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PKU-LSE Double Master’s Degree in International Affairs 2013 Entry

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2013 Entry
 
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://www2.lse.ac.uk/study/graduate/taughtProgrammes2013/LSE-PKUDoubleMScDegreeInInternationalAffairs.aspx.
All applicants, including international and those from the China mainland, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan should apply online via: https://apply.embark.com/Grad/LSE/40/
For 2014 entry, applications must be completed (all supporting documents received) by February 28th 2013.
2. All applicants from the mainland of People's Republic of China who do not have dual citizenship (ie do not hold a second passport) must either have the recommendation eligibility to the SIS (保研) or pass the National Entrance Examination for Postgraduate students in China (考研).
3. Applicants from Macau, Hong Kong, or Taiwan do not need to take the National Entrance Examination, but must register with PKU Graduate School: http://grs.pku.edu.cn/zsxx/gat/#. Please register online via: http://hmt.studyatpku.com/shop/member!index.action
4. International applicants who receive offer from the double degree for the program should complete an online confirmation with PKU International Student Division via: http://www.isd.pku.edu.cn/apply
 
Admission
All applications will be reviewed by joint admission panel. Joint admission notification will be sent by LSE on behalf of both institutions by the end of May. An official PKU admission letter and visa form (for international students) will be sent by early July.
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 2013 entry, the tuition fee for year one at PKU is 95,000 RMB and £17,880 for year two at LSE. There are scholarships available at both institutions for students on the double degree program.
 
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.
 
Careers
Graduates from the program have been employed all over the world 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)
Ÿ Ms. Liu Qian (PKU-LSE Program Administrator)