Admission

When you think of studying in China, a university admission should be the starting point. You need to identify the area which you would like to study and then look for universities in China which offer the course. It is also important to look at the requirement for admission. Certain courses may demand higher grades while others may be very strict on the areas which a prospective student need to have studied to earn an admission. Arming yourself with this information allows selection of areas which you know you are qualified therefore reducing the waiting period. While selecting universities you also need to look at other factors such as cost, the cost may be offered in different universities, go for one that offer a competitive rate and at the same time maintains high quality. You also need to consider the cost of living, accommodation; meals and transport will form a big portion of your spending as a student, go for an area where costs are relatively low. The timing is also important, know whether the course which you have selected is only available during a given intake or not. Admission requirement for a Non-Degree program These are the general admission requirements for non-degree Chinese language students.

  1. Non-Chinese citizen in good health
  2. 18 years old or above; (If you are under 18 years old, you need to provide a notarization of guarantor in China. Sometimes a diplomatic note presented by your consulate in Beijing may be required.)
  3. Hold a valid foreign passport.
  4. The equivalent of high school graduate or higher academic degree
  5. A student who has studied in China and wants to transfer to another university must provide the permission from original university.
Getting a place in a Chinese university ought not to be a difficult task; with proper research you will get a higher learning institution which meets your needs as well as the budget. Take into considerations all the factors that might shape your education while in China so that you come up with a decision which will allow smooth learning and successive completion of the studies.   Admission requirement for a Bachelor’s program These are the general admission requirements for undergraduate students.
  1. Non-Chinese citizen in good health
  2. 18 years old or above
  3. Hold a valid foreign passport.
  4. High school graduation or the equivalent; or higher academic degree
  5. Under normal circumstances, applicants for programs taught in Chinese are required to have passed the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) level 4 or above; or pass the university’s entrance examination. (For more on the HSK certificate, please see Chinese Proficiency Test).
  6. A student who has studied in China and wants to transfer to another university must provide the permission from original university.
Admission requirement for a Master’s program These are the general admission requirements for Master’s students.
  1. Non-Chinese citizen in good health
  2. 18 years old or above
  3. Hold a valid foreign passport
  4. Under normal circumstances, applicants for programs taught in Chinese are required to have HSK level 4-6 certificate or above; or pass the university’s entrance examination.
  5. Hold a Bachelor’s degree graduate or the equivalent
  6. Provide one or two letters of recommendation from professors
  7. A student who has studied in China and wants to transfer to another university must provide the permission from original university
Admission requirement for a PhD program These are the general admission requirements for PhD students.
  1. Non-Chinese citizen in good health
  2. 18 years old or above
  3. Hold a valid foreign passport
  4. Master’s degree graduate or the equivalent
  5. At least two recommendation letters from professors