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Program Entrance Requirements



General Requirements for Chinese Language Program


1. Candidate should be a Non-Chinese citizen healthy, non-criminal record, and of the age from 18 to 55. 

2. No requirement for candidates’ Chinese language proficiency.




Requirements for Undergraduate Program


A. General Requirements for Bachelor Program

Students applying toZZU are expected to satisfy the General Admission Requirement, English Language Requirement and School-specific Requirement prior to the start of the year of admission:

1. International Candidate should be a Non-Chinese citizen, with the age between 18 and 30, healthy, with non-criminal record.


2. International Candidate shouldhave an educational background equal to or above high school graduation (or equivalent).


3. English language requirements: for candidates from non-English spoken countries applying for EMI (English Mediated Instruction) programs, their minimum IELTS score should reach 6.0 or TOEFL score reach82 (IBT) (553 in written version or 217 in computer version), or equivalent.


4. Chinese Language requirements: Applicants who apply for CMI (Chinese Mediated Instruction) Science and /or Engineering programs should pass the level-3 HSK or above, and who apply for Liberal Arts studies should pass the level-5 HSK or above. Applicants with lower level HSK can first apply for Chinese Language Programs for a full year or half year in ZZU before their major studies.


B.Requirements of Bachelor Program for Specific Country

Country

General Admission Requirement

USA

1.Graduation from high school; and

2.SAT Reasoning Test with a combined score of 1800 or above (in one sitting) or ACT plus Writing with a composite score of 27 or above (in one sitting); and Redesigned SAT Reasoning Test is also recognised, more details will be announced later

i) Three SAT Subject Tests, each with a score of 600 or above; or

ii) American College Board Advanced Placement in three subjects, each with score of grade 3 or above

Australia

• New South Wales High School Certificate

• Northern Territory Certificate of Education

• Queensland Certificate of Education

• Southern Australian Certificate of Education

• Tasmanian Certificate of Education

• Victoria Certificate of Education

• Western Australia Certificate of Education

UK

• Passes in at least three AL subjects in the GCEAL/IAL examinations; or

• Obtains a Cambridge Pre-U Diploma; or

• Obtains a BTEC Extended Diploma

• Note: Applicants may present Cambridge Pre-U Principal courses in place of AL/IAL subjects

Canada

• Alberta, NWT, Nunavut: Graduation from high school; and English Language Arts 30-1 or English 30; and Four additional Grade 12 Courses

• British Columbia, Yukon: Graduation from high school; and English 12; and Three additional Grade 12 courses

• Manitoba: Graduation from high school; and English 40S; and Four additional Grade 12 courses

• New Brunswick: Graduation from high school; and English 121 or English 122; and Four additional Grade 12 courses

• Newfoundland, Labrador: Graduation from high school; and English 3201; and Four additional Grade 12 courses

• Nova Scotia: Graduation from high school; and English 12; and Four additional Grade 12 courses

• Ontario: Graduation from high school; and English 4U (ENG4U); and Five additional Grade 12 U or M courses

• Prince Edward Island: Graduation from high school; and Academic English (ENG611) or Academic English (ENG621); and Four additional Grade 12 courses

• Québec: Obtainment of the Diplome detudes collegiales

•Saskatchewan: Graduation from high school; and English A30 and B30; and Three additional Grade 12 courses numbered 30

European Baccalaureate

Completion of the European Baccalureate

French Baccalaureate

baccalauréat général or baccalauréat général (option internationale); All sections- S (Scientifique), L (Litteraire), and ES (Economique et sociale)

International Baccalaureate

Completion of IB Diploma

Bangladesh

Higher Secondary Certificate

Austria

Reifezeugnis/Matura from academic stream

Belgium

• Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs; or;

• Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur

Bulgaria

Diploma za Zavarsheno Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education)

Cameroon

• Passes in at least 3 subjects in the Cameroon GCE A Levels; or

• Cameroon Baccalauréat

Chile

Licencia de Enseñanza Media (Certificate of Secondary Education)

Croatia

Maturalna Svjedodzba (Matriculation Certificate)

Czech Republic

• Maturitni Zkouška; or

• Maturita

Denmark

Studentereksamen

Estonia

• Gümnaasiumi Lõputunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate); and

• Riigieksamitunnistus (State Examination Certificate)

Finland

• Lukionpaastotodistus (School-leaving Certificate); and

•Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamensbetyg (National Matriculation Examination)

Germany

Zeugnis der allgemeinen Hochschulreife (German Abitur)

Greece

Apolytirio Eniaiou Lykeiou

Hungary

Erettsegi/Matura (Secondary Leaving Certificate)

Iceland

Stúdentspróf (Matriculation Examination)

India

Pass Certificates obtained on completion of Standard X and Standard XII (State and National boards)

Indonesia

Completion of both qualifications:

• SMA Ujian Sekolah; and

• SMA Ujian Nasional

Iran

Pre-University Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe)

