Chinese Postgraduate Education Reform: Transition From Academical to Professional



A transition from leaping type growth to stable development has happened during the last 10 years of Chinese postgraduate education, but the growth of scale is still rising rapidly. Expansion of scale brings up a series of problems need to be solved, in which the most prominent problem is excessively focusing on academical postgraduate education and ignoring the training of professional postgraduate at the same time. This paper is aimed at clarifying the development trend of postgraduate education in China from academical to professional, and tries to explore the direction for further reform.


Chinese postgraduate education; Academical type; Professional type

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