Study in Hainan, China
Welcome To ..............South China University of Tropical Agriculture

Introduction


South China University of Tropical Agriculture is located at the west part of Hainan Island, the chief island of the southernmost and island province of China with tropical monsoon climate and charming beaches. It owes its origin to South China College of Tropical Crops founded in 1958, and is a leading tropical agricultural education and research institution in China, offering a wide range of subjects including tropical agriculture, biology, agro-industry, engineering, economic management, social sciences, Chinese language training programme, etc.

SCUTA embraces two campuses. SCUTA at Danzhou covers a campus land of 200 ha with surrounding 40,000 ha of land for trials and experiments. SCUTA at Haikou holds a campus land of 34ha. SCUTA boasts a strong faculty of education and research: 350 professors and associate professors and 39 domestic and overseas well-known guest professors.

SCUTA consists of 12 colleges: College of Agronomy, College of Horticulture, College of Environment and Plant Protection, College of Technology, College of Mechanical Electric and Information Engineering, College of Economics and Management, College of Humanities and Laws, College of Fundamental Sciences, College of Continued Education, College of Applied Science and Technology, College of Graduates and International College. SCUTA has 7 doctorate programs, 1 postdoctorate program, 31 Master’s degree programs and 32 bachelor programs and 17 polytechnic programs as well as 1 postdoctorate mobile station. The number of students has been increasing rapidly for the past few years, and more than 12,000 students are now on campus with an annual enrollment of over 3,000 students. SCUTA has been the home of more than 20,000 graduates and 100,000 short-term course students over the past 40 years. Some elite graduates such as Prof. Chen Zhangliang, President of China Agricultural University, and Prof. Zheng Xiaobo, President of Nanjing Agricultural University, received their bachelor training from SCUTA.

SCUTA takes active initiatives in international cooperation in research and development and has established regular academic exchanges and cooperation with more than 20 countries and regions. It has forged a close long-term cooperative relationship with other universities such as University of Hawaii, Kasetsart University, James Cook University, Hongkong University of Technology, etc. It has sponsored many international conferences and training courses.

With good facilities and services in learning, living and recreation, SCUTA will foster more and more Chinese and international students and prepare them to achieve success in their careers by delivering good education and taking active in international exchanges and cooperation.

SCUTA is your right choice to start a successful career. You will enjoy your learning and living here with life-memorable experience.

 


SCUTA Chinese Language Training Programmes for International Students

Categories

Course

Curriculum

Duration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long-term

 

 

ElementaryChinese Course

⑴Elementary Chinese Language

(2)Elementary Listening

⑶Chinese Practical Conversation

⑷ Reading and Writing Skill

⑸Reading Comprehension

 

 

One semester

to two years

 

 

Intermediate Chinese Course

⑴ Intermediate Chinese Language

⑵ Intermediate Listening and Conversation

⑶ Report & News Reading

⑷ Practical Reading

⑸ HSK Integrated Training (Optional)

 

 

 

One semester

to two years

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Chinese

Course

⑴ Advanced Chinese Language

⑵ Hot Topics in China Nowadays

⑶ Report & News Reading

⑷ Practical Writing

⑸ News Listening

⑹ HSK Integrated Training (Optional)

⑺ Chinese History and Culture (Optional)

⑻ Chinese Economy and Trading (Optional)

⑼ Drama and Film

 

 

 

 

 

One semester

to two years

 

 

Short-term

 

 

Chinese Language

⑴ Elementary Chinese language

⑵ Elementary Chinese Listening

⑶ Chinese Practical Conversation

⑷ Lectures on Chinese Culture

⑸ A Survey of Hainan Province

 

 

One to

three months

 

Contract Terms

Degree programmes

Qualifications for Admission
1. Bachelor’s Programmes:Senior high school graduates or those with the same or above level; A certain level of Chinese language; Healthy.
2. Master’s Programmes:University graduates, college graduates or those with the same or above level; A certain level of Chinese language; Healthy.
3.Doctoral Programmes:Postgraduates or those with the same or above level; A certain level of Chinese language; Healthy.

 

Fees(RMB)

1. Registration fee: 400.00RMB
2. Tuition fee for bachelor’s programmes: 12,000.00RMB/academic year
3. Tuition fee for master’s programmes: 15,000.00RMB/academic year
4. Tuition fee for doctoral programmes: 18,000.00RMB/academic year

Application

1. Date: March 1 to June 25 of each year.
2. Address: Office of International College, SCUTA
3. Submitting following documents:
-- Completed Application Form for Foreigner Wishing to Study in South China University of Tropical Agriculture.
-- Completed Physical Examination Record for Foreigner.
-- The highest academic degree and transcripts and copies of them.
--Copies of the Passport or Identification.
-Notes: Application Form for Foreigner Wishing to Study in South China University of Tropical Agriculture and Physical Examination Record for Foreigner can be obtained from Office of the International College or download from the Internet.

