Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

2021 Application Guide to International Graduate Programs in Central South University

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1.Categories

    Master degree candidates: 2 years (only for MOFCOM program) / 3 years; All students must earn required credits, pass all the exams, and finish the oral defense of their dissertation before they can receive graduation certificates. After the diploma review, the diploma will be granted.

    Doctor degree candidates: 4 years; All students must earn required credits, pass all the exams, and finish the oral defense of their dissertation before they can receive graduation certificates. After the diploma review, the diploma will be granted.

 

    2.Program Catalogue

    See details in the     2021 CSU Master Programs.xlsx

    See details in the      2021 CSU Doctorate Programs.xlsx

    Some programs may have specified application requirements and shall be satisfied. Please check the program catalogue.

 

    3.Eligibility

    1) Excellent Non-Chinese citizens, with no criminal records and in good health. Applicants shall have a strong academic background and innovative research capabilities.

    2) For Master’s degrees, applicants should have a bachelor degree or its equivalent and should be under 35 years old;

for Doctorate degrees, applicants should have a master’s degree or its equivalent and should be under 40 years old.

    3) Language Eligibility: Students who apply for Chinese-taught programs should obtain a minimum score of 220 in HSK4 for science and engineering programs and 260 in HSK4 for arts, social science, and medical programs; Students who cannot meet the requirement of Chinese competence shall take a one-year preparatory course of the Chinese language and meet above HSK requirement before embarking on their programs.

    Students who apply for English-taught programs should obtain a minimum score of 6 in IELTS or 85 in TOFEL.

    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) Some programs have their own application requirement, and applicants shall be qualified before applying. For details, see the 2021 Program Catalogue attached.

 

    4. 2021 Charging Standard

    Please refer to the  2021 Charging Standards of Central South University.pdf

 

    5. Financial Support

Funding Categories

Coverage

Application Time



Bilateral Programs of Chinese Government Scholarship(Type A)

Full scholarship covers tuition, on-campus accommodation fee, medical insurance, and living expenses.
Partial scholarship includes parts of coverage.


From now on to April 30, 2021

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Bilateral Programs of Chinese Government Scholarship(Type B)
to check the Guide

Full scholarship covers tuition, on-campus accommodation fee, medical insurance, and living expenses.
Partial scholarship includes parts of coverage.



to check the guide



MOFCOM Scholarship

Coverage of tuition, on-campus accommodation, medical insurance fee; monthly stipend, and two round trip international tickets


to check the guide



Central South University Scholarship


Full scholarship covers tuition, on-campus accommodation fee, medical insurance, and living expenses.
Partial scholarship includes parts of coverage.

From now on to May 30, 2021

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Self-Sponsored

none

From now on to May 30, 2021

 

    6. Application Materials  

    1) Photocopy of the passport (Over one-year availability)

    2) Photocopy of  Physical Examination Record.pdf. Applicants should strictly be examined in accordance with the requirement of Physical Examination Record for Foreigner. An incomplete form is regarded as invalid. The examination date shall be after December 1, 2020.

    3) Photocopy of Highest graduation certificate or notarized Chinese/English-translated certificate. If the applicant is currently a student, the pre-graduation certificate issued by the school is required.

    4) Stamped Transcript of the highest diploma or notarized Chinese/English-translated transcript.

    5) Non-criminal record or Chinese/English-translated document with an official stamp. The issue date shall be after December 1, 2020.

    6) HSK Transcript for Chinese-taught programs and IELTS\TOEFL for English-taught programs, or other documents to prove your linguistic competence.

    7) Two different recommendation letters from professors/associate professors with detailed contacts. The signature date shall be after December 1, 2020.

    8) Study Plan of no less than 800 words. Please clarify your research background, method, content, and significance, etc.

    9) Published essays or any other supporting materials, e.g.  Acceptance Letter Format.doc.

    If there is any fraud in the application materials, the application will be disqualified. In registration, all the original documents will be reviewed and the admission will be canceled if there is any fraud or inconsistency.

 

    7. Application Procedures

    Step 1: Online Application

    Log in CSU China International Student Service System and register online: http://application.csu.edu.cn/member/login.do. Choose the program, fill in the application form and submit it

    Step 2: Initial Review and application fee payment

    The School of International Education will have an initial review for the applicant's identity, language ability, physical and mental conditions, etc. When the applicants pass the initial review, pay the application fee of RMB 500 on the unified payment platform of CSU according to the email (WeChat, Alipay, and UnionPay are available);

    Please complete the application fee payment within two weeks, otherwise, the application cannot continue. If you fail to pass the initial review, NO NEED to pay the application fee.

    Step 3: Academic Review

    Relevant schools will conduct an academic review for applicants to comprehensively examine their academic background, scientific research ability, or innovation potential.

    Step 4: Result Release

    Based on the application and review situation, the final admission result will be released via admission email. THE FINAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT IS SUBJECT TO THE ADMISSION EMAIL RECEIVED! Besides, the admission notice and visa application form will be sent accordingly.

    Application status will be informed in the CSU China International Student Service System. Please check the Application System inbox and your email on time.

 

    8.Notes

    1) The materials mentioned above shall be provided in English or Chinese. Materials in any other languages should be notarized in Chinese or English.

    2) If residents of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan who have emigrated to other countries apply for admission as an international student after immigration, they must hold a valid foreign passport or nationality certificate for more than four years, and proof of renunciation of Chinese nationality is required.

    3) The application fees will not be refunded and materials will not be returned regardless of admission results, and most prospective candidates will be enrolled according to the application materials. The final financial support is subject to the admission email, NOT THE SYSTEM INTERFACE OR THE ONE YOU APPLY. Please check the email you receive. 

    4) The winter vacation period is from January 26 to February 27, 2021, and the application review will be postponed accordingly. The time of initial review is generally 2-4 weeks, and the time of academic review is generally arranged by the relevant school.

 

    9. Contacts

    Admission Office, School of International Education, CSU

    Non-medical major consultation:

    Tel: +86-731-88576284

    Address: Library 211, Main Campus of Central South University, 932 Lushan South Road, Changsha City, Hunan Province 

   Medical major consultation:

    Tel: +86-731-82650391

    Address: Office 708, Xiaoqian Building, Xiangya   New Campus, Tongzipo Road, Changsha City, Hunan Province

     Fax: +86-731-88836737  

    Email: admissions@csu.edu.cn

    Websites: 

https://intl.csu.edu.cn/zwb.htm  (Chinese)

https://intl.csu.edu.cn/index.htm (English)

 

 

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Jan 20, 2021

 


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