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English Language and Literature

36 months
3310 EUR/year
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The School of Foreign Languages (SFL) was awarded master’s degrees of second-level disciplines in foreign linguistics and applied linguistics in 1996. The English Language and Literature programme is offered by Southwest Jiaotong University.


In 1997, SFL began education for graduate students in foreign linguistics and applied linguistics, including English and Japanese; in 2000, in German Language and Literature; and in 2006, in French Language and Literature.

In 2004, SFL wasauthorized to confer master’sdegree in Japanese Language and Literature. The English Language and Literature programme is offered by Southwest Jiaotong University.

Educational Opportunity

In 2010,it was authorized to confer master's degree in Foreign Languages and Literature with five second-level disciplines, including English Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. 

In 2011, SFL began to recruit candidates for master of Translation Studies (MTI), and candidatesfor Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages in 2015. Since 2012, SFL andthe School of Arts and Communication (now the College of Humanities) of Southwest Jiaotong University have jointly recruited doctoral students in Medio-translatology for Chinese Language and Literature, and since 2016, SFLhave independently recruited doctoral students in the second-level discipline of Translation and Media Studies.

Programme Structure

Courses overview

  • This degree program is the longest-standing and strongest second-level master’s degree program in foreign languages and literature, with three research directions, including English and American Literature, English Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, and Translation Theory and Practice. 
  • Drawing on the achievements of western language and literature theories, this discipline focuses on the interdisciplinary study from the perspective of Chinese culture on the basis of comprehensive linguistic theory, literary theory and translation theory attaches importance to the study of Chinese translations of English classics, and cultivates the ability of graduate students to engage in translation criticism and translation appreciation.

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.

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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

    3310 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3310 EUR per year during 36 months.

RMB 22000 


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