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Wuhan Institute of Technology

Best Education Consultant For China

  • Chinese Name : 武汉工程大学

  • Province: Hubei

  • City: Wuhan

  • Founded: June 18, 1972

  • Cost of living: $410-827 USD/year

  • Scholarships: Available

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Wuhan Institute of Technology founded in 1972, is located at the centre of Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Zone, the Optics Valley of China. As a young and dynamic university, Wuhan Institute of Technology distinguishes itself as a leading role in the field of engineering and technology in the south-centre of China. Today, it is home to around 22,000 registered students. Education is student-centered and competency-based, and is closely linked to high-quality, original scientific research.

(1) History

Wuhan Institute of Technology, originally named as Hubei Petrochemical Institute was under the administration of Hubei Province when it was established in June 1972 . It was renamed to Wuhan Institute of Chemical Technology and was put under the administration of the former Ministry of Chemical Industry of the Central Government in March 1980 with the permission of the former Ministry of Education . As a result of the readjustment of the management system for colleges in July 1998, it has been put under the joint administration of central and local authorities with the stress on the latter. The university was renamed as Wuhan Institute of Technology with the approval of the Ministry of Education and Hubei Provincial Government in February 2006. In November the same year, it received the national evaluation launched by the Ministry of Education of China, on undergraduate teaching quality and it won an A , the top grade of the evaluation. After 37 years’ endeavor, the university has become a multi-disciplinary university with its own characteristics, fine teaching environment, and advanced research level.

(2) Discipline and program

Wuhan Institute of Technology has 16 subordinate schools, one department and one research institute and one independent( attached) college. There are 48 specialties classified into 6 categories, namely engineering, science, management, economics, arts and law, with engineering, management and science as the key disciplines, all of which cover more than 3 subordinate disciplines. Wuhan Institute of Technology boasts 1 national level excellent course, 1 national level distinguishing specialty, 6 Hubei Provincial-level brand specialties , 15 provincial-level key disciplines; among those, 11 specialties have been appraised as Chutian Scholar Disciplines by the provincial government( these disciplines have the right to employ scholars around the world ,which is financially sponsored by the local government). The university also has 70 master degree programs and 8 doctorate degree programmes co-offered with other research institutes and universities , granted by Hubei province.

(3) Teaching Faculty

Wuhan Institute of Technology has 1793 faculty and staff, among them, there are 1115 teachers and scientific researchers, 530 persons have senior professional titles, 242 professors. There are 964 full-time teachers, of whom 46.5% have senior professional titles. Among them there are 650 professors and associate professors, 167 doctors of philosophy which accounts for 17.3% of the total teaching staff , 521 masters of science and arts, 69.7% of the total number of teachers. Among the teachers, one has been selected into the list of the National Project : “Thousands of Talents”; one has obtained the national outstanding youth fund for science; 2 have been selected as candidates of Talent Project of New Century of the Ministry of Education of China, 29 have been chosen as Hubei High-level Talents of the New Century ; 2 as Famous Teachers of Hubei Higher Educational Institutions, 5 outstanding teachers above provincial level; 40 teachers enjoy the State Department’s allowance and Provincial government’s allowance; 17 middle-aged and young experts have made outstanding contributions to the provincial level; One is the receiver of Outstanding Youth Fund of the Ministry of Education of China; 6 professors are specially employed as “Chutian Scholar project” professors, and 1 “Chutian Scholar”.

(4) Communication and international cooperation

Wuhan Institute of Technology attaches great importance to cooperation and exchange with foreign higher education institutions and corporations. The university has established close cooperative relationship with USA MU-Columbia , Alberta University , University of Ottawa, University Paris 13, etc. A large number of experts, scholars and professors have been invited to have come to our university to visit and to do research. As an exchange, Wuhan Institute of Technology has sent 165 teachers to higher education institutions and research institutes of 24 countries and regions to further study , to receive special training or attend international conferences, to visit and to cooperate in scientific research. In recent years, Wuhan Institute of Technology has signed 13 project agreements with foreign counterparts.

Wuhan Institute of Technology offers outstanding dorm rooms with cozy and convenient accommodation and living facilities shared with two people. Basic facilities include beds, wardrobe, computer desk, chairs, toilet, bathroom, water heater, etc. With such well-equipped facilities and good accommodation management, students will have a colorful and meaningful life here.

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)
After Scholarship Need to pay : 
Tuition and Accommodation Fees: 8000CNY/YearInsurance Fees: 800CNY/Year
Visa Extension Fees: 400CNY/YearMedical Checkup: 400-500CNY(Only for 1st Year)
Registration Fees: 400CNY(Only for 1st Year)Books Fees:500CNY(Approximately)
Accommodation Deposit:500CNY(Refundable)

Extra Scholarship: Students will get extra scholarships according to their performance in school.

Type A:6000CNY/Year/PersonType B: 5000CNY/Year/Person
Type C:4000CNY/Year/PersonType D:3000CNY/Year/Person
Type E:2000CNY/Year/PersonBesides this students may get some daily essentials.

 

Bachelor Taught in English : 
Computer Science and TechnologyCivil Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringInternational Economics and Trade

Wuhan Institute of Technology is one of the qualified universities that enroll overseas students in China. It has established relationship on exchange and cooperation with many universities and institutions in United States, UK, Australia,  India, Japan, and France, etc.

Overseas students live a relaxed and healthy lifestyle studying at Wuhan Institute of Technology. They can develop friendship with many students from different countries and teachers, and join in colorful activities in campus. Wuhan Institute of Technology provides a good learning environment for international students. With standard Chinese language environment, international students can learn standard Chinese culture and language here. 

There are many different student canteens with delicious Chinese food in Wuhan Institute of Technology, including some Muslim canteens. All these canteens provide lavish dishes to cater for taste of international students. And they can also cook by themselves in public kitchen. If international students want to try something new, there are many different Chinese restaurants and fast food restaurants with reasonable prices around the campus for option.

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

Answer: The programs are fully English medium programs.

2. How is the living standard in Wuhan city? What about the canteen in the University?

Answer: The reference living cost for studying in Wuhan is around 150 USD per month for food. Various canteens at Wuhan Institute of Technology provide various dishes, special cuisines and delicious snacks with reasonable price.

3. How can I arrive in Wuhan city, the location of University?

Answer: If there is no direct flight to Wuhan, the recommended flight is transit from Hong Kong to Wuhan (around 2 hours), or transit from Beijing to Wuhan (around 2 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Wuhan (around 1.5 hours), or transit from Guangzhou to Wuhan (around 1.5 hours). International 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: Wuhan Institute of Technology can provide airport pick-up for international students in group from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport to the campus. It takes around 1 hour from the airport to the university. But students should send detailed departure, transfer and arrival schedule to us minimum 7 days in advance so that the university can pick up without any delay. Airport Pick-up Service is only available during 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 Wuhan City?

Answer: There is one international airport, three train stations and many buses to many cities in China. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call in any time and there are lots of internet pubs for going on internet.

7. How is the climate in Wuhan City?

Answer: Wuhan’s climate is humid subtropical with abundant rainfall and four distinctive seasons. Wuhan is known for its oppressively humid summers, when dew points can often reach 26 °C (79 °F) or more. Spring and autumn are generally mild, while winter is cool with occasional snow. The annual mean temperature is 16.63 °C (61.9 °F).

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. What is the voltage used in China?

Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.

12. 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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