Regional Economics

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DegreeDoctoral Degree
SubjectEconomics & Management
Teaching languageEnglish
Start dateSeptember 4, 2018
Duration3 years
Tuition feeRMB46000/Y
Application feeRMB 800 (USD 140)

Study year:

The study year at WHU starts during the summer term:

Summer term:    September-January

Winter term:              February – July

The vacation between terms starts in July and lasts two months.

 Generally the Ph.D. program lasts four years, but is not to exceed six years.

 

Credits:

To obtain a Ph.D.'s degree, the students are required to earn 17 credits in the Wuhan University Credit System (of which at least 13 are for degree courses and 4 are for optional courses). 
There is no fixed amount of credits required each semester. If the students select more courses, they can earn more credits. 
One credit in the Wuhan University Credits System corresponds to 18 hours of classes. 
 


Publication requirement:

The basic publication requirement for a Ph.D.'s degree is two refereed papers, with one indexed by SCI/SSCI (or specified journals) and the other in EI (conference proceedings are not included)

 

Doctor's Thesis:

Awritten thesis must be submitted and be defended in a colloquium.

(1) The Doctor's Thesis will be supervised by one WHU professor.
(2) A thesis proposal must be submitted at least one year before defence. A committee will review this proposal to determine if the subject is appropriate and whether the topic is relevant to the field of study. If the committee does not see any value in the chosen topic, the thesis will not be approved.

(3) A status report must be submitted to supervisor every three months after thesis work begins. The status report must provide a summary of the work that has already been done and also must give an outlook on the anticipated outcome together with a schedule for the time until submission.

(4) The Doctor's Thesis must be defended in a Doctoral Colloquium at WHU. A doctoral candidate must submit an application for an area of study:

 

 


 

Curriculum

 




类别

课程名称

英文课程名称

学分

学时

开课
学期

备注

 

 

 

 

汉语综合

Comprehensive Chinese

2

36

1

公共必修课

中国概况

Outline of China

2

36

1

高级宏微观经济理论

Advanced Economic theory

2

36

1

 

 

 

专业必修课

区域经济学前沿

Readings in Regional economics

1

18

1

中国经济改革与发展专题

Reform and development of Chinese economy

1

18

2

 选

 

 修

 

计量经济学

Econometrics

2

36

2

在导师指导下选修2门课,每门按2学分计

投入产出分析

 Input-out analysis

2

36

2

可计算一般均衡分析

Computable general equilibrium model

2

36

2

地理信息系统

Geographic Imformation System

2

36

2

城市与区域规划研究

Urban and region planning

2

36

2

城市经济学

Urban Economics

2

36

2

经济地理学

Economics Geography

2

36

2

区域经济比较研究

Comparative study on regional economy

2

36

2

区域可持续发展理论

Sustainable development of region

2

36

2

 

Contact Information:

For more information, please link to our website:http://admission.whu.edu.cn

For academic information, please contact Professor Yongming  Huang

hym@whu.edu.cn

 

Address: Admission office of School of International Education, Wuhan University, Hubei, P. R. China

Post code: 430072

Tel: 0086-27-68753912
Email: admissions@whu.edu.cn

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