 

Registration Procedure

1. The enrolled students will get Acceptance Notification and Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW201 or JW202) from Office of International College in July of each year.
2. To get an X-status visa, enrolled students should show passport, Acceptance Notification, Form JW201 or JW202, Form of Physical Examination Record for Foreigners and Blood Test Record to the embassy & consulate of the People's Republic of China in their country.
3. The enrolled students should bring the above documents as well as 8 photos(passport size) to International College for registration and conducting procedure of resident card within given time in the Acceptance Notification.
4. Medical insurance over one year and a copy of it are necessary for admission. Otherwise the admission procedures will be postponed.

 

Diploma

1. Bachelor’s Programmes: Graduation diploma will be issued to those who have completed all required courses and passed the examinations. A bachelor's degree will be conferred if they meet the requirements stipulated in the Regulations of the Academic Degree of PRC.
2. Master’s Programmes: Graduation diploma will be issued to those who have completed all required courses and passed the examinations. A master’s degree will be conferred if they have succeeded in the defense of dissertation.
3. Doctoral Programmes: Graduation diploma will be issued to those who have completed all required courses and passed the examinations. A doctoral degree will be conferred if they have succeeded in the defense of dissertation.

 

SCUTA Bachelor’s Programmes for International Students 

Name of specialty

Degree offered and its duration

Agronomy

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Prataculture

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Biotechnology

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Animal Science

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Agricultural Resources and Environment

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Horticulture

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Pomology

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Plant Protection

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Environmental Science

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Agro-chemicals Engineering

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Agro-Products Quality and Safety

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

High Polymer Material and Engineering

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Applied Chemistry

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Food Quality and Safety

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Food Science and Engineering

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Electronic Engineering and Automation

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Agricultural Mechanization and Automation

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Traffic and Transportation

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Machinery Design and Manufacture and Automation

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Computer Science and Technology

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Electronic Information Engineering

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Vehicle Engineering

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Agricultural and Forestry Economics and Management

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Marketing

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Land Resource Management

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Accounting

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Financial Management

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Statistics

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Information Management and System

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

English

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Law Science

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

Public Administration

Bachelor’s degree: 4 years

 SCUTA Master’s Programmes for International Students

Name of specialty

Research direction

Degree offered and its duration

Crops Genetics and Breeding

1.Application of Gene Engineering in breeding

Master’s Degree: 3 years

2. Basis of Gene Engineering Application

3. Genetic Engineering and Innovation

Botany

1. Plant Structure and Development

Master’s Degree: 3 years

2. Plant Physiology and Chemistry

3. Plant Molecular Biology

4. Plant Resources and their Utilization

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

1. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Natural Active Substances of Tropical Biologic Resource

Master’s Degree: 3 years

2. Cloning, Expression and Regulation of New Functional Genes

3. Gene Engineering

Ecology

1. Tropical Agricultural Ecology

Master’s Degree: 3 years

2. Tropical Silvicultural Ecology

3. Environmental Ecology

4. Resources and Industrial Ecology

5. Landscaping and Landscape Ecology

Plant Molecular Genetics

1. Functional Genomes

Master’s Degree: 3 years

2. Molecular Mechanism of Plant Stress

3. Gene Expression Regulation and higher Plant Development

4.Signal transduction and Gene Expression Regulation

Genetic Resources

1. Innovation of Tropical Crops Germplasms and their Development and Application

Master’s Degree: 3 years

2. Development and Application of special and elite Germplasms of Tropical Crops

3. Development and Utilization of Tropical Fungi Resources

Agricultural Biotechnology

1. Plant Biotechnology and Germplasm Innovation

Master’s Degree: 3 years

2. Biotechnology and Biochemicals

3. Applied Microbiotechnology

Prataculture

1. Cultural Principles and Technology for Tropical Pasture

Master’s Degree: 3 years

2. Genetics and Breeding of Tropical Pasture and Turf Grasses

Farm Products Processing and Storage Engineering

1. Tropical Vegetables and Melons Processing Principles and Technology

Master’s Degree: 3 years

2. Applied Microbiotechnology

SCUTA Doctoral Programmes for International Students

Name of specialty

 

Research direction

Degree offered and its duration

Supervisor

Botany

1. Plant Resources and Their Utilization

Doctor’s degree: 3-4 year

 

Hu Xinwen

Tian Weiming

Zhang Yingdong

Jin Zhiqiang

Xiao Xianzhou

2. Plant Development Biology

3. Plant Molecular Biology and Plant Gene Engineering

4. Plant Physiochemistry

Crops Cultivation and Tilling

1. Physiology of Crops Cultivation

Doctor’s degree: 3-4 year

 

Zheng Xueqin

Lin Wefu

Chen Qiubo

Jiang Jusheng

Yu Xuebiao

 

2. Ecology of Crops Cultivation

Crops Genetics and Breeding

1. Application of Gene Engineering in Breeding

Doctor’s degree: 3-4 year

 

 

