Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (professional degree)
Xiamen University
Basic Information
Degree: Master
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Sep 14 , 2023
Duration: 2 Years
Teaching Language: Chinese
Tuition Fees: RMB 30,000 per Year
Application Deadline:
The deadline means the date of Beijing time. You are suggested to submit your application 3 or 5 days before the actual deadline so that you can have time for necessary changes on documents.
Mar 31 , 2023
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 82 (Check Policy)
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Program Description

Length of study: 2-5 years, full time.
Major: Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL) 

Entry Requirements

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens generally under the age of 45 (as of September 1, 2022), be mentally and pysically healthy, and possess a valid regular passport.

Note: Foreign citizens of Chinese origin, including former Chinese citizens who have obtained foreign citizenship, as well as the non-Chinese descendants of present or former Chinese citizens, will be subject to a preliminary review of citizenship status by XMU during the admission stage, and to verification of citizenship by the entry and exit administration department of China's public security authorities. Applicants who fail to pass the preliminary review or verification of citizenship will be deemed to have voluntarily relinquished their eligibility for admission, as well as the subsequent academic registration that they may obtain.

2. Applicants should be a graduating student of a bachelor's degree program or hold a bachelor's degree or above.

3. Applicants for programs in the humanities, economics, management, law, arts and traditional Chinese medicine are required to have a Chinese proficiency certificate of new HSK band 5 with a score of 210 or above. Applicants for programs in sciences, engineering and medicine should have a certificate of new HSK band 4 with a score of 210 or above. Applicants who have taken all courses in Chinese during their previous degree studies are exempt from the HSK certificate requirement, but a medium-of-instruction certificate from the high school should be furnished.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Master RMB 30,000 pre year
RMB 60,000 in total (About $ 12,245)
Accommodation Fee
Siming Campus International Students Apartment
Double Room RMB 25 to RMB 100  (More Details)
Quad room RMB 8 to RMB 50  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 25 to RMB 100  (More Details)
Xiang’an Campus International Students Apartment
Double Room RMB 2,000 to RMB 4,000  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 400
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Living Expense RMB 2,000 to RMB 2,600

Application Materials

"*" means necessary documents that you must provide in your application.

*1. Application Form

It should be completed in Chinese or English and then printed out after successful online application.

*2. Bachelor’s degree certificate or Certificate of Expected Graduation, bearing the stamp of the university.

(1) Bachelor’s degree certificates should be certified by the educational authorities of the issuing country, or via the online service system (http://zwfw.cscse.edu.cn/) operated by the Overseas Education Service Center of China’s Ministry of Education.
(2) Graduating students of bachelor’s degree programs should provide a Certificate of Expected Graduation. They should obtain their bachelor’s degree certificate before their entry to XMU in September 2022.
(3) No certification is required for degree certificates obtained in the Chinese Mainland (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan).
(4) The originals of the degree certificates and certification documents should be made available for verification upon enrolment at XMU.

*3. Academic transcripts for bachelor's degree studies, bearing the stamp of the University.

(1) Graduating students of bachelor’s degree programs should provide their academic transcripts for each year of undergraduate studies to date.
(2) Bachelor’s degree holders should submit a complete set of academic transcripts for bachelor’s degree studies.
(3) The results report of internationally accepted or standardized tests, e.g., GRE/GMAT/LSAT. XMU’s DI Code for GRE is 4692.

*4. Study or research plan

The Plan should be no less than 1,000 words, written in Chinese when applying for Chinese-medium programs and written in English when applying for English-medium programs. Applicants for School of Economics or Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics please refer to[Writing Guidance].

You can download a template or sample from here.

*5. Two Letters of Recommendation signed by professors or associate professors, written in Chinese or English.

*6. A photocopy of Chinese Proficiency Certificate

A certificate of new HSK5 with 210 scores or above for programs in humanities, economics, management, law, arts and traditional Chinese medicine; a certificate of new HSK4 with 210 scores or above for programs in sciences, engineering and medicine.

*7. A photocopy of your valid passport

The passport should be valid through October 31, 2022.

*8. CV, completed in Chinese or English.

*9. Physical Examination Record for Inbound Travellers

Completed in Chinese or English, bearing the official stamp of the hospital. Physical examination results are valid for 6 months.

You can download a template or sample from here.

*10. Financial Support Guarantee Statement

Completed in Chinese or English, certifying that the applicant has sufficient funds to cover his or her tuition, accommodation, living expenses and international travels during his or her study in China. Only the applicant himself/herself or his/her family can act as a financial sponsor. The Statement should be accompanied by a copy of the financial sponsor’s valid passport or identification certificate. Applicants for scholarships are not exempt from this requirement.

You can download a template or sample from here.

*11. Certificate of No Criminal Record

The applicants shall submit a valid Certificate of No Criminal Record issued by the local police, usually within 6 months before the date of submission of the application.

*12. Certificate of HSK

13. Other materials

Such as abstracts of published papers, academic activities, merit or internship certificates, may be submitted in the “Supporting Materials” section in online application as well.

*14. Birth certificate

*15. Parents’ identity documents

16. Supporting Documents: Certificate of Good Conduct

Provided by your current/previous school/company in Chinese/English to improve your success rate.

You can download a template or sample from here.

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