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- General Information

    English department is founded in 1964, aiming to cultivate students with solid English language foundation and extensive scientific culture knowledge. The main focus of the English department is to develop translating, researching, teaching and management skills, which enable the graduates work in departments like foreign affairs, culture, publishing, education, scientific research and tourism as English professionals.

    Knowledge and abilities that graduates should acquire:

    1. Familiarity with the relevant guideline, policy, laws, current situation of China
    2. Basic knowledge of linguistics, literature and related humanities science and technology
    3. Solid basic knowledge of linguistics and good listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating abilities
    4. Know our own national conditions and social science and culture in English speaking countries
    5. Good Chinese expression ability and basic research skills
    6. Practical use of the second foreign languages
    7. Mastering the basic methods and means to search and collect documents, materials and information; having certain scientific research ability

    The main focus of English department is to develop undergraduate education. Also admit the postgraduates major in foreign linguistics and applied linguistics, English language and literature.

    Currently there are 36 in-service teachers, including 10 professors (2 doctoral supervisors), retain 6-8 foreign teachers, also there are 17 teachers hold the doctorate diploma. About 90% teachers with master’s degree diploma have the study abroad experiences.

    Courses Strcuture

    Compulsory Courses Basic English, Senior English, Selected Readings of Newspaper & Magazine, English Listening, Speaking and Video, Oral English, English Writing, Translation Theory and Practice, Introduction of Linguistics, History of Literature and Literature Readings Selection of Main English Speaking Countries, National Countries Condition of Main English Speaking Countries.
    Optional Courses Western Culture, History of Western Civilization, Language and Culture, Stylistics, English History, Scientific English, English Film Appreciation, Business English, Financial English, Tourism English, The Second Foreign Language, Brief Western Economy, International Economy, Introduction of Finance, Laws of Foreign Banks.
    Main Practical Teaching Concepts Social Survey, Language Practice, Various Foreign Language Contests, Military Training, Graduate thesis.
    Main Professional Practice Study practices (including exhibitions, oral interpretation and written translation), Work practices (intern in the Ministries of the State Council, news organization, company, etc.)

    For Further Study

    Master in foreign language and other social science major home and abroad

    Students Employment

    The Ministries of the State Council, News Organization, University, Companies, and etc.


    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 23,200 pre year
    RMB 92,800 in total (About $ 17,015)
    Accommodation Fee
    The Conference Center Hotel
    Single Room RMB 140 to RMB 348
    International Student House (Building 17)
    Double Room RMB 35 to RMB 95
    Single Room RMB 100 to RMB 95
    Studio RMB 160 to RMB 200
    International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 4)
    Double Room RMB 54 to RMB 80
    Single Room RMB 100 to RMB 150
    International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 6)
    Double Room RMB 50 to RMB 80
    Single Room RMB 100 to RMB 90
    Studio RMB 160 to RMB 200
    International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 7)
    Single Room RMB 100 to RMB 90
    International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 8)
    Single Room RMB 120 to RMB 90
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 600 to RMB 800
    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:  23,200 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • Applicant should be a senior high school graduate or with equivalent schooling in the age bracket of 18-50,with an HSK certificate (level 6 or above). (Classes will be taken together with Chinese students.)
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Certificate of HSK

For applicants of Chinese Language major and Chinese Language and Culture major:Level 3 or above. For those applying to take classes with Chinese students: HSK Level 6 or above

3. Photocopy of valid passport

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

4. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

5. Certificate/diploma of highest education

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

6. Academic transcript of highest education

Original transcript of academic record.

7. Valid identity document of the applicant's emergency contact person

A photocopy of the ID of the emergency contact (can be a license, official ID of Chinese citizen or foreigner).

8. Letter of recommendation

Reference letter from applicants' former teacher.

  • 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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