Sino-British College, USST Admissions Guide for 2024

Founded in 2006, the Sino-British College, USST in Shanghai, China, is a unique joint venture between the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) and 8 UK universities. SBC offers a blend of British and Chinese education, focusing on advanced manufacturing and modern service industries. 

SBC offers programs taught entirely in English by a diverse faculty, with options to study full degrees or pathway programs in both China and the UK. Accredited by prestigious organizations such as the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL), SBC’s programs are globally recognized, ensuring excellent academic and career prospects. The college emphasizes responsible leadership, innovation, and cultural empathy, preparing students to become global leaders.

If you’re an international student looking to study at Sino-British College in 2024, this guide will help you navigate the application process.

Official Presentation

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Application Deadlines for Sino-British College 2024

The application deadline for the September intake is July 31, 2024.

It is highly recommended to apply early to secure your spot and to get a chance to apply for scholarships.


  • Foreign nationality
  • Must be 17 or 18 years old
  • Applicants must be in good health both mentally and physically

Application Documents for SBC

To complete the application procedures, the following materials are needed:

  • Passport
  • Your Photograph (Passport-sized)
  • English Language Certificate
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (In English)
  • Personal Statement Letter or Study Plan

Scholarships Available at SBC

For Single Degree Only: 

EAP Tuition Waiver Scholarship (Foundation Year Only) : CNY 10,000

For Dual Degrees Only:

HSK 4 Scholarship: CNY 20,000

For  All International Applicants:

  • Early-Application Scholarship: CNY 10,000
  • High Achiever Scholarship: CNY 20,000
  • Executive Dean’s Outstanding Performance Scholarship: 50% on the tuition fee

Application Process

  1. Complete the required application documents
  2. Online application
  3. Submit the application
  4. Admission decision and offer

There’s no application fee to apply for Sino-British College.

Read more articles about SBC:
Sino-British College – Affordable UK Education in Shanghai
6 Reasons Why Shanghai’s Sino-British College is the Perfect Location

How to Apply

Learn more about the programs and apply to Sino-British College, USST through the links below. If you have any questions or need help, you can always talk to one of our student advisors.

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