36 months
1159 USD/year
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The School of Marxism of Southwest Jiaotong University has 91 faculty members, among them there are 79 full-time teachers. The Principle of Marxism programmeis offered by Southwest Jiaotong University. 


There are 15 doctoral advisors and 41 postgraduate advisors. The Principle of Marxism programmeis offered by Southwest Jiaotong University. 

The School, which consists of six teaching and research units, one department and two centers, has platforms such as the MOE-administered College Counselor Research and Training Base, the Xi Jinping Thought Research Center on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, and the Deng Xiaoping Research Center. 

The School is responsible for the education of SWJTU undergraduates and graduates in ideological and political theory, cultural competence and liberal education.

In 1990, the School was approved of conferring master’s degree in secondary discipline of Marxist Theory, becoming one of the earliest two approved institutions of the Marxist-Leninist disciplines among universities in southwest China. 

In 2005, the School was approved of conferring doctoral degree in the Fundamental Tenets of Marxism and Ideological and Political Education, and master’s degree in Marxist Theory, becoming one of the three earliest institutions approved by the State to confer doctoral degree in two secondary disciplines of the Marxist-Leninist disciplines among universities in southwest China. 

Educational Opportunity

In addition, the School offers an undergraduate program in ideological and political education. In 2017, the School was rated B+ in the fourth round of national discipline appraisal announced by the Ministry of Education, and was approved to confer doctoral degree in primary discipline of Marxist Theory. In 2018, the School was inscribed among the first batch to Sichuan provincial list of key schools of Marxism.

Programme Structure

  • The School has one national-level teaching team, two national-level Excellent Courses (three provincial-level Excellent Courses and five school-level Excellent Courses), and two national-level resource-sharing courses. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or above
  • Over 16 years old (including) and under 35 years old
  • Healthy and non-Chinese citizen

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1159 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3479 USD for the full programme during 36 months.

RMB 22000 


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