ADMISSIONS

Master’s Degree and Ph.D. Degree Programs 2012

  Shanghai Theatre Academy Application Information for International Students
  Master's Degree and Ph.D. Degree Programs 2012
  1.     Application
  1)    Application Qualification
  1. Applicant shall be Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, abide by the laws and decrees of the People's Republic of China, and regulations of STA.
  2. Applicants shall be under 45 years old(NOT applicable for exceptional talents), have attained equivalence to Master Degree of China.
  3. Applicants shall be Non-Chinese citizens, in good health, with good characters and no criminal record.
  4. Two recommendation letters from referees. The referees should be associate professors or persons with relevant academic title
  5. Applicant shall obtain HSK level 6 Certificate or above (or a new HSK-5, over 180 scores)。 Results of HSK in May of the year will be accepted. And HSK certificate is not necessary for Ethnic Chinese provided there's any document to verify they have received Chinese high school education.
  2)。Category of Enrollment
  STA only offers full-time programs for self-funded postgraduates. The accepted students may apply for Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship for International Students (available at: http://www.sta.sh.cn/liuxuesheng/)。 And for further information on majors and research areas, please refer to Shanghai TheaterAcademy Application Information for International Students: Master's Degree and Ph.D. Degree Programs 2011
  3)。 Application Date and Requirements
  The Application date for foreigners starts from February 27, 2012 to March 9, 2012
  1. Application: Before application, Please download Shanghai TheaterAcademy Application Information for International Students: Master's Degree and Ph.D. Degree Programs 2011, Master's Degree Application Form for Self-funded Foreign Students, Professor Recommendation Letters, available at http://www.sta.sh.cn/liuxuesheng/index.asp or http://yjs.sta.edu.cn(In duplicate)
  2. Applicant shall submit completed application form and materials to STA International Student Office by post. Detailed information such as major, tutor, home address, telephone, fax, e-mail address is required for an easy and timely contact. Admission ticket for entrance examination will be kept by STA in case of problems causing by delivery. Applicant can get it on March 13, 2012 in STA.
  4)。 Application Materials
  1. Shanghai Theatre Academy Application Form for International Students
  2. Graduation certificate, Master's Degree diploma (Those to gradate shall submit before admission) and transcripts of academic achievement in original or notarized copy (Applicants are required to bring materials to Shanghai for confirmation when taking tests)
  3. Two recommendation letters from referees. The referees should be associate professors or persons with relevant academic title
  4. 3 recent photos (in size of 5cm*4cm, either monochrome or photo chrome)
  5. Application fee:800 RMB(non-refundable)
  6. Transcript of HSK level 6 or new HSK level 5(over 180 points)
  2.     Entrance Examinations Schedule
  Date: March 15th to March 17th 2012
  Site: Shanghai Theatre Academy
  Preliminary examinations: Foreign Language, Specialized Subject I, and Specialized Subject II, all of which are in written form.
  Evaluative interview: interview will be right after preliminary examinations, and centers on your academic fields and Spoken Language.
  3. Acceptance
  1)。 Acceptance will be determined by application materials, examination results and evaluative advices from professors. Recommendations for acceptance will be submitted for approval. And an “Acceptance letter” will be sent to the successful candidates by the end of July, 2012
  2) The accepted students shall register in September, 2012. Specific date and detailed registration requirements will be noted on “How to register”.
  4. Tuition and Fees
  According to our rules, registered students shall pay tuition in full for the whole year at the beginning of each school year. Students who fail to pay within the specified time may delay payment in one month at most if granted by STA.
  1. 30,000 RMB/ Year
  2.      Fee for accommodation , housing, medicine, books as well as for internship, operation and observation out of teaching scheme are not covered in tuition
  5. Length of schooling and Diploma
  Doctorate program: Students are required to complete the normally 4-year curriculum within 3 to 6 years, fulfill the designated number of credits, complete the doctoral thesis and defend it in front of a panel of experts. Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate with the doctoral degree, according to the Regulation of the Degree Committee
  6. Contact Information
  Office of International Student Affairs
  Shanghai Theatre Academy
  Shanghai 200040, P.R. China
  Tel: 86-21-62498381, 86-21-62485215
  Fax: 86-21-62485596
  Website: www.sta.sh.cn/liuxuesheng/
  http://yjs.sta.edu.cn/
  Doctoral Program Application Form for International Students