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Application of Master & Doctoral Degree

Date:2021-10-19 Author:International Student Center

USTB Master & Doctoral Application can be accomplished through online system. The hard copy of documents are not required to post.

Program Information

Masters are required to complete the curriculum between 2-3 years, and doctoral programs are 3-5 years, fulfill the designate credits, complete the thesis and defend it in front of a panel of experts. Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate along with the Master degree/Doctoral degree, according to the regulation of the Degree Committee.

Application Prerequisites

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, have attained required language level and degree.

2. Applicants for Master must be under age of 40, have attained a bachelor degree, and HSK 5 for Chinese medium programs.

3. Applicants for Doctoral program must be under age of 45, have attained a master degree, and HSK 5 for Chinese medium programs.

Application Period

From December 15 to next June 15.

Application Contact

Tel: +86-10-62332943 Fax: +86-10-62327878


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Note: 1Owing to the limited number of rooms, students can live off-campus if they fail to check in on campus.

2、All international students must be medically insured through out their entire period of study. Students are required to purchase the medical Insurance on the day of registration. Students who do not have valid medical insurance will not be allowed to register.

Application Process

Apply in the online system, and pay the application fee (CNY600).

Note: The application fee will not be refundable.

Application Materials

1, Degree Certificates (Bachelor and Master), must be Original of Notarized in Chinese or English;

Note: Students expecting to graduate should provide an official letter stating expected graduation date, then submit the degree certificate later if admitted;

2, Official Transcripts (Bachelor and Master) up to the present, including courses taken and standard achieved, must be Original of Notarized in Chinese or English;

3, A Personal Statement, above 1000 words for masters, and above 1500 words for doctorates, must be in Chinese or English; 

4, Two Recommendation Letters from your referees, including their contacts, must be Original in Chinese or English;

    The referees should be professors or associate professors. At least one of them should have knowledge of your recent academic work;

5, Requirements of Language:

    a) Chinese-Medium Programs: HSK 5;

    b) English-Medium Programs (for applicants from Non-English Speaking Countries): IELTS 6/TOEFL 80/Official English Proficiency Certificate;

6, One Photocopy of Passport (Ordinary Passport);

7, Health Certificate;    

8, Letter of Financial Guarantee;    

9, None Criminal Record

10, Acceptance Letter from supervisor (Optional)

11, Table of contents and abstracts of your academic publications and any other original achievement in your field (Optional);

Admission Result

International student center will declare the names of successful candidates at the end of June, and will send out admission letters in July. Please fulfill the application form with detailed mail address and post code or other receiving methods.

Registration Period

Around the beginning of September every year (specified in the Admission Letter). Students should register on time.

Students also should take with your original degree certificates for reviewing when register in USTB.

Scholarships Information

Please refer to “Scholarships” for more information.

1, Chinese Government Scholarship

1) Bilateral Program (type A)

Applicants shall apply to the Chinese Embassy or the dispatching authorities for overseas study in their home countries. Generally the application period is from November to next April. Please confirm the specific date before application. When applicants apply in the system, need to choose USTB as the first choice.

And applicants may contact us for Pre-Admission.

2) University Program (type B)

Applicant may apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship to USTB directly. Our agency number is 10008.

2, USTB Chancellor Scholarship

Applicant may apply USTB Chancellor Scholarship.

3, Beijing Government Scholarship

Applicant may apply Beijing Government Scholarship.


1, Students who live in the dormitory will be registered for Residence Permit by dorm reception.

2, Students who live off campus must register to the local police station for Residence Permit by themselves within 24 hours.

Visa Information

Students admitted to USTB may apply for X visa at the Chinese Embassy in your country with your Admission Letter and JW201/202 Form, which will valid for 30 days after you arrived in China. You must come to International Student Center and apply for a Study Residence Permit within 30 days.