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1.      Dongguan University of Technology.

Dongguan University of Technology (DGUT) is the first Ordinary Universities in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, which proudly has Dr. Chenning Yang, a Nobel Laureate in Physics, as the Honorary President. As the birthplace of modern Chinese historyDongguan is at the forefront when china's reform and opening-up policies were launched. It has been the 12th of Chinas Top 100 cities in comprehensive strength and the first in Prefecture-level city for many years by its economic strength. What’s more, it is listed among “China's most charming city”, “China’s most economically energetic city”, “International Garden City”, “National Basketball City”, and successive to “National Civilized City” from 2011.


As the first full-time regular university in Dongguan, Dongguan University of Technology (DGUT) was initially bred in 1990 and coming into birth in April, 1992. Under the authorization of the Ministry of Education, DGUT embraced her first undergraduates in March, 2002 and awarded her first bachelor degrees four years later in May, 2006. Meanwhile, it was approved as the newly conferred Master-degree units in Guangdong’s project in August, 2010.Also, DGUT was approved as the “Guangdong International Science and Technology Cooperation Base” in 2012.


There are two campuses nowadays: Guancheng Campus (Downtown) and Songshan Lake Campus. Songshan Lake campus is situated in the national High-tech Park of Songshan Lake, where technological equipment and landscape are awesome, and has a total area of 1,500 acres. It is a garden-style and modern campus, with advanced facilities, adequate teaching laboratory equipment, and perfect public service system near at hand. Guancheng campus covers 360 acres, with convenient transport and beautiful surroundings of lakes and mountains, bluish greenery and luxuriant flowers. DGUT has constructed 10 Experiment & Teaching Centers, especially 4 Provincial Demonstrative Centers: the Experiment & Teaching Center of Electrician and Electronics, the Experiment & Teaching Center of Computer Science and Technology, the Engineering Practice & Teaching Center of Mechanical Design & Manufacture and Automation, and the Experiment & Teaching Center of Chemistry. The library covers 27,000 square meters, which owns more than 1,225,000 copies of books, more than 5000 kinds of journals and 20000GB digital resources. Campus network was built with Gigabit-bandwidth Backbone speed and Megabit-bandwidth desktop speed, setting up24, 710 information points. The stadium, as the national track and field team base, covers about 14 square meters, in which the Seventh Guangdong University Games was successfully organized in 2006.


DGUT establishes academic discipline system which focuses on engineering and management science, coordinating with literature, science, economics, law, education and other disciplines. Furthermore, it has 15 institutes (departments/centers) and 35 undergraduate majors, with many excellent teachers. Among 1097 teachers, full-time teachers play an active role, of which over 75percent are young and middle-age teachers who possess PhD or Master degree or have studied abroad, and 42 percent have a senior title or higher. Besides, Jianzhong Xu, Chinese Academy of Sciences academician, is hired as a double appointment academician, while Shing-Tung Yau, Ruixian Cai and other famous experts from home and abroad are hired as honorary professors, visiting professors and part-time professors.


DGUT has always taken teaching as the core of all activities, teaching quality as the lifeline, to be engaged in cultivating high-quality application-oriented talents. Also, it deepens the teaching reform, takes advantages of the advanced manufacturing city, strengthens school-enterprise cooperation, highlights practical teaching, and activates student’s innovative spirit and practical ability. DGUT builds up 181 outside-campus Practice Bases and 22 Employment and Entrepreneurship Training Bases which employ more than 230 intern advisors. The school actively carries out the “Innovative Talent Training Program”, and guides students to engage in scientific and technological innovation, which has achieved much in research findings.


The construction of school discipline is highly valued, so six majors, namely, Electronic Science and Technology, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Computer Science and Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Chinese Language and Literature, Business Management are designated as first-degree key disciplines, especially Electronic Science and Technology, and Chemical Engineering and Technology are authorized as the disciplines of the newly conferred Master-degree units in Guangdong’s project. The three second-degree subjects, namely, Chemical Engineering, Circuits and Systems, Computer Application Technology are approved as characteristic key disciplines of Guangdong Province. DGUT has signed an agreement with Institute of High Energy on strategic cooperation framework and joint laboratory construction, relied on major national scientific and technological infrastructure Spallation Neutron Source project for further cooperation in scientific research, personnel training and so on. The project fund has reached over 72,000,000RMB in the first round of the construction period.


