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2017 Admission Brochure Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctoral Degree Program for International Students

2017-03-03

1. Enrollment Majors
  There are two models for the Doctoral Degree program at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM): full time and part time. Generally, courses are taught in Chinese. Some majors are taught in English, please contact the Admission Office, International Education College for detailed information.

  For detailed information of the enrollment majors, please see the 2017 Catalog for English Doctoral Degree Program at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM) (Attachment 1). Applicants can choose tutors listed in the aforementioned Catalog or get more information from “Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Tutor Catalog” at http://lib.shutcm.edu.cn/daoshi/. Applicants are required to contact tutors in the related major and orientation and to submit the Tutor’s Consent Form to Accept International Students for Doctoral Degree Program (Attachment 2), along with the application materials. If applicants have no specific orientation, a tutor can be recommended by the University.

2. Length of Schooling
  The length of Schooling is 3 years, and can be extended to 5 years in maximum.

3. Eligibility for Application
  Healthy foreign nationals
  A Master degree in medicine or science (pharmacy)
  Under 45 years of age
  Applicants for programs taught in Chinese must score at least 180 points in HSK Level VI exam. There are no minimal Chinese language requirements for those who apply for programs taught in English or Japanese. Non-native English speakers must score at least 90 points in TOEFL exam or 6.5 points in IELTS exam for the programs taught in English.
  Applicants without TCM background are expected to have certain ability of self-study and research.

4. Application Materials
  Download and fill in the Application Form for International Students to Study Doctoral Degree Program at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Attachment 3).
  Download and ask the tutor to fill in the Consent Form to Accept International Students for Doctoral Degree Program. (Attachment 2).
  A copy of the passport.
  Two ID photos (35*53mm) took within 6 months. (One for application form and one for interview notice).
  Highest diploma (notarized or certificated photocopy); if applicants are postgraduate students, they shall also provide studying certificates and copy of the academic degree upon admission; those who completed postgraduate study or are studying in overseas colleges should submit additional notarial certificate. Certificates in other languages need to be translated into Chinese or English, coupled with a notarial certificate of the translation.
  Photocopy of notarized or certified transcripts of Master Degree (or higher) education. Transcripts in other languages need to be translated into Chinese or English, coupled with a notarial certificate of the translation.
  Copy of the HSK, TOEFL or IELTS examination results. (Applicants for Chinese-taught Doctoral degree program don’t need to submit HSK if he or she had finished secondary and (or) tertiary education in Chinese; applicants for English-taught Master degree program don’t need to submit TOEFL or IELTS examination results if they are native speakers.)
  Applicants for full-time Doctoral degree program need to submit two Confidential Recommendation Form supplied by an associate professor or higher professional title (see Application Form for International Students to Study Doctoral Degree Program at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine). Applicants for part-time Doctoral degree program need to submit three Confidential Recommendation Forms supplied by an associate professor or higher professional title (see the above-mentioned Application Form).The Confidential Recommendation Form can be filled in Chinese or English.
  Full texts of master dissertation or other academic papers.
  Payment proof of the application fee (1,700 RMB)
  The aforementioned materials need to be delivered or sent by applicants or friends to the Admission Office, International Education College (See Item 14 for details), Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine before the application deadline. Please mark ‘Application materials for Doctoral Degree Program’ on your envelop. The application will not be processed if the materials are incomplete or sent by email. If necessary, applicants may need to submit supplementary materials. The application materials will not be returned regardless of the result of application.
  Given any following condition, application fees are not refunded:
    Rejected applications due to incomplete documents
    Disqualified applications
    Applicants quit interviews or entrance examinations
    Students quit registrations
  Online applications are required. Above application documents must be uploaded onto the website http://iec.shutcm.edu.cn/onlineapply.html

5.  Application Period
  Dec.15th, 2016—Mar.15th 2017 (Working Days only)

6.  The Entrance Qualification Verification and Interview
  The application qualification needs to be verified by the University. Upon verification, the applicants shall proceed with an interview. The entrance interview for Doctoral degree program can be done face-to-face, by telephone or online. (Applicants based in Asian areas are required to attend on-site interviews. Exceptions can only be made by work or health reasons. Applicants are expected to submit written request and certificates for other options.) Applicants need to fill in the Intent to Interview Form for International Students Who Study Doctoral Degree Program at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The Interview Notice will be sent by the Admission Office, International Education College, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

7.  Enrollment
  The final enrollment will be based on application materials, interview results and comprehensive evaluation by mentors. Requests for changing mentors will not be accepted after enrollments. The Admission Notice and the JW202 Form will be sent to applicants in middle of June, 2017.

8. Beginning of school
  Full-time Doctoral Program: September. 2017 (Please see the date on Admission Notice and Pre-arrival Guide for New International Students)
  Part-time Doctoral Program: Please see the date on Admission Notice and Pre-arrival Guide for New International Students.

