Foundation Program

Introduction to the Program

The Foundation Program at South China Institute (SCI) is a one semester or one year program for international students.

About the Program

The program is designed for students who intend to enroll for a business degree course, but are not qualified in an academic setting. Students in this program for one semester or one year prior to enrolling for a degree course. Reasonable English proficiency is a requirement for entry to the program.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements:

  • Completed recognized upper secondary or equivalent Year 12 studies to the required standards
  • Proof of English proficiency: IELTS 5.0/TOEFL IBT 64/TOEIC 600

Application Deadline:

The application deadline for the spring semester is 31st December, the application deadline for the fall semester is June 30th.

Tuition Fees:

The tuition fees is 15,000 RMB each semester (CNY 30,000/year).


To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. Applications take 4-6 weeks before a decision is given, and students are accepted on a rolling basis. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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