1. Program Overview

The International Foundation Program offered by South China University of Technology is designed to prepare international students to operate in a university setting by familiarizing them with the requirements needed to succeed as an undergraduate student. The program is suited for those who do not meet the minimum requirements for direct entry into SCUT's undergraduate programs.

All courses are conducted in Chinese or English by SCUT lecturers and by experienced instructors. Students are accepted to undergraduate degree programs at SCUT if they successfully complete the program. Upon successful completion of the program, a certificate recognized by other higher education institutions will be awarded.

2. Main Courses

    Chinese-Medium: Mathematics, Physics, Comprehensive Chinese, IT Chinese, Specialty Chinese.

   English-Medium: Mathematics, Physics, English, Comprehensive Chinese, Introduction to Computer Science.


3. Tuition

     Chinese-Medium: RMB 23,000 per academic year;

     English-Medium: RMB 18,000 per academic year.


4. Admission 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.

English test results: Applicants from non-English speaking countries are required to submit a TOEFL score of 50 or IELTS 5.0, excluding IGCSE/O-levels/GED.

 Spring semester intake in Chinese-medium foundation program: HSK Band 4 with 180 scores or above.

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