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Undergraduate program: Students are required to complete the curriculum between 4 to 6 years and fulfill the designated number of credits. Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate along with the bachelor's degree, according to the regulation of the Degree Committee.
Master's Program: Students are required to complete the curriculum between 2-3 years, fulfill the designated number of credits, complete the master's thesis and defend of it in front of a panel of experts.Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate along with the Master's degree, according to the regulation of the Degree Committee.
Doctorate Program: Students are required to complete the curriculum between 4-6 years (in normal circumstances), fulfill the designated number of credits, conduct research, complete the doctoral thesis and defend it in front of a panel of experts. Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate with the doctoral degree, according to the regulation of the Degree Committee.
Senior Visiting Students Program: Candidates must have at least a Master's degree. Senior Visiting Students are normally supervised by a professor of the accepting college or department to conduct research in a specific subject. The program is one year, however, upon request the student may be considered for an extension. Upon graduation,the student will receive a certificate of achievement.
General Visiting Students Program: Candidates must have completed at least one year of undergraduate study at their own university. The options are available for joining undergraduate courses or enhancing proficiency in Chinese language.
Research Scholars: Candidate must have a doctoral degree or have the title of Associate Professor or higher. Research Scholars will be given access to the school's resources and be allowed to collaborate with professors of the accepting college or department to conduct specific areas of research. Most successful candidates have established prior contacts with the professors in their particular fields, anyone wishing to come for a Research Scholars is strongly advised to find a supervisor in advance. Research scholars enjoy flexible application dates and durations of research. The applications can be submitted anytime, and duration of study varies from one month, one semester to on year.
Requirement of proficiency in Chinese language
General Visiting Students are required to take the Chinese language proficiency exam after registration. Only those students whose results meet the standard are allowed to take specialty courses, otherwise they are suggested to study Chinese in the International College for Chinese Language Studies for one or two semesters. For those who have already received the certificate of the HSK (Hanyu shuiping kaoshi) level 6 or above, the Chinese language proficiency exam will be exempted.
Senior Visiting Students and Research Scholars are not required to take the Chinese language proficiency exam, on the premise of no communication obstacles with their supervisor. Undergraduates, Master and Doctoral candidates are not required to take the Chinese language proficiency exam.
Application Processing
It takes approximate 8 to 10 weeks after the application deadline to receive the formal Letter of Admission. We may inform you to attend an interview or request additional materials according to your application process during this period. If you are accepted, we will send you the Letter of Admission and other relevant documents. To track the progress of your application please contact the International Students Division either by email or telephone. Due to our limited staff, we cannot reply promptly to all enquiries.
Tuition (per person per year)
 
Humanities Subject
Science Subjects
General Visiting Students Program
26,000 RMB
30,000 RMB
Senior Visiting Students Program
30,000 RMB
34,000 RMB
Undergraduate Program
26,000 RMB
30,000 RMB
Master’s Program
29,000 RMB
33,000 RMB
Doctorate Program
32,000 RMB
40,000 RMB
Pre-University Program
26,000 RMB
Short-term Programs
Tuition fees vary according to the period of the courses, please
refer to the flyer of ‘Short-term
Estimated cost of living (For your reference)
Accommodation: approximately 30,000 RMB/year
Board (meals): approximately 10,000 RMB/year
Transportation and other miscellaneous costs: approximately 5,000RMB/year
 
Undergraduate Program
Application prerequisites
Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport,above the age of 18 and under the age of 30, have attained a senior high school diploma.
Application Process
Submit Application Materials.
1. After completing the Peking University Application Form for International Students on-line please print and attach a passport-style photograph.
2. Senior high school graduation diploma (Students expecting to graduate should provide an official letter stating expected graduation date, and submit the graduation diploma if admitted), which should be original documents or certified copies in Chinese or English.
3. Offi cial transcripts of your academic achievement up to the present, including courses taken and standard achieved (original documents or certified copies in Chinese or English)
4. One photocopy of your valid passport (passport type must be ordinary)
5. 3 passport-sized recent photo
6. Additional materials may be required
Note: Your applications and documents will not be returned.
When to apply: March 8 -12, 2010.
Application fee: 800 RMB in cash or Yinlian bank card. Foreign currency or check is not acceptable. This fee is not refundable.
Colleges and Departments:
Dept. of Chinese Language and
Literature
Chinese Literature
Chinese Language
Chinese Classics and Classical
Bibliography
Applied Chinese Linguistics
Dept. of History
History
Dept. of Philosophy
Philosophy
Religion Studies
Philosophy of Science & Logic
School of Archeology and
Museology
Archaeology
Museology
Preservation of Cultural Relics
School of Arts
Art Studies
Movie Writing and Directing
GuangHua School of
Management
Finance
Accounting
Marketing
Human Resource Management
College of Economics
Economics
Finance
International Economics & Trade
Risk Management & Insurance
Public Finance
Environmental Resource & Economic
Development
School of Journalism and
Communications
Journalism
Advertisement
Edit and Publish
Broadcasting & Television Journalism
Law School
Law
School of International Studies
International Politics
Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs
Administration
International Politics and Economics
School of Government
Politics and Administration
Public Policy
Urban Management
Dept. of Sociology
Sociology
Social Work
Dept. of Information
Management
Information Management &
Information System
Library Science
 
