Chinese History and Culture, Master | Fudan University | Shanghai, China
Master On Campus

Chinese History and Culture

24 months
7118 USD/year
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The Chinese History and Culture at Fudan University is a two-year program to provide opportunities for international students without prior knowledge of the Chinese language and history to study Chinese history on a Master’s level in Shanghai, one of the most exciting cities in China and prepare them to conduct research related to Chinese history on a doctoral/more professional level.


About Chinese History and Culture at Fudan University

All courses except Chinese language courses in the program are taught in English by our highly qualified faculty. Courses include three major areas: 1) Chinese language courses on different levels 2) General surveys of ancient and modern Chinese history (strong focus on political, religious and art history) 3) In-depth research modules focusing on art and religion in ancient China, history and culture of Shanghai, comparative perspectives on China and other ancient civilizations, and Eurasian communication. For those who are able to follow courses in Chinese they can also choose from a wide range of courses taught in our faculty. Chinese language modules from beginners to other higher levels are open for students each year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chinese Civilization to 1800
  • History of Modern China 1800 to Present
  • History of Chinese Culture
  • Traditional China Studies
  • Chinese Art and Archaeology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


41 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application.
  • Applicants currently residing in China must provide a copy of the page containing a valid visa or residence permit.
  • Diploma of highest degree conferred or proof of impending graduation
  • Transcripts of highest degree conferred
  • Original or notarized copy of TOEFL (IBT) score 90 or above, or IELTS (Academic) score 6.5 or above, or Duolingo English Test score 110 or above, or PTE Academic Test score 61 or above, taken within two years prior to application date (only for applicants from non-English speaking countries), students from high school with major courses taught in English may be waivered of the above English requirements.
  • Two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English from whom can attest to the quality of the applicant’s academic performance and scholastic potential.
  • Applicants who are under 18 years old by September 1, 2022 must submit a Guarantee Statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14236 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

CNY 100,000

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.


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