Curriculum and Teaching Methodology(Department of Curriculum and Teaching Methodology)
East China Normal University
Basic Information
Degree: Doctoral
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Sep 5 , 2025
Duration: 4 Years
Teaching Language: Chinese
Tuition Fees: RMB 30,000 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.
Jun 30 , 2025
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 164 (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)

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Special Requirements
Program Description

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Entry Requirements

1. Non-Chinese citizen with a valid passport.

2. Doctoral programs applicants should have Master's degree or an equivalent degree to a Master's degree (or above) in China.

3. Chinese-taught programs applicants should have HSK Level 5 over 210 or HSK Level 6 over 180.

  

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Doctoral RMB 30,000 pre year
RMB 120,000 in total (About $ 24,490)
Accommodation Fee
No.2 International Student Residence Hall
Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 60  (More Details)
No.1 International Student Residence Hall
Double Room RMB 40  (More Details)
International Student Dorm Minhang
Single Room RMB 35  (More Details)
International Students Apartment
Double Room RMB 2,550  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 4,550  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 400 to RMB 800
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. The personal statement

Length: Above 1500 words for doctoral applicants. 
Language: Written in Chinese for Chinese-taught programs or English for English-taught programs.
Content: Include but not limited to personal study or work experience, academic research outcome, research plan, personal goal after graduation. 
Academic and research ability should be highlighted.

*3. Non-Criminal Certificate(notarized photocopy in English or Chinese).

Applicants shall submit a valid Certificate of Non-Criminal Record (or Police Clearance Certificate) issued by the local public security (such as the police station), usually issued within six months prior to the submission date of the application.

4. Applicants for art related majors should submit portfolio.

*5. Certificate of HSK

Certificate of HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test)

*6. Photocopy of Passport (including personal information page and Chinese visa pages if any)

*7. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

*8. Ph.D program applicants should submit both their Master's and Bachelor's degree certificates

Scanned original documents. If documents are not in Chinese or English, a notarized and translated version in Chinese or in English is required.
Applicants who will not graduate before the application deadline shall provide the expected graduation certificate and the estimated graduation time should be earlier than August 31, 2023. The original Graduation certificate and diploma should be submitted for the registration.

*9. Two Recommendation Letters

Written by scholars who hold the title of associate professor or higher, or senior professionals in a related academic field. Written in Chinese or English. The issue date of the recommendation letter should be later than September 1st, 2022. Recommendation letter MUST include: designation of the recommender, place of work, contact phone number, email address and recommender signature.

You can download a template or sample from here.

*10. Official Academic transcript

Ph.D program applicants should submit academic transcripts of both their graduate and undergraduate studies.
Original or notarized copy documents. If documents are not in Chinese or English, a notarized and translated version in Chinese or in English is required.

11. Award certificates

Doctoral programs applicants are suggested to contact with academic supervisors beforehand.

*12. The research achievement

Doctoral applicants should provide the abstract of Master degree thesis instead of the full text.

*13. Effective (within 6 months) Health Certificate

Physical examination report must cover all of the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form, and provide the detailed blood test report. Incomplete forms or forms without the applicants' photograph, a sealed photograph of the applicant, the official stamp of the hospital, or signature of physician are considered as invalid.

You can download a template or sample from here.

14. 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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