📖Introduction

Communication University of China (CUC), located in the east part of Beijing, is one of China’s major universities of “Project 211”, directly under the supervision of the State Ministry of Education.

The Communication University of China sticks to its own line of thinking in subject establishment to arrange each teaching course into a scientific structure, focusing on individual features and wide connections with other courses. As a result, an inter-relating and inter-influencing discipline system is formed which covers journalism and communication, radio, film & television arts, information science and technology, literature, engineering, management, law, economics and science.

💰 Fees:

The tuition fee is 30,000 RMB per year. Total tuition is 90,000 RMB.

📅 Application deadline:

Application deadline are on April 30. This program starts in September.

📙 Program type:

Phd

📍 Location:

Beijing

🏫About Communication University of China (CUC)

The CUC devotes itself to cultivate advanced and practical talents with multi-subject knowledge and creativity. Since its day of founding, the school has made such a great contribution to the national business of radio and television that it has gained the fames — “a cradle of China’s radio and television talents” and “a well-known university in the field of information communication”.

As the academic research center in information communication, the CUC pays enough attention to research work on like what to communicate, how to do it with a creative and high-tech way, and how to give better advisory services for the government and enterprises in decision-making.

Looking to the future, the CUC will be guided by the philosophy of “people-oriented, all-round development, feature development, and innovation and development”. The CUC will continue to work hard to realize its target of stepping into the rank of world famous university in media and communication.

Cooperation

The CUC has established an exchange and communication relationship with more than 200 renowned foreign universities and scientific research organizations of media. In addition, the CUC is one of the teaching units of Media and Women of the UNESCO, and the host of some international academic institutions like Asian Media Research Center, and European Media Research Center.

The events hosted by the school, such as “Forum of Asian media”, “Forum of World Women University Presidents”, “Chinese Communication Forum”, as well as “China (Beijing) International Student Animation Festival” have already become very important platforms for the communication between international academies and industries. International academic exchanges are becoming increasingly frequent. The number of overseas faculty and experts who came for interaction as well as our teachers and students who go aboard to learn is annually increasing. In addition, our overseas education is enjoying a stable development; the proportion of foreign students is also rising.

Scholarships

  • CUC Foreign Students Scholarship
  • Beijing Municipal Foreign Student Scholarship
  • Chinese Government Scholarship

Alumni

Through persistent efforts over half of a century, the university has developed into a type of teaching and research university having various high leveled categories of subjects and enjoying a unique and exceptional status in the area of tertiary education, renowned as the talent cradle of the Chinese broadcast &TV transmission. Its alumni have covered different areas of the country and over 70 countries and regions, including the United States, Japan, and Australia.

Up to now, a large amount of alumni are in key positions, both administratively and technically, of different media industries, including the former and present chief engineers in the three main Radio and TV stations of China, several directors of central and local administration of radio film and television. Among the alumni, there are many famous writers, journalists, broadcasters, TV hosts, film directors, screenwriters, producers, interpreters, and senior experts in engineering.

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🏠 Accommodation

You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.

You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.

How to book:

  • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
  • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it

💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$130 USD

Tuition fee:

30,000 RMB per year

90,000 RMB in total

💸 Scholarship Information

Communication University of China (CUC) offers tuition scholarships that are based on the merits of international students.

💸 Living Expenses in Beijing

Expense Average costs
Accommodation On average, a single room student dormitory accommodation will cost about RMB 1500 per month, or about RMB 18,000 per year, including utilities.
Food A meal at the university canteen/restaurant or in a fast-food restaurant outside would cost about RMB 7 to RMB 30. The average monthly bill for students that will study in Beijing, China can be between the range of RMB 1800 to RMB 4000.
Transportation A one-way local transport ticket in Beijing costs about RMB 4. The taxi start rate costs about RMB 13, plus the additional taxi rate per kilometer of about RMB 2.30. A monthly transport pass for university students in Beijing would cost around RMB 200.
Extra costs: Some extra costs for university students who will study in Beijing, China are books and study materials around RMB 210 to RMB 350 per month (increased costs for those studying Sciences, Medicine, or Art), and medical insurance of about RMB 400 per six months.

Entry Requirements

The minimum age is 16 and the maximum age is 50.

English fluency is required.
You need to be either:
- A native English speaker
- Studied a degree in English before
- Can demonstrate a high level of English
- Having an English certificate (You can take the English test online here) such as IELTS level 6 or TOEFL is an advantage.

Minimum education level: Master's

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📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Your Photograph
  • Your Passport Copy
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Academic Study Plan or Project Proposal
  • Personal Statement
  • English Certificate (You can take the English test online here)
  • Certificate from the financial guarantor
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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