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Wuhan University (WHU) is a comprehensive and key national university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education. It is located in Wuhan, the biggest city in central China.

Wuhan University is a comprehensive university with the longest history in China

The history of Wuhan University can be traced back to Ziqiang Institute founded in 1893.

In the process of development and evolution, the institute was finally named as Wuhan National University in 1928, which was among the first group of national comprehensive universities in modern China.

By the end of 1946, the university had established 6 colleges – the colleges of liberal art, law, sciences, engineering, agriculture and medicine.

At present, Wuhan University has established 35 schools and departments with 55,252 students, 3,737 faculty and 4,023 staff.

Wuhan University has developed into one of the most influential universities in China, favored by the students at home and abroad. Only the top 1% of high school students in China are able to be admitted by Wuhan University each year.

Since its establishment, Wuhan University has cultivated more than 400,000 high-level professional talents in various fields, among whom there are over 100 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. They have made great contributions to the national construction and social advancement.

In 1999, the world-renowned journal Science listed Wuhan University as one of the most prominent institutions of higher education in China.

Wuhan University is also known as the most beautiful university in China

Adjacent to the East Lake and at the foot of Luojia Mountain, Wuhan University covers an area of 345.83 hectares, with a total campus site of 2,600,000 square meters.

Wuhan University is characterized by its beautiful scenery and picturesque environment. It has built an elegant palatial architectural complex of primitive simplicity which blends perfectly the eastern architectural style with that of the west.

With 26 early architectures listed as national key cultural relics protection units, Wuhan University has been recognized as the “Most Beautiful University in China”.

Whether in the morning or evening, cold days or warm days, the campus is scattered by hardworking students. They read by the lake, discuss in the woods, or sketch the majestic buildings, which shows a different part of Wuhan University.

Wuhan University is a university with a spirit of excellence

In the 120-year journey of education, Wuhan University's strive in becoming an excellent university boils down to its succinct motto, that is, "Improve Oneself, Promote Perseverance, Seek Truth and Make Innovations."

Wuhan University boasts a wide range of disciplines covering Philosophy, Economics, Law, Education, Liberal Arts, History, Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Management and Art, totaling 12 disciplines and 124 undergraduate programs.

The Geo-spatial Information Science ranks top three worldwide and has won the “Geospatial World Leadership” award.

In the meantime, Humanities and Social Sciences also rank top three among universities in China.

Four national key disciplines, Geophysics, Science of Survey and Mapping, Library Science, and Information and Archive Management, Marxist Philosophy stand at the first place nationwide.

Approximately 14 national key disciplines including Economics, Hydraulic Engineering, Stomatology, Public Administration, Law, Journalism and Communication, Word History, Geography, Philosophy and Biology etc., rank top five in China.

Three affiliated hospitals have nearly 7,000 ward beds open for patients.

Making good use of its technology and intelligent advantages, Wuhan University has taken part in scientific research and construction of state key projects such as the Three Gorges Project, the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, the East-West Electricity Transmission Project and Beidou Satellite Navigation Project.

Furthermore, fresh progress has been constantly registered scientific expedition to the North and South poles, the prevention and control of serious diseases.

Wuhan University has yielded huge social and economic benefits in the field of ecology and environment, hybrid rice, space physics, satellite positioning and navigation, new energy, new materials, etc.

Since 2000, Wuhan University has won 65 awards in the National Natural Science Awards, the National Award for Inventions, the National Science and Technology (S&T) Progress Award.

Wuhan University has a large number of excellent scholars and experts in humanities and social sciences. As members of “Think Bank” and “Think Tank,” they actively take part in exploring theoretical and practical issues of national economy development, the progress of mankind and social development. They have made a number of researches achievements with important theoretical significance and application value.

The number of national major projects on Social Sciences rank top in China. Moreover, the number of think-tank reports adopted by the country ranks the highest in China. It has provided a powerful theoretical and intellectual support for the construction of the national economy and social development. Wuhan University is one of the important national think tank of the nation.

