China September Session

The University of Auckland is offering a special September to December semester for students in China to start a Commerce or Engineering degree.

What is the China September Session?

If you are a student in China wanting to start a Business or Engineering degree with us but are unable to join classes on campus due to current border restrictions, the China September Session is a great option for you.

The semester will be held from 7 September to 4 December 2020 with exams and assessment up to 18 December. The programmes available are the Bachelor of Commerce and the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

Commerce students will be based at Nanjing University of Science and Technology in Nanjing. Engineering students will be based at Northeast Forestry University in Harbin.

You will be taught four core courses by University of Auckland academic staff via online delivery. You will be able to experience face-to-face teaching with local learning tutors.

什么是中国九月入学?

如果你想在奥克兰大学攻读商科或工学学位,但身在中国并受当前边境限制而无法到校上课,那么中国九月入学对你来说是个不错的选择。

该学期将于2020年9月7日至2020年12月4日举行,考试和评估期至12月18日结束。可参加的专业为商科学士和工学学士(荣誉学位)。

商科学士学生将就学于南京理工大学。工学学士(荣誉学位)学生将就学于哈尔滨东北林业大学。

奥克兰大学的教师将在线为你教授四门核心课程。此外,你将会接受本地学习辅导员提供的面对面辅导。

Apply for the China September Session

Applications for the China September Session are now open. The closing date to apply for this session is 16 August 2020.

To apply, click the 'Apply now' button below and start your application for admission.

After selecting your programme - either the Bachelor of Commerce or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - select the 2020 Academic Year Term then select the September-December term session.

Choose UoA CLC - Northeast Forestry campus location for Engineering, or UoA CLC - Nanjing campus location for Commerce.

Continue with the application process and complete your enrolment.

China September Session webinars

Attend our China September Session webinars for more information and to register your interest in the programmes:

Tuesday 11 August, 11am (China time)

Hosted by our International Managers for Business and Engineering, Marcelo Credidio and Ryan Gamon, find out everything you need to know about starting your journey with us in China this September!

Why enrol in the China September Session?

The China September Session will give you the opportunity to study in two of our most popular programmes - the Bachelor of Commerce and the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). The minimum gaokao score for entry is 75%.

The University of Auckland Business School has Triple Crown accreditation from AACSB International, EFMD-EQUIS and AMBA. Only 1% of business schools worldwide have this Triple Crown endorsement, which gives our students assurance that our Business School provides programmes at the highest international standards.

The QS World University Rankings for 2020 confirmed the Faculty of Engineering’s position as New Zealand’s top Engineering faculty. Civil & Structural Engineering at the University of Auckland rank 39th in the world in the QS Subject Rankings for 2020.

This China September Session means Chinese high school graduates can begin your studies with New Zealand's top-ranked university even while borders remain closed due to Covid-19.

为何选择中国九月入学?

中国九月入学将提供两个奥克兰大学最受欢迎的专业供你学习——商科学士和工学学士(荣誉学位)。最低入学要求高考分数为75% 。

奥克兰大学商学院已获AACSB International(国际商管学院促进协会),EFMD-EQUIS(EFMD 欧洲质量改善系统)和AMBA(工商管理协会)的三皇冠认证。世界上只有1%的商学院能够同时受到这三大机构认证。这将让学生有充分信心相信,奥克兰大学商学院提供的是最高质量且符合最高国际标准的课程。

2020年QS世界大学排名确定了工程学院为新西兰顶级工程学院的地位。奥克兰大学土木与结构工程专业在2020年QS学科中排名第39,位列世界前茅。

中国九月入学意味着,即使因新冠疫情导致边界关闭,中国的高中毕业生仍可以在新西兰排名第一的大学开始学习。

Study options

During the China September Session you must study the following courses in either the Bachelor of Commerce or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours):

Bachelor of Commerce

  • ECON 151 Understanding the Global Economy
  • ACCTG 101 Accounting Information
  • STATS 108 Statistics for Commerce
  • ACADENG 104 Academic English for Business

Pursue a flexible business degree and gain strong communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills. A wide range of conjoint options are available when you continue your degree.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

  • ENGGEN 115 Principles of Engineering Design
  • ENGGEN 121 Engineering Mechanics
  • ENGGEN 140 Energy and Society
  • ENGSCI 111 Mathematical Modelling 1

Become part of a community that plays a role in improving our future – blend theory and practice to contribute to an increasingly technologically advanced, sustainable world.

学习选项

在中国九月学期期间,你必须学习商科学士或工学学士(荣誉学位)的以下课程:

商科学士

  • ECON 151了解全球经济
  • ACCTG 101会计信息
  • STATS 108 商业统计
  • ACADENG 104 商务英语

攻读灵活的商科学位并获得良好的与人沟通、团队合作和解决问题的能力。继续攻读学位时,可以进行多种联合选项。

工学学士(荣誉学位)

  • ENGGEN 115 工程设计原理
  • ENGGEN 121工程力学
  • ENGGEN 140 工程生物学与化学
  • ENGSCI 111 数学建模1

成为我们社区的一员,为改善未来贡献力量——融合理论与实践,为技术日益先进、可持续发展的世界做出贡献。

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

Gaokao score is as an aggregate percentage calculated by dividing an applicant’s total scores achieved by the maximum Gaokao score. The minimum average score for both programmes for the China September Session only is 75%.

See other Undergraduate entry requirements.

English language requirements

The minimum English language requirement for the China September session courses is:

  • BCom: IELTS Academic 6.0 with no band score below 5.5
  • BEng(Hons): IELTS Academic 6.5 with no band score below 6.0

See other Undergraduate English language requirements.

