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B.Eng. in Computer Science and Technology (in English)
- General Information


    The bachelor programs in SCUT offers SCUT International Scholarship for Excellence to international students.

    The scholarship coverage varies from full tuition exemption of 4 years to half tuition exemption of 2 years.

    Please submit relevant documents to finish your application as soon as possible since the quota is limited.

    Learn more about the SCUT International Scholarship for Excellence >>>

    1. Program Introduction

    Editor Notes: This program is to cultivate international talents with a comprehensive knowledge of computer technology.

    • This program is one of SCUT' s top programs.
    • Aiming to cultivate international talents with a comprehensive knowledge of computer technology, creativity.
    • Cultivating students with the ability to conduct academic research.
    • Graduates are capable of working in industrial organizations, research departments, computer hardware/software development organizations, governmental departments, and contributing to the areas of computing research, engineering development, etc.
    • Students will master basic theories and methods of modern computer science.
    • To grasp the newest trend of computer science and the development direction.
    • This program encourage students to participate in mentor's study, improving students' practical ability and innovative consciousness.
    • Students who satisfy all the conditions prescribed by SCUT will be awarded a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
    • SCUT has two semesters a year: the main semester which admits new students only, runs from September to January, and the second semester runs from late February or early March to July.

    2. Program Structure

    Editor Notes: This program provides 10 main courses for international students.

    Chinese Introduction to Chinese Culture Data Structure Program Design of High-level Language
    Operating System Principles of Compiling Computer Network Database
    Software Engineering Artificial Intelligence

    Course and Credits of the program please click here

    3. Why Choose To study This Course

    Editor Notes: It has Computer science basic theory teaching and practical application ability training.

    • Besides learning basic computer course, this course also have artificial intelligence, multimedia technology, two professional direction course, cultivate innovative research and engineering applied talents
    • Drawing on the sophisticated teaching and research facilities as well as rich experience of the professors with extraordinary research power
    • The program puts much premium on the cultivation of students' innovative and analytical thinking and ability
    • Encouraging students to participate in research project with a view to acquiring hands-on experience under the guidance of professors.

    4. Internship and Career

    Editor Notes: This program offers different kinds of careers for international students in the future.

    • The program prepares students for future careers in various fields where professional computer knowledge is needed.
    • The graduates will also be qualified to be engaged in research and teaching in research institutes and institutions of higher learning.

    5. School Introduction

    Editor Notes: SCUT is a key comprehensive research-oriented university under Project 985 and Project 211.

    South China University of Technology (SCUT) is one of China's leading universities. South China University of Technology is a key comprehensive research-oriented university under Project 985 and Project 211. It operates under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. SCUT is a member of Project 985 and Project 211 which means top excellent in teaching and research, it is one of the universities approved by MOE to accept international students on Chinese Government Scholarships, Learn More>>

    6. School of Computer Science & Engineering

    Editor Notes: It is the first school to be engaged in research and teaching on computer in our country.

    6.1 Introduction of the Department

    • One of the units of the colleges and universities in our country that first was engaged in research and teaching on computer
    • There exist two doctoral programs and four master degree programs
    • The first batch of brand-name professional in Guangdong province
    • The School covers 18,000 square meters with the whole equipments worth more than 100 million RMB.

    6.2 Facilities and Achievements

    Editor Notes: Communication & Computer Network Lab had established three research centers and has lots of main research objectives.

    Facilities: The three research centers includes Next generation network technology, High performance computing, and Enterprise computing technology.


    • Computer network, especially the research of Internet fundamental theory, network management and security, a next generation network technology
    • The key high-performance calculation theory, the grid computing, large-scale parallel file management technology, the application of the mass media information retrieval and processing technology
    • Unified portal of enterprise calculation, content management based on XML, the introduction of e-commerce and business intelligence, covering the basic theory, the core technology and application demonstration of computer network.

    6.3 Faculty

    Editor Notes: There are 112 academic and teaching staff, including 20 Professors, 33 associate professors and 88% of whom holding doctor degree.

    Professor Deng Huifang
    Doctor Degree in University of University of London, Britain
    Subject: Computer Application and Cloud Computing

    Professor Li Xiaoming
    Professor in Tsinghua University, China
    Subject : Information Science Technology


    Professor Dong Shoubin
    Visiting Scholar in Carnegie-Mellon University, USA(2001-2002)
    Subject: HighPerformance Computing

    7. Campus Life

    Editor Notes: International students enjoy the wonderful life in the campus.

    Sports Meeting

    Recreational Activities

    Registed Date
    Registed Address
    University Town Campus, Admission Office, School of International Education, SCUT, Guangzhou University Town, Panyu District, Guangzhou City, China.


    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 26,000 pre year
    RMB 104,000 in total (About $ 19,070)
    Accommodation Fee
    International Student Dorm (West Lake)
    Double Room RMB 20 to RMB 9,800
    Single Room RMB 15,000 to RMB 90
    International Student Dorm (Building C15)
    Double Room RMB 27 to RMB 8,000
    Quad room RMB 12 to RMB 3,500
    Single Room RMB 15,000 to RMB 90
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 210 to RMB 450
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,100 to RMB 2,700
- 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
  • High school graduate or above.
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries are required to summit a TOEFL score of 68/190/520 or IELTS 5.5, or pass SCUT's placement test.
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. English test result(TOEFL/IELTS)

3. Foreigner physical examination form

4. Photocopy of valid passport

Valid duration covers our study period at SCUT.

5. Passport photo

Within six months.

6. High school academic transcript

7. 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.

  • 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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