Degree structure and majors

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Degree Duration

  • Undergraduate: 4-5 years; 7-8 for medicine
  • Masters: 2 years, occasionally 3
  • PhD: 3-4 years

All three levels require students to complete courses and at least one extensive research paper.

Official Majors

There are twelve recognised majors in the Chinese education university:


  • Philosophy; Economics; Law; Maths; Education; Culture; History; Science; Engineering; Medicine; Management; Military Studies.

Law is inclusive of government/politics, sociology and cultural studies.

Culture includes languages, arts and library studies.