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Peking University

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Subject areas

Commerce, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science


China, Asia

Language of instruction

Chinese, English

Level of study


Additional information

Courses available for Chinese language students. Students studying in the Chinese as a Second Language are not required to show proof of chinese proficiency but will take a placement test upon arrival.
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Students wishing to study the regular academic programs in chinese must show a chinese HSK 6 or equivalent level.

Regular degree courses have limited courses taught in English. See the below links for courses taught in English (English courses are marked out in Chinese at the last column)
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Exchange length

1 or 2 Trimesters

Course load

Academic Year: Early September to Early January, Mid-February to Early July

4 PKU credits = 1 VUW point

Language Students: Full time intensive Chinese Language course = 60 VUW points

Every 15 hours of lecture translates into 1 unit. General Visiting Students at the International College for Chinese Language Studies must take a course load of at least 20 academic hours every week.

Exchange restrictions

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens