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The Master’s in Artistic Theory at Southeast University (SEU) is a two year program for international students taught in English.

Southeast University (SEU) has a long history of art education and art research.

The School of Arts implements open teaching and research policy. We have established cooperation relationship with King’s College, London, University of Washington and New York Film Academy. We are building a more open and free academic and teaching atmosphere. In addition, we look forward to collaborating with more well-known domestic and foreign universities, research institutes and cultural enterprises and institutions of arts and culture all over the world in the field of research and art education. At present, the School of arts of Southeast University has grown into China’s art education and research center.

Widely recognized for our unique interdisciplinary environment, the School of Arts at SEU has become one of the most important bases of art education and research in China. We warmly welcome friends who have interests in arts at home and abroad, and jointly push forward the research of arts and the development of education.

Master’s in Artistic Theory

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  1. The applicant must be a bachelor’s (or higher) degree holder of medical, nursing, health, biological or life science-related program from an accredited college or university in the world, and also demonstrates passion and commitment to the field of public health.The applicants must satisfy one of the following language equivalents
    • Graduates from universities of English-speaking countries
    • Graduates from universities where English is the official language.
    • TOEFL: 84 (internet-based test) / IELTS: 6.0


International students may choose to live in the International Students’ Dormitary, which spread in all three campuses. The room rate varies from RMB 11000 to 15000 for a two-bed room each year, depending on the location and facilities.

International students are encouraged to live off-campus, which costs RMB1000 to 3000 per month for renting an apartment near the campuses.

International students can have their dinner at school cafeterias or nearby restaurants, and the expense is about RMB 800-2000 per person a month.


About the University Summary

Southeast University, usually referred to as SEU or Dongda, is one of the oldest universities in China. Established as Sanjiang Normal College in 1902, it underwent several name changes until it took on its current one in 1988. In 2000, the institution also began to incorporate the Nanjing College of Communications, Nanjing Geological School and Nanjing Railway Medical College.

SEU is based in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province, an hour and a quarter north west of Beijing by high-speed train, and its main campus lies in the city centre, 5km south of the principal railway station. The university's campuses span over 970 acres.

Situated on the Yangtze River and surrounded by a well-preserved 33-kilometre city wall built in the late 14th century, Nanjing was formerly the nation’s capital under the Ming dynasty, and again during Republic of China of the early 20th century. Nanjing means “the Southern Capital”, with Beijing being “the Northern Capital”. Traces of its past as a capital are visible across Nanjing, now a popular university city laden with trees, parks, lakes and fashionable cafés, and one that many consider among the best in China to study in.

SEU has often achieved good institutional rankings, both in China and throughout Asia, and is often seen as particularly good in subjects such as art theory, architecture, communication and transport engineering, and biomedical engineering. Growing at a steady pace, by the early 2000s, SEU had around 30 schools and 75 degree programmes to choose from. Historically, its numbers of undergraduate students and postgraduates have been similar to each other. It is also known for its competitive entrance requirements and insistence of a high academic standard.

Southeast University is located in Nanjing, the ancient capital of the Six Dynasties, and is a well-known institution of higher learning at home and abroad. The school is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education and co-constructed with Jiangsu Province. It is one of the national key universities for the " 985 Project" and " 211 Project". In 2017 , Southeast University was included in the list of world-class universities for building Class A universities.
Southeast University is a university with a long history and profound heritage. The school was established in Sanjiang Normal School in 1902 , and has gone through important development periods such as Liangjiang Normal School, Nanjing Normal University, National Southeast University, and National Central University. In 1952 , the colleges and universities of the country were readjusted. Schools of liberal arts and sciences were moved out. The former National Central University School of Engineering was the main body, and successively merged into the related departments of Fudan University, Jiaotong University, Zhejiang University, and Jinling University. Nanjing Institute of Technology was established on the original site of the headquarters. 1988 Nian 5 months, the school complex was renamed Southeast University. 2000 Nian 4 months, the former Southeast University, Nanjing Railway Medical College, Nanjing College of Communications merged, Nanjing Institute of Geology incorporated into the school, to form a new Southeast University. In the course of nearly 120 years of running the school, Southeast University has always been with the heart and the heart of the motherland. It has continuously strengthened itself and pursued excellence for scientific progress and national rejuvenation. The school philosophy of “Famous, Talented People Serve the Country” has created the spirit of “Must be Perfect”.

