📖Introduction

Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, located in the Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, southern China, was co-founded by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University as the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong. Its charter has been approved by the Ministry of Education with full support from local authorities.

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📚About the Program

Bachelor’s in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)

In today’s uncertain environment, many young people struggle to find their identity, understand their environment, and chart their course. Priorities are difficult to establish and choices are not easy to make when confronted with the complexity, instability, and ongoing change of contemporary life. The Programme aims to significantly enhance the educational experience of students while better preparing them to deal with the world around them. The focus here is on developing students’ entrepreneurial mindset and their ability to cultivate critical skills to think and act in more creative, innovative, opportunistic, and proactive ways. The ultimate objective of the Programme is to equip students with the ability to be critical thinkers with a keen sense of recognizing, generating, and pursuing business opportunities in creative, innovative, and effective ways.

The specific objectives of the programme are:

  • to apply diverse concepts of business and society and to develop creative capacities that are essential to initiate, build, and grow business ventures; 

  • to nurture entrepreneurial spirit and competencies by applying business-related knowledge and skills to develop and implement innovative ideas required for sustaining and growing organizational and new business undertakings;

  • to integrate and apply analytical, risk assessment, and problem-solving skills acquired from varied disciplines to initiate entrepreneurial ventures for solving diverse real-life problems;

  • to equip students with innovative information system skills; effective oral and written communication and presentation skills, both in Chinese and English; and interpersonal skills required for promoting entrepreneurial activities;

  • to provide practical knowledge and extensive awareness of being socially responsible while maintaining ethical principles essential in creating, managing, and growing sustainable business ventures; and

  • to utilize innovation and creativity skills in exploring and undertaking entrepreneurial initiatives for self-motivated personal development and independent lifelong learning.  

The Programme’s curriculum design and course contents allow students to immerse themselves in real-world business situations through in-class learning and outside-of-class experiential activities. Students will be able to synthesize the knowledge and skill-set acquired in the areas of entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, product innovation, operations, and management. Since the major required and major elective courses emphasize creativity, innovation, and risk assessment, the concepts learned through case studies, simulations, structured discussions, guest lectures, field trips, and internships will enable students to actually undertake viable small business projects upon completing their business plans.

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🏫About Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)

Situated in Zhuhai, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) is the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between the Chinese Mainland and Hong Kong. UIC shoulders the historical mission of advancing the internationalization of Chinese higher education and taking the lead in implementing liberal arts education in China.

Exceptional Location

UIC is located in the beautiful coastal city of Zhuhai in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. As one of China's most liveable cities, Zhuhai is adjacent to Macao and Hong Kong, connected by the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. Zhuhai was one of the first places where modern Chinese met Western culture.

International Higher Education

With English as the medium of instruction, UIC's education is of international standards with high-caliber academic performance. The college has established the Divisions of Business and Management, Culture and Creativity, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology, in addition to the Graduate School. Altogether UIC offers 28 undergraduate programmes, and is approved to offer nine research and five taught postgraduate programmes for over 7,000 students. Undergraduates receive HKBU Bachelor's Degrees and UIC Graduation Certificates, and postgraduates earn HKBU degrees.

Liberal Arts College

Aiming to serve China and the world, UIC has built a new model for liberal arts education in China by tapping into traditional Chinese and Western cultural resources. A liberal arts education cultivates open-minded, well-rounded talents, enabling students to dig into their academic field of expertise with an interdisciplinary approach. UIC provides a student-centered learning environment and encourages a healthy student-teacher interaction that benefits both parties in terms of mentorship and collaboration.

Diversity and Development

UIC enrols students from 30 provinces and regions of the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and overseas. More than 72% of the graduates from the Class of 2020 chose postgraduate studies home and abroad, 74.4% of which were admitted to the world’s top 100 universities. Many of the graduates have started their careers in Fortune 500 companies, government agencies or non-profit organisations. There are also alumni listed in Forbes 30 under 30.

Features:

  • 4 Divisions providing 25 Undergraduate Programs
  • 6000+ Undergraduate students; Above 70% Graduates go onto further study abroad.
  • Faculty and students from more than 30 countries and regions.
  • Liberal Arts Education & Whole Person Education
  • Graduation Certificate Awarded by UIC and HKBU Degree.
  • English-taught Curriculum with Special Programmes on Chinese Culture and Society.
  • Career Development for more possible future.
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🏠 Accommodation

You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.

You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.

How to book:

  • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
  • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it
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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$0 USD

Tuition fee:

100,000 CNY per year

400,000 CNY in total

Insurance is 600 CNY.

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • BNU-HKBU United International College International Students Application Form
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • English Language Certificate
  • Personal Statement Letter or Study Plan
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Your Passport Copy
  • Your Photograph
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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