Wuhan University has seen a steady growth in its core competitiveness and international reputation

Wuhan University enjoys an extensive international reputation thanks to its remarkable educational achievements.

Wuhan University is now embraced by increasingly active international cooperation and exchange. It has established long term cooperation with 415 world renowned universities and research institutions from 45 countries and regions, including Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Duke University, Stanford University, Cambridge University and Oxford University, etc.

More than 2,000 students of Wuhan University join exchange programs and study aboard each year.

In recent years, the high-level education of foreign students has developed rapidly. More than 2,300 foreign students from 111 countries in Europe, the U.S., Australia, South Asia and other countries are studying at Wuhan University.

Among outstanding alumni of Wuhan University there is Karim Qajymqanuly Massimov, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

A. Chinese Language Program (1 semester, 1 year)

Key information

  • Degree- Non-degree
  • Subject- Chinese Language & Culture
  • Teaching language- Chinese
  • Start date- February or September each year
  • Duration- 1 semester
  • Tuition fee- RMB 8,500 (1 year RMB17,000)

An overseas student wishing to study Chinese at Wuhan University for up to two years but not for a degree may be admitted as Language Student. A non-degree student will be issued a certificate of completion of studies upon conclusion of learning provided the relevant requirements have been met. One who has failed to meet the requirements will be issued a transcript.

This short-term Chinese language program lays stress on intensive training and focuses on students’ listening and speaking practice. It also combines with a certain amount of social activities and practices. Through the 6-month study, students will be able to master almost 500 Chinese characters and be familiar with at least 30 kinds of daily communication scene. They will be able to have basic daily communication with native Chinese speaker and to live in China without difficulty.

There will be a pre-test before the course beginning and students will be divided into different classes according to their Chinese language proficiency from Zero to basic level.

B. Chinese Language Programs (Bachelor's Degree)

1. Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

2. Chinese Linguistics and Literature

Duration - 4 years

Tuition Fee - RMB 20,000 per year 

C. English-medium Undergraduate Programs

1. International Economy and Trade

Honoured as “the forefather of Chinese business education”, the Economics and Management School of Wuhan University (EMS) has a long history. It dates back to 1893 in the Qing Dynasty, when Zhang Zhidong, the governor of Hubei and Hunan provinces, founded the “Ziqiang (Self-Reliance) Institute.” This included a division of commerce and business and was, in practice, the earliest business education institution in China confirmed by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. 

Over the subsequent years, the School has then proceeded to develop its academic reputation in both teaching and research in the two related fields of economics and management. Within its two broad subject disciplines of Economics and Management, the School has 4 first-level disciplines, all with the right to award Masters, PhD and post-doctoral qualifications. It has one national key first-level discipline and 7 national key secondary disciplines, all of which are distinguished qualifications within either the national higher education system or Hubei province itself. 

In September 2012, the School was offering 20 doctoral programs, 25 master programs, 10 professional master degree programs (such as MBA, EMBA, etc), 19 undergraduate programs and 7 experimental-teaching undergraduate classes.

Tuition Fee - RMB 23,000 per year

2. Management

I. Management in English-Medium includes those majors:

  • Business Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Project Management
  • Property Management
  • Tourism Management

 II. Program Introduction

Students are required to complete the curriculum between 4 to 5 years and fulfill the designated number of credits. Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate along with the bachelor's degree, according to the regulation of the Degree Committee of the People's Republic of China. One who has failed to meet the academic requirements will be issued a certificate of completion of studies provided this is in conformity with the relevant regulations.

Tuition Fee - RMB 23,000 per year

3. Economics

I. Economics in English-Medium include:

  • Finance
  • Finance Engineering
  • Public Finance
  • Insurance Studies

  II. Career Prospects

This program enable students to master the principles of economics; it helps students understand the basic functioning and mechanism of modern economy, trade and finance; it get students familiar with professional practices in trade, investment and finance; it helps students understand public debate about economic policies, it serves as a direct steppingstone towards employment in business and finance, it prepares students for graduate study in fields like business and finance.

