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Guangdong Ocean University

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  • Chinese Name : 广东海洋大学

  • Province: Guangdong

  • City: Zhanjiang

  • Founded: 1935

  • Cost of living: $410-827 USD/year

  • Scholarships: Available

1662
World Rank
189
Country Rank
22,000+
University students

Guangdong Ocean University (GDOU) enjoying the joint sponsorship and co-construction of the State Oceanic Administration and the People’s Government of Guangdong Province, the university was established as a provincial key institution which features itself with Fishery and Marine disciplines. With 77 years of history, GDOU is now recognized as a multidisciplinary oceanic university which focuses on marine and fishery sciences and coordinates well in the development of science, engineering, agriculture, humanities, economics, management, law, and education, and of all these disciplines applied sciences relatively enjoy a predominate position. GDOU has cultivated over 100,000 excellent practical talents for the society ever since its foundation, giving force to the development of Guangdong province as well as South China Sea studies and exploitations.

(1) History 
 
The school was founded in 1935 at the Guangdong Provincial Advanced Aquatic Vocational School. She is the origination of education of modern Marine aquatic products in Guangdong province. After several migrations, she was promoted to Zhanjiang Fishery College directly under the ministry of agriculture. In January 1997, Zhanjiang Marine University was established by the Zhanjiang Fishery College with the history of 62-year history and the Zhanjiang gricultural college with a history of 39 years. In December 2001, Zhanjiang meteorological school merged into Zhanjiang ocean university. In June 2005, with the approval of the ministry of education, Zhanjiang ocean university was renamed Guangdong Ocean University.
 
(2) Discipline and programs
 
The school has three first-level disciplines, such as "aquatic", "food science and engineering" and "Marine science". 7 first-level master's degree programs, 29 second-level master's degree programs (admission points), 3 master degree categories (12 areas); 75 undergraduate majors (38 of which are listed in "one"). School has 6 provincial key disciplines, including aquatic products processing and storage engineering secondary discipline is listed as one of the key discipline of "climbing the peak", Marine science, aquatic 2 first-level discipline is listed as one of the key discipline of "advantage", automation and machinery manufacturing, animal breeding and genetics and breeding, agricultural economy management three secondary discipline is listed as "key subject". 5 national specialties, 1 national comprehensive reform pilot program, and 4 countries' first batch of outstanding agricultural and forestry talents education training program reform pilot program. Eight characteristic specialty, two famous brand of guangdong province, guangdong province, one of guangdong province key professional, comprehensive reform pilot specialty in guangdong province in the nine, three applied talents training of guangdong province demonstration specialty, three strategic emerging industries in guangdong province.
 
(3) Academic facilities and Scientific research 
 
Guangdong Ocean University (GDOU) is academically organized into 18 colleges, 26 research institutes, 1 self-contained college(viz. Cunjin college) and one department for Ideological and Political Theory Teaching. With well-equipped teaching buildings, museum, student's dormitories, swimming pools, etc. Altogether the three campuses share a floorage of 720,000 square meters. Its well-stocked library contains books over 1,920,000 volumes. Teaching buildings and all 66 research centers are well-quipped with advanced facilities. With more than 3,000 aquatic life specimens, its Aquatic Museum boasts the richest display in all higher institutions across the country. In the past five years, it undertook 1508 scientific research projects, among which many are state key projects including March 1986 Hi-tech programs, March 1997 State Plan for Development of Basic Research programs, state science and technology support programs and other state natural science and social science funds programs, with these it was granted research funds 248 million yuan and awarded 106 science and technology awards, of which there are 4 provincial and ministerial awards, first prize; 29 provincial and ministerial awards, second and third prize; and 1 National Science and Technology Award, second prize. 
     
(4) Guangdong Ocean University Achievement
 
From September 2011 to September 2016, the school including national 973 program, national 863 program, national science and technology support plan, the national natural science foundation, national social science fund, a total of 2856 scientific research projects, such as the 243 national projects; Scientific research expenditure amounted to 630 million yuan. To obtain 29 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards; obtained 432 authorized patents. The university is an excellent institution of undergraduate teaching evaluation of the ministry of education. The school is an excellent university with a bachelor's degree, a master's degree and a doctor's degree. It is a university that has been selected into the construction of a high level university in guangdong province.
 
(5) Communication and international cooperation
 
GDOU perseveres substantive cooperation and interchange in research and academic studies both domestically and internationally, enjoying longstanding in-depth partnerships with universities in over 30 countries and regions, including in countries like the UK, Australia, Japan, and regions like Hong Kong, Taiwan, etc. from where it engaged a number of distinguished honorary professors, guest professors and adjunct professors and established joint-programs with Ocean university of China and National Taiwan Ocean University. The school has established a good cooperative relationship with more than 50 universities and research institutions in the United States, Japan, South Korea, Britain, Australia, etc., as well as in Hong Kong, Taiwan and other regions.

Guangdong Ocean University provides International Student Apartment for overseas students, and two students may share a room. The dormitory equipped with independent bathroom and bathroom, the interior furniture is in accordance with national quality standards, and every room is well equipped with air conditioner, electric water heater, wardrobe, bookshelves and other facilities. The facilities of the apartment can meet the students' life and needs. The apartment is designed in a new, north-south orientation. The apartment building is synchronized with the campus greening, and the apartment is shaded by trees. It is a good place for international students to study and life.

