Public Administration (MPA)
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Basic Information
Degree: Master
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Sep 1 , 2023
Duration: 2 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 70,000 per Year
Application Deadline:
The deadline means the date of Beijing time. You are suggested to submit your application 3 or 5 days before the actual deadline so that you can have time for necessary changes on documents.
Mar 30 , 2023
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 339 (Check Policy)
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Program Description

 Overview

The two-year English-taught MPA program is designed for international students who are interested in Chinese economic transformation and development strategies, like the “One Belt, One Road Initiative”. The MPA degree equips its graduates with skills and knowledge covering a broad range of topics and disciplines relevant to the public sector, such as economics, sociology, political science, and regional planning.

The core curriculum of MPA program includes courses on economics, research methods, statistics, policy analysis, and public management. Instruction includes the roles, development, and principles of public administration, public policy management and implementation. It also includes an internship in public organizations or non-profit organizations, which fit students’ research interests. 

With qualitative and quantitative analytical skills and proficient management skills, MPA graduates are able to serve as managers, executives and policy analysts in the executive arm of local, state/provincial, and federal/national government, and increasingly in non-governmental organization (NGO) and nonprofit sectors.

The program is staffed by expertise who have years’ experience of research or consulting in public policy and public management. Visiting professors and tutors who are highly qualified and experienced academics and practitioners add an extra dimension to the program.

Students need to obtain 41 credits (See Curriculum as follows) in total, take all mandatory courses, pass all course examinations, complete a thesis in English, and pass the oral defense before obtaining the degree.

Curriculum

* The courses above are subject to change. Please refer to the syllabus after registration.

 

 

Entry Requirements

General: 18-45 years old, in good health with valid passport.

Academic: completed bachelor's degree or above

* To be admitted as a regular master student, an applicant must have earned a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college, university, or institution of acceptable standing. Students in their final year of undergraduate study may be admitted on the condition that their bachelor's degree is awarded before they enroll at SUFE in September 2022.

Language Proficiency: TOEFL (550 min for paper-based test, or 80 min for internet-based test) or IELTS (academic module, overall band score of 6.5 min).

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Master RMB 70,000 pre year
RMB 140,000 in total (About $ 28,572)
Accommodation Fee
No.7 Dormitory
Studio RMB 50  (More Details)
NO.8 International Student Dormitory
Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 60  (More Details)
Triple Room RMB 30  (More Details)
No.6 & No.7 Dormitory
Studio RMB 90  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 415 to RMB 1,660
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Living Expense RMB 1,500 to RMB 2,000

Application Materials

"*" means necessary documents that you must provide in your application.

*1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Other materials

Certificates recognizing awards, merits.

*3. Passport identification page (valid beyond 30th January 2022).

*4. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

*5. Official bachelor (or above) diploma and degree certified (and translated if documents are nor in English or Chinese) by an authorized person.

Applicants in their final year of bachelor study need to submit a pre-graduation certificate at the time of application. Applicants with diploma and degree certificate issued in a language other than English or Chinese, will need to submit both the original and certified translation of their documents.

*6. Academic transcript (for all the courses taken for the highest education)

Applicants with academic documents issued in a language other than English or Chinese, will need to submit both the original and certified translation of their documents.

*7. English language level certificate

*8. One piece of personal statement in English or Chinese.

It should be 1000 words in maximum including the applicant's education and working experience, study plan, research findings, etc.

*9. Letters of reference.

Two academic references are required, of which one professional reference is acceptable.
It should be recent, dated, in English/Chinese, on letter-headed paper and with referee's (professor or associate professor) contact details.

10. Supporting Documents: Certificate of Good Conduct

Provided by your current/previous school/company in Chinese/English to improve your success rate.

You can download a template or sample from here.

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