The Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship is open to eligible applicants applying to go on exchange to this institution in Semester 2, 2018. Apply now!

 Multiple $5,000 - $7,000 grants are available through the New Colombo Plan for students going on exchange in semester 1 or 2, 2018 to China. 

Peking University
City: Beijing

Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1 (Autumn Semester): September - January
Semester 2 (Spring Semester): February - June

Academic Calendar 2016/17 (Please scroll down) 

Language of instruction: Chinese, English
Full time load equivalent:
  • Peking University: 3-4 courses per semester (approximately 18 class hours per week) 
  • Chinese Language Studies Program: 20 hours per week 
  • Guanghua School of Management MBA program: 12 - 15 credits per semester
  • Fields of Study Available:
  • Chinese Language Studies Program (20 hours per week) available at Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced levels. See course details from here. Course allocation will depend on student's online self-assessment before arrival and face-to-face interview upon arrival.
  • The program consists of: 
    • Intensive Chinese (reading and writing): 6-10 class hours/week
    • Spoken Chinese (speaking and listening): 6-10 class hours/week
    • Electives, e.g. Business Chinese, Chinese Grammar, Pronunication, Chinese Cultures etc.
    • Students are required to attend all classes. 
Elementary Level:

初级必修课程(Compulsory Courses of the Elementary Level):

  • Elementary Intensive Chinese(初级汉语精读)(8-10 class hours/week)
  • Elementary Spoken Chinese(初级汉语口语)(8-10 class hours/week
初级选修课程(Elective Courses of the Elementary Level):
  • Elementary Chinese Characters and Words(初级汉字)(4 class hours/week)
  • Elementary Chinese Listening(初级汉语听力)(4 class hours/week)

Intermediate Level: 

中级必修课程(Compulsory Courses of the Intermediate Level):

  • Intermediate Intensive Chinese(中级汉语精读)(6-8 class hours/week)
  • Intermediate Spoken Chinese(中级汉语口语)(6-8 class hours/week)
中级选修课程(Elective Courses of the Intermediate Level):
  • Pronunciation(正音)(2 class hours/week)
  • Intermediate Chinese Listening(中级听力)(2 class hours/week)
  • Audio-Video Chinese for Intermediate Learners(中级视听说)(4 class hours/week)
  • ntermediate Chinese Writing(中级写作)(4 class hours/week)
  • Chinese Characters and Words(字词选讲)(4 class hours/week)
  • Intermediate Chinese Grammar(中级语法)(4 class hours/week)
  • Business Chinese for Intermediate Learners(中级商务汉语)(4 class hours/week)
  • Lectures on Chinese Culture(中国语言文化讲座)(2 class hours/week)

Guanghua School of Management MBA course info


Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:  
Approximate living expenses:

RMB 35,000 per semester

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Additional information:

Peking University Fact Sheet 2018-19

Single-semester exchange only

Students are required to purchase the Comprehensive Medical Insurance for Foreign Students from Shandong University (about RMB 400 per semester). Click here to find out more about the insurer.

To study courses taught in Mandarin, students need to pass HSK band 6 or have to pass Peking University Chinese Language Placement test.

The School of Chinese as a Second Language does not offer any courses taught in English.

Peking University Q & A for incoming exchange students

Note: As required by Peking University, applicants for the exchange program must be non-Chinese citizens (including Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao) and aged between 18-45. 

Campus accommodation available, including Global Village. 

Guanghua School of Management MBA Fact Sheet 2016/17 

Guanghua School of Management MBA program info