Zheng Xueqin

Jin Zhiqiang

Huang Junsheng

Liu Zhixin

Zhang Yingdong

Chen Shouchai

He Chaozu

Guo Jianchun

Zhou Peng

2. Basis of Gene Engineering Application

3. Gene Engineering and Germplasm Innovation

Plant Molecular Genetics

1. Functional Genomes

Doctor’s degree: 3-4 year

 

Chen Shouchai

Peng Ming

Guo Jianchun

Jin Zhiqiang

Wu Yaoting

Zhang Jiaming

2. Molecular Mechanism of Plant Stress

3. Gene Expression Regulation and Higher Plants Development

Genetic Resources

1. Innovation of Tropical Crops Germplasms and their Application and Development

Doctor’s degree: 3-4 year

 

Chen Qiubo

Hu Xinwen

Guo Anping

Wang Wenquan

Lin Weifu

2. Development and Application of special and elite Germplasm of Tropical Crops

3. Development and Utilization of Tropical Fugus Resources

Agricultural Biotechnology

1. Biotechnology and Germplasm Innovation

Doctor’s degree: 3-4 year

 

Peng Ming

Zhou Peng

Guo Anping

Wu Yaoting

Zhang Shuzhen

Bao Shixiang

Huang Junsheng

Hong Kui

2. Biotechnology and Medicine-based Gene Engineering

3. Applied Microbiotechnology

Molecular Phytopathology

1.Study on Plant Pathogenic Functional Genomes

Doctor’s degree: 3-4 year

 

Zheng Fuchong

He Chaozu

Liu Zhixin

 

2. Study on Plant Stress-resistance Functional Genomes

3. Mutual Reaction Mechanism Between Plants and Pathogens


Long-term and short-term non-degree programmes

Qualifications for Admission
1. Long-term Programme
(1) General Scholar Programme
-- Senior students or graduates of agricultural universities or colleges.
(2) Senior Scholar Programme
--Master’s degree holders in agriculture or those with the same level.
2. Short-term Training Programme
-- Those who are interested in Chinese language, science and technology, management, research and education, extension, etc. in tropical agriculture and related disciplines.

Fees(RMB)

1. Registration fee: 100.00RMB
2. Tuition fee:
2000.00 RMB /per month  6000.00RMB/half year  12000.00RMB/per year


Application

1. General and Senior Scholars
(1) Date: March 1 to June 25 of each year.
(2) Address: Office of International College, SCUTA
(3) Submitting following documents:
-- Completed Application Form for Foreigner Wishing to Study in South China University of Tropical Agriculture.
-- Completed Physical Examination Record for Foreigner.
-- The highest academic degree, schooling records and copies of them.
-- Copies of the Passport or Identification.
-Notes: Application Form for Foreigner Wishing to Study in South China University of Tropical Agriculture and Physical Examination Record for Foreigner can be obtained from Office of International College of SCUTA or download from the Internet.
2. Short-term Training Students
(1) Date: Two months before the scheduled date.
(2) Address: Office of International College, SCUTA
(3) Submitting following documents:
-- Completed Application Form for Foreigner Wishing to Study in SouthChinaUniversity of Tropical Agriculture.
--Personal resume or group recommendation.
-Notes: Application Form for Foreigner Wishing to Study in South China University of Tropical Agriculture can be obtained from Office of International College of SCUTA or download from the Internet.

Admission Procedure

1. General and Senior Scholars
(1) The enrolled students will get Acceptance Notification and Visa Application Form (JW201orJW202) from Office of International College of SCUTA in July of each year.
(2) To get an X-status visa, enrolled students should show passport, Acceptance Notification, Form JW201orJW202, Form of Physical Examination Record for Foreigners and Blood Test Record to the embassy or consulate of the People's Republic of China in their country.
(3) The enrolled students should bring the above documents as well as 6 photos (passport size) to Office of International College of SCUTA for registration and conducting procedure of resident card within given time in the Acceptance Notification.
(4) Medical insurance over one year and a copy of it are necessary for admission. Otherwise the admission procedures will be postponed.
2. Short-term Training Students
(1) The enrolled students will get a letter of invitation from International College.
(2) To get an F-status visa, enrolled students should bring the letter of invitation and passport to the embassy or consulate of the People's Republic of China in their country.
(3) The enrolled students should bring the above documents as well as 4 photos (passport size) to Office of International College for registration before the scheduled date.

Certificate

A certificate will be issued to the students who complete the programme.

International Student Application Form

Physical Examination Record for Foreigner

Contact Info

Contact:

Ms. Nai :+86 (0) 898 23300196

Mr. Zhou :+86 (0) 898 23300140

Mr. Jiang :+86 (0) 898 23300114

Fax: +86 (0) 898 23300157

Email: scutafao@scuta.edu.cn

Website:http://www.scuta.edu.cn/

Address: International College

South China University of Tropical Agriculture

Baodao Xincun, Danzhou, Hainan Province 571737, P.R.China