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Tsinghua University-The Chinese University of Hong Kong Dual Undergraduate Degree Programme in Economics, 2021 Entry

2021-04-01

1. Programme Overview:

Tsinghua University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have collaborated in offering a 4-year undergraduate dual degree programme. After students complete the joint training programme and meet the requirements of the two universities' respective degrees, they can obtain bachelor's degree certificates issued by Tsinghua University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong respectively.

1.1 Project Features and Professional Advantages:

1) Combination of theory and application: It not only emphasizes a solid foundation, but also provides a wealth of professional elective courses for students to choose from according to their own interests and career plans.

2) Diversified cultural exchanges: Students will experience the academics and campus culture of the two cities and universities.

3) International vision: Most faculty members have obtained doctoral degrees from prestigious overseas universities, and many of them have taught and conducted research in overseas research universities.

4) Close attention to the Chinese economy: The research topics of many professors are based on local issues, aiming to deepen the world's understanding on China's economy.

5) Broad employment prospects: The main employment units include national economic management departments, securities companies, investment banks, commercial banks, insurance companies, investment fund management companies, management and financial consulting companies, and large enterprises.

1.2 Language of Instruction, Educational System, and Degree Conferment:

1) All instruction of this programme will be in English. Those who have completed the required teaching plan, passed the assessments, and passed the graduation thesis defense can obtain their bachelor's degree certificates issued by Tsinghua University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong respectively. Tsinghua University will award a Bachelor's Degree in Economics, and The Chinese University of Hong Kong will award a Bachelor of Social Science in Economics.

2) The degree will be offered in four academic years, with two years each at Tsinghua University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

1.3 Admissions Target:

This programme enrolls students from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and international students. Please refer to "Qualification of Applicants" for more information.


2. Applications and Requirements

2.1 Students from Mainland China:

1) Qualification of Applicants:

a) Applicants must be holders of a Chinese passport and have registered for the 2021 The National College Entrance Examination.

b) In regard to the undergraduate admissions into this programme, students who apply through the provinces that have multiple rounds must apply during the first round. Students whose provinces have only one round shall apply at that time. Students who can be guaranteed admissions shall apply during that respective round. No matter the type of admissions, every student must label Tsinghua as their first-choice university and be admitted.

c) Applicants must meet all other admission requirements (physical examination standards, change of major requirements, etc.) specified by the Ministry of Education, the individual province, and by the university.

d) Applicants must have a strong interest in economics and show strong development potential.

e) Applicants must have a high level of English and is able to adapt to all English-taught programmes.

2) Application:

Students should register online and fill in the application form in the registration system. After the submission is successful, the application form will be printed, signed, scanned, and uploaded together with other application materials. The application materials do not have to be mailed.

Registration website: http://bk.join-tsinghua.edu.cn. After registering or logging in, please select "Comprehensive Selection of Dual Degrees in Economics" to register.

3) Process of Application:

a) Initial review: The application review committee will evaluate every student and nominate students to continue onto later testing.

b) Testing and confirmation: Students who pass the initial review are required to participate in the test organized by our university. The test schedule will be announced in the registration system. The application review committee will ultimately evaluate and confirm students based on their application materials and test performance.

c) Acceptance: After the dual degree has been accredited, if the student is admitted through their respective provinces or have been guaranteed admission, the student will enter the “Dual Degree in Economics” programme after entering the university.

4) Schedule:

Early July 2021: Online application

Late July 2021: Results of initial review are posted on application system.

Testing details will be later posted on the application system.

2.2 Students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan:

Identification:

1) Students from Hong Kong: Holders of a Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card or Hong Kong Identity Cards, as well as the Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents or the Residence Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents.

2) Students from Macao: Holders of a Macao SAR Resident Identity Card, as well as a Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents or a Residence Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents.

3) Students from Taiwan: Holders of a Residence permit for Taiwan residents of People's Republic of China or a Mainland travel permit for Taiwan residents, and a valid identity certificate for residence in Taiwan.

Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan students should apply through The Chinese University of Hong Kong, please see details as below:

1) Hong Kong students: https://admission.econ.cuhk.edu.hk/ddp_admission/1_JUPAS_Applicants/

Contact information: Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tel: +852-39435423

Email: ugddp_econ@cuhk.edu.hk

2) Macao and Taiwan Students: http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk/international

Contact information: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tel: +852-39437459

Email: ugadm2@cuhk.edu.hk

2.3 International Students:

Identification: Foreign citizens, and the conditions set by the Document No. 12 (2020) of Ministry of Education of the PRC should be met. International students can choose to register through either Tsinghua University or The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

1) If choose to apply through Tsinghua University:

Applicants should meet the 2021 Tsinghua University enrollment qualifications for international students (undergraduate programmes) (except for Chinese proficiency requirements). For details, please visit: http://international.join-tsinghua.edu.cn/.

This programme will conduct enrollment selection through the following two methods:

a) Admissions through those students who have applied for other Tsinghua University's 2021 international undergraduate programmes.

b) In addition to the above application methods, Tsinghua University plans to open applications for this programme on April 1, 2021. Students who fail to register through the above method can apply from 8:00 on April 1, 2021 to 17:00 on May 28, 2021(Beijing time) by logging in:

https://apply.join-tsinghua.edu.cn/international/res/SpecialWsbm/index.html.

2) If choose to apply through The Chinese University of Hong Kong:

Please refer to: http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk/international

Contact information: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tel: +852-39437459

Email: ugadm2@cuhk.edu.hk


3. Acceptance:

Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and international students who apply for this programme will be jointly selected by Tsinghua University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong to shortlist the candidates. It is planned to announce the results of the proposed admissions of Macao, Taiwan, and international students in June 2021 and in August 2021 for students from Mainland China and Hong Kong.


4. Fees:

4.1 Application Fee, Tuition, and Medical Insurance:

Notes:

1) The application fee will not be refunded.

2) Students from Mainland China shall pay their tuition to Tsinghua University, and Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and international students shall pay their tuition to The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 (Please refer to: http://admission.econ.cuhk.edu.hk/undergraduate/2_DDP_economics/).

3) The medical insurance of Tsinghua University covers basic accidental injury and hospitalization medical expenses.

4.2 Accommodation Fees:

28C8B


5. Contact us:

Admissions Office

Tsinghua University:

Haidian District, Beijing 100084, P. R. China


Mainland China Students Contact Information:

Tel: 010-6277033462782051

Fax: 010-62782061

Email: zsb@tsinghua.edu.cn

Website: http://www.join-tsinghua.edu.cn/

International Students Contact Information:

Tel: +86-10-62783100

Fax: +86-10-62770837

Email: admissions@tsinghua.edu.cn

Website: http://international.join-tsinghua.edu.cn/


Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

(Macao, Taiwan, and International Students Contact Information)

Room 1202, 12/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, The People's Republic of China

Tel: +852-39437459

Email: ugadm2@cuhk.edu.hk

Website: http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk/international/


Department of Economics

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

(Hong Kong Students Contact Information)

9/F, Department of Economics, Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, The People's Republic of China

Phone Number: +852-39435423

Email: ugddp_econ@cuhk.edu.hk

Website: http://admission.econ.cuhk.edu.hk/undergraduate/2_DDP_economics/


* If the application process is adjusted due to factors such as COVID-19, please refer to further notices.


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