Required Documents

Please upload all the documents listed below to the application system:

1)Personal statement. Master's degree program applicants should submit a Personal Statement. The personal statement should be completed directly in the application system. Once submitted, the system will automatically format your statement using a standardized template. This ensures that all applications maintain a uniform appearance and are reviewed fairly.


Q:What advice do you have for submitting the personal statement?

A:The personal statement should be at least 500 words and has no maximum length. It should be written clearly and concisely, displaying your mastery of English. The personal statement should let us know more about you, your background, your motivation for joining the Global Business Program and how Global Business Journalism will help you achieve your goals in life. If possible, please discuss your journalism and/or business background and tell us what you will bring to a diverse, dynamic program.

2)Degree certificate.

Master's degree program applicants should submit their 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. Degree diplomas awarded by overseas universities should be authenticated by the Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange,Ministry of Education,P.R.China. Degree diplomas awarded by universities of Chinese mainland should be authenticated by the Center for Student Services and Development,Ministry of Education,P.R.China(CSSD).

GBJ applicants who have graduated are required to provide a verification of the degree diploma certificate at the same time. The verification certificate and the original diploma certificate should be combined into one PDF file and uploaded to the application system. 

3) Academic transcript. Master's degree program applicants should submit the academic transcript of their undergraduate study. Applicants who will not graduate before the application deadline shall provide their current academic transcript. In this case, the completed academic transcript must be submitted before registration.

4) For non-English-speaking students, please provide English level certificates. e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, etc. Applicants who complete their undergraduate or master's studies in English must provide a certificate issued by the university they graduated from. After obtaining the permission of the GBJ Office, they can be exempted from submitting the English level certificate.

5) Two academic recommendation letters from scholars who hold the title of associate professor or higher, or senior professionals in a related academic field. Please follow the instructions on the online system for submission of online recommendation letters or upload the recommendation letters signed by references.

6)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.)