South China University of Technology

Province : ShaanxiXi’an                               University Ranking : 274

About University

South China University of Technology

South China University of Technology (SCUT) is one of China’s key universities operating under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. The university, that encompasses a total area of 294 hectares, is located in Guangzhou, a southern metropolitan in China. The university has 2 campuses such as The Wushan Campus and Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center Campus. South China University of Technology (SCUT), generally known as the South China Institute of Technology, was established in 1952.   

In 1960, South China University of Technology was awarded ranked among the key universities of China. In 1981, it had been approved by the State Council to grant doctor degrees and master’s degrees, and was among the primary universities in the country to do so. In 1995, it had been selected as one of the universities that China will build vital investment within the 21st century. 

In 1999, it had been rated “Excellent” throughout the Undergraduate Teaching Assessment, and was among the first “Excellent Universities of Undergraduate Education” in the country. In the same year, a national science park was established with the authorization of State Ministry of Technology and State MOE. In the year of 2000, the School was accepted to be established. In 2001, the new cooperative construction of State MOE and Guangdong Province was enforced in SCUT and it was listed among the highest universities in the country.  

After sixty years of development, the university has become a multidisciplinary university that specializes in engineering, combined with science, conjointly promoting well coordinated development of management, economics, humanities and law. With actual knowledge pursuit, the school eminent spirit of concord and truthfulness has come into being, that helped cultivating exclusive technological and management skills that are welcomed to the society. 

In recent years, the demand of graduate students has exceeded their supply. The employment rate of its undergraduates in 2013 has reached 99.33% which of its graduates 99.48%. Since its innovation, the university has cultivated for the country over 290,000 graduates in the least levels. Many school fellows have become technological mainstays, distinguished entrepreneurs or leading cadres.

Facing the new century, SCUT will take discipline constructions as necessity, regard individual of its roots, take into account talent cultivation for its final aim and highlight technological pursuit. The school intends to enlarge and extend to understand the coordinated development of its scale, structure, quality and benefit.  

South China University of Technology accelerates its education rebuild by power train the university from multi discipline-oriented to integration-oriented, from teaching research-oriented to research-oriented, and from partial open type to utterly open form, thus on build SCUT into a top-level State university and known world-class university.  

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 18 and the world rank is 274.

Does Chinese universities provide programs in English?

 YES, Chinese Universities provide programs in English. International Students can pursue their degrees in English taught in Chinese Universities.

Do I need to take an IELTS or TOEFL exam before applying in this University?

No, Students don’t need the IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted to this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometimes students are asked for the IELTS certificate.

What Documents do I need to apply for this University?

The primary documents a student need for applying this University are Notary stamped scan copies of the last Academic degree certificate and testimonial, Passport, Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Certificate.

When my offer letter come after applying this University?

Usually, It takes 4 to 8 weeks to come to an offer letter from any Chinese Universities after applying.

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March & September Intake. Interested students are invited to apply. Both semesters are open for Diploma, Bachelor, Post-Graduates, and Doctoral program.

To get admission information or any kind of queries, please contact:

China: +8613632437050 (Whatsapp/Wechat/Viber/IMO)


Scholarships 30%
Result Status 80%
Foreign Students 45%
Positive Reviews 80%
University Ranking 85%

All Programs

Undergraduate Programs in English at South China University of Technology

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
Environmental Engineering Bachelor English 4 Years 26000.00 / Year September
Civil Engineering Bachelor English 4 Years 26000.00 / Year September
Business Administration Bachelor English 4 Years 26000.00 / Year September
Computer Science and Technology Bachelor English 4 Years 26000.00 / Year September
International Economics and Trade Bachelor English 4 Years 26000.00 / Year September

Postgraduate Programs in English at South China University of Technology

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
Electrical and Computer Engineering Master English 2 Years 32000.00 / Year September
MBA Master English 2 Years 44500.00 / Year September

Doctoral Programs in English at South China University of Technology

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
Environmental Science and Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Biomass Science and Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Food Quality and Safety Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Processing and Storage of Agricultural Products Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Cereals,Oil and Vegetable Protein Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Food Science Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Amylum Resource Science and Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Sugar Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Pulp and Paper Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Detection Technology and Automatic Equipment Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Systems Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September
Control Theory and Control Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 40000.00 / Year September

Fees Details

Expenses in South China University of Technology

1.  Tuition Fee:

  • Bachelor Degree: 26,000 RMB/year
  • Master Degree: 32,000 RMB/year
  • Doctoral Degree: 40,000 RMB/year

2.  Physical Examination Fee: 700 RMB

3.  Dormitory Fee:

  • Single Room: 15,000 RMB/year
  • Double Room:9,800 RMB/year
  • Triple Room: 8,000 RMB/year

4.  Insurance Fee: 600 RMB

5.  Living Cost: 10,000 to 12,000 RMB/Yearly 

(Include  the tuition and accommodation fees. This amount includes food, clothes, books, travel, etc.)

After you are admitted, we will inform you via email for your confirmation of acceptance. Afterward, we will issue the admission letter, JW201/202 Form for visa application. If you wish to live on campus, please complete the Housing Application form.

Prepare Your Departure:

Before your departure, be sure to take the following materials:

(1) The Admission Letter

(2) Passport (valid for at least 6 months).