Tuition Fee - RMB 23,000 per year

4. Electronic and Computer Engineering

The Bachelor of Engineering Program in Electronic and Computer Engineering is an independent program for international students. It provides qualified applicants with bachelor's education in Electronic and Computer Engineering and awards graduates with internationally recognized degree.

Core Courses 

Main subject courses: circuit analysis, Analog Circuit, digital logic circuits, signals and systems, Microcomputer Architecture;

Core major courses: digital signal processing, Principles of Communication, Computer Communication Network, MCU Applications in Engineering, Electronic Systems Design.

Tuition Fee - RMB 28,000 per year

5. Software Engineering

International School of Software, Wuhan University, the first batch of demonstrational software school in China was established in March 2002. As one of the national demonstrational schools dedicated to supplying high-level interdisciplinary software talents, the school is administered independently and has put an emphasis on internationalized education.

The School have 4 departments including Department of Software engineering,Department of Spatial Information & Digital Techniques, Department of Digital Arts, and Department of Integrated circuit & Communication Software, and 4 scientific research institutions:ISS experimental center, Research and Development center of ISS, Spatial Information & Digital engineering Center, International & Engineering education center, Hubei software engineers and technical support platform. At present, The school have 2 undergraduate majors: software engineering and Spatial Information & Digital Techniques , and they won the title of Second characteristic specialties construction from the Ministry of Education. The school have two doctor programs including Services science and Digital-media and three master programs- Software engineering , Service science and Digital-media.

The school has 210 full-time and part-time teachers. 54 are full-time teachers. Among them, 11 are doctoral supervisor, 18 are professors, 15 are associate professors,. More than 90% of the faculty have doctorate degrees and most of them have experience of studying or working abroad. 96 are external teachers, 60 are Dual professors in Wuhan University. Among them, 2 are academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 78 are professors, 28 are associate professors and 14 are senior software engineers.

The school have most advanced teaching laboratory and professional laboratory with high- performanced servers and computers , facilities and softwares for experiment and scientific research & teaching, Great Wall broadband and school network. And all the facilities are free to the students of International School of Software.

Relying on its schooling advantages, the International School of Software pursues internationalization of software engineering education. The school has invited distinguished professors and experts from famous universities such as Tokyo Institute of Technology and Canadian Quebec University etc, and  IT corporations such as Microsoft, IBM to give lessons or deliver academic lectures to the students. It also establishes overseas practice base in the U.S., Europe, Japan and India, and signs cooperative agreements with foreign universities such as DCU, CMU, EMU, JMU, UW-L ,CNAM, UM,etc, in the fields of introducing first-rank original text books and courses, teachers' training, cultivating students andcollaborative research. Such international programs also provides chances to students to study abraod. The school pays much attention to practice training and cultivate students' innovation ability. It is the first school in Wuhan University to carry out three- terms system, and cooperates with famous IT corporations such as IBM, Microsoft, Neusoft, ICSS etc to make students take part in project training. The school also builds practice bases in Beiing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and some other cities, to intensify application-oriented practice and graduation project. Many courses in International School of Software are taught in English or bilingual, and main specialty courses are introduced from Carnegie-Mellon University . The school also provides intensive English courses to improve students' oral English.

The school also introduces certification courses e.g. DB2 and Websphere from IBM; MCSD, MCDBA and MCSE from Microsoft , OCP and DBA from Oracle, Gromidia from Intergraph, Maya from Autodesk, and CCNA, CCNP from Cisco,  for students to take as elective courses reckoning in credits, so as to encourage them to be certified by the first-class software corporations of the world.

Tuition Fee - RMB 28,000 per year

6. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

School of Medicine of Wuhan University was founded in 1923. It includes 5 schools, 6 research centers and 3 A-Level Grade Ⅲ affiliated hospitals. The hospitals have 5080 beds, 15 million out-patients per year, 50,000 in-patients per year, 25,000 major operations and a full list of disciplines covering 100 clinical and auxiliary departments and 30 laboratories. It has a competent staff with an impressive figure of 2500, 1125 of whom are professors, chief physicians, associate professors and deputy chief physicians. The school now has more than 5,100 students, including 3,000 undergraduates, 1,500 graduates and 600 foreign students. Through academic exchanges, the school maintains good relationships and collaborates with hospitals and institutes in America, Britain, France, Germany, Finland and Japan as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan.