Other requirements

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

入学要求

学术要求

高考分数是通过将申请人的总成绩除以高考最高分数而得出的总百分比。中国九月入学两个专业录取要求最低平均分数仅为75%。

参见其他本科入学要求。

英语语言要求

中国九月入学的最低英语语言要求为:

  • 商科学士:学术雅思6.0,单项不低于5.5
  • 工学学士(荣誉学位):学术雅思6.5,单项成绩不低于6.0

查看其他本科英语语言要求。

其他要求

有关所有官方课程信息,包括有关入学、注册、费用、考试的规定,以及获得学位、文凭和证书的要求,请参阅大学日历(University Calendar)。

Where could these programmes take you?

A career in Business

Business is everywhere, from environmental groups to your favourite fashion brands and our graduates are doing important work in industries both established and emerging. The skills and knowledge you will gain from the BCom are invaluable in any industry and can start you on a huge range of exciting and diverse career paths.

Related jobs

  • Accountant/Financial adviser
  • Business analyst
  • Corporate, investment or merchant banker
  • Entrepreneur/Business owner
  • Operations manager
  • Policy analyst or adviser
  • Sales or marketing manager
  • Web applications developer

A career in Engineering

With quantitative, problem-solving, communication and technical skills, you’ll easily adapt to the technologically-driven nature of many industries. All our specialisations are accredited by Engineering New Zealand, a signatory to the Washington Accord, making our BE(Hons) a recognised engineering qualification in many countries.

Related jobs

  • Analyst
  • Consultant engineer
  • Hardware and software developer
  • Project manager
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Research and design engineer
  • Systems engineer

Some career paths may require further study.

这些专业会如何引领你的未来?

商科职业生涯

从环保团体到你最喜欢的时尚品牌,商业无处不在。我们的毕业生正在成熟和新兴行业中从事各项重要工作。你从商科学士课程中获得的技能和知识在任何行业中都将极为珍贵,可以助你踏上各类激动人心且多元的职业道路。

相关职位

  • 会计师/财务顾问
  • 业务分析师
  • 公司、投资或商业银行家
  • 企业家/企业主
  • 运营经理
  • 政策分析师或顾问
  • 销售或市场经理
  • 网络应用程序开发人员

工程职业生涯

凭借定量、解决问题、沟通和技术等多方面能力,你将轻松适应许多受技术驱动行业中的工作。我们的所有专业均已获新西兰工程局(为华盛顿协议Washington Accord签署方)的认可,这使我们的工学学士(荣誉学位)成为在许多国家都受认可的工程资格。

相关职位

  • 分析师
  • 顾问工程师
  • 硬件和软件开发人员
  • 项目经理
  • 工料测量师
  • 研究与设计工程师
  • 系统工程师

一些职业发展可能需要进一步学习。

Frequently asked questions

General information

I'm not currently in China. Can I travel there to study in the China September Session?

No, this opportunity is only for international students currently in China who are unable to enter New Zealand right now due to Covid-19 border restrictions.

Do I need a New Zealand student visa to study in the China September Session?

Students in the University of Auckland China September Session do not need a visa.

When New Zealand’s border restrictions are lifted, students can provide evidence of online study to support their visa application. Visit the Immigration New Zealand website for more information.

Can I study part-time or take other courses?

You must take all four courses listed above under ‘Study options’ for your chosen programme, and only those four courses during the China September Session.

Applications and enrolment

If I have deferred my studies to Semester One 2021, can I enrol in the China September Session to start my degree early?

Yes, if you have an offer of place with the University of Auckland to start a BCom or a BEng(Hons) in Semester One 2021 you can enrol in the China September Session.

To enrol in the China September Session, submit a new application before the application deadline of 16 August 2020. Follow the instructions above under ‘Apply for the China September Session’. If you have an agent they can do this on your behalf.

Contact your Faculty Student Centre if you have any questions about your application or enrolment:

I have applied for the China September Session, when will I receive an offer?

Applications for the China September Session are being assessed with priority so, if successful, you will receive an offer as quickly as possible.

If you have not already applied please apply now, before the 16 August deadline.

How do we calculate the GaoKao score entry requirement as a percentage? Are there any required subjects?

The Gaokao score is as an aggregate percentage calculated by dividing your total score achieved by the maximum Gaokao score. The minimum average score for both programmes for the China September Session only is 75%.

For the BEng(Hons) you must have scores for Physics and Maths.

Will the University of Auckland continue to accept the 75% average GaoKao score for admission to these programmes after the China September Session?

GaoKao is now an official qualification for University Entrance at the University of Auckland. The average scores may be revised each year.

From Semester One 2021, the Gaokao score for entry to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) will be 80% and for the Bachelor of Commerce it will be 73%.

The 75% average score is specific to the China September Session admission into the BCom and the BEng(Hons) only.

Teaching and learning

Are the learning facilitators for the China September Session from New Zealand or China?

The learning facilitators who will provide face-to-face teaching support to students at NEFU and NJUST are local academic staff vetted by the University of Auckland. They will work closely with the University of Auckland academic staff who will teach the cohort online.

Will the classes be delivered in English?

Yes, the lecturers and learning facilitators will deliver your classes in English.

How will students be assessed for their courses during the China September Session?

The assessment conditions for students studying in the China September Session will be similar to those for Semester One 2020, with all final assessments online. See more information here.

Accommodation

Is there a relocation grant available for students enrolling in the China September Session?

No, there is no relocation grant for China September Session students.