Shanghai Ocean University
Provinces: Jiangsu–Shanghai University Ranking: 1364
Provinces: Jiangsu–Shanghai University Ranking: 1364
Established in 1912, Shanghai Ocean University was on the bank of the Huangpu River, with an area of 700,000 square meters. The university is characterized by aquaculture, food science, fishery economics, fishery laws, and stresses the coordinated development of multiple disciplines and expertise in agriculture, science, engineering, economics, arts, and management. The university has good educational facilities, well-equipped laboratories, and special experimental equipment.
The history of SHOU can be traced back to Jiangsu Provincial Fisheries School established in 1912. In 1904, Zhang Jian, a familiar industrialist, and educator proposed “fishery right is equal to sea right” to defend encroachment on fishery resources and safeguard the sea rights of China. He proposed to the Qing Government to settle a fishery school. Later on, with the assistance of Huang Yanpei and fund-raising efforts of Zhang Liu, the first president, the school was formally settled in 1912 as one of the earliest fishery schools in China. In 1927, the institution was renamed Fisheries School of College of Agriculture, National 4th Zhongshan University, and then resumed its former name, namely Jiangsu Provincial Fisheries School.
In 1937, the school was demolished in the flames of war during Song Hu Anti-Japanese Battle on August 13, and move to Hechuan in Sichuan Province to continue fishery education. In 1938, the fisheries department was established in the National Second Middle School, and then National Sichuan Fisheries Technical School was entrenched in 1943. In 1947, the school was rebuild in Shanghai, named as Shanghai Municipal Wusong Fisheries Technical School, and then renamed Shanghai Fisheries Technical School in 1951. In 1952, the school was enhanced as Shanghai Fisheries Institute, becoming the first higher institute of fishery learning with undergraduate programs in China.
In 1972, under the influence of the Cultural Revolution, the institute was a move to Jimei, Xiamen, renamed as Xiamen Fisheries Institute. In 1979, it was move back to Shanghai and resumed its name, but Xiamen Fisheries Institute was kept as well. In 1985, it was renamed Shanghai Fisheries University. To provide the need of marine development of China, it was renamed as Shanghai Ocean University in 2008. In 2010, the Shanghai Municipal government and State Oceanic Administration registered an agreement to mutually construct Shanghai Ocean University. Then in 2011, the Shanghai government & the Ministry of Agriculture made the joint statement to build Shanghai Ocean University together. The motto of SHOU: Diligence, Sincerity, Dedication, and Practicality.
Shanghai Ocean University now has 1 national key discipline, 3 first-class Shanghai university disciplines (1 for A-Type, and 2 for B Type), 5 national characteristic specialties, 3 national superior courses, 20 Shanghai municipal superior courses, 12 key disciplines at provincial ministerial level, 2 Shanghai municipal superior courses for PE and health education, 8 demonstrative English courses of Shanghai Municipality, 1 teaching team at national level and 4 at municipal level, 2 experimental teaching demonstration center at national level. SHOU has now 12 colleges (departments). It has a complete education system, noticeable preponderant disciplines, and excellent research achievements.
SHOU has the postgraduate education, general undergraduate education, continuing education, and education of international students. The university has 2 centers for post-doctoral studies, 3 doctorate programs of first-level disciplines, 24 doctorate programs of second-level disciplines, 10 master programs of first-level disciplines, 55 master programs of second-level disciplines, and 3 programs for the professional postgraduate degree, covering 8 fields, 47 undergraduate majors, and 10 higher vocational specialties with about 12300 full-time students enrolled for bachelor and associate programs, and 3050 postgraduates.
Shanghai Ocean University consists of 3 campuses, namely the campus at Hucheng Ring Road in Pudong New Area, the campus at Jungong Road in Yangpu District and campus at Minxing Road in Yangpu District. According to the overall distribution planning of Shanghai universities, SHOU was relocated to Lingang New City, Shanghai in 2008. Situated in Hucheng Ring Road, the new campus occupies an area of around 1600 mu, and the planning construction area is 586,000 m2.
