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Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies

36 months
4586 USD/year
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The Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies programme is offered at the Shanghai University.  It will closely follow the major national and local needs, pay attention to the field excavation and practice of cultural relics archaeology and museums, and build a cultural relics and museums discipline featuring new ideas, new horizons and new methods in the context of global regionalization. 


Key facts about The Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies programme at the Shanghai University:

  • You will need to pay 5,000 RMB as a deposit to the university before you can get admission letter, and usually it will be used as part of the tuition fee.
  • This discipline invites famous foreign professors to open courses every year, and actively recommends graduate students to participate in relevant academic conferences and international exchanges, so as to cultivate interdisciplinary talents with a broad international vision. This major has three research directions: archaeology, museology and cultural relic protection

Programme Structure


  • Archaeology
  • Chronological Archaeology
  • Research on Art History
  • Current Archaeological Theories
  • Methods, and Practices
  • Theories and Methods on Museology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • According to the regulations of the Ministry of Education of China, those who immigrated to other countries from the Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan and applying to study in Shanghai University as international students, should meet the following additional requirements: the applicants must hold valid passport or other relevant international recognized documents for at least 4 years; meanwhile, in the latest 4 years
  • Be a bachelor's degree holder;
  • Graduates who did not receive their degree certificates at the time of application should provide pre-graduation certificates issued by their schools or colleges to prove their ability to graduate smoothly and obtain their degree certificates

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4586 USD per year during 36 months.
  • RMB 32,500 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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