(3) JW201/202 Form

(4) Official Foreigner Physical Examination Form and your blood test report.

Be aware that the orientation is mandatory for freshman students.

Admission Procedure

Apply for a course in a Chinese University is very easy.  Students just have to follow some steps to apply for their favorite course. In order to help students complete their online application, International students are recommended to follow the following simple instructions. International applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form fills in Chinese or in English.

2.  Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy of the applicant’s )

3.  Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

For Bachelor Degree applicants, they need to only provide high school transcripts and certificates. And for Master Degree applicants, they need to  show their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  Applicants for Doctorate Degree have to provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. 


  • All the applicants degree (Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate) transcripts and certificates should be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.


4. English Proficiency Certificate

In China, some universities does not asked IELTS but if you study in Chinese Taught for CSC scholarship, English Proficiency Certificate need to have ready. If you have IELTS already then you are lucky to study in China without delay.

5. CV/Resume

Applicants must have to make their CV if you want to study abroad in your desired country. In your Resume or CV, there have to be your academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, national Id or school Id, physical address, contact no, nationality, language, etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address and designation), personal achievement, etc. To know how to make a standard CV please click here the sample of The Resume.

6.  Study Plan or Research Proposal

Applicants for graduate studies need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words). This document required only for Ms or PhD applicants.

7.  Recommendation Letter

Applicants for all graduate studies need two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). Letters must be include professors’ phone number and email address. Here is the sample of Recommendation Letter.

8.  Published Academic Papers or Other Academic Achievements (if  applicable).

9.  Foreign Physical Examination

Applicants are expected to keep the original copies filled in English. The medical examination must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration as they plan to take the medical examination. Click here to collect Foreigner Physical Examination Form

10. Bank Statement 

Bank statements must show to any foreign country for the purpose of a visitor or a business or an immigrants. For the study purpose in foreign countries also need to show bank statement. So dear applicants, you will need to have ready your all documents. Sponsorship can be your parents or anyone whom are your blood related.

11.  Police Verification (No Criminal Record)

This is also need to have ready for the study purpose. It is important because foreign country does not allow criminal record. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved  by the police or government agencies in order to prove that the applicant has no criminal offense against him/her like arrest, conviction. For this you need to provide your Police Clearance Certificate. A Police Certificate is also known as good citizen certificate. See the sample of  Police clearance Certificate.

Please send us all these documents at 

Dear applicants, If you have more queries please don’t hesitate to knock our consultants . Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.  

Scholarship Information

Scholarships in Southwest Petroleum University, China for International Student

South China University of Technology (SCUT) offers the International Scholarship for outstanding students who will pursue their degree programs as regular students. Selected students will get a full or partial exemption from tuition fees and registration fees for the normal duration of the degree. The level of benefits depends upon the applicant’s academic excellence scores.

Please check the following instructions.

1.  Applicants qualification:

  • Foreign nationality citizens, healthy, obedient to Chinese law and regulations of the university.
  • Bachelor program applicants should have a senior high school certificate.
  • Applicants for Master’s program should hold a bachelor degree certificate.
  • Doctoral program applicants must have a Master degree certificate.
  • Applicants must have good academic records.

2. Required documents:

  • Application Form.
  • Highest diploma / degree certificate.
  • Transcripts of highest educational degree.
  • Passport photo and passport.
  • Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors. (Ms/PhD) 

To note that all the documents have to be scanned copy.

Why choose us?

South China University of Technology (SCUT)is one in all China’s leading universities. It operates under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education(MOE). It’s additionally a member of ‘Project 985 and Project 211’ that qualifies it as a top institution in teaching and research. In 2012, SCUT entered the top 500 with chemistry hierarchical in top 200, and engineering even ranked in the top 150. The international status of SCUT has improved strikingly and therefore the university is competitive enough to play a task in international society.   

SCUT is found in the city of Guangzhou, near HongKong and Macau. It has 2 fields: one is the north campus in Tianhe District. It is a very beautiful area, with rolling hills, lakes, lush greenery and brilliant flowers. The campus design could be a mixture of both ancient and modern design. The other field is south campus is found in University City in Panyu, that has an open and spacious settings, that includes extensive landscaping and innovative architecture.  

Since its establishment in 1952, SCUT has developed into a major, comprehensive university that offers multiple disciplines including science, engineering, business, management, liberal arts,law, biomedical science and art design. SCUT is presently composed of 26 schools offering 79 Bachelor’s Degree programs, 193 Master’s degree programs, and 107 Ph.D. programs.  

Since its establishment, the university has produced around 290,000 graduates in several areas. Many of them have become technological mainstays, distinguished entrepreneurs or leading cadres. SCUT has perfectly been called “a cradle of engineers” and “a cradle of entrepreneurs”.  

SCUT strives to be associate exceptional example for the rest of the international university community. It is active in educational exchange, promoting collaboration with over 100 overseas universities. In 2014, there have been 2238 international students from 130 countries studying at SCUT; about 60% are enlisted in a degree program, while the rest are learning Chinese. Most of the students in the Chines language program continue on to undergraduate and postgraduate studies after they pass the specified Chinese proficiency exam.