International exchange programs
SCUT/ RUTGERS Dual BS Degree Program
South China University of Technology (SCUT) and Rutgers University (Rutgers) have started SCUT/ RUTGERS Dual BS Degree Program since 2009. This program is specially targeted at second year undergraduates majoring in Environmental Science and Engineering and Food Science. Students from SCUT must meet the transfer requirements for Rutgers including completion of all preparatory course work and a minimum GPA of 3.0 (or ranked in the top 25% of each class). Also, SCUT students need a good command of English and it is expected that applicants will have a score of 79 or above on TOEFL.
Students from SCUT who select this program will have their first 2 years’ studies at SCUT and then transfer to Rutgers as juniors and complete the requirements of the college and the major into which each student is admitted. Upon successful completion of the program, student will be awarded B.S. degree from both SCUT and Rutgers. So far 6 students have participated in this program.
SCUT/NYU Poly Dual MS Degree Program
This program is specifically designed by SCUT and NYU Poly to target at the postgraduates who entered SCUT through national post-graduate entrance examination. The number of students admitted to this program is expected to be no more than 15 each year.
The Program participants may start with their first year of study in SCUT, then receive the second year’s education in NYU Poly and complete the last year study in SCUT. When the students meet the two schools degree-conferring requirements, they can obtain the dual master’s degree by the two universities. 11 students have participated in this program so far.
SCUT/UWO BS-MS Degree Program
South China University of Technology (SCUT) and The University of Western Ontario (UWO) have established cooperation that will allow qualified SCUT junior students from its Department of Mathematics, School of Science to complete their fourth year of studies in the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences at UWO and receive a conditional offer of admission to UWO’s Masters of Science (MS) Program in Statistics. The number of students admitted to this program is expected to be a maximum of 15 each year.
SCUT students who have achieved an average of 75% or greater in their first three years of study at SCUT are eligible to apply for registration in Year 4 study at UWO. Upon successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree at SCUT after completion of Year 4 courses, and achievement of a cumulative average of at least 75%, with no grade below 60%, in the credits earned in Year 4 at UWO, students will continue MS study at UWO. The Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences at UWO will offer a scholarship of $8,000 (Cdn.) to the top 20% of students entering the MS program under the cooperation between SCUT and UWO. All other students who enter the MS program will receive a $4,000 scholarship. 13 students have participated in this program so far.