DGUT continues to strengthen the research and strives to serve the local economic and social development, in order to use the scientific research to promote the level of teaching. It actively participates in the “Dongguan Science and Technology" projects, cooperates with other research institutes, companies or foreign institute to build up a bunch of important scientific platforms such as cleaner production technology center in Dongguan City, China and Germany Precision Manufacturing Technology Center, Dongguan Distributed Energy Research Center. DGUT actively engages itself in “Spallation Neutron Source” joint Project of the CAS and the municipal government. There are one Key Laboratory, one Guangdong Province Engineering Research Center, two Guangdong Province college engineering technology development centers, four university research platform constructions funded by the central government, one teaching experiment platform, and nine municipal key laboratories. Since 2002, the school has been in charge of nearly 1000 projects, such as the National “973”Project, “863”Project, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National Social Science Fund, Provincial Major Science and Technology Projects, GD-HK-Macao Key-area Breakthrough Project. The project fund amounts to 220 million RMB, while research fund totals 350 million RMB. The teacher also received Award of Science and Technology and a number of patent awards, such as the Geneva International Patent Technology Fair Gold Medal, the National Invention Patent Award, Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award and Dongguan Science and Technology Progress Award.


DGUT strives to strengthen communication and cooperation at home and abroad

and vigorously carry out foreign cooperation in running schools. It joins eco-industrial park project with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Perugia in Italy, Sweden Mailandelong university, while establishes friendly cooperative relationship with universities in Canada, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States and other countries as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan. Besides, DGUT actively organizes joint postgraduate training base in Dongguan with South China University of Technology and Jinan University to select teachers of our school as graduate student’s tutors.


2.  Training modes:

1Undergraduate higher education

Study begins in early September, and lasts for four years. If you finish educational content the teaching program provides and pass your thesis defense, you may obtain a diploma. Furthermore, a bachelor's degree is given to whom in line with the criteria for granting diplomas.

2Inserting in undergraduate higher education

Students, who have studied in China’s University for one year or above, transfer to DGUT undergraduate courses in accordance with the regulations. After that, learn as undergraduate higher education.

3Inserting in undergraduate for non-degree education

Students, who have studied in China’s University for one year or above, choose DGUT undergraduate elective courses or Chinese language and literature for further study. After a year, training certificate will be granted by DGUT.

4Language Training

The class opens irregularly according to students for one year period. Also, students will be divided into different classes in accordance with their level of Chinese.


3.      Institute and Specialties.

Colleges and Departments


College of Mechanical Engineering

Industrial Design

Mechanical Design & Manufacture and Automation

Industrial Engineering

College of Computer Science and Technology

Software Engineering

Computer Science and Technology

Information and Computing Sciences

Networks Engineering

College of Electronic Engineering

Communication Engineering

Science and Technology of Optical Information

 Electronic and Information Engineering

Electrical Engineering and Automation


College of Chemistry and Environmental Engineering

Applied Chemistry

Environmental Engineering

Applied Chemistry (chemical process)

Polymer Materials and Engineering

Department of Energy and Chemical Engineering

Energy and Power Engineering

Chemical Engineering and Technology

Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Civil Engineering

Engineering Management


College of Business Management

Business Management


Human Resource Management

Department of Economics and Trade

International Economics and Trade

Economy and Finance

College of Liberal Arts

Chinese Language and Literature

TV Broadcasting

Chinese Language and Literature (Cultural Industry Management)

Department of Foreign Languages

Business English

Normal English



4.      Featured Curriculum

The courses of Chinese culture:



Brief introduction of content


Chinese Culture

Have half a year or more Chinese learning experience

Learn the basics of calligraphy, regular script writing techniques and how to create calligraphy;

Learn paper-cut method, appreciate and create paper cutting.


Two classes a week


Chinese History

Have two years or more

Chinese learning experience

Get to know about Chinese history, and can describe significant historical events in a formal way;

Grasp some glossaries about Chinese history and culture;

Make preparation for further study of Chinese history, philosophy, culture and other professional courses.

