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PKU-LSE Double Master’s Degree in International Affairs Prospectus for 2019 Entry

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PKU-LSE Double Master’s Degree in International Affairs

2019Entry


About the Program

Organized jointly by Peking University and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) since 2006, this two-year full-time double master’s degree program offers an outstanding opportunity for graduate students and young professionals. The first year is spent at the School of International Studies at Peking University, studying the international relations of China and the Asia Pacific region. The second year is spent at LSE, studying the theory and history of global international relations. The program offers the following benefits:

Experience a full academic program in both China and Europe.

Combine an empirical and a theoretical approach to contemporary international affairs.

Engage at an advanced level with the latest academic research and undertake your own research-based term work and dissertation.


Application

1. To apply for PKU-LSE Double Master’s Degree Program, please visit: http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Graduate/Degree-programmes-2019/LSE-PKU-Double-MSc-Degree-in-International-Affairs  

 

All applicants, including international and those from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan should apply online via:

http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Graduate/Prospective-students/How-to-Apply

For 2019 entry, applications must be completed (all supporting documents received) by March 9, 2019.

 

2.  All applicants from the Mainland of People's Republic of China must either have the recommendation eligibility to the SIS (保研) or pass the National Entrance Examination for Postgraduate students in China (考研). Applicants need to choose the major “国际关系(当代国际关系)” and indicate this program specifically in both online and hard copy versions of the application, as well as on the cover of the application package posted to the designated admissions office.

 

3.  Applicants holding identity cards from Macau, Hong Kong, or Taiwan, do not need to take the National Entrance Examination, but must pre-register with PKU Graduate School online at: https://admission.pku.edu.cn/applications/ before 12PM, December 10, 2018. Applicants need to choose the major “国际关系(当代国际关系)“ and indicate this program specifically in both online and hard copy versions of the application, as well as on the cover of the application package posted to the designated admissions office. 

Note: Applicants who hold both foreign passports and identity cards from Macau, Hong Kong, or Taiwan must follow the procedures described above.

 

4.  All non-PRC students, upon accepting the offer, must go to the PKU online application (pre-registration) system (http://www.studyatpku.com/ ), fill in the PKU form, pay the pre-registration fee, CNY 400 online by April 15, 2019

Please prepare a hardcopy of the pre-registration form with signature, FIVE copies of passport size photo, a copy of the passport page with name and a photocopy of your bachelor diploma and post to Ms. XUE Yanfeng, Program Officer, B101, School of International Studies, Peking University, No.5 Yiheyuan Road, 100871, Beijing China. Tel:86-10-62759199. Unless otherwise notified, PKU needs to receive this package by April 26, 2019.

Please send a soft copy of the PKU Pre-registration form (in PDF), a passport size photo in white background and a scaned copy of your bachelor diploma to XUE Yanfeng (Ms.)’s email address xueyanfeng@pku.edu.cn by April 26, 2019.

 

*For those expecting to graduate in the summer of 2019, please prepare a certificate of study/enrollment, indicating the expected date of graduation, and your other student information in lieu of your diploma.

All applicants shall keep their ID consistent in the whole process.

If you fail to complete the above mentioned registration with PKU and mail the required documents before the deadline, you will not be able to enroll in PKU for the year of 2018.

 

Review

All applications will be reviewed by a joint admissions panel.

For applicants from Mainland China, upon meeting the eligibility of applying to this program, must take the written test arranged by SIS, as well as both the written test and the interview arranged by the joint committee from both LSE and PKU.

For international applicants and those from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, should an interview be necessary, as part of the overall application, then it will be arranged (via phone or SKYPE).

 

Admission

The joint admissions notification will be sent by LSE on behalf of both institutions by the end of April. An official PKU admissions letter and visa form (for international students) will be sent from Peking University by early July of 2019.

Except in special circumstances (for example illness or bereavement,) we do not allow entry deferrals. Candidates who have to withdraw are welcome to reapply in the following year.


Tuition Fee and Funding

For 2019 entry, the tuition fee for year one at PKU is 95,000 RMB. The tuition fee for year 2 at LSE, please visit http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Graduate/Degree-programmes-2019/LSE-PKU-Double-MSc-Degree-in-International-Affairs . There are scholarships available at both institutions for students on the double degree program.

The Non-PRC students can apply to the Chinese Government Scholarship program for the year one study at PKU. The scholarship application should be directed to the Chinese Embassy or Consulate in the applicant’s home country. The application time is from last November to April of the year (varied for different countries). Please find out the application deadline for your country in advance. The CGS will provide the awardees with a monthly living stipend and assistance with accommodation arrangement. The PKU tuition fee will be partly covered by the CGS (students are expected to make up for the difference by other means).

All Students will be eligible to be awarded by the designated scholarship or financial aid based on the overall performance during the year one at PKU. Since 2014, students who met the requirement were awarded RMB 2,000-10,000 respectively depending on different types of scholarship or financial aid.

 

Degree Conferral

Upon successful completion of studies at both institutions, students will be conferred Master Degree of Law and Master Degree of Sciences by PKU and LSE respectively.

Course offering for 2018-2019 at Peking University is available for your reference at SIS (via http://www.sis.pku.edu.cn/InternationalExchange85/Teaching72/1288547.htm ). Course offering for 2019-2020 will be available in May, 2019 and is subject to change.

 

Careers

Graduates from the program have been employed worldwide in a wide variety of international organizations, multinational corporations, public entities, and the media sector. Many students have also advanced to doctoral research.

 

Contact 

Ÿ Mr. Zhang Chunping (Director of Office for International Programs) 

     Email: edulis@126.com        Tel: +86-6276-5111

Ÿ Ms. XUE Yanfeng (PKU-LSE Program Administrator)   

     Email: xueyanfeng@pku.edu.cn   Tel: +8610-6275-9199

Ÿ Ms. Vali Pappa and Mr. Daniel Przybylski (Double Degree Admissions Administrator)

     Email: grad.dual.degree@lse.ac.uk

Ÿ Mrs. Nayna Bhatti (PKU-LSE Program Administrator)

     Email: n.bhatti@lse.ac.uk