Sun Yat-Sen University

Introduction

Sun Yat-sen University, originally known as Guangdong University, was founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen (also called Sun Zhongshan), a great democratic revolutionary leader of the 20th century. The University is located in Guangdong Province, an area neighboring Hong Kong and Macao, which is at the forefront of China's reform and opening up.

Being one of the leading universities in the People's Republic of China, Sun Yat-sen University is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary university, including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technical sciences, medical sciences, pharmacology, and management sciences.

It has about 82,384 students studying on four campuses in and Zhuhai. Benefiting from its location near Hong Kong and Macao and the regional advantage of opening and economic development, the university has become an important base for training high-level talents, scientific research, providing services to society and inheriting cultural traditions.

The University has also successfully built international cooperation and exchange relationships with many top universities in the world. According to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking for 2010-2011, Sun Yat-sen University was ranked in the top 200 in the world.

At present, Sun Yat-sen University covers a total area of 5.972 square kilometers and has 4 campuses: Guangzhou South Campus, Guangzhou North Campus, Guangzhou East Campus, and Zhuhai Campus.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Bachelor in Chinese (as a Foreign Language)

Campus Full time 4 years September 2016 China Zhuhai, Guangdong Guangzhou + 1 more

The Program has two subprograms - the Chinese Language and the Business Chinese... [+]

Bachelor in Chinese (as a Foreign Language) The Program has two subprograms - the Chinese Language and the Business Chinese. Students in the Subprogram of the Chinese Language are trained to be specialized personnel of the Chinese language, knowledgeable about China and adaptable to the needs of the modern international development. Students in the Subprogram of the Business Chinese are trained to be those who can practice commercial trades in fluent Chinese, knowledgeable about China and adaptable to the needs of the modern commerce. Study Length The length of study for the Program is four years, which can be prolonged to a maximum of eight years. Study Place Students study at Zhuhai Campus in the first and second year, at Guangzhou Campus in the third and fourth year. Course Arrangement Chinese (as a Foreign Language) Undergraduate Program is divided into two directions: General Chinese language and Business Chinese. Students in either of direction of the first two years will take same basic courses which include elementary and intermediate Chinese, conversational Chinese, listening, extensive reading and basic composition. Students of the third and fourth years will take courses according to their chosen direction: Courses for General Chinese Language direction Advanced Comprehensive Course, Advanced Conversational Chinese, Chinese Composition, Modern Chinese Language, Basic Classical Chinese Language, Chinese Culture, Chinese Newspaper Reading and other selective courses. Courses for Business Chinese direction Comprehensive Business Chinese, Conversational Business Chinese, Chinese Business Composition, Chinese Business Reading, Economy of Current China, Basic Economics, International Trade and other selective courses. Graduation Graduation certificates will be issued when students have fulfilled the stipulated curriculum, acquired enough credits, completed the thesis on Chinese language and passed Band 8 of HSK. Students who satisfy the relevant requirements will be conferred upon the B.A. degree. Note: Students with HSK 5 do not have to start the study from the first year. Before the study, students need to take a placement test to decide which grade they will be taken in. Entry Requirements Applicants for undergraduate programs should have finished senior high school and be at the age of 18 - 45 and healthy. The score for the HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) should be new grade 4 or above (180 scores) for science, new grade 5 or above (180 scores) for humanity, economics and management. Required Materials High school cetificate (students from non-English spoken countries should give a verified English or Chinese version copy) International students application form High school offcial transcript (students from non-English spoken countries should give a verified English or Chinese version copy) Passport copy (the page with head photo) applicants who have already studied at universities (in home country or China), can be accepted as transfer students. Besides above materials, university transcript, certificate of HSK 3, and certificate of former university enrollment should also be provided. [-]

Bachelor in Computer Science and Technology

Campus Full time 4 years September 2016 China Guangzhou Zhuhai, Guangdong + 1 more

Computer Science and Technology is a practical art. Since the field’s founding, it has brought society revolutionary innovations in entertainment, news media, medical care, business, finance, communications, education, scientific studies, and many more areas. In this, the information era, Computer Science is a key to a wide and constantly growing range of careers. Computer Science is playing an increasingly... [+]

Bachelor in Computer Science and Technology Computer Science and Technology is a practical art. Since the field’s founding, it has brought society revolutionary innovations in entertainment, news media, medical care, business, finance, communications, education, scientific studies, and many more areas. In this, the information era, Computer Science is a key to a wide and constantly growing range of careers. Computer Science is playing an increasingly important role in everyday life, especially in business. The goal of the undergrate program in computer science and technology is to prepare students for careers in the application of computer science and technlogy in industry and business.Our students conduct research and study with the experts in computer science to solve the problems in many areas, such as online shopping and e-commerce as well as work with real world applications such as the data analysis behind electronic business and digital home, data sampling and dynamic event detection in Internet of Things. Due to the scale of internet use in China, the problems offer great challenges. The achievements of study and research will be widely applied in business relations between China and other contries around the world. Students who take this undergraduate program will receive instruction in English, but still have some courses related to China, such as Chinese Language and Chinese history. They can also get themselves involved in the extracurricular activities, like travelling, cultural events, and sporting events... Entry Requirements Non-Chinese citizen; High school graduate; 16 – 45 years of age; Healthy. Notes: Applicants younger than 18 years old require accompaniment by a legal guardian who is living in mainland China. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with the notarized translations in Chinese and English. Application Materials 1. Passport photo - A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant 2. Xerox copies of passport - Photocopy of the first page, including personal information and photo. 3. Diploma for senior high school 4. Transcript for senior high school [-]

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Contact
Location address
Guangzhou South Campus,
No. 135, Xingang Xi Road

Guangzhou, 510275 CN
Location address
Guangzhou North Campus,
No. 74, Zhongshan Er Road

Guangzhou, 510085 CN
Location address
Zhuhai Campus,
Tang Jia Wan

Zhuhai, Guangdong, 519082 CN
Location address
Guangzhou East Campus,
Xiaoguwei Island, Panyu District

Guangzhou, 510006 CN
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