Two classes a week



The courses of Chinese economy:



Brief introduction of content


Basic Chinese for Business





Have half a year Chinese learning experience

Learn the relevant background and cultural knowledge of business activities;

Grasp some elementary knowledge of Chinese language for business so that can engage in simple business activities in Chinese;

Make good preparation for the study of undergraduate courses in Chinese for business.




Four classes a week


Contemporary Chinese economy (Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macao)


Have  more than two years Chinese learning experience

Comprehensively introduce the development of China's economy for thirty years;

Highlight the discussion about current situation and issues of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao;

Analyze the development trend of Pearl River Delta with real case.


Two classes a week


WTO and China's Foreign Trade

Have  two years or more Chinese learning experience

Come to understand WTOs basics and the application of rules;

Grasp the part of Chinese foreign trade involving WTO.

Two classes a week


The courses of Chinese language knowledge and skills:



Brief introduction of content


Simplified Characters



no Chinese learning experience

To raise the interest in learning Chinese characters;

Make clear the different objectives and contents of Chinese characters learning for different people ;

Find suitable way to learn.


Four classes a week



Counseling for HSK



Have  half a year or more Chinese learning experience

Learn the language knowledge of HSK test such as listening comprehension, reading, grammar, and Comprehensive gap filling;

Can apply the knowledge of language HSK requires.


Two classes a week






Have  one year or more Chinese learning experience

Cantonese is one of the most influential Chinese dialects, especially for overseas Chinese. Cantonese is not only interesting, but also has close connection with the ancient Chinese. Oral Cantonese learning will contribute to deeper understanding of Chinese.




Two classes a week



5.      International Students Admission Requirements and Application Procedures.

1)      Admission Requirements






Bachelor Degree Students

Have educational background as high school in China;

Attain HSK4 certificate or higher;

Be aged within 45 years.


Undergraduate Transfer Students      

1) Attain HSK4 certificate or higher, and provide transcripts which about relevant major learning in China’s University more than one year may apply sophomore.

2) Attain HSK5 certificate or higher, and provide transcripts which about relevant major learning in China’s University more than two years may apply junior.


Language Trainees

1)      Chinese training

Graduate from junior high school;

Be aged 18-55;

Mandarin listening and speaking ability.

2)      English/Japanese training:

Graduate from junior high school;

 Be aged18-55;

English/Japanese and Mandarin understanding, listening and speaking ability.

Note: Applicants must be healthy foreigners and overseas Chinese, who are willing to comply with laws and regulations in China and rules in school, and respect the Chinese customs.

Materials needed for admission review: 1) A copy of passport

2) Diploma certificate.

3) Transcript or studying certificate


2) Application Procedure.



Contents of entrance examination

Materials needed

Bachelor Degree Students


June 10th



application form,

copies of passport and visa ,

 high school diploma,

HSK certificate,

6 photos(Transfer students are required to provide transcripts or something else to prove the experience of previous university)

Undergraduate Transfer Students


June 10th



Language Trainees





application form,

copies of passport and visa ,

 6 photos


6.      Health Insurance.

You are required to join the Health Insurance if you study at DGUT. The Health Insurance that Students purchase should include accidents and hospitalization insurance at least; you may purchase medical insurance before you come to China or after. Once you arrive at school, you should hand in the proof made by Insurance Company which should be translated into Chinese or English.


7.       Accommodation

DGUT has different student apartments in accordance with specifications and conditions, including double and quadruple rooms. Each dorm is equipped with a separate toilet, a bathroom and a network terminal. A quadruple room costs RMB 3000 per person per year, while a double room costs RMB5000 per person per year.


8.      Tuition





Bachelor Degree Students

(Bachelor Transfer

Degree Students)

Science Students

RMB 18,000/year

Arts Students

RMB 16,000/year

Bachelor Transfer

Non-degree Students

Science Students

RMB 14,000/year

Arts Students

RMB 12,000/year


Language Trainees


RMB7000/semester      RMB 14000/year


HSK Short-term Courses


40 hours per week,

RMB 1000 / week,

RMB3500 / 4 weeks or above


9.      Contact Us.

International Communication Office,

International College,

Dongguan University of Technology



No.1, Daxue Rd., Songshan Lake, Dongguan, Guangdong Province, P. R. China (Songshan Lake Campus)


Zip Code:  523808


Tel: 0769—22862119

Fax: 0769—22862119

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