SHOU has good educational facilities, well-equipped laboratories, and special experimental equipment. The university has 3 Shanghai engineering technology research centers, 5 Shanghai university key labs, 1 Shanghai university engineering research center, 1 Shanghai university collaborative innovation center, 1 Shanghai university knowledge service platform, 1 Shanghai university aquaculture E-institute, and 1 Shanghai social investigation and research center.
Shanghai Ocean University has achieved 7 first prizes and 14-second prizes for teaching achievements in Shanghai Municipality. Since the 12th Five-Year Plan, the university has made a number of breakthroughs in research of the natural sciences and humanities, philosophy and social sciences, and made major contributions in aquaculture, marine fishery, aquatic product processing, food safety, low-temperature logistics of agricultural products, and fishing economics and management, and has achieved 2 awards for scientific and technological advancement at national level, 16-plus awards at provincial level, and six awards for policy-making consulting in Shanghai Municipality.
Shanghai Ocean University has built a close cooperation relationship with universities countries as U.S.A, Japan, Russia, Australia, Korea and areas as Taiwan and Hong Kong, as well as with various international organizations. It has signed cooperation agreements with 79 universities and research institutes in 23 countries. The university has exchanged overseas students with universities in various countries, and there are recently 126 international students studying at SHOU. The university has participated in Sino-US cooperative projects on marine living resources for a long period, and friendly cooperation with such international organizations as the FAO, Asian Fisheries Society, and Management Center of International Aquatic Living Resources.
The Country rank of this University is 167 and the world rank is 1364.
YES, Chinese Universities provide programs in English. International Students can pursue their degrees in English taught in Chinese Universities.
No, Students don’t need the IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted in this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometimes students are asked for the IELTS certificate.
The primary documents a student need for applying this University are Notary stamped scan copies of the last Academic degree certificate and testimonial, Passport, Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Certificate.
Usually, It takes 4 to 8 weeks to come to an offer letter from any Chinese Universities after applying.
|Bachelor’s Program||Degree||Taught by||Tuition|
|Finance and Banking||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 19800/Y|
|Electronic and Information Engineering||Bachelor’s Degree||English||RMB 17000/Y|
|International Economics and Trade||Bachelor’s Degree||English||RMB 16000/Y|
|Chemical Engineering and Technology||Bachelor’s Degree||English||RMB 20000/Y|
|Environment and Energy||Bachelor’s Degree||English||RMB 20000/Y|
|Software Engineering||Bachelor’s Degree||English||RMB 16000/Y|
|Communication Engineering||Bachelor’s Degree||English||RMB 17000/Y|
|Pharmaceutical Science||Bachelor’s Degree||English||RMB 20000/Y|
|Administration of Agricultural Economy||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Landscape Gardening||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|English||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Information and Computing Science||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Information Management & Information System||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Logistics Management||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Logistics Engineering||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Marketing||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Food Quality and Safety||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Food Science and Technology||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Food Economy Management||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Social Work||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Japanese Language||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Thermal Energy and Power Engineering||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Spatial-Informatics & Digitalized Technology||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Building Environment and Equipment Engineering||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Computer Science and Technology||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Machine Design, Manufacturing and Automation||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Accounting||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Environmental Science||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Environmental Engineering||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|General Administration||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|International Economics and Trade||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Industrial Engineering||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Animal Science||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Electrical Engineering and Automation||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Korean Language||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Packaging Engineering||Bachelor’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 21500/Y|
|Masters Program||Degree||Taught by||Tuition|
|Aquaculture||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 33000/Y|
|Food Science and Technology||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 33000/Y|
|Animal Genetic Breeding and Reproductive||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 33000/Y|
|Business Administration (Specializing in International Trade)||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 18000/Y|
