2021 Master of Fine Arts(MFA)- English Taught Program is Enrolling Now!

Welcome to School of Design at ECNU!

2021 Master of Fine Arts(MFA)-English Taught Program is Enrolling Now! 2021 MFA-English Taught Program (2 years) is open to all non-Chinese Citizen with a valid foreign passport. The application started now with the deadline in June 15th 2021.3.22.

The graduate program (MFA) in School of Design, East China Normal University offers an interdisciplinary study and research platform, which includes five discipline directions: FASHION DESIGN, INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN,  PUBLIC ART, and ANIMATION DESIGN. Students are free to choose courses that interest them among these four different directions.

Aiming to bridge the gap between academic research and professional practice, the courses in the MFA Program is project-based, class is combining with realistic project. The program focuses on not only academic research but also cutting-edge practical technologies and skills.

International collaborations plays an important role in the MFA program, which provides students with diverse international workshop, lectures and events.

The MFA program is a two-year program, which specializes in Chinese-featured Courses, including Chinese Traditional Art Analysis, Chinese Public Realm, Chinese Traditional Garden and Architecture, Chinese Art and Craft History etc. In addition to the academic features about Chinese tradition and history, the program also promotes research topics bout China contemporary issues in different fields, such as Public Art, Urban Renewal and Industrial Design.

For international students in non-Chinese language taught programs, they should reach at least Level 3 score over 180 of the International Standards of Chinese Proficiency before graduation.


Contact Information

Global Education Center, ECNU

Add: Room 253 Physics Building, 3663 North Zhongshan Road, Shanghai

Tel: (86-21)62232013/ 62238353

Master: Cassie ZHU (xnzhu@gec.ecnu.edu.cn )


School of Design, ECNU

Funa LI: fnli@design.ecnu.edu.cn

For the application procedures, application documents, subjects etc, please refer to the student recruitment brochure in the attachment.

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