Undergraduate Program taught in Chinese

Chinese Language and Literature

1. Objectives

This program aims to nurture students with strong oral and written capacities of Chinese language and a broad basic knowledge of humanities and social sciences. Students are cultivated to be inter-disciplinary talents specialized in a wide range of fields like trade with China, diplomacy, C-E/E-C translation, tourism, secretarial work, Chinese teaching and research and etc.

2. Training requirements

The normal duration of study for this program is 4 years. Students will be allowed to graduate and be granted a Bachelor of Arts degree by SAU upon completing all of the following requirements: complete all the courses stipulated in the curriculum; obtain the credits specified by the program; complete the graduation design (or graduation thesis) related to the major independently and pass the defense; and pass Chinese Proficiency Test (new HSK) Level 5 or above.

3. Main courses

Oral Chinese, Chinese Reading, Chinese Listening and Speaking, Chinese Comprehensive Class, Introduction to Literature, Appreciation of Ancient Chinese Literary Works, A Guide to the Classics of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Modern Chinese, Foreign Literature, Aesthetics, Travel Chinese, Business Chinese, Overview of China, Special Topics on Chinese Culture, Special Topics on Chinese History, Special Topics on Chinese Philosophy, Intercultural Communication

4. Duration: 4 Years

5. Award degree: Bachelor of Arts

6. Qualification of applicants

(1) Friendly to China, excellent academic records, good moral and health.

(2) The applicant must be at aged between 18 and 30, awarded a senior high school diploma.

(3) Language: HSK 4 180

7. Application schedule

January 5th, 2020 to May 30th, 2020

8. Scholarship

Remission of tuition fee (RMB)

Reward according to your performance (RMB)




in three grades:

Excellent: 10,000/year;

Good: 7,000/year;

Qualified: 5,000/year

in three grades:

Excellent: 20,000/year;

Good: 17,000/year;

Qualified: 15,000/year

9. Application procedure

Step 1: Online application

Register and fill personal information and scholarship application form in the Online System http://app.ghc.sicau.edu.cn

Step 2: Documents submission online

(1) Valid passport, and residence permit page if you are already in China

(2) HSK certificate

(3) CV or personal statement

(4) Original or notarized photocopies of senior high school diploma and transcripts. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

(5) Valid physical examination form

(6) Certificate of Non-criminal Record

(7) Financial statement: Evidence of financial support

For applicants under the age of 18 on registration day, a notarization of guarantors in China is required. The guardian of the student has to be living in Sichuan at present.

(8) Other supporting materials including sports, arts and other relevant awards and certificates, Chinese Language Proficiency Certificate (HSK).

Note: 1) In addition to the above application materials, the university may require applicant to provide supplementary materials, depending on the circumstances.

    2) The application is invalid if the application materials are incomplete.

Step 3Application fee payment

Two ways to pay application fee (non-refundable): RMB 600 (or U.S. Dollar 90 for overseas payment)

(1) Pay at the International Student Office of SAU in person or entrust others. Submit the copy of the Payment Receipt to ISO.

Ya’an Campus: Room 425, Comprehensive Administration Building

Chengdu Campus: Room 606, Administration Building 1

(2) Transfer via banks and submit Payment Receipt in the online system.

Bank information:




Account No: 51001837108059666666






10. Interview

Students are required to attend a video or telephone interview at a specified time, or to provide a short video of up to 5 minutes, covering Chinese self-introduction, willingness to study in China, etc.

11. Costs (in RMB Yuan)

(1) Application fee (Non-refundable): RMB 600

(2) Tuition fees: RMB 16,000/Year (Tuition will be reduced by RMB 10,000 per year for scholarship students.)

(3) Insurance: RMB 800/year

(4) Accommodation

 Room type


 Fee (RMB)

 4-bed room

 private bathroom with shower, furniture


Notes:  a. Rental fee of air conditioner is required: 400 Yuan/room/year

b. Bedding and towels are not supplied.

c. For each room, there is a fixed amount of free water and electricity, and the extra amount will be paid by students themselves.

(5) Other cost

Living expenses: approximately RMB 1000-1500/month (Depends on your personal budget)

Residence Permit: RMB 400/year

Physical Examination: RMB 500

12. Accommodation reservation

On-campus rooms can only be reserved for those who have successfully applied on line. There is a bathroom, broadband internet access, furniture for each room in the student apartment. There are also water boilers, laundry services and public showers in the apartment.

Those who fail to apply for the dorm on line need to find the accommodation off campus by themselves.

13. Inquiry and admission notice

The applicants who pass the evaluation by Sichuan Agricultural University International Student Admission Committee will be finally admitted. The International Office will send email to admitted students and the applicants may check admission status via the Online Application System.

14. Registration

Students shall come to International Students Office for registration during the dates indicated on the Admission Notice. Students must enter China with ordinary passport, X1 visa, and must apply for Residence Permit within 30 days after arrival in China.

15. Contact information

International Students Office, Sichuan Agricultural University:

Address: Room 606, Administration Building 1

No.211 Huimin Road, Wenjiang District, Chengdu

611130, P. R. China

Tel: +86-28-86293221

Consultation: 40799141@qq.com;

Complaint: IOEC@sicau.edu.cn

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