2019 Application Guidance for International Graduate Programs in Central South University
Master degree candidates: 3 years;All students must earn required credits, pass all the exams and finish the oral defence of their dissertations before they can receive graduation certificates. After the diploma review, diplomas will be granted.
Doctor degree candidates: 4 years;All students must earn required credits, pass all the exams and finish the oral defence of their dissertations before they can receive graduation certificates. After the diploma review, diplomas will be granted.
2.2019 Graduate Programs in Central South University
2019 Master’s Programs of CSU (see Attachment 1)
2019 Doctor’s Programs of CSU (see Attachment 2)
1)Excellent Non-Chinese citizens, with no criminal records and in good health.
2)Applicants for Master’s degree should have a bachelor degree or its equivalent and should be 18 to 35 years old. Applicants for Doctor’s degree should have a master’s degree or its equivalent and should be 18 to 40 years old.
3)Language eligibility: Students who apply for Chinese-taught programs should obtain a minimum score of 180 in HSK4 for non-medical programs and 220 for medical programs; Students who apply for English-taught programs, should obtain a minimum score of 6 in IELTS or 85 in TOFEL. Students who cannot meet the requirement of Chinese competence shall take a one-year preparatory course of the Chinese language and pass all relevant exams before embarking on their programs. Those who meet one of the following conditions are exempt from proving their linguistic competence:
a)Applicants whose first language or the official language of the country is Chinese or English.
b)Applicants who have taken a degree program whose teaching language is in Chinese or English.
4)Applicants of postgraduate programs are required to have a strong academic background, with an innovative research capability.
From now on to May 31, 2019. All the hard copies of the application materials must be submitted to designated Office of CSU before May 31, 2019.
Step 1: Online application.
Log in CSU China International Student Service System and register online:http://application.csu.edu.cn/member/login.do. Fill in the application form, submit it and wait for the results (about 2 weeks).
Step 2:Pay the Application Fee and Mail Hardcopies of Material
After passing the online review, pay the application fee and prepare the following hard copies of materials IN DUPLICATEin the following order, and send them to the designated offices (Referred in Notes 6) within 2 weeks. Incomplete materials will not be accepted. (If you fail to pass the initial review or are rejected, NO NEED to pay the application fee and send the hardcopies.)
a)Printed Application form downloaded on CSU China International Student Service Systemwith applicants’ name signed on it.
b)Photocopy of the passport (Over 6 months availability)
c)Foreigner Physical Check Form (Photocopy) with copies of blood test and reports of ECG and X-ray of chest. Incomplete form is regarded as invalid. The examination date shall be after January 1, 2019.
d)Highest graduation certifacte (or notarized photocopy). If the applicant is currently a student, the pre-graduation certificate issued by school is required.
e)Transcript of the highest diploma (or notarized photocopy)
f)Non-criminal record with an official stamp. The issue date shall be after January 1, 2019.
g)Transcript of HSK4 for Chinese-taught programs and IELTS\TOEFL for English-taught programs, or other documents to prove your linguistic competence.
h)The photocopy of a remittance bill for application fee RMB 500 or USD 90 (mark the name, nationality, passport number and amount of
i)Two different letters of recommendation from professors/ associate professors with detailed contacts (Issuance date shall be after January 1, 2019)
j)Study Plan of no less than 800 words (Chinses or English)
k)Published essays or any other supporting materials (e.g. acceptance letter from CSU) (see Attachment 3)
Step 3: Application Completion and Final Result Release
According to the hardcopies of material and the application situation, the students will be reviewed for final admission results, and the admission notice and visa application form will be sent according to the final admission results.
Application status will be informed in the CSU China International Student Service System. Please keep yourself informed by checking the Application System on time.
1)The documents mentioned above shall be provided in English or Chinese. Documents in any other languages should be notarized in Chinese or English.
2)If a Chinese citizen applies for admission as a foreign student after immigration, he or she must hold a valid foreign passport or nationality certificate for more than four years, and within the last four years (up to April 30 of the year of admission), he or she shall have a record of living abroad for more than two years (the actual residence for nine months in a year can be calculated as one year). The calculation is based on entry and exit stamps.
Non-medical application materials shall be sent to the Main Campus (recipient:Office 212, International Cooperation and Exchange Office of Central South University;Address:Library 212, Main Campus of Central South University, 932 Lushan South Road, Changsha City, Hunan Province;Tel:+86-0731-88877515, 88836737)
Medical application materials(clinical medicine, nursing, public health, biology, etc.) shall be sent to Xiangya Campus (recipient:708 Office;address:Office 708, Xiaoqian Building, Xiangya Medical College, No. 172 Tongzipo Road, Yuelu District, Changsha City, Hunan Province;Tel:+86-0731-82650391);
4)Application fee. Please write your full name, nationality and passport number on the bank bill. This application fee should be sent to the following account:
Account Name: Central South University
Account No:5846 5735 0276
Swift Code: BKCH CNBJ 970
Opening Bank: Central South University Branch Bank, Bank of China, Changsha, Hunan, P.R. China
5)The above application fee will not be refunded and materials will not be returned regardless of admission results, and the most prospective candidates will be enrolled according to the application materials.
7.2019 Charging Standards of Central South University (see Attachment 4)
International Student Office, International Cooperation and Exchange Office of CSU
Address: Library 210, Main Campus of Central South University, 932 Lushan South Road, Changsha City, Hunan Province
Tel: +86-0731-88877515 ,88836737(non-medical program consultation), 82650391(medical program consultation)
International Student Office
International Cooperation and Exchange Office of CSU
March 7, 2019