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Guangzhou College of South China University of Technology(华南理工大学广州学院)

Guangzhou College of South China University of Technology (GCU) is a higher education institution founded in 2005 with approval of the Ministry of Education of China. It is a multidisciplinary institution focusing on undergraduate education in engineering, sciences, economics, management, humanities and arts. With the mission of cultivating application-oriented talents, GCU has set up 15 academic schools and 40 undergraduate programs, with over 22,600 students and nearly 1,000 academic staff.

In 2018, GCU started to collaborate with South China University of Technology to cultivate postgraduate students. In 2020, the collaborated postgraduate programs include: Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering & Architecture, and Finance. 

1) Expert Academics
Exceptional and award-winning teaching faculty are scholars, experts and leaders in their field, with connections in industry, practice and the professions. Our inspiring team of teachers in-house, from SCUT and partner institutions achieve recognition for their teaching excellence and research specialisms presenting a broad range of subjects and topics.

National  Outstanding Teachers;
National Outstanding Teaching Professionals;
Provincial Outstanding Teachers;
Teaching Leaders for National and Provincial High-quality Curriculum

national highest honor for education  in  the  field;
First-prize Award in Guangdong Province for Teaching Excellence;
over 220 national and provincial scientific programs;
about 1200 patent applications and 670 issued patents ;
over 340 research papers on SCI and EI publications

2) International Accreditation
11 business programs of 3 business schools are accredited by IACBE (International Accreditation Council for Business Education), making GCU the First university in China with IACBE accreditation.
Accredited programs:
International Economics & Trade 
Business Administration
Financial Management
Human Resource Management

3 engineering programs of 3 engineering schools are accredited by IEET (Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan).
Accreditated programs:
Automotive Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Telecommunication Engineering

3) Well-equipped Facilities
14 experimental centers and 239 laboratories, and 433 work and internship sites in engineering, sciences, business and art design enable students to study hands-on skills and knowledge through experiments  and  simulation.  Students also have access to Maker Space in the campus to work with their fellows for mass innovation and startup career. GCU covers an area of 283 acres with beautiful lakes, green hills and agreeable weather, enjoying the  reputation as "the most beautiful campus in Guangzhou". Well-equipped classrooms, dorms, canteens, and sports facilities provide students and faculty with a satisfying environment to study and live in.

4) Internationlized Education
GCU values educational internationalization and has established various collaborations with over 60 universities from USA, Canada, UK, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Spain, France, Australia, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, etc. Every year hundreds of students participate in various exchange or international cooperation programs under cooperation to study abroad.
Diverse international exchange opportunities are offered, along with academic programs including Credit Transfer (2+2/3+1), Linkage to Postgraduate (3+1+1), One-semester Exchange, Short-term Academic & Cultural Exchange, Summer / Winter Camps.
International teaching and learning atmosphere at GCU are contributed by faculty team of native English-speaking instructors, academic teachers from partner universities abroad and Chinese teachers with oversea educational background, as well as students from Southeast Asia and West Europe enjoying English or bilingual teaching in International Business School, Engineering Projects and Chinese Language.   

5) Application-oriented Philosophy
With the mission and guiding philosophy of cultivating application-oriented talent, GCU has attached great importance to student' engagement and development, and to their learning innovation and nterpreneurship. Its students have achieved satisfying    outcomes in academic contests, scientific research, and student activities, proving itself a great platform to develop ready and able graduates. 


We offer on-campus accommodation with two options:
1. 4-person suite with 2 
rooms and 1 ensuite toilet & bathroom          ¥6000 RMB
2. 2-person suite with 2 rooms and 1 ensuite toilet & bathroom          ¥8000 RMB
Water bills, electricity bills, Internet and other charges are not included in the free accommodation policy and the accommodation fee.

Affordable accommodation is also available outside campus.

Please click http://jl.gcu.edu.cn/xysh/list.htm to find out more.

Applying to GCU, you may follow these steps:

1. Research GCU and course options.
Explore our website http://jl.gcu.edu.cnorder a GCU Guide for International Students.
Visit our International Students page:

Learn about the University, our learning and teaching and our internationalized education.
Discover more about the fantastic city of Guangzhou.
Find out about the facilities and the accommodation options available.
Find out about the academic and support services we have on offer.
Compare the different courses available within the preferred subject area. Look at the modules closely as they indicate what will be learned and how much variation there is between courses.

2. Check the Admission Requirements.

3. Make an application.
Download and fill in GCU Application Form from APPLICATION page on our website, prepare other application documents, and send them to us via email: 
dep-jl@gcu.edu.cn   huanghj@gcu.edu.cn   xiexm@gcu.edu.cn

Please click http://jl.gcu.edu.cn/_s37/Howtoapply/list.psp to find out more.

Tuition (applicable for 2020 enrollment for reference)

International Programs (taught in English)     ¥30000 RMB
Bilingual Programs (taught in Eng. & Chn.)    ¥30000 RMB
Art Programs (art design, architecture)           ¥30000 RMB
Other Programs (taught in Chinese)               ¥28000 RMB
Chinese Learning                                             ¥18000 RMB
Application fee                                              ¥500 RMB
Learning materials                                         ¥800 RMB per year
Insurance                                                        ¥800 RMB/person/year

GCU students enjoy various kinds of scholarships sponsored by the government, enterprises and the University, etc. which aim to support outstanding students' academic and extracurricular performance.
China’s National Scholarship
Guangdong Government Scholarship for Outstanding International Students
Ministry of Education Scholarship for HK, Macau & Taiwan Students
Xiaohutuxian Encouragement Scholarship
Yunfeng Scholarship
Other Enterprise Scholarships for Specific Academic Schools 
Scholarship for Postgraduates Admitted by Internationally Reputed Universities
Scholarship for Outstanding 2-week Cultural Exchange Program Students
Scholarship for Outstanding English Proficiency
Scholarship for Outstanding Chinese Proficiency


Please click http://jl.gcu.edu.cn/jxj/list.htm to find out more.

Qualification Rewarded:
Language of Instruction:
Type of Program:
Language of Instruction
Duration of Study
# Program Name Application Start Date Application Deadline Date of Enrollment Language of Instruction Tuition Fee (RMB)
1 Engineering Design and Program 2021-03-01 2021-06-30 2021-09-01 English 18000 Apply
2 International Economics and Trade 2021-03-01 2021-06-30 2021-09-01 Chinese 30000 Apply
3 Chinese 2021-03-01 2021-06-30 2021-09-01 Bilingual 18000 Apply