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Introduction: School of Chinese Language and Literature

The School of Chinese Language and Literature (SCLL) consists of the Departmentof Chinese Language and Literature, offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs for Chinese students, the Department of Chinese as second Language, providing undergraduate programs to international students, and the Chinese Language Training Center, specialized in non-degree education. The School has a group of teachers with rich professional experience, training nearly 1,300 students, with nearly 600 Chinese students and nearly 700 students from overseas.

So far, the School is authorized to confer the first-level discipline Master Degree for Chinese Language and Literature, which has five MA programs, namely Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Chinese Language Studies, Comparative Literature and World Literature,and Chinese Ancient Literature respectively, and owns two PhD programs, namely Comparative Literature and Cross-culture Study as well as Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. All the programs are open to international students.

Academic Program 1- Non-Degree Programs for International Students

Programs for General Non-Degree Students

The Advanced Programs of Chinese Training Center begins classes in the both spring and autumn semesters each year, with the curriculum lasting 18 weeks each semester. Based on the Chinese level of students, preliminary level, intermediate level and advanced level are divided, ten sub-levels in total. The teaching objects cover from the zero-basis starters to those who have mastered over 8,000 words and can skillfully use Chinese. The courses are characterized by focusing on the training of listening and speaking and teaching in small-sized classes, with about 15 students in each class.

Chinese Training Center sets 2 to 3 compulsory courses and 20 or so elective courses every semester for students who are on different levels. The compulsory courses consist of Chinese, Oral Practice, Reading and Writing Practice. Meanwhile, aiming at the students on different levels, the School sets up corresponding elective courses, including preliminary reading, preliminary writing, preliminary audiovisual-oral practice, intermediate audiovisual practice, intermediate newspaper reading, advanced writing, introduction to Chinese speech, introduction to Chinese characters, idiomatic expressions and other courses for improving language skills; also including General Introduction of China, Chinese Popular Culture, cooking culture and Travel in China for students experiencing Chinese culture; as well as the know-how courses, such as Chinese-Japanese Translation and Business Chinese; at the same time, the School also opens new HSK tutorial classes for students on different levels.

Besides classroom teaching, Chinese Training Center also arranges colorful activities for improving language skills. Each semester will witness the holding of Talent Contest, Composition Contest, Fan Games, Video Contest, International Sales Gatherings and New Year’s Party,etc., which not only extends the classroom learning, but also enriches the campus life. Each semester, we will organize the overseas students to participate in the social practices related to “Language-Culture-Society” both in and outside Beijing, including the panel discussions with Chinese, visiting companies and places of interests, watching various performances and exhibitions, to let students have an extensive contact with Chinese people and make a profound understanding of Chinese society.

Non-Degree Programs

Compulsory Courses

Elective Courses

Majors

1. Preliminary Chinese

2. Preliminary Speaking

3. Intermediate Chinese

4. Intermediate Speaking

5. Intermediate Reading and Writing

6. Advanced Chinese

7. Advanced Speaking

8. Advanced Reading and Writing

1. Various language skill courses

2. Various cultural courses

3. Various know-how courses

4. New HSK tutorship for students on different levels

Study Period

0.5 Year(1 semester)

1 school year


Tuition fees(Yuan)

12,000/ semester

24,000/Shool year


Application fees(Yuan)

400


Application deadline

Spring: Jan.10

Fall: Jun.10


Intakes

Spring Semester/ Fall Semester


Entry Requirements

1.High school graduates or above

2. Take the examof School of Chinese Language and Literature (SCLL)

(The exam takes place after the new semester registration.)


Special Training Programs

The Project Division of the Chinese Language Training Center is meanwhile in charge of special training programs for international students. The training focus, length and organization are adjustable to meet different needs and to achieve the best result. The Division has launched the following projects: MBA Training Program of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA, Business Chinese Training Program of the Deutscher Akademische Austausch Dient (DAAD), Chinese-Japanese Simultaneous Interpreting Training Program, Chinese Training Program for Law Enforcement Liaison Officers, Chinese Training Program of the Sapienza University of Rome, Chinese Language Training of EU Science and Technology Fellowship Program, China-EU Junior Managers Training program and China-EU Legal Chinese Training Program, etc. We sincerely welcome the relevant organizations and individuals to contact us through various ways, and being in line with your requirements, we can customize different special training programs.

Unique Points:

  • General advanced projects with diversified types of teaching and complete teaching system. Based on the Chinese level of learners, ten sub-levels are divided covering the zero-basis students to advanced ones, offering learners great opportunities for strengthening Chinese or grasping Chinese in a fast-paced manner.

  • Specialized training programs with unique features and obvious teaching effect. Based on the requirements of program organizers and students, design specialized courses and adopt particular management methods.

  • Well trained teaching group. The faculty is equipped with solid knowledge, rich teaching experience and flexible teaching methods, focusing on the overall training of students, including the capabilities of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

  • Diversified elective courses. Targeted at the various needs of students who are on different levels, over 20 elective courses are offered available to students.