School of Mathematical
Sciences
Mathematics & Applied Mathematics
Probability and Statistics
Scientific and Engineering Computing,
Informatics
Financial Mathematics
School of Physics
Physics
Atmosphere Science
Astronomy
College of Life Science
Biological Science
Biotechnology
College of Chemistry and
Molecular Engineering
Chemistry
Material Chemistry
Applied Chemistry
School of Earth and Space
Science
Geology
Geochemical
Geophysics
Space science and Technology
Geographic Information Systems
College of Urban and
Environmental Sciences
Geography Science
Resource and Environment Geography
Urban and Regional Planning
Ecology
College of Environmental
Sciences and Engineering
Environment Science
Environment Engineering
Dept. of Psychology
Psychology
Applied Psychology
College of Engineering
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Engineering Structure Analysis
Energy and Resource Engineering
College of Information Science
and Technology
Computer Science and Technology
Electronic Information Science and
Technology
Microelectronics
Intelligence Science and Technology
School of Foreign Languages
(Interview required)
English
German
French
Spain
Russian
Japan
Korean
Arabic
Hindi
Urdu
Hebrew
 
 
Registration Period: September 2010 (specified in the Letter of Admission)
Tuition Fee (per year per person)
Science Subjects: 30,000RMB
Humanities: 26,000RMB
 
Master's Degree and Ph.D. Degree Programs
Application prerequisites
Master's program: Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, under the age of 40, have attained a bachelor's degree. Doctorate program: Applicants must be non-
Chinese citizens with a valid passport, under the age of 45, have attained a master's degree
 
Application materials
1. Peking University Application Form for International Students (Master and Ph.D. Programs) with a photograph fixed.
2. A personal resume (800 words for master program, 1500 words for doctorate program, must be in Chinese.)
3. Graduation certificate and degree diploma (Students expecting to graduate should provide an official letter stating expected graduation date), must be original documents or certifi ed copies either in Chinese or English
4. Official transcripts of your academic achievement up to the present, including courses taken and standard achieved, must be original documents or certified copies either in Chinese or English
5. Two recommendation letters from your referees. The referees should be professors or persons with relevant academic title. At least one of them should have knowledge of your recent academic work. The format of the recommendation letter must be original documents either in Chinese or English.
6. A copy of your HSK results:
Candidates for Subjects of Sciences: level 6 or above is required Candidates for Subjects of Humanities, Economics,Management and Education: level 8 or above is required Please note the requirements of language proficiency for English-teaching programs please refer to the program information.
7. Table of contents and abstracts of your academic publications and any other original achievement in your field
8. One photocopy of your valid passport (passport type must be ordinary)
9. Other materials required by the specific school or department you apply to.
Note: Two copies of all application materials are required, one original and one duplicate. Please hand in personally or sent them by post to International Students Division of Peking University (The envelope must be marked ‘Application for Graduate Admission’). All the application materials would not be returned.
Note: PKU Students who have gained exemption from the Graduate Entrance Exam, please supply the documents listed under 1,3 and 7 above and proof of exemption supplied by the relevant Department.
Application Fee: 800 RMB in cash or by Yinlian bank card.
Any other currency or travel check would not be accepted.
application fee is not refundable.
Tuition Fee (per year per person)
 
Humanities Subject
 
Science Subjects
 
Master’s Program
29,000 RMB
33,000 RMB
Doctorate Program
32,000 RMB
40,000 RMB
 


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