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Undergraduate students: Applicants for undergraduate programs should have finished senior high school and be at the age of 18 – 45 and healthy. The study period for human and social sciences and natural sciences is 4 years, and for medical sciences is 5 years.
Master’s Degree Candidates: Applicants for Master’s degrees should have finished undergraduate programs, with two recommendation letters from two associate professors or professors, and should be generally under the age of 35 and healthy. The study period is 3 years.
Ph. D. candidates
Applicants for doctoral degrees should have finished their MA or MS courses and with two references from two associate professors or professors and should be generally under the age of 40 and healthy. The study period is three years
The Chinese Language Requirements for the Degree Students:
For liberal arts, economic, trade and managerial studies, the score for the HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) should be Grade 6 or above, for science, technology and medical studies, Grade 3 or above.
College students who have finished 2 years' study and want to take relevant courses in China, aged 18 - 55 or under and healthy. The study period for this category of students is 1 or 2 years.
Non-degree Advanced Students:
Those who have a MA or Ph. D degree and want to undertake advanced studies on specific topics under the supervision of Chinese professors, aged 55 or under. The study period is usually less than one year.
Chinese Language Learners:
Those with a senior high school diploma, aged 18 - 55, and those with a basic command of Putonghua (Mandarin) listening and speaking if they want to go into a Cantonese language program.