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Civil Engineering
- 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 >>>

    Educational Objective

    Cultivate students who specialized in housing construction, underground construction, roads, Bridges, tunnels and urban light rail and other civil engineering structure design, civil engineering foundation design and foundation treatment, detection and test of civil engineering structures, construction technology of civil engineering and engineering management. With a solid theoretical foundation and broad professional knowledge, students get basic training of civil engineers, strong innovative spirit and ability of research.

    Why chooseto study This Program

    Civil engineering is listed as one of the first south China University of technology "outstanding engineers training plan". To give English good outstanding students a higher platform, we focus on cultivating students\' engineering practice ability, innovation consciousness, international vision and international communication ability. Students, after graduation, can go to the internationalization of large and medium-sized enterprises and institutions, continue study being a professional or academic graduate student, or engage in joint training graduate programs abroad.

    Main Course

    In the first two years, students mainly study higher mathematics, computer application basis, engineering drawing, engineering surveying, civil engineering materials, theoretical mechanics, material mechanics, structural mechanics, fluid mechanics, soil mechanics and other professional basic knowledge; at grade three and grade four, students will choose one of three professional direction: construction engineering, underground structure engineering, road and bridge engineering. Main courses are steel structure design, the structure of the high-rise building design, engineering structure seismic disaster prevention theory and design, survey of underground building structure, road design, road engineering, bridge engineering, tunnel engineering, construction technology and construction organization design, construction project management and engineering economic and other professional courses in the field of study.


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    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 23,000 pre year
    RMB 92,000 in total (About $ 16,870)
    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:  23,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  1. High school graduated;
  2. HSK Band 3 (new HSK Band 4) for Science and/or Engineering studies, Band 6 (new HSK Band 5) for Liberal Arts, Economics and/or Management studies.
  3. Those who do not have a HSK result can study for one year of Chinese language program at SCUT prior to their degree programs.
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Scholarship Application Form

You can download a template or sample from here .

3. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4. Photocopy of valid passport

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

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. High school academic transcript

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

7. Language proficiency test certificate

Students should submit relevant certificate.

8. Reference letters

Applicants must submit two reference letters in Chinese or English from professors or associate professors (postgraduate applicants only).

9. Physical Examination Form

You can download a template or sample from here .

10. A study or research plan

Written in Chinese or in English (postgraduate applicants only, no less than 500 words).

  • 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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