Long Course-Chinese Language at Northwestern Polytechnical University

Introduction to the Program

The Long Course-Chinese Language program is a one year course that helps you gain proficiency in speaking, writing and understanding Chinese. By the end of the program, you are expected to have the skills and knowledge to use Chinese in your everyday life.

About Northwestern Polytechnical University

The Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) is a national key university found in the historic city of Xi’an – the cradle of Chinese civilization. It is the only multidisciplinary and research-oriented university in China that also focuses on developing research-based education programs in various fields such as aeronautics and marine engineering.

The main campus of Northwestern Polytechnical University.

NPU works in partnership with the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). It is a top-tier university with a Ministry of Education Class A, Double First Class University distinction.

NPU is one of the best universities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The university has a historical legacy unlike no other. In 1960, NPU was legally approved as a key state university under the State Council. The university ranked in the top 15 of China’s 7th and 8th five-year plans. It is also one of the few universities to pioneer a graduate school.

The Northwestern Polytechnical University is an “Outstanding University Alliance” member. It has received numerous awards from different educational bodies in China. NPU follows the university motto, “Loyalty, Integrity, Courage, and Perseverance.”

The university continues to spread academic excellence in the west. It is fully committed to national defense and making a mark in the history of PRC. NPU visualizes itself as a world-class university, creating world-class, innovative changes.

About the Long Course-Chinese Language

The Long Course-Chinese Language program helps you understand basic Chinese sound, rhyme, and tone. It will enable you to guess the meaning of new Chinese words, make your pronunciation better, understand basic phrases and sentences and use your learnings in your daily communication.

At the end of the program, you can recognize Chinese pinyin with ease, summarize articles with the aid of a dictionary and write pinyin. You will also be taught about the structure of Chinese writing knowledge.

Entry Requirements at Northwestern Polytechnical University

  • Application Form for NPU
  • Notarized highest diploma or certificate
  • One photocopy of passport and two passport photos
  • Physical Examination Form Clearance
  • Certificate by local police station authorized by the Chinese Embassy

Application Deadline

The application deadline is on June 6, 2019, and the program starts on September 2, 2019.


NPU offers comfortable and clean accommodation for students within the university. You can choose from different room options.

Below is a list of accommodation fees.


There are a number of accommodation options for students. For full information see the accommodation page here.

About the Application Process

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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