Southeast University currently has 33 faculties and 77 undergraduate majors, with 33 doctoral degree first-level disciplines and 49 master's degree first-level disciplines. There are full-time students 30664 people, including undergraduate 16128 people, graduate 14536 people; school students in 1989 people, including foreign degree students 1547 people. The school has four pavilions, Jiulong Lake, Dingjiaqiao and other campuses, covering an area of 5888 acres, of which 3,752.35 acres of Jiulong Lake campus , the total construction area of ​​about 789,700 square meters. The school library covers an area of 66,900 square meters and holds 4.4 million volumes of various books and materials . The school also has Wuxi branch campus and Suzhou campus.

Southeast University is a comprehensive and research university with engineering as its main characteristics, covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, science, engineering, medicine, management, and art. The school's 11 disciplines were selected into the national "double first-class" construction discipline list, and 5 disciplines received A + in the fourth round of discipline evaluation , both of which ranked eighth in the country; 11 disciplines entered the top 1% of the ESI world , of which engineering was listed 25 subjects and 22 ranks in computer science . Both of these disciplines have entered the top 1 in the ESI world . The school has 3 national key laboratories, 4 national engineering research centers, 2 national engineering technology research centers, 1 national professional laboratory, 11 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education , 6 engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education, and 30 postdoctoral fellows. Scientific research mobile station, and 2 key high-end think tanks in Jiangsu Province.
Southeast University has a high-level teaching staff. The school currently has 2,899 full-time teachers , including 2,434 teachers with doctorate degrees , 1959 teachers with senior professional titles, deputy senior title teachers , 987 doctoral supervisors , and 2094 master supervisors . There academicians 11 people, the European Academy of Sciences 1 person, Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, the seventh of disciplines 13 people, the national "people plan" expert 37 people , "Cheung Kong Scholars Program" Professor 62 people , national teacher Award winners 6 people, "people plan" teaching master 5 people , national outstanding Youth Science Fund winner 46 people, the Ministry of personnel "millions of talents project" national candidate 24 people, the country's top ten young jurists 2 people. Southeast University is deepening the strategy of strengthening the school by talents, vigorously pushing forward the "high-end teacher doubling plan", and accelerating the construction of a first-class teacher team.

Southeast University has a reputation for education and teaching. The school has always taken the cultivation of talents as the fundamental task of running a school. For more than a century, it has cultivated 330,000 outstanding talents for the country and society , and a large number of elite leaders have emerged. They have worked or studied in Southeast University. More than 200 people. The school is the first batch of national innovation and entrepreneurship education reform demonstration universities, and the Ministry of Education's first batch of "three comprehensive education" pilot reform universities. A total of 5 majors were selected as national-level comprehensive reform pilot projects, 23 majors were selected as national specialty specialty construction sites, and there were 36 first national-level boutique resource sharing courses, 11 national-level boutique online open courses, and 8 national-level experimental teaching demonstrations. Center and construction sites, 3 national-level virtual simulation experimental teaching centers. In 2018 , 50 people were selected as members of the new National Teaching Steering Committee, including 3 chairman members and 10 vice chairman members . The school has 12 national-level talent training model innovation experimental areas, 12 national engineering practice education centers, and 11 teams selected as national teaching innovation teams. Southeast University, four consecutive (every four years) won the national teaching achievement award, of which 2018 was awarded the national teaching awards 9And tied for third place in colleges and universities nationwide. In the new era, Southeast University insists on building people, inheriting excellent traditions, advancing with the times, and reshaping the goal of talent training, and strives to create leading talents with national and national sentiments and international perspectives, leading the future and benefiting humanity.

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