（2）本科学历或相当学历；应届本科生申请人需于2023年 9 月 1 日前取得上述类型的学历证书；
（二）2寸证件照（3.5*5.3 cm, 413*519像素）；
The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts
Postgraduate Prospectus 2023/2024
(This Prospectus can also be found at Study in China www.studyinchina.edu.cn）
The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts (NACTA) is an institution of higher education dedicated to cultivating superb artistic talents. We offer a rich array of postgraduate programs, both M.A.and M.F.A., to non-Chinese students who are interested in Chinese opera and theatre performing, music, directing, theatrical writing, stage arts, new media arts, cross-cultural communication and cultural industry management. Now 2023/2024 programs are open for application.
I. The Overall Goal of Our Programs
The overall goal of our programs is to develop superb artists, scholars and educators who are highly empathetic and creative and competitive in their professional fields, totally capable of working at a cross-cultural workplace and in a rapid changing world, and have a deep understanding of both traditional and contemporary Chinese arts and culture, have the interdisciplinary vigor and international vision as well as a great sense of responsibility for the common future of mankind.
II. Program Information
We have full-time M.A.and M.F.A. programs （3 years）at NACTA. Candidates need to send their applications (with necessary documentations and materials) via email in the first step. And next, if we can tell from the applications that their owners are academically and artistically sound and well prepared, we will inform the applicants to attend the interviews and auditions online. Please find program brochures in appendix I and II.
III. Eligibility for Application
(i) Be non-Chinese citizens in good health and have a valid passport (the nationality is in accordance with the country which issued the passport);
(ii) Be morally sound and have no crime background;
(iii) Already have a Bachelor's degree or higher degrees, or a certificate of completion of advanced vocational education /community college education / junior college education which was given before September 1, 2021, or a certificate of completion of higher education(in the last case, if applicants are undergraduates, he/she should submit a confirmation letter written by host university/college concerning that the applicant will receive graduation certificate or bachelor’s degree by September 1, 2023);
(iv) Reach the level of Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Band 5 or higher levels.
IV. Application Date
From December 15, 2022 to March 31, 2023.
V. Application Documentations and Materials
(i) the page of personal information of your valid passport;
(ii) a portrait photograph (3.5*5.3 cm, 413p*519p);
(iii) a degree certificate or diploma of your highest educational level ( if applicants are undergraduates, he/she should submit a confirmation letter written by host university/college concerning that the applicant will receive graduation certificate or bachelor’s degree by September 1, 2023);
(iv) the transcript which matches the certificate or diploma in (iii);
(v) a filled-out NACTA Application to Postgraduate Programs;
(vi) CV (including education background, working experience, awards, etc.)
(vii) research or practice plan ( 800 Chinese characters or 1000 English words);
(viii) certificate of HSK 5 or higher level (if applicants don’t have a HSK 5 or higher ones, they need to attend an on-line NACTA Entrance Test of Chinese Language.);
(ix) recommendation letters from two professors or seasoned practitioners in your professional field;
(x) No crime background check letter from the local police;
(xi) report of medical checkup within 6 months;
(xii) please see other application materials required by the department which offers the program you want to get in in appendix I and II.
Please send the scanned color copies (PDF or JPEG format) of the documentations and materials mentioned above by March 31, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org. If there is a limit on the size of the email attachments uploaded on your side, please send your video via https://wetransfer.com. Applicants should be responsible for the wholeness and authenticity of the documentations and materials they send to us, and for the possible effects on their admission if the documentations and materials are fake or not complete. We will review all applications during April 1-15, 2023 and send a feedback email to applicants.
VI. Interviews and Auditions
Applicants who receive an email including the review feedback AND interview notification will attend interviews and auditions (both in Chinese language) online during April 16-30, 2023.
Applicants’ performance in interviews and auditions and their academic or artistic background shown in the documentations and materials will be important factors in our admission decision. Only applicants who are really fit for the programs will receive an admission letter around June 20, 2023 and their enrollment guide packs and X1 visa application guide in late July or early August, 2023.
New students should get registered on campus in early September, 2023 and attend medical check-up in Beijing, China. It’s very important for new students to know that all enrollments are contingent upon approval of an appropriate visa as required by the National Immigration Administration of China. We help new students apply for a visa X1 or transfer their valid stay permit into study type, the National Immigration Administration, however, remains the final arbiter of all immigration-related cases. For students who are unable to come to Beijing by an appropriate visa, we will deal with his or her case according to enrollment management regulations which concern how to maintain student status at NACTA.
IX. Tuition, Insurance and Accommodation
Test Fee: 800 CNY/new student
Tuition: 38000 CNY/academic year
Insurance: at least 800 CNY/year (the expenses vary according to different insurance plans, please find plans at http://en.lxbx.net/)
International students may choose to live in student dormitory at NACTA (the cost varies due to different room types, from 900 CNY/year to 1200 CNY/month) , or other residence in Beijing upon a written approval from NACTA.
We offer International Student Scholarship funded by Beijing Municipal Government to new and current students who have impressive achievements in their interviews or study fields. Full scholarship is 30000 CNY/academic year, half type is 15000/academic year.
XI. Contact Us
Ms. Liu, Tel: 86-10-63337505
Office of Admission for International Students
Address: No.400, Wanquansi Street, Fengtai District, Beijing, P.R.China
Admission Information: http://en.nacta.edu.cn
I. M.A.Program Brochure
II. M.F.A.Program Brochure
III. NACTA Application to Postgraduate Programs