Master Students of Sociology
|Application fee (RMB)||300 (RMB) / 50 (USD)|
Master students must participate in the topic and dissertation survey and research of their supervisors, participate in the scientific research projects of their supervisors, and chose a topic to conduct survey and research. The means of the survey and research include field work, material collecting, data analysis, and etc., which are normally scheduled in the second year, last for twenty days in total, and subject to the practical needs and conditions of their supervisors.
Before graduation, Master students must finish at least two course papers, and two “academic-year thesis”. Those who apply for early graduation, should officially publish one paper (within the field of their major studies) in a CSSCI journal, as the first author, or as the second author when the first author is their supervisor, and in the name of CCNU. The paper must be officially published, and the notice of publication cannot substitute for the actual publication.
Discipline Compulsory Courses
Selected Readings of Classic Works on Sociology（English）
Western Sociological Theories（English）
Research Methods for Sociology (bilingual)
Special Topics on Chinese Social Thoughts（Chinese）
Special Topics on Economic Sociology (bilingual)
Special Topics on Sociology of Organization (bilingual)
Social and Cultural Research Based on Evolutionism (bilingual)
Selected Readings in Social Issues in English (bilingual)
Poverty and development（English）
Special Topics on Criminology （English）
Globalization and Development (English)
Social Security Study
The Masters in Sociology standard program duration is three years, the maximum duration is four years. The course study takes two year (though their focus during this period should be on course studies and practice activities, they can make some preparation for the academic dissertation), and the work of dissertation normal takes at least one year. We adopt the credit system, and the total credits required are 33 credits (16 hours/credit), among which 4 are credits for practice activities.