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Somos Erasmus + Education system in China n China, primary school education is compulsory and it lasts 6 years. Junior (lower) secondary education lasts three years following the completion of primary school. After the completion of junior (lower) secondary school, students can choose to enter either general (academic) senior secondary school or vocational senior secondary school. Vocational education programs are offered at both the secondary and post-secondary levels. Higher education is provided by institutions of various types including general and technical universities, specialized institutions, professional universities, military institutions, medical schools and colleges, independent colleges, and adult higher education institutions of various types.

Masters degree. Those who get their Masters degree can apply to pursue a PhD degree, and it usually takes about three years to graduate.


Educational system for foreigners in China A variety of programs are offered at schools in China for foreigners. Foreigners are exempt from the gaokao. An application, copies of visa and passport, school records, physical exam, photo and proof of language proficiency are all most students need to gain acceptance to undergraduate and graduate programmes at schools in China. Chinese language proficiency is typically demonstrated by taking the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK exam). Most schools require a score of level 6 (on a scale of 1 to 11) to enter undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Daily life in universities In China, students generally live in school dormitories and eat in the school canteens. Universities admitting foreign students have established separate dormitories and canteens for them. When conditions permit, foreign students can also share dormitories with Chinese students. Besides the time for class, students will have enough time to do the things they are interested in. Nearly all the universities have offered various fully equipped facilities for the convenience of students for spare time sports activities.

Chinese education is the largest education system in the world. Today, the Ministry of Education estimates that 99.7 percent of the population area of the country has achieved universal nine-year basic education. Over the past few years, the number of international students who study abroad in China has significantly increased every year. China is seeking to improve the quality of education through a major effort at curriculum reform. Once teachers are employed in school, there is a system of induction and continuous professional development in which groups of teachers work together with master teachers on lesson plans and improvement. Tuition fees in Chinese universities are in the range £1,320–2,400 per academic year, depending on the institution and subject. The Chinese government has created a series of scholarship schemes to encourage international students to undertake studies and research in Chinese higher education institutions.

Why study in China? / Benefits of studying in Chinese Universities You'll have read the hype about China’s booming economy and the line about 5,000 years of history – what does that actually mean if you are about to step off a plane to study in one of the world’s fastest-developing countries?  China’s growing economy over the past three decades has mainly benefitted the east and south east of China, including the bustling cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Guangdong and other coastal areas, where many Fortune 500 companies have entered the booming regional market and established their Asia-Pacific headquarters.  Today, a large number of international students (approximately 41,000) are majoring in an increasing number of subjects, ranging from Chinese language, calligraphy, and martial arts

Higher Education / Education in Universities, Colleges or professional schools The higher education (usually known as college education) usually starts when students are over 18, and it’s composed of tertiary vocational school (two or three years), a technological academy (three years) and an undergraduate school (four years), but only undergraduate school students will get their bachelors degree. The undergraduate school students can continue their education through a graduate record examination, and those who pass it will study in a graduate school for three years and get their 22

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