WHU School of Medicine provides abundant specialties for medical students, including Clinical Medicine (five-year, six-year, seven-year, and eight-year), Stomatology Medicine (five-year, seven-year, eight-year), Preventive Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Nursing. Clinical Medicine is "undergraduate brand specialty" among medical schools under Ministry of Education of China The school has two Provincial Demonstration Centers of Experimental Teaching: Basic Medicine Experimental Teaching Center and Clinical Skills Experimental Teaching Center. The total area of experimental teaching building is 7432 square meters. The experimental teaching centers are well organized and fully functioning. Within them, there are 2689 equipment with a total worth of 42.92 million RMB. 

There are three experimental teaching platforms in the Basic Medicine Experimental Teaching Center: Morphology, Kinesiology, and Molecular Biology and Immunology experimental teaching platforms. In the Clinical Skills Experiment Teaching Center, it is equipped with advanced medical experiment facilities like iStan Intelligent Simulation Robots, Sim Comprehensive Simulating Robots, SimBaby Infant Comprehensive Simulating Robots, High Simulating Head Model, PCR Models, and Obstetric Delivery Models. WHU School of Medicine has three direct affiliated first class hospitals for students practice and internship after graduation. The three hospitals are WHU Stomatology Hospital, WHU Renmin Hospital (Hubei Province Renmin Hospital), and Wuhan Plus, University Zhongnan Hospital. Renmin Hospital has 2680 beds while Zhongnan Hospital has 2100 beds. WHU School of Medicine has 11 indirect affiliated teaching hospitals, which are all first class hospitals. It also has six Clerkship Teaching Centers in Community Health Centers.

Tuition Fee - RMB 40,000 per year

7. Electronic Commerce

Tuition Fee - RMB 23,000 per year

8. Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering

Tuition Fee - RMB 28,000 per year

9. Mass Communication

I. Program Introduction

The International class on Mass Communication is particularly designed for international undergraduate students. All courses are taught in English. This program aims to qualify students with theoretical knowledge and professional skills on media and communications and enable students to have broad international vision and comprehensive knowledge on policies and regulations related to media and communications as well as enterprising and innovative spirits.

II. Main Courses

All specialized compulsory courses and elective courses are taught in English, using English textbooks. The submitted course work and thesis should be written in English and provided with Chinese-English summary.

Professional core courses: Journalism, Broadcasting Theory, Advertising, Mass Communication Research, Public Relations, Media Ethics and Regulations, Media Research Methods, Digital Technology Approaches, etc.

Tuition Fee - RMB 23,000 per year

C. English-medium Master Degree Programs

1. International Relations - Tuition Fee RMB 33,000 per year

2. International Business - Tuition Fee RMB 33,000 per year

3. International Law(LLM) - Tuition Fee RMB 33,000 per year

4. International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) - RMB 33,000 per year

5. Journalism and Communication - Tuition Fee RMB 33,000 per year

6. Software Engineering - Tuition Fee RMB 38,000 per year

7. Business Administration - Tuition Fee RMB 33,000 per year

8. Clinical Medicine - Tuition Fee RMB 48,000 per year

    Master in Clinical Medicine include:

  • Internal Medicine  
  • Pediatrics 
  • Geriatrics
  • Neurology
  • Dermatology and Venereology
  • Radiology and Nuclear  
  • Clinical Laboratory Science  
  • Surgery
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics 
  • Ophthalmology 
  • Otorhinolaryngology 
  • Oncology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine and Physiatry 
  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency Medicine

9. Electronic Commerce - Tuition Fee RMB 33,000 per year

10. Media and Communication Study - Tuition Fee RMB 33,000 per year

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