Master On Campus

Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

30 months
5173 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics program at Nanjing University of Science and Technology has a long and rich tradition of foreign language teaching and researching. 


Key Features

When it was first established in 1953, its original mission was to teach foreign languages as well as to undertake translation in the field of science and technology, making it an indispensable part of Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST) and contributing to the general purpose of NUST to train engineers and scientists with international vision. In more recent years, it has expanded its mission and placed equal emphasis on language teaching and research.

SFS now consists of 6 teaching-oriented departments, 6 research-oriented institutes and 2 language service centers: English Department, Japanese Department, Department of ESL for Undergraduates, Department of ESL for Postgraduates, Department of Translation and Interpreting, Department of Minority Languages, Institute of Foreign Cultural Studies, Institute of Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Institute of British Literature Studies, Institute of American Literature Studies, Institute of Pedagogy, Institute of Translation Studies, Foreign Languages Training Center, and Language Research and Experiment Center. 

It also hosts an internationally authorized IELTS training and testing center, and it offers undergraduate programs in English and Japanese as well as three graduate programs, including an MA in English Language and Literature, an MA in Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, and an MA in Translation and Interpreting, the former two approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education in 2003 and the latter in 2009. 

The School of Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics from Nanjing University of Science and Technology is also responsible for teaching English, Japanese, French, German, Spanish and other foreign languages for non-language majors university-wide at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The national official ranking of SFS in the field of Foreign Languages is 68th among all the 608 university-level schools offering foreign languages programs in 2011.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Linguistics (compulsory course)
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Stylistics
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Intercultural Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Nanjing University of Science and Technology and/or in China, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicant must be non-Chinese citizens in god health both physically and mentally with good academic background, observe Chinese laws as well as university rules and regulations, and respect Chinese customs.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Under the age of 30
  • Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5173 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5173 USD per year during 30 months.

International: 36 000 RMB/year

Living costs for Nanjing

4700 - 8000 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.

Our partners

Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Nanjing University of Science and Technology


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!