  • Abundant language practices. Various language practices and visiting activities held by the School on a regular basis are not only an extension of classroom learning for students, but also help students make a further understanding to Chinese culture.

  • Extensive cooperation and communication. Good cooperative and communicating relations are established with many universities and institutes around the world. So far, being the university undertaking the largest number of Confucius Institutes in China, Beijing Foreign Studies University has undertook 23 ones.

  • Diverse learning environment. Over 1,000 overseas students from almost 50 countries come here to learn Chinese each year. With both Chinese and foreign students studying at the same school and same classroom, it helps to form a hard-won international learning environment, set up a relatively wider cross-cultural communication platform, thus dramatically enhancing the learning outcome and cross-cultural communication capabilities.

  • Convenient platform for seeking Language-learning Partners. Relying on the multilingual teaching advantages of Beijing Foreign Studies University, which is second to none in China, Chinese Training Center cooperates with Language-learning Partner Platform of BFSU student union, offering a best opportunity for overseas students to seek appropriate language-learning partners; in addition, the SCLL also has several hundred Chinese undergraduates, postgraduates and PhD students. In particular, the majority of them major in TCFL or International Chinese education, thus meeting the needs of the overseas students who wish to find professional guidance.

Checklist of Required Items

  • Copy of photo page of passport

  • Three recent passport photos

  • Application form

  • Custody release form (Please download, fill in and upload.)

  • Student Affirmations (Please download, fill in and upload.)

  • Copy of guardian’s ID card or photo page of passport

  • Transcripts/Mark Sheets (Original or validated copies If the documents are written neither in Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

  • Diploma or Degree certificate/Pre-graduation Certificate (validated copies If the documents are written in neither Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

    Contact Details

    School of Chinese Language and Literature

    Beijing Foreign Studies University

    Address: No. 2 North, Xisanhuan Avenue, Haidian District, Beijing, China, 100089

    Tel: 86-10-88816438

    E-mail:zhongwen@bfsu.edu.cn

    Website:http://iei.bfsu.edu.cn/

    Academic Program 2- Bachelor Degree Programs for International Students

    The Department of Chinese as a Foreign Language aims to produce undergraduate students with high proficiency in the Chinese language and culture. Its four-year undergraduate program enrolls international students every spring and autumn. Now there are nearly 400 students in the Department.

    Started in 1992,our degree programs have seen a steady improvement in curriculum design, teaching methodology, syllabus planning, assessment system, course management, etc. We attach importance not only to systematic learning, but also to the development of the students’ communicative competence. We offer five programs, namely, Chinese Language, Literature and Culture, Business, Chinese and English, and Chinese Language Teaching—all based on Chinese language learning.

    The Department has long carried out academic exchange and cooperation with universities in Japan, Korea, Malaysia and other countries. Every year, we train students sent by the Japanese NPO International Education Sponsorship, Malaysian government and MARA Group. Besides, ISI International Chinese Institute Project, 3+1 Program of Kansai Gaidai University, Japan, 2+2 Program of Busan University of Foreign Studies, South Korea, 2+2 Program of Woosong University, South Korea, International Bachelor Project of Yeungjin College, South Korea, 2+2 Project of Daito Bunka University, Japan, 2+2 Study Abroad Program of Kansai Gaidai University, Japan as well as the Chinese Culture remote lectures themed as “Studying Abroad in Beijing”(initiated in the spring of 2010) to Japan Kansai Gaidai University are all well under way.

    Up till now, more than 2,000 international students have graduated from DTCFL, who are now playing an active role all over the world in various fields such as education, culture, trade, diplomacy, etc. contributing to the cooperation and communication between China and other countries.

²Degree Programs

²Bachelor

Majors

Major of Chinese Language

1. Chinese Language Studies

2. Chinese Literature & Culture

3. Business

4. Chinese and Other Languages Translation

5. Chinese Language Teaching

Study Period

4 years

Tuition Fees(Yuan)

13,000/semester26,000/school year

14,000/semester28,000/school year

(Chinese-Other LanguagesTranslation)

Application fees (Yuan)

400

Application deadline

Spring: Jan.10

Fall: Jun.10

Intakes

Spring Semester/ Fall Semester

Entry Requirements

1. High school graduates with valid passport

2. HSK-4(above 180)

3. The other language as mother language (for Chinese and Other Languages Translation)

4. Take the exam of School of Chinese Language and Literature (SCLL) (The exam takes place after the new semester registration.)


Unique Points:

  • Selective curriculum: required courses, elective courses coupled with diverse interesting classes and foreign language classes(English, Japanese and Arabic ).

  • Outstanding faculty: mainly composed of internationally experienced Chinese professors, the majority is expert from Confucius Institute Headquarters and interviewers of overseas Chinese teacher.

