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English and Intercultural Studies
- General Information

    Teaching Objective

    This four-year program aims to produce well-grounded graduates not only proficient in English but also competent in intercultural communication. Whereas the teaching of English skills is the focus, the cultivation of critical thinking and creative ability integrates into the entire pedagogical process.

    Main Courses

    The undergraduate program requires a minimun of 4-year study with completion of 113 credits including a thesis.

    Language Skills (44 credits) English Analytical Reading (I, II, III) (12)
    Conversation English (3)   Human Communication (3)
    Public Speaking (3)   Debating in Engli (3)
    Narrative Writing (3)   Expository Writing (3)
    Argumentative Writing (3)   Research Paper Writing (3)
    Chinese Language and Culture (I, II, III, IV) (8)
    Foundation (15 credits) Introduction to Literature (3)
    Introduction to Language and Linguistics (3)
    Classics of Western Thought (3)
    Introduction to Empirical Research Methods (3)
    Introduction to Intercultural Studies
    Concentration (48 credits) Five Areas
    English Linguistics English Literature Social and Cultural Studies International Politics and Economics

    China Studies

    Students are required to specilize in any one of the above-mentioned five concentration areas, and complete at least 18 credits of coursework from a choosen concentration area.
    Internship (2 credits)
    Thesis (4 credits)

    Career Prospects

    Undergraduates have proved to be competitive and have enormous potientialities in careers that range from foreign affairs, international trade, cultural exchange and international communication of teaching English. They are also qualified for furthur studies in all relevant fields of humanities and social sciences.

    Diploma Awarded

    Bachelor of English Language and Literature


    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 26,000 pre year
    RMB 104,000 in total (About $ 19,070)
    Accommodation Fee
    White Building
    Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 50
    Single Room RMB 60 to RMB 90
    Guojiao Building
    Single Room RMB 110 to RMB 90
    Studio RMB 260 to RMB 300
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 390 to RMB 810
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  26,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

English proficiency: IELTS 6.0; TOEFL 90

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

3. 3 passport-sized photos

4. High school education academic transcript

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

5. High school graduate certificate

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

6. English proficiency test certificate


7. Reference Statement

Reference statement signed be a referee living in China or abroad.

8. Personal Statement

Including the reason of choosing BFSU and area of interest.

9. Curriculum Vitae

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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