CNU was founded in 1954. Its predecessor was the Tongzhou Normal University that was established in 1905. Being a national “Double-First Class” university and “Province-Ministry Co-sponsored” (Beijing and the Education Ministry) university, CNU provides various disciplines including literature, science, engineering, management, law, education, foreign language and art. For over 60 years, CNU has cultivated more than 200 thousand talents specialized in different fields and has been a significant talent-training base of Beijing.
The CNU has 100 research centers and also the Science Park for Beijing Universities. Since the Twelfth Five-year Plan, the CNU has been approved with 11 topics and sub-topics of National Technology Support Program, 1,355 science research projects above the provincial and ministry level, with 449 projects of national natural science fund, 204 projects of national social science fund, 25 key projects of national social science fund, 9 projects of “863 Program” and its sub topic and 17 cooperation projects of “973 Program”.
Additionally, the CNU once was the runner-up at the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award, first at the State Technological Progress Award (the second unit), won 12 Beijing Technological Awards and 86 awards above municipal and ministry level. Total investment of 65.44 million Yuan in scientific research in 2016~2017. CNU has published Journal of CNU (social science edition and natural science edition), Chinese Herald, Secondary Chinese Teaching.The students, who are from 146 countries and regions, are admitted for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs like the Chinese History program offered by Capital Normal University. And CNU is the only university of Beijing Municipality approved by the Ministry of Education as a model base for International students, the preparatory education base under the Ministry of Education for International undergraduate students who apply for scholarships of the Chinese government and one of the four universities and colleges selected as the first group of “Beijing Chinese Language Education Bases” in Beijing. Having set up a Western European Research Center, in the meantime, our university has been honored as the national talents preparation center in Beijing for “the Belt and Road Initiative”.
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- CNU attaches great importance to the role of curriculum and instruction in graduate training, and to that end, sets up a systemic curriculum consisting of common core courses, disciplinary basic courses, professional core courses and common elective courses, so as to cultivate the students' practical ability.
- The disciplinary basic and professional core courses are in principle also available to university-wide graduates students of all majors, and the university encourages and supports cross-disciplinary arrangement of courses by graduate students themselves, or even choosing courses from other universities.
- 36 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History Ancient History View 43 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in China
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Under age of 40;
- Bachelor degree or above;
- TOEFL Score Report or IELTS Test Report Form.
International4495 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4495 EUR per year during 36 months.
RMB 35,000 Per Year
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