Master Degree Program in Public Administration (National Development) at National School of Development, Peking University
This MPA program is a two-year English program offered by the National School of Development at Peking University. The program is aimed at cultivating cross-disciplinary talents with strong knowledge and competence required for national development, especially serving developing countries. Participants will learn not only theories in this regard, but more importantly, how to apply the theories to practice.
1. Number of Students to be Admitted
We are going to admit 10 overseas students in year 2017.
2. Program Duration
This program lasts for two years. The language of instruction is English.
1) Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens, and have attained a bachelor degree.
2) Competitive applicants should have good undergraduate grades, strong references, and some research experience, with a middle-level or senior position in government agency, international organization, institution of higher education, media, etc.;
3) Applicants whose native language is not English or whose undergraduate studies were completed in a language other than English, must provide evidence of English proficiency—TOEFL, GRE or IELTS.
4. Application Deadline
Online application is open from Oct. 15 till Nov. 30, 2016. All required application documents must be received on or before Nov. 30, 2016. The documents should be sent to the following address:
Nation Development Program, Room 105
National School of Development, Peking University
No. 5, Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China
5. Application Materials
7. Admission Evaluation
Initial screening: The admission committee of the National School of Development selects qualified candidates based on their application materials.
Interview: Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview at the National School of Development at Peking University in April. Interviews will be conducted in English, and exact dates will be announced at a due time.
Admission: An official admission notice will be sent to the admitted candidates by the end of June, 2017.
8. Registration Period
September 2017 (specified in the Admission Notice)
RMB 80,000 per year, RMB 160,000 for the whole program.
Scholarships from the Chinese government and Peking University are available to international students. For more information, please visit the websites: http://www.csc.edu.cn, http://www.isd.pku.edu.cn, and check about the application requirements.
11. Degree Conference
A master degree of Public Administration will be conferred to the program participant after his/her successful completion of required credits and thesis.
12. Contact Information
National School of Development
International Students Division, Office of International Relations
Telephone: (86-10)-6275 1230, (86-10)-6275 2747, (86-10)-6275 9398
Fax: (86-10)-6275 1233