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Why Take Foundation Course before Joining a Degree Program?

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1. What is Foundation Program

Foundation program for international students provide an entry route into many of the undergraduate and graduate courses in China. A foundation course is the first step on the way to successfully obtaining your degree. During your one-year program, you will prepare for your degree by developing both your subject knowledge, English language level and study skills.

2. What Kind of Students Need to Take Foundation Program?

①Want to apply bachelor degree course, but got no A level result.

Don’t meet the academic or language entry requirements in the country where they want to stud. like some students only got O level but not A level;

②Want to apply top university, but don't meet the entry requirements in grades or language;

③Want to apply a less popular course for bachelor master or doctor degree, but no English taught course is available, only Chinese taught course.

3. Advantage of Foundation Program

①Increased chances of admission

②Better language proficiency

③Direct access to great universities

④Relevant qualification for your future studies

⑤Reduced culture shock

⑥Getting into the right mindset

⑦Build confidence for your years of study to follow

4. What will I Study?

You will learn Comprehensive Course, Mathematics, English, Chinese listening reading and speaking.

5. Application Requirements

1. Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport

2. High school graduate or equivalent to a Chinese high school graduate

3. Be in good health condition and above the age of 18

4. Observe the law and regulations of People's Republic of China and all regulations of the university

6. Application Materials

1. Copy of highest diploma and transcripts

2. Applicants' age under 18 need to submit notarized guardianship certificate

3. A copy of passport or other identification

7. Features to Study Foundation in Belt & Road Collaborative Innovation College

1. Students will be divided into different levels and classes according to their interview results. Teaching contents and methods will be adjusted based on different training tasks and objectives of each semester.

2. The program sets Chinese language courses including listening, speaking, reading and writing, and combines with HSK remedial courses and simulation tests.

3. According to academic characteristics and requirements of Bachelor's programs in UIBE, the program also sets mathematics and English courses to promote students' comprehensive abilities.

4. Students shall take the regular tests each month in spring semester, and switch classes according to the test results, which can arouse students' learning passion. Excellent students will move up to Bachelor's programs directly.

8. Tuition and Scholarship in Belt & Road Collaborative Innovation College

1.Tuition: 22,300 RMB/year/person

2. Scholarship:

Candidates whose high school results above 90% are eligible to receive 100% exemption from tuition fees

Candidates whose high school results above 80% are eligible to receive 50% exemption from tuition fees

Candidates whose high school results above 70% are eligible to receive 25% exemption from tuition fees

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SICAS ( Study in China Admission System) Welcomes you all to apply to study in universities in China.

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