Applicants Eligibility 

  1. Need to be Non-Chinese citizens
  2. Need to be in good health
  3. Age Limit: Bachelor Degree:18-25 Years old; Masters Degree:18-35Years old; PhD: 18-40Years old;Chinese Language:18-40Years old
  4. Need to have good academic result in highest education degree
  5. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 or TOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  6. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  7. Doesn’t have any criminal record in the past
  8. Need to have skill on research & publication(For Masters and PhD Degree )
  9. Need to have publication on good journal (For PhD Degree)
  10. Need to provide real and complete resume

Application Documents for Bachelor Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White/Blue Background)
  3. Higher secondary /A Level/Grade 12/High School Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  8. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  9. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  10. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  11. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Application Documents for Masters Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Bachelor Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  8. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for PhD Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Masters Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  7. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  8. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the guardian(under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for Chinese Language courses:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Last academic Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  5. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  6. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  7. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  8. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  9. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Master Degree Scholarship Covers:

1. Full Tuition fees free

2. Full Accommodation fees free

3. Monthly stipend:1000 CNY/Month

 

 

After Scholarship Need to pay to the University :

1. Insurance fees 800 CNY/Year

2. Medical 415 CNY (Only for one year )

3. Visa Fees 400 CNY/Year

 

4. Registration Fees:500 CNY(Only for First Year)

 

Masters Degree Major List for Taught in English Medium( Duration 3 years):

1. Mechanical Engineering

2. Marine Biology

3. Aquaculture

4. Fishery Resources

5. Aquatic Animal Medicine

6. Marine Resources and Environment

7. Marine Chemistry

8. Physical Oceanography

9. Food Science

10. Processing and Storage Engineering of Agriculture products

11. Processing and Storage Engineering of Aquatic Products

12. Marine technology

13. Crop Genetics and Breeding

14. Animal Genetics and Breeding

15. Animal Production Science

 



Guangdong Ocean University is a provincial key construction university jointly built by the People's Government of Guangdong province and the State Oceanic Administration. It is a comprehensive university with the characteristics of Marine and aquatic products and multi-disciplinary and coordinated development. School has established good academic exchanges with the United States, Japan, South Korea, Britain, Australia and other countries and Hong Kong, Taiwan and other regions more than 50 colleges and universities research institutions; at the same time, school conduct academic exchanges, personnel training and scientific research, and cooperate in various fields. External exchanges and cooperation have become increasingly active. International exchange and cooperation department of Guangdong Ocean University is responsible for the promotion of the foreign student education recruit students, and assist in the selection of overseas students, responsible for international cooperation, regional cooperation and international exchanges of assist, coordination, organization and management.

Guangdong Ocean University catering service center is responsible for the school food service. The center has Integrated Service Department, Security Supervision and Purchasing Department, and Food Service Department. There are several canteens on campus, among them, the First, Second and Third canteen are also awarded as Excellent Canteen by the education department of Guangdong Province. The basic facilities of the school canteen are perfect, and the operation room is clean and tidy. The dining room is spacious and bright, the environment is beautiful, air conditioning, TV, stereo is all available. The dining hall is mainly cantonese food, with a series of dishes such as Sichuan cuisine and Western food, with obvious local features. Through daily quality service and careful management, school provide healthy and safe food for teachers and students, strive to create a harmonious food culture, and provide strong logistical support for school construction and scientific development. 

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?

Answer: The program is fully English medium program. 
 
2. How is the living standard in Zhanjiang city? What about the canteen in the University?
 
Answer: The living expense here is relatively reasonable, for example, about 200 USD for your food per month. There are many canteens provide different types of  delicious food for international students. 
 
3. How can I arrive in Zhanjiang city, the location of University?
 
Answer: If there is no direct flight to Zhanjiang city, then recommended flight is transit from Hong Kong to Zhanjiang (around 1.5 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Zhanjiang (around 3 hours and 20 minutes), or transit from Guangzhou to Zhanjiang (around 70 minutes). Students can choose the travel route according to their location.
 
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
 
Answer: the university can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from Zhanjiang Airport to campus. But students should send detailed departure schedule to our university’s representative minimum 7 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. Airport Pick-up Service is only available on duty hours in Registration time.
 
5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?
 
Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money in big international airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need. 
 
6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet in Zhanjiang City? 
 
Answer: there is one international airport, three train stations and subway. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call any time and there are lots of public internet club
 
7. How is the climate in Zhanjiang City?
 
Answer: Zhanjiang is located in the low latitude area south of the tropic of cancer and belongs to the tropical and subtropical monsoon climate, and average temperature is 23℃(73.4℉) 
 
8. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?
 
Answer: China is a largest producer of engineering graduates in the world 
 
9. How is China’s Business and Management Education in the world?
 
Answer: China has become the second largest economy and this has influential role in the global economy.
 
10. Can a student open a Bank Account? 
 
Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required.
 
11. Is learning Chinese language compulsory? 
 
Answer: Even though the program is taught in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language
 
12. What is the voltage used in China? 
 
Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.
 
13. Useful public contact number in China:
 
Answer:
 
Fire: 119
 
Police Station: 110
 
Time Report: 12117
 
Telephone Directory: 114
 
Telephone Repair: 112
 
Emergency Ambulance: 120
 
Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691
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