Number of master's and doctor's graduates in China 2018, by subject

In 2018, approximately 604 thousand students graduated from different master's and doctor's degree programs at public colleges, universities, and research institutes in China. Of these students, around 543,600 were master's graduates, whereas 60,700 were doctor's graduates. While around 187,200 students obtained a master's degree in engineering that year, only 136 students graduated in military science.

Number of graduates from master's and doctor's degree programs at public universities in China in 2018, by subject area

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Release date

August 2019



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Supplementary notes

Figures include full-time, part-time, and on-the-job students.

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