Bachelor’s in Business Chinese
Introduction to the Program
The Bachelor’s in Chinese is a 4 year undergraduate program for international students. Students can start the program in September each year.
Tuition fee: RMB 16500 year
Application deadline is June 15th every year.
About the Program
The College of Foreign Students Education of Wuhan University is a dedicated school for the Chinese language teaching and training. It is also one of the few centers for HSK examination and for the qualification examination for the teachers teaching Chinese language to foreigners in China. It has established undergraduate program of Chinese Language for international students, master program of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language for international students and master program of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages for international students (which is a professional degree). The college is also in charge of international students’ enrollment, administration and management.
The college has a long history of international students’ enrollment and teaching, with abundant teaching experience and research outcomes. 31 regular teachers teaching Chinese to international students work together as a qualified professional team .There are 3 professors, 9 associate professors, which occupies 39%. There are 23 teachers who have got PhD. Degree and who are still studying for PhD. Degree, which occupies 74% .There are 25 teachers who have got the qualification certificates for the teachers teaching Chinese language to foreigners in China, which occupies 81%.The distribution of teachers age is reasonable. 6 teachers are at age of 41-60, which occupies 20% .25 teachers are under 40, which occupies 80%. 5 teachers are the members of the World Chinese Language Society for Foreigners and 21 teachers are the members of China’s Chinese Language Society for Foreigners. In addition to the regular teachers, the college has also recruited 20 part-time teachers, all of whom have senior professional titles. Many academicians of Chinese Language join the courses as the visiting professors.
The college designs nearly 40 various specialized required courses and elective courses. The college has been improving the teaching method, teaching means, teaching modes and the curriculum design to the students from different countries accordingly, and encouraging the teachers to facilitate the teaching by the multi-media and many hi-tech means. Simultaneously the focus is on the study of pedagogy. During the instruction, the popularization of Chinese culture is emphasized on as more than 10 cultural courses are designed, which plays a significant role in cultivating foreign friends who will be familiar and friendly with China. In the teaching process the specific communication contexts, the interaction between teachers and students, the practical communication skills, and the social practice for Chinese acquisition inside and outside the classroom are focused. The regular academic salons are organized each semester, and some well-known professors majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language are invited to give lectures, which promotes teachers to analyze the teaching issues theoretically, summarize the teaching experience and explore the new teaching methodology.
Based on Chinese language and culture, one integration and two levels in the education of a whole learner in accordance with the characteristics of the international students are formed. Integration means culture is also covered while language is taught. and vice versa. Two levels means the language-level courses, and culture and literature-level courses which have developed from elementary -intermediate ability to intermediate-advanced ability forming an intersectional system of knowledge to produce a famous brand of the undergraduate program in Chinese language and Chinese culture and develop a famous brand of undergraduates who will use and publicize Chinese language and culture in their future work and life in the world.
This program is designed to benefit non-Chinese students from foreign countries. The objective is to develop practical, internationally competitive and specialized talents who master comprehensive knowledge of Chinese listening, speaking, reading, writing and have systematical understanding of business and trade practice in China. An overall curriculum covering basic Chinese, business Chinese and Chinese culture ensure the students be equipped with native perspective on Chinese conditions and economy and capable of using Chinese in business practice.
The graduates majoring in Chinese Language (Business Chinese) must at least pass BCT and HSK band 5 or above.
Major Core Courses：
Comprehensive Chinese （Primary、Intermediate)
Chinese Reading （Primary、Intermediate）
Business Trade Comprehensive Chinese
Business Trade Chinese writing
Business Trade Chinese Listening and Speaking
Chinese Economic Profile
Economic Newspaper Reading
About WHU - Wuhan University
Wuhan University (WHU) is a top 5 University in China, located in central China in the city of Wuhan, with around 1500 international students. The University is well known as having the most beautiful campus out of all the Universities in China next to the East Lake. For further information about Wuhan University and Life on Campus visit the Wuhan University page here.
Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, between the ages of 18-30, with a high school diploma.
To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. Your application is normally processed within 4 weeks. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.