9. Registration
  Students who are accepted shall apply student visa (X1 visa) to Chinese embassy/consulate in your home countries with your passport, Admission Notice and JW 202 Form. Upon visa approval, please register on the designated time specified in Admission Notice. Students who only submitted school attendance certificate shall then supply the original or copy of the academic degree; otherwise, the qualification for matriculation will be cancelled. Students who are accepted by the university should be presented and register according to the date of the beginning of the 1st semester in academic year 2016. If the students cannot come and register on time, he or she should ask for permit from the university. Otherwise, his or her qualification of admission will be cancelled.

10. Fee
  Tuition
  Full-time doctoral degree program taught in Chinese: 50000RMB per year;
  Part-time doctoral degree program taught in Chinese: 60000RMB per year;
  Full-time doctoral degree program taught in English: 60000RMB per year;
  Part-time doctoral degree program taught in English: 60000RMB per year;
  Tuition fee covers lectures, clinical internship, tutor instruction and thesis review. Expenditures for teaching materials, books, accommodation, medical insurance are not covered. For postgraduate students enrolled under cooperation agreement, the content of the agreement shall prevail.
  Accommodation
  Live on campus: Single room in university dormitory: 1,200-1,600 RMB/month;
  Standard Double room (for 2 students): 700-800 RMB/month;
  Non-Standard Double room: (for 2 students): 200-300 RMB/person/month
  Live off-campus: Students can live off-campus upon approval by the University and pay on your own.
  (The accommodation fee may fluctuate)
  Students will be noticed about the results in middle July.
  Application fee (including examination fee): 1,700 RMB.

11. Scholarship and Student Assistance Fund
  Chinese Government Scholarship

  The tuition, medical insurance, on-campus accommodation and living expense shall be delivered according to the Regulations on Management of Chinese Government Scholarship by International Cooperation and Exchange Department, Ministry of Education. For Pre-Admission Notice, please contact the Admission Office, International Education College (see clause 14 for ‘Contact Us’). Admitted applicants will be assigned to mentors by the decision of school. Applicants must go through complete applying procedures (online application-paying application fee-evaluation) if they intend to choose mentors. For more scholarship information, please visit:http://www.csc.edu.cn/Laihua/scholarshipen.aspx

  Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship for international students

  Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship for international students shall be delivered according to relevant documents including Trial Regulations on Management of Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship for International Students. Applicants must also complete the online application on Study-in-Shanghai besides applying on the school website. Application fee only needs to be paid once. For more information, please visit:http://www.study-shanghai.org/controller.asp?action=SignUp_3_en

  SHUTCM International Postgraduate Students Discipline Scholarship and Assistance Fund
  Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Postgraduate Students Discipline Scholarship and Assistance Fund is established by SHUTCM. For more information, please see Implementing Regulations on Management of Student Assistance Fund for International Postgraduate Students. (Attachment 4)
   Degree Assistance Fund for SHUTCM International Postgraduate Students
  Degree Assistance Fund for SHUTCM International Postgraduate is established by SHUTCM. For detailed information, please see the Implementing Regulations on Management of Student Degree Assistance Fund for International Postgraduate Students (2016). (Attachment 5).

12. Curricula
  Please see Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2016 Curricula for International Doctoral Degree Students (Full-Time) (Attachment 7)

13. Academic degree and diploma
  A diploma of postgraduate (Doctoral Degree) graduation shall be awarded to students who have successfully completed all degree courses, written the academic dissertation and passed the Q&A session by the University Academic Degree Evaluation Committee according to the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Academic Degrees.

14. Contact Us
To deliver application documents:
Venue for Application: Admission Office, International Education College, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Address: Room 230, International Cooperation and Exchange Center, 1200 Cailun Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, 201203
Telephone: (86 21)51322255 Fax: (86 21)51322255
Email Address: iec.admissions@shutcm.edu.cn

Bank Account Information
Account Name: ShanghaiUniversity of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Bank Name: Industrial and Commercial Bank ofChina,Dong’an Road Branch
Bank Address: № 520, WanPin Nan Road,Shanghai,China, 200032
Account №: 1001239109004636961
Swift Code: ICBKCNBJSHI

Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

October, 2016

Attachments: (Please click to download)

1、Catalog for English-taught Doctoral Degree Program at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
2、Consent Form to Accept International Students for Doctoral Degree Program
3、Application Form for International Students to Study Doctoral Degree Program at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
4、Implementing Regulations on Management of Discipline Scholarship and Assistance Fund for International Postgraduate Students
5、Implementing Regulations on Management of Student Degree Assistance Fund for International Postgraduate Students
6、SHUTCM Student Degree Assistance Fund Application Form for 2017 International Postgraduate Students
7、Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2017 Instructive Teaching Plan for International Doctoral Degree Students (Full-Time)
8、Discipline Scholarship and Assistance Fund Application Form

*. Notice on Test for International Student to Study Postgraduate Program at SHUTCM (Year 2017)

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