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Application Instructions for Bachelor's Degree Holders to Pursue Doctoral Degrees 2021

发布时间:2020-10-03

School/Department accepting bachelor's degree holders to pursue doctoral degrees 2021

接收本科学历国际学生攻读博士学位院系列表

School of Architecture 建筑学院 Dept.of Civil Engineering 土木工程系 Dept.of Hydraulic Engineering 水利水电工程系
School of Environment 环境学院 Dept.of Mechanical Engineering 机械工程系 Department of Energy and Power Engineering 能源与动力工程系
School of Vehicle and Mobility 车辆与运载学院 Dept. of Electronic Engineering 电子工程系 Dept.of Electrical Engineering 电机工程与应用电子技术系
Dept.of Automotion 自动化系 School of Aerospace Engineering 航天航空学院 Dept.of Computer Science and Technology 计算机科学与技术系
School of Materials Science and Engineering 材料学院 Dept. of Chemical Engineering 化学工程系 Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences 交叉信息研究院
Dept. of Chemistry 化学系 Dept. of Mathematical Sciences 数学科学系 Department of Physics 物理系
School of Life Sciences 生命学院 Dept.of Earth System Science 地球系统科学系 School of Social Sciences 社会科学学院
School of Medicine 医学院 School of Humanities 人文学院 Tsinghua-UC Berkeley Shenzhen Institute 清华-伯克利深圳学院
School of Software 软件学院 Institute of Educaiton 教育研究院 Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School 清华大学深圳国际研究生院
Schoo of Pharmaceutical Sciences 药学院 School of Economics and Management 经济管理学院  

Application Instructions for Bachelor's Degree Holders to Pursue Doctoral Degrees

In 2021, 29 departments and schools in the university will accept international students with Bachelor's degrees to pursue Doctoral degrees (please see this year's doctoral program catalog). For students with a Bachelor's degree who move on directly to pursue a Doctoral degree program, the study period is normally 4-5 years. Applicants must meet the following requirements and relevant eligibility criteria,  submit the required application materials online.

Application Qualifications

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.

Bachelor's degree holders, or students who will graduate in 2021 (students who have yet to graduate must guarantee to obtain their Bachelor's degree before the registration date for Doctoral students).

Applicants should be in good health and of good character, be well-behaved and be willing to abide by China's laws and regulations, as well as Tsinghua's rules.

Application Requirements

Requirements of the Degree Conferring Institution: Applicants should graduate from one of the top 200 universities in the world / top 5 universities in the country / top 50 universities by subject (refer to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings, US News Rankings, ARWU World University Rankings by universities, countries or subjects of this year).

GPA or Average Score Requirements: Applicants must meet the minimum requirement of Undergraduate GPA or Average scores stipulated in the information of relevant school/department in 'Doctoral Programs Catalog 2021' or the school/department page linked with this guide.

Language Competence Requirements:

Chinese Proficiency Requirements: Applicants must meet the minimum requirement of Chinese proficiency stipulated in the information of relevant school/department in 'Doctoral Programs Catalog 2021' or the school/department page linked with this guide.

English Proficiency Requirements: Non-native English speakers must meet the minimum English language requirements stipulated in the information of relevant school/department in 'Doctoral Programs Catalog 2021' or the school/department page linked with this guide.

Recommendation Letters: Two recommendation letters from scholars who hold the title of associate professor or higher. The letters must state that the Bachelor's degree holder has the learning and research ability to pursue a Doctoral degree directly.

Other application requirements as defined by individual programs (stated in  'Doctoral Programs Catalog 2021' or on specific program application website).

Application Materials

Applicants must complete the online application in accordance with the instructions given under 'Admission to Graduate Programs of Tsinghua University 2021(For International Students)' , and must submit all the required documents listed below:

1.Personal statement (only for bachelor degree holders to pursue doctoral degree programs)and a brief introduction of research experience or research plan.(The Personal Statement should be filled out in accordance with the requirements of university template).Click here for templates

2.Bachelor's degree certificate. Applicants who will not graduate before the application deadline shall provide the expected graduation certificate first, and the degree diploma must be submitted before registration. (Applicants who have graduated are recommended to provide a certified copy or an authentication of the degree diploma at the same time. The certified copy / authentication and the original degree diploma should be combined into one PDF file and uploaded to the application system.) Please click here for the issuing method of authentication

3.Academic transcript.Applicants must provide the undergraduate academic transcript which shows their Undergraduate GPA or Average scores have met the requirements stipulated by the target school/department (please see the requirements in 'Doctoral Programs Catalog 2021')  Applicants who will not graduate before the application deadline must provide their current transcript.In this case,the completed academic transcript must be submitted before registration.Their final Undergraduate GPA or Average scores should also meet the requirements stipulated by the target school/department.

4.HSK certificate and score report. Applicants must provide an HSK certificate and score report which shows they have reached the level required by the target school/department (please see the requirements in 'Doctoral Programs Catalog 2021'). Applicants who complete their undergraduate studies in Chinese must provide a certificate issued by the university they graduated from. After obtaining the permission of the applied school/department, they can be exempted from submitting the HSK score certificate.

5.TOEFL or IELTS score report. Applicants who are not native English speakers must provide their TOEFL or IELTS scores according to the requirements of the target school/departments.Please see the requirements stated in 'Doctoral Programs Catalog 2021'.

6.Recommendation Letters: Two recommendation letters from scholars who hold the title of associate professor or higher. The letters must state that the Bachelor's degree holder has the learning and research ability to pursue a Doctoral degree directly.

7.Passport personal information page (personal and ordinary passport). According to Article 3 of the Nationality Law of the People's Republic of China, any individual who was a Chinese national and then acquired a foreign nationality shall provide a Certificate of Cancellation of Chinese Household registration issued by the police station where the original household registration is located.

8.Other application documents required by some schools/departments (stated in 'Doctoral Programs Catalog 2021' or on the school/department application website).

Evaluation and Admission

THU admits students based on evaluation of their application documents together with a comprehensive assessment. The application materials are reviewed by an expert group of the relevant departments / schools, and the candidates for the comprehensive assessment will be selected based on the review results.The further assessment of bachelor degree holders to pursue  doctoral degree program normally will be conducted in a public interview within the specific range of the university.The method of the interview(on-site interview or remote interview),the location and the time are determined by the target school/department and will be notified to the applicants.

THU comprehensively considers the results of material review,comprehensive assessment and other factors, selects the best candidates, and determines the admission list .Applicants may check their admission status via the Application System of this website.

Others

Applicants must ensure that the application information and application materials provided are true and accurate. If the admissions unit or certification department verifies that anything in the application is not true, the application, admission or study qualification will be cancelled.

Applicants who are found to be in breach of academic ethics, professional ethics, honesty and trustworthiness, etc., will not be admitted or admission/study qualification will be cancelled after this breach has been verified.

Applicant who has any objection to the admissions process of the school/department, may file a complaint to the school/department in written form. The school/department should accept the complaint and respond. If the complainant disagrees with the reply, the complainant may appeal to the Graduate Admissions Office.

Other unfinished matters in this guide are implemented in accordance with 'Admission to Graduate Programs of Tsinghua University 2021(For International Students)'.Click here