BFSU - International Foundation Program BFSU



It is for students who may not have the appropriate qualifications for direct entry to an undergraduate degree program in International Business School, Beijing Foreign Studies University. 

During Foundation semester, you will study a combination of core modules, including English Language, Business English, Chinese Language, Business Mathematics, Business Studies and several electives, which prepares you for the undergraduate study. 

5 credits can be transferred to the bachelor program and the tuition fee will be exempted accordingly if certain courses are completed successfully. 

Link - English-medium Bachelor's Degrees at BFSU

Why apply for the International Foundation Program?

  • guaranteed university placement for all successful students
  • a campus-based program with access to university facilities
  • the highest levels of personal care and support


Course Structures

Course Content Weekly Teaching Hours
Academic English
  • English and Skills for Academic Study

Business English
  • Business Communication

Chinese Language
  • Chinese

Core Mathematics (*2 credits can be transferred to bachelor degree program if completed properly)
  • Mathematics for Business I 

Business Studies (*3 credits can be transferred to bachelor degree program if completed properly)
  • Introduction to Business

Elective Course
  • Critical Thinking and Learning Skills
  • Foundation of Computer Science
  • Research Methodology
  • Chinese Culture and Business Etiquette
  • British and American Culture 



Entry Requirements

Program Academic Requirements Language Proficiency
International Foundation Completed recognized upper secondary or equivalent Year 12 studies to the required standard
  • TOEFL IBT scores at least 65
  • Or LELTS overall band score of at least 5.5
  • Or TOEIC scores of 605

Application Materials

  • Application fee: 800 RMB
  • Application form
  • Custody release form
  • Proof of language proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC or HSK
  • Personal statement
  • copy of photo page passport
  • copy of guardian's photo page of passport (the person who signed on the custody release form)
  • Academic result (Upper secondary or equivalent)

Duration Tuition Fee (RMB) Application Deadline
International Foundation Program in one semester 20,000 / semester
  • Spring: 30th December and class starts in March
  • Fall: 30th June and class starts in September  

Contact us via email at or +6012-3800501 (WhatsApp) or WeChat ID - ky_lee7

Link - English-medium Bachelor's Degrees at BFSU