic of China.

Programme Structure

  • The School of Sociology and Population Studies was created by joining the former Department of Sociology and the Department of Demography, formally founded in 2003.3. As one of the most important teaching and research institutions in sociology in China, the School topped in the 2004 Assessment of National Grade I Disciplines. 
  • The School runs the two national key programs in sociology and demography.

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

  • Foreign citizens who do not hold Chinese passports must demonstrate to be good natured individuals who have the necessary degrees and language capabilities. In principle the applicant must not be more than 35 years old of age, and must hold a degree that is equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited Chinese university.

Tuition Fee

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    3073 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3073 USD per year during 24 months.

20.000 RMB

Living costs for Beijing

6409 - 7841 CNY /month
Living costs

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


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