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Juridical Science

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Ph. D. On Campus
36 months
Duration
5067 USD/year
5067 USD/year
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About

The Doctor of Juridical Science program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University provides a unique opportunity for outstanding international law graduates to study at the KoGuan Law School. Students with outstanding academic credentials are welcome to apply to our S.J.D. program.

Overview

Juridical Science program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University is open only to applicants who possess a distinguished prior academic record in law, show promise of outstanding scholarship, and demonstrate a high potential for completing a scholarly dissertation of required quality.

The S.J.D. program normally takes a minimum of three years. It will involve one to two semesters of course work. The student must successfully pass written and oral examinations in the general field of study before formal admission to candidacy. The student will be asked to prepare a research proposal, which must be accepted before research on the dissertation begins. The S.J.D. student's faculty committee will assess the student's progress, make recommendations, and hold an oral examination on the final draft of the dissertation.

Careers

The Doctor of Juridical Science program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University modeled on the Ph.D. programs in other disciplines, is designed for those seeking to pursue academic careers as teachers and scholars of law. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Commercial Arbitration in China 
  • International Humanitarian Law 
  • Chinese Practice of International Law 
  • Chinese Environmental Law 
  • Chinese Human Rights and Labor Issues 
  • Contemporary Issues in Chinese Law Seminar
  • Advanced legal research workshop 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted throughout the year. Although there is no official application deadline, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form (pdf  word) 
  • Official transcripts
  • Degree Certificate
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • A writing sample
  • A brief research proposal (3-5 pages)
  • TOEFL or IELTS score for non-native speakers of English who did not receive their legal education entirely in the English language
  • A copy of passport identification pages

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5067 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15202 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5067 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15202 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

The tuition for the first year S.J.D. students is RMB 60,000. From the second year, the tuition is RMB 30,000 per year. The total tuition will be RMB 120,000.

Funding

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