International Foundation Programs (1 year)
South China University of Technology
Basic Information
Degree: Non-degree
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Duration:
Teaching Language: Chinese
Tuition Fees: RMB 23,000 In Total
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.
Dec 31 , 2022
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 92 (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 Highlights
  • A clear focus on Chinese language, culture and history
  • Carefully designed immersion activities and excursions
  • Lectures delivered by qualified faculty at school
  • All students will be awarded a certificate after they finish of the full summer course
Program Description

1. Program Overview

Editor Notes: The program is suited for those who do not meet the minimum requirements for direct entry into SCUT's undergraduate programs.

  • Designed to prepare international students to operate in a university.
  • Familiarizing with the requirements needed to succeed as an undergraduate student.
  • All courses are conducted in English by SCUT lecturers and by experienced English-speaking instructors.

2. Main Courses

Editor Notes: Students will study a various kind of courses.

Mathematics, Physics, Comprehensive Chinese, IT Chinese, Specialty Chinese.

3. Graduation​

Editor Notes: After completing this program, students can choose whether English-taught or Chinese-taught undergraduate degree program.

Students are guaranteed admission to English-taught undergraduate degree programs at SCUT if they successfully complete the program. Students can also apply for Chinese-taught degree programs if they meet the basic Chinese language requirements. Upon successful completion of the program, a certificate recognized by other higher education institutions will be awarded.

4. Brief Introduction to South China University of Technology

Editor Notes: SCUT is a member of Project 985 and Project 211.

South China University of Technology (SCUT) is one of China's leading universities. South China University of Technology is a key comprehensive research-oriented university under Project 985 and Project 211. It operates under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. SCUT is a member of Project 985 and Project 211 which means top excellent in teaching and research, it is one of the universities approved by MOE to accept international students on Chinese Government Scholarships.

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5. About SIE

Editor Notes: SIE has carried out a wide range of multi-level and diversified international cooperation education.

  • With the specialty of science and engineering as its feature and the teaching in English as its highlight.
  • Take the lead in offering four-year undergraduate courses taught in English in science and engineering universities.
  • Be first to offer international Foundation Program.
  • Attaches great importance to the cultivation of innovation and creativity of foreign students, and encourages them to carry out academic research.
  • Employs well-known experts and scholars from home and abroad to give lectures.

Entry Requirements

  • 5 IGCSE/O-levels grade A-D or 9-4 (new grading system) in relevant subjects, excluding native language/GED/Vocational Colleague graduate Certificate and results, or a letter from your current school which shows that you have successfully completed two years of high school.
  • Spring semester intake in Chinese-medium foundation program: HSK Band 4 with 180 scores or above.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Non-degree RMB 23,000 in total (About $ 4,694)
Accommodation Fee
International Student Dorm (West Lake)
Double Room RMB 33 to RMB 9,800  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 50 to RMB 15,000  (More Details)
Triple Room RMB 27 to RMB 8,000  (More Details)
International Student Dorm (Building C15)
Double Room RMB 27 to RMB 8,000  (More Details)
Quad room RMB 12 to RMB 3,500  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 450
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 1,500 to RMB 2,000

Application Materials

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

*1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

*2. Passport photo

Within six months.

*3. Passport Copy (Valid duration covers your study period at SCUT)

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included(Photocopy of valid passport identification page. Passport must be an ordinary passport and be valid for at least six months. Applicants currently residing in China must include a copy of the page containing a valid visa or residence permit.)

4. Certificate of HSK

Chinese-medium program offers spring semester intake, which applicants are required to submit HSK 4 or above.

*5. Foreigner Physical Examination Form

Please take it to hospital to have a checkup with all items, including personal information, photo, checking date, doctors' suggestion and signature.

*6. High School O'Level Certificate and Transcripts

Certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization. Both original and official English translated version are required.

*7. High school academic transcript

Academic Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization. Both original and official English translated version are required.

8. 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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