Ireland

Ardteistiméireacht (Leaving Certificate)

Israel

Bagrut

Italy

Diploma di Stato

Japan

Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Jamaica

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) Diploma

Malaysia

Completion of

• STPM with passes in at least 3 subject, other than language subjects; 

• Passes in 7 or more subjects in SPM (Junior Middle Level)

• UEC (Senior Middle Level), with passes in at least 6 subjects; AND

• Passes in 7 or more subjects in UEC (Junior Middle Level)

Mauritus

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate with passes in three or more A Level subjects

Mexico

Mexican bachillerato

Moldova

Diplomã de Bacalaureat

Netherlands

Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO)

New Zealand

National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level Three

Norway

Vitnemål - videregaende opplaering (generell studiekompetanse)

Pakistan

Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC)

Poland

Matura with 3 subjects at extended level

Portugal

Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidáo do Décimo Segundo Ano)

Romania

Diploma de Bacalaureat

Russia

• Attestat o Srednem Obshchem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Complete General Education); and

• Pass in the Unified State Examination (EGE)

Singapore

• Passes in at least three H2 subjects in the Singapore-Cambridge GCEAL; 

• An acceptable Diploma obtained from one of the polytechnics in Singapore: Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP), Republic Polytechnic (RP), Singapore Polytechnic (SP), Temasek Polytechnic (TP); and Passes in 7 subjects or more in the GCEOL/IGCSE/GCSE; or Completion of the Integrated Program (IP)

Slovakia

Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Slovenia

Spricevalo o splosni maturi (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) and Matura

South Africa

National Senior Certificate

South Korea

Ilbankye Kodung Hakkyo (General High School Diploma)

Spain

• Titulo de Bachillerato; and

• Prueba de Aptitud para Acceso a la Universidad (PAU - University Entrance Exam)

Sri Lanka

• Sri Lanka Advanced Level examinations with passes in 3 subjects; and Passes in 7 subjects in the Sri Lanka Ordinary Level examinations

Sweden

l Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskolan; and

l Examensbevis från Gymnasieskolan

Switzerland

One of the following:

• Maturitätszeugnis (Federal Maturity Certificate)

• Certificat De Maturité

• Baccalauréat

• Attestato Di Maturità

• Eidgenössisch Anerkanntes Kantonales Maturitätszeugnis

• Certificat De Maturité Cantonal Reconnu Par La Confédération

• Attestato Di Maturità Cantonale Riconosciuto Dalla Confederazione

• Cantonal Maturity Certificate

Thailand

Mathayom Suksa 6 (M6)

Tunisia

Baccalauréat

Turkey

• Anadolu Lisesi (Anatolian High School Diploma); or

• Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma); or

• Lise Bitirme Diplomasi (Private High School Diploma)

Vietnam

• Upper Secondary Graduation Certificate; and

• Satisfactory performance in a university entrance exam for admission in a Vietnam university recognized by HKUST

Others

• Post-Secondary Qualifications: Completion of at least one year full-time study in an Associate Degree, Higher Diploma or undergraduate studies in a post-secondary institution

• High School Qualifications: Completion of high school graduation requirements; and

•Completion of any school-leaving public examinations




Requirements for Master Program


1. Candidate should be a Non-Chinese citizen, under 40 years old, the Bachelor degree holder, healthy, with non-criminal record. 


2. English language requirements: for candidates from non-English spoken countries applying for EMI (English Mediated Instruction) programs, their minimum IELTS score should reach 6.0 or TOEFL score reach83(IBT) (553 in written version or 217 in computer version), or equivalent.


3. Chinese Language requirements: Applicants who apply for CMI (Chinese Mediated Instruction) Science and /or Engineering programs should pass the level-5 HSK or above. Applicants with lower level HSK can first apply for Chinese Language Programs for a full year or half year in ZZU before their major studies.


4. Specific requirements for individual academic Schools may vary by board and subjects taken. You are advised to check with your prospective school or supervisor.





Requirements for Doctor Program


1. Candidate should be a Non-Chinese citizen, under 50 years old, the Master degree holder, in healthy condition, with non-criminal record.


2. English language requirements: for candidates from non-English spoken countries applying for EMI (English Mediated Instruction) programs, their minimum IELTS score should reach 6.0 or TOEFL score reach83(IBT) (553 in written version or 217 in computer version), or equivalent.


3. Chinese Language requirements: Applicants who apply for CMI (Chinese Mediated Instruction) Science and /or Engineering programs should pass the level5 HSK or above. Applicants with lower level HSK can first apply for Chinese Language Programs for a full year or half year in ZZU before their major studies.


4. Specific requirements for individual academicschools maybe imposed bytheboard and subjects taken. You are advised to check with your prospective school or supervisor.


For Research Degree Programs Since the postgraduate research degrees are individually supervised. We strongly recommend that prospective applicants make initial enquiries with the potential supervisor or school before submitting a formal application. A research proposal is required along with your formal application.