If English is not your native language or if you have not studied in English at degree level, you will need to provide evidence of your level of English proficiency. You should normally possess an appropriate IELTS, TOEFL or equivalent score as listed on each programme page.
You will qualify for an exemption from the English language requirement if one of the following applies to you:
- You are a national of a majority English-speaking country:
Antigua and Barbuda; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Canada; Dominica; Grenada; Guyana; Jamaica; New Zealand; St Kitts and Nevis; St Lucia; St Vincent and the Grenadines;Trinidad and Tobago; USA; UK.
- You have completed/are completing a degree in a majority English-speaking country (Chinese joint venture programmes are not included). Your degree shall be conferred no earlier than September 2016.
- You have completed/are completing a degree which has been taught and assessed in English (Chinese joint venture programmes are not included), no earlier than September 2016 with an English proficiency letter issued by the institution. The English proficiency letter should:·
be typed and printed on institutional letterhead·
bear the seal/signature of the issuing authority
indicate your degree has been taught and assessed entirely in English
- You have completed/are completing a degree from one of the universities listed below. Your degree shall be conferred no earlier than September 2016:·
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University; University of Nottingham Ningbo China; New York University Shanghai; Wenzhou-Kean University; Duke Kunshan University; The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen; Beijing Normal University-HongKong Baptist University United International College (aka UIC); Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
In exceptional circumstances, individual cases will be considered on their own merits. You may be required to attend an interview or take a test to further demonstrate your English proficiency.
If you miss the English language requirements by 0.5 – 1.0 of an IELTS band (or its equivalent), you can be admitted to the programme after successful completion of our five- or eight-week intensive Pre-sessional English Course (PSE)..
If you are a conditional offer holder, you can also apply to take the XJTLU English language test in lieu of an IELTS/TOEFL or its equivalent.
Additionally, students who take the Pre-sessional English Course (PSE) are required to complete English language courses on a pass/fail basis as part of the Additional Learning Activity requirement during their studies at XJTLU.