  • Flexible Cultivation Mode: cooperative running school with universities across the world by adopting “2+2” mode (i.e. 2-year study in the one’s own country and another 2 years in Beijing Foreign Studies University) and “3+1” mode (i.e. 2-year study in the one’s own country and another 2 years in Beijing Foreign Studies University)

  • Colorful Activities of Language and Social Practice: Each semester, the School organizes a rich variety of activities involving language and social practices on regular basis.The fourth graders will go on a field trip outside Beijing. Led by the teachers, they will visit enterprises, schools, etc to meet the local people and to know more about the country and its culture.

  • Well-arranged guidance for thesis completion: the fourth year students will be guided on an one-on-one basis during each stage for thesis writing to enhance the quality of undergraduate.

  • Diversity in the student composition: foreign students come from over 50 countries and domestic students from different provinces making it an international learning atmosphere to develop cross-cultural communication skills in everyday life.

  • Scholarship available for excellent students: National Scholarships, Confucius Institute Scholarships, Excellent Student Scholarships, Excellent Thesis Scholarships etc.

Checklist of Required Items

  • Copy of photo page of passport

  • Three recent passport photos

  • Application form

  • Custody release form (Please download, fill in and upload.)

  • Student Affirmations (Please download, fill in and upload.)

  • Copy of guardian’s ID card or photo page of passport

  • Transcripts/Mark Sheets (Original or validated copies If the documents are written neither in Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

  • Diploma or Degree certificate/Pre-graduation Certificate (validated copies If the documents are written in neither Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

  • Proof of Chinese Proficiency: HSK (Majors delivered in Chinese)

    Contact Details

    The School of Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Foreign Studies University

    No. 2 North Xisanhuan Avenue, Haidian District, Beijing, 100089, China

    Phone: +86 10 8881 6438

    Email:zhongwen@bfsu.edu.cn

    Website:http://iei.bfsu.edu.cn/

    Academic Programs 3——Master Degree Program

    The School of Chinese Language and Literature (SCLL) is responsible for not only the teaching and management of domestic BA/BS students but also responsible for that of international MA/MS students. We provide five MA programs, namely, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Chinese Language Studies, Comparative Literature and World Literature,and Chinese Ancient Literature. We also offer PhD program in Comparative Literature and Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. All the programs are open to international students.

Degree Programs

Master

Doctor

Majors

1. Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language

2. Comparative Literature and World Literature

3. Ancient Chinese Literature

4. Chinese Language and Philology

5. Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

6. Theory of Literature and Art

1. Comparative Literature and Cross-culture Studies

2. Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language

3. Language Policy Studies

Study Period

3 years

3-4 years

Tuition Fees(Yuan)

15,000/semester

3,0000/school year

17,000/semester34,000/ school year

Application fees (Yuan)

800

Application deadline

June.10

Intakes

Fall Semester

Entry Requirements

MA Student :

1. Above 18 years

2. BA/BS degree

3. Valid passport

4. HSK-6 above 180

PhD Student :

1. Above 18 years

2. MA/MS degree

3. Valid passport

4. HSK-6 above 180


Unique Points:

  • Selective curriculum: required courses and elective courses which include both modules emphasizing basis theoretical learning and practical application to foster high-level, inter-disciplinary and international talents familiar with Chinese.

  • Outstanding faculty: teaching staff with excellent academic performance. Made up of over 30 professors or associate professors from different academic backgrounds, they are internationally experienced Chinese professors and the majority has obtained PhD degree, expert from Confucius Institute Headquarters and interviewers of overseas Chinese teacher.

  • Strong academic atmosphere:we publish academic journals such asInternational Chinese Language Education and Journal of Humanities. We regularly invite renowned experts from both domestic and abroad for academic lectures and conferences.

  • Highly internationalized learning environment: foreign students come from over 50 countries and domestic students from different provinces making it an international learning atmosphere to develop cross-cultural communication skills in everyday life.

  • Attractive incentive system: we provide different types of incentives for students with exceptional performance and good character.

Checklist of Required Items

  • Copy of photo page of passport

  • Three recent passport photos

  • Application form

  • Custody release form (Please download online, fill in and upload.)

  • Student Affirmations (Please download, fill in and upload.)

  • Copy of guardian’s ID card or photo page of passport

  • Proof of Chinese Proficiency: HSK (Majors delivered in Chinese)

  • Transcripts/Mark sheets (Original or validated copies If the documents are written in neither Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

  • Diploma or Degree/Pre-graduation certificate (validated copies If the documents are written in neither Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

  • Personal Statement

  • Letter(s) of recommendation (Postgraduate applicants)

  • Resume (Postgraduate applicants)

  • Application fee RMB 800 Yuan

  • Interview

    Contact Details

    The School of Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Foreign Studies University

    No. 2 North Xisanhuan Avenue, Haidian District, Beijing, 100089, China

    Phone: +86 10 8881 6438

    Email:zhongwen@bfsu.edu.cn

    Website:http://iei.bfsu.edu.cn/