Master programs

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School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology (SLSB) has established biology and bioengineering, bioinformatics and other disciplines, formed a complete training system from undergraduate to graduate students, doctoral students and postdoctoral students. Currently SLSB has 124 master supervisors. There are a number of famous scholars with outstanding achievements in life science and technology; some of them are young active academic leaders in various fields. The school has the following two Key Laboratories:State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism, Key Laboratory of Genetics of Developmental and Neuropsychiatry Disorder Ministry of Education.

ADMISSION

ELIGIBILITY

The following are general requirements you should meet to apply to the SJTU International Graduate Program.

  • Non-Chinese citizen.
  • Not registered in SJTU at the degree level aiming to apply for.
  • Good health both physically and mentally.
  • Outstanding academic performance and potential.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent for master program applicants. The degree must be ready prior to the registration day.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent for doctoral program applicants. The degree must be ready prior to the registration day.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Chinese and/or English, for details please refer to Language Requirement for SJTU International Graduate Programs.

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

Dec 01, 2018: Start of Application

Mar 31, 2019: Deadline for scholarship application

May 31, 2019: Deadline for self-supported application

Sep 7, 2019: Registration

 

HOW TO APPLY
Step 1: Complete the Online Application

Complete and submit an online application at Study@SJTU (http://isc.sjtu.edu.cn/, http://apply.sjtu.edu.cn) by the application deadline. 
Step 2: Pay the Application Fee

The application fee is RMB 800 (approx. USD 120), non-refundable and non-transferable. Payment must be made using RMB or USD. You can choose online payment or bank transfer in the online application system. 

 

DOCUMENTS TO PREPARE

Degree certificates: Must be the scanned file of your original certificates. Students who have not graduated by the time of application are required to provide an official letter from their current university stating the expected graduation date.

  • Transcripts: Must be the scanned copy of your original transcripts.
  • Language proficiency certificate and score report.
  • A scanned copy of your passport.
  • Passport-size photo.
  • Personal statement and study plan.
  • Information of two recommenders, who should be associate professors or scholars with higher academic titles and know the candidate well enough to provide reliable evaluations.

Note: If your documents are not in English or Chinese, please have them translated into either English or Chinese by an authorized translation agency. After this please upload both the translated and original documents onto our application system. 


TUITION AND HOUSING FEES 

Tuition:

  • RMB 28,900/Year for Master programs (Approx. USD 4,200/ Year)

►On-campus housing: RMB 50-160/Day (Approx. USD 8-25/Day)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Requirements

  • Eligible to apply to the SJTU international graduate program.
  • Not supported by another scholarship simultaneously.

►Types of Scholarships

Program

Type

Duration

Support

(RMB)

Coverage

(RMB)

Sponsor

Master Program

A

CSC

2-3

Years

80,100 /Year

  • Monthly stipend (3,000/Month)
  • Tuition (28,900/Year)
  • Health insurance
  • Accommodation allowance (1,200/Month).

CSC

SGS

SGS

B

2-3

Years

64,500 /Year

  • Monthly stipend (1,700/Month)
  • Tuition (28,900/Year)
  • Health insurance
  • Accommodation allowance (1,200/Month).

SJTU

C

2-3

Years

44,100 /Year

  • Tuition (28,900/Year)
  • Health insurance
  • Accommodation allowance (1,200/Month).

SJTU

 

D

2-3

Years

29,700/Year

  • Tuition (28,900/Year)
  • Health insurance

SJTU

 

Note:

In general, the support duration cannot be extended. All scholarship recipients are obliged to attend the annual comprehensive scholarship assessment during April and/or May of each year to confirm their qualification of the scholarship for the next academic year. Excellent graduate students can also get certain financial support by applying for proper TA or RA positions on campus. For international students admitted in the special graduate programs with Type B/C/D Scholarships in Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Antai College of Economics & Management and USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry, China-UK Low Carbon College, the scholarship will cover the standard tuition (28,900/Year for master programs and 45,500/Year for doctoral programs), and students will need to pay the remaining tuition fees other than the standard tuition.
 For information about accommodation allowance, please check Study@SJTU (http://isc.sjtu.edu.cn/).

►How to Apply

 

CONTACTS

Email: gs.admission@sjtu.edu.cn

Tel: +86-21-34208238

Contacts: Dawei YANG

Application Website: http://apply.sjtu.edu.cn/

Address:

International Affairs Office, Graduate School, 

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Room 331, Chen Ruiqiu Building, 

No. 800 Dongchuan Rd., Shanghai 200240, China

 

Notes:

1. The organization code of SJTU is 10248

2. The GRE Designated Institution Code of SJTU is 2129.

3. The TOEFL Designated Institution Code of SJTU is B902.

4. Information on Insurance

According to the regulations of the Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China, all international students who will stay in China for more than 6 months are required to purchase the Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for Foreigners Staying in China. The insurance is one of the required documents for on-site registration, and insurances issued by other agencies are not recognized.

For details on this insurance, please refer to http://www.lxbx.net.

 

EDUCATION 
Objective

Masters winner should have the basic theory of biology and experimental techniques, familiar with the development in the area, with a solid biological rationale, a skilled master a foreign language, can be competent education, scientific research and development, higher production units of technology and management work , be strong independent work's senior talents.

Academic and Credits

Full-time graduate of the school system for two and a half years, at least 30 total credits, degree courses in which at least 19 credits, while half full-time graduate students study time may be extended by six months to one year after approval.

Interim Assessment

Master in the second semester must complete all degree courses. Early in the third semester, graduate students to conduct a comprehensive assessment, check the course credits and achievements whether meet the requirements, and decide whether to enter into dissertation stage. According to the graduate school examination concerned regulation is carried out.

Thesis proposal

Thesis proposal should be completed before the end of the semester in third, literature reading quantity shall not be less than 20 articles. After college degree committee agree, by assessment of the panel can enter the dissertation stage, the panel composed of many professors.

Dissertation

Degree thesis requires a reasonable experimental design, a clear technical route, accurate and reliable data, fluent and normative writing, a deep discussion, a ground-breaking contents and achieving the level of published at core journals. Degree Committee and the instructors of opening report evaluation group will review the report in the middle of the fourth semester.

Published Papers

According to The regulations of the graduates issuing academic articles during the study in Shanghai Jiao Tong University and School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology.

 

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