2023 Funded International Graduate Programs in New Media Studies

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2023 Funded International Graduate Programs in New Media Studies

School of Media & Communication, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 

Founded in 1896, SJTU is one of the three oldest universities in China. It has cultivated more than 300,000 outstanding graduates, including former Chinese president Jiang Zemin and "The Father of Chinese Aerospace" Qian Xuesen. Established in 2002, SMC of SJTU consists of three departments, including Journalism & Communication, Film & Television, and Cultural Industry Management. It offers a series of undergraduate, master, and doctoral programs in these fields. Our journalism and communication major ranks top 5 in China, and in top 100 of the QS World University Rankings by Subject in 2021. It was rated A+ of China’s subjects by the 2022 Times Higher Education.

SMC offers two English-taught programs in New Media Studies at Master and Doctoral levels respectively. We are home to nearly 300 international students from more than 60 countries around the world, including graduates from famous universities like University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University, University College London, University of South California, Moscow State University and University of California-Los Angeles. 

1. Programs

Program, Concentration, Language, Study Period

M.A. in Journalism and Communication: New Media Studies, New Media Studies, English, 2.5 Years

Ph.D. in Journalism and Communication: New Media Studies, New Media Studies, English, 4 Years

M.A. in Journalism and Communication, Journalism & Communication, Cultural Industry Management, Chinese, 2.5 Years

MFA in Broadcasting and Television, Broadcasting and Television, Chinese, 3 Years

Ph.D. in Journalism and Communication, Journalism & Communication, Chinese, 4 Years 

2. Tuition Fee

M.A. in Journalism and Communication: 28,900 CNY/Year

MFA in Broadcasting and Television: 40,000 CNY/Year

Ph.D. in Journalism and Communication 45,500 CNY/Year 

3. Important Dates and Deadlines

Oct 01, 2022: 2023 application opens

Dec 15, 2022: Deadline for 1st Round Chinese Government Scholarship application

Feb 15, 2023: Deadline for 2nd (Last) Round Chinese Government Scholarship application

Mar 31, 2023: Deadline for SGS Scholarship, SJTU Scholarship application

May 31, 2023: Deadline for self-supported application

Sept 11, 2023: Enrollment 

For more information about our international programs, please click the link:


4. How to Apply

Step 1: Complete the Online Application

Complete and submit an online application, by clicking the ‘Apply’ button before the application deadline. If you wish to apply for the scholarship at the same time, please complete the application before the scholarship 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 in RMB or USD. You can choose online payment or bank transfer in the online application system. 

5. Scholarship Opportunity

1) Apply for scholarships through SJTU

Starting from 2023, scholarships for doctoral programs will consist of: SJTU Fellowship, CSC/SGS Scholarship, SJTU Scholarship. And scholarships for Master programs will consist of: CSC/SGS Scholarship, SJTU Scholarship, School/College Scholarship. Details of each scholarship will be on the application system.            

2) Apply for scholarships through Chinese Embassies/Consulates in the home country

Applicants may also apply to the Chinese Embassies/Consulates in the home country for scholarship opportunities. The application schedule varies from country to country (usually from November to April).

Please consult the Chinese Embassy/Consulate for details in advance. For the contact information of Chinese Embassies/Consulates, please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China at http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/.  

Contact Information

International Graduate Program

School of Media and Communication

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

800 Dongchuan Road

Shanghai, 200240 China

Email: smd_intl@163.com

Tel: +86-21-34208622

Website: https://smc.sjtu.edu.cn/english.php/international/english

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