Best Courses to Study in China for 2020

In recent years, China has caught the world’s attention because of its impressive rise to power. China is a major global player and a force to be reckoned with in terms of purchasing power, artificial intelligence and innovative solutions.

According to financial analysts, China is poised to overtake the United States economy and those of other Western countries. By 2030, the country is predicted to hold the most powerful economy in the world.

With its fast industrialization, China has become one of the most enticing study-abroad destinations for international students. According to the most recent statistics by the Ministry of Education, the total number of international students in Chinese higher education was 492,185 (including 258,122 degree students) in 2018. China has surpassed the United Kingdom to become the host of second largest international student population, after the US.

If you’re still deciding which course to take, here are the best courses to study in China!

Best Courses to Study in China


China is highly recognized for its excellent medical education and competitive English-taught MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) programs.

According to statistics, more than 10,000 students take MBBS in China every year. There are almost fifty universities and colleges in China offering medical courses. The MBBS programs usually lasts five or six years in China.

Search for English-taught MBBS programs in China here.

Shantou University Medical College (SUMC) offers one of the best English-taught MBBS in China. In this photo, students are trained in the Surgery Training Room in preparation for medical internship.


With its strong economy, vibrant business environment and dynamic startup scene, China is fast-becoming the go-to study abroad destination for business professionals who want to broaden their skills, develop strong leadership knowledge and advance their careers.

Two of the most popular business courses in China are the Bachelor’s in International Business and Master in Business Administration (MBA).

Chinese business schools occupy the Financial Times’ top business schools every year. Some of them include:

Chinese Language and Literature

The Chinese language is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. In fact, one fifth of the planet speaks Chinese.

Knowing Chinese opens countless economic and business advantages but most of all, it gives you a peek of the world’s oldest civilization, including its culture and history. At the heart of Chinese civilization is its rich heritage of literary forms such as novels, short stories, poetry and more recently, film.

Whether its non-degree or degree programs in Chinese language and literature, international students recognize the benefits of the course. You can also take Chinese language programs online. Below are some examples of these programs.


Chinese Universities Open for September 2020 Intake

If you would like to study any of the courses above and start your China journey, Chinese universities are still accepting applicants for September 2020 intake.

You can check for the application deadlines, or search for programs on our site. Apply as early as now so you can still apply for scholarships. China Admissions makes the application process in Chinese universities easier!

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