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Plastic Arts
- General Information

    There are 5 directions of study in this major: Painting (Chinese Painting), Painting (Oil Painting), Painting (Printmaking), Painting (Fresco and Public Art), and Sculpture.

    Painting (Chinese Painting) Main courses include Strong Coloring, Free style (Figure, Flowers and Birds), Sketching, Line Drawing, Chinese Painting etc.

    Painting (Oil Painting) Main courses include Sketching, Copy and Appreciation of Occidental Oil Painting, Oil Painting From Life etc.

    Painting (Printmaking) Main courses include Water Color Wood Block Printing, Copperplate Print, Silk Screen, Print Language Training, Black and White Wood Block etc.

    Painting (Fresco and Public Art) Main courses include  Figure Painting in Deep and Bright Colors, Comprehensive Materials, Art History-fresco, Tempera, Fresco Creation etc.

    Sculpture Main courses include Nude Sketch, Figure in Relief, History of Sculpture, Nude Clay Figure, Life Size
    of Nude Clay Figure, Concrete Sculpture, Abstract Sculpture, Sculpture in General etc.

    Entrance Examination

    (1) Subjects of Written Examination for Science, Engineering and Management Programs: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and English.

    (2) Subjects of Written Examination for Law, Humanities and Social Sciences Programs: Basic Chinese Language, Chinese Writing, General Knowledge, and English.

    (3) Subjects of Written Examination for Arts and Design Programs: Chinese Writing, General Knowledge, Sketch, Quick Sketch, and Color Painting.

    Extra exams are requested for some programs: Sketch for Architecture Program, Oral Test for English and Japanese Programs, and Mathematics for Experimental Class of Social Sciences and Psychology.

    Interview may also be requested by some department/schools.

    Date of Entrance Examination

    Written Examination: May 12 - 13

    The applicants to be interviewed will be notified after written exams.

    Please read Admissions if you want to know more details.


    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 40,000 pre year
    RMB 160,000 in total (About $ 29,335)
    Accommodation Fee
    Zijing Apartment
    Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 80
    Single Room RMB 80
    Other Fees
    Service Fee USD 150
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  40,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  1. Foreign citizens under 25 and in good health
  2. Graduation from senior high school;
  3. HSK Band 6 / new HSK Band 5 or above.
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Certificate of HSK

Certificate of HSK Band 6 (the Band 5 of new HSK and score of each course has to be above 60)

3. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4. High school academic transcript

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. Photocopy of valid passport

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

7. Recommendation letter

From senior high school/institution

8. A notarization of guarantor in China

Only for applicants under 18 years old.

  • 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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