|Chemical Engineering and Technology||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 30000/Y|
|Mechanical Manufacture and Automation||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 22000/Y|
|Computer Software and Theory||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 22000/Y|
|Science of Fisheries Resources||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 33000/Y|
|Science of Fisheries Resources||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Processing & Storage Engineering of Agricultural Food||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Agricultural Economics and Management||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Refrigeration & Cryogenic Biology||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Processing & Storage of Aquatic Products||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Food Science and Technology||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Agricultural Economics and Management||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 33000/Y|
|Mechanical Design & Theory||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Environmental Science||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Cereals, Oil and Vegetable Protein Engineering||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Applied Chemistry||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Industrial Economics||Master’s Degree||Chinese||RMB 26460/Y|
|Industrial Economics||Master’s Degree||English||RMB 33000/Y|
|Doctor Program||Degree||Taught by||Tuition|
|Science of Fisheries Resources||Doctoral Degree||English||RMB 36000/Y|
|Science of Fisheries Resources||Doctoral Degree||English||RMB 36000/Y|
Expenses in Shanghai Ocean University
1. Tuition Fee:
Others expenses are listed as below
1. Physical Examination Fee:
2. Accommodation Fee: 700-1000 RMB/ Month / Person
3. Living Cost: 400 to 3,000 RMB/ Month
4. Food Cost: 200 USD
After you are admitted, we will inform you via email for your confirmation of acceptance. Afterward, we will issue the admission letter, JW201/202 Form for visa application. If you wish to live on the campus, please complete the Housing Application form.
Prepare Your Departure:
Before your departure, be sure to take the following materials:
(1) The Admission Letter
(2) Passport (valid for at least 6 months).
(3) JW201/202 Form
(4) Official Foreigner Physical Examination Form and your blood test report.
Be aware that the orientation is mandatory for freshman students.
Apply for a course in a Chinese University is very easy. Students just have to follow some steps to apply for their favorite course. In order to help students complete their online application, International students are recommended to follow the simple instructions.
Foreign applicants must provide the following documents to apply:
1. Application Form fills in Chinese or in English.
2. Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy )
Dear student, the first thing you need to have a passport. This is more important documents because without a passport you can not go to study in your dream country. To have passport make you secure to live or study abroad. So if you don’t have it, we suggest you make your passport ready from the embassy office in your home country. Moreover if you have your passport already, then make sure your passport expiry date will not be expired. If it already be expired then you need to remake your passport.
The passport photo size (50mm x 40mm) in general. The photo should be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in color. The height of the head should be between 28mm – 33mm.The head width has to be between 21mm–24mm. Submit a color photo, taken in the last 6 months. Use a clear image of your face. Passport photo should not use filters on the face or take your photo from someone else or selfies. Take off your eyeglasses for your photo. Here is the sample of Passport Size Photo.
3. Transcripts & Certificates (Must be Notarized Copy )
Students for Bachelor Degree need to provide their school transcripts and certificates. For Master Degree Applicants have to bring their undergraduate transcripts and certificates. And Doctorate Degree studies must provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates.
Please take as a note that is, all the transcripts and certificates should be notarized.
Note : Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translations in Chinese or English.
4. English Proficiency Certificate
In China, some universities does not asked IELTS but if you study in Chinese Taught for CSC scholarship, English Proficiency Certificate need to have ready. If you have IELTS already then you are lucky to study in China without delay.
Applicants must have to prepare their CV if they want to study abroad in their desired country. The Resume or CV should include their academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, national Id or school Id, physical address, contact no, nationality, language, etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address and designation), personal achievement, etc. To know how to make a standard CV please click here the sample of The Resume.
6. Study Plan or Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)
Applicants for graduate studies need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words). This document is required only for Ms or PhD applicants.
7. Recommendation Letter (Ms/PhD)
Applicants for all graduate studies need two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). Letters must be include professors’ phone number and email address. Here is the sample of Recommendation Letter.
8. Published Academic Papers or Other Academic Achievements (if applicable).
9. Foreign Physical Examination
Applicants are expected to keep the original copies filled in English. The medical examination must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration as they plan to take the medical examination. Click here to collect Foreigner Physical Examination Form.
10. Bank Statement
Bank statements must show to any foreign country for the purpose of a visitor or a business or an immigrants. For the study purpose in foreign countries also need to show bank statement. So dear applicants, you will need to have ready your all documents. Sponsorship can be your parents or anyone whom are your blood related.
11. Police Verification (No Criminal Record)
This is also need to have ready for the study purpose. It is important because foreign country does not allow criminal record. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies in order to prove that the applicant has no criminal offense against him/her like arrest, conviction. For this you need to provide your Police Clearance Certificate. A Police Certificate is also known as good citizen certificate. See the sample of Police clearance Certificate.
Please send us all these documents at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dear applicants, if you have any queries then don’t hesitate to contact our consultant. Here is our Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.
Shanghai Government Scholarships A for Foreign Students
A. For Full Scholarship
Scholarships A goals at financing outstanding foreign students at Shanghai Ocean University for postgraduate-level education. This is a full scholarship covering tuition, registration, basic teaching materials, expenses in the major diseases and accident insurance for foreign students during their graduate study. And it provides basic accommodation & monthly living expenses.
Shanghai Government Scholarships B for Foreign Students
B. For Partial Scholarships
Scholarships B goals at financing outstanding foreign students at Shanghai Ocean University for postgraduate-level education. It is a partial scholarship covering tuition, registration and basic teaching materials
Shanghai Government Scholarships C for Foreign Students
C. For Outstanding Student Scholarships
Scholarships C goals at encouraging excellent foreign student at Shanghai Ocean University for a long time. Students could earn an award of RMB 5000 every academic year.
To be eligible, applicants must:
1) Must be a non-Chinese citizen in good health.
2) Doctoral programs studies have to be a master’s degree holder and under the age of 40.
3) For master’s programs have to be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying.
4) Applicants for bachelor’s programs have to be a high school graduate under the age of 25.
5) Have to be excellent in academic and extra-curricular performance and yet not be rewarded any other scholarships offered by the Chinese government, institutes or organizations.
(1)To have an Application Form
(2)To have a Scan copy of Degree certificate, diploma or official proof of expected graduation (the diploma or certificate must be in Chinese or English with official school stamps or a notarized version in Chinese or English)
(3)Mus be scanned copy of Relevant transcripts (transcripts must be in Chinese or English with official school stamps or a notarized version in Chinese or English)
(4)To have 2 recommendation letters from professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English)
(5)Have a Passport and passport-sized photo
(6)Study and research plan should be written in Chinese or English and not less than 1000 words.
Shanghai Ocean University, formerly known as Jiangsu Provincial Fisheries College, was established in 1912 and was upgraded to China’s first undergraduate institution of fisheries-Shanghai Fisheries College in 1952. Renamed “Shanghai Fisheries University” in 1985, it finally came to be known as Shanghai Ocean University in 2008. Accommodating more than 12,800 full-time undergraduates, 2,800 full-time graduate students, and more than 1,100 faculties and staff, Shanghai Ocean University offers an engaging and supportive academic atmosphere.
As a multi-disciplinary institution, this university focuses on the coordinated development of structured degree programs in agriculture, science, engineering, economics, management, and the arts. China is known as one of the foremost schools in the study of aquaculture, SHOU conducts notable research in marine resources development and utilization, genetics and breeding and food processing. The university made important contributions in these areas as well as the fields of environmental protection, species protection, aquaculture and agricultural economics. SHOU’s aim to prepare students with the academic edge necessary to excel in a competitive international job market both within China and abroad.
Recognizing the importance of foreign exchange and cooperation, SHOU maintains close partnerships with universities and international organizations from the US, Japan, Russia, Australia, South Korea, as well as regions like Taiwan and Hong Kong. A long-term partner in key international cooperative programs such as the China-US Cooperation Program for Marine Biological Resources, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the Asian Fisheries Society, and the Global Center of Living Aquatic Resources Management, Shanghai Ocean University sees global relations as essential to its continued progress as a leading research institution. As early as 1955, Shanghai Ocean University began enlisting foreign students. Today, SHOU regularly accepts international students, including those awarded the Chinese Government Scholarship and Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship.