Peking University Campus Tour

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Tour the China and UK Campuses of Peking University (2)

Originally known as the Imperial University of Peking, Peking University has a great history and reputation for providing excellent education since its establishment in 1898. Apart from its historical background and great academics, Peking University is also known for its beautiful campuses. The first campus of Peking University was located North-east of the Forbidden City in the centre of Beijing. Later, the campuses were moved to different cities of China and one in the United Kingdom. In this blog, we explore the beautiful campuses of Peking University.

Peking University
Peking University | Source: Facebook
University Peking University
Founded  11 June, 1898
Type of University Public
Location Beijing, China
Student Population 44,000+
International Students 5,000+
No. of Colleges 30
No. of Departments 12
Known for Science Research
QS World University Rankings 2022 #18
Affiliations C9, IARU, AALAU, AEARU, APRU, BESETOHA, McDonnell International Scholars Academy, Double First Class University Plan

China Campus of Peking University

The first campus of Peking University in China was first located in Beijing. In 1952, the campus was further moved to Yenching University. The main campus of Peking University is based in Northwest Beijing. It covers a total area of 274 hectares or 680 acres.

Source: YouTube – Peking University, Guanghua School of management
Peking University Campus in China
Covered Area 274 ha (680 acres)

Having its main campus in Beijing, Peking University Health Science Centre is located on Xueyuan Road. In the year 2001, Shenzhen Graduate School of Peking University opened its doors for students from China and around the globe. The campus of the school is located in the vibrant city of Shenzhen.

Courses Offered

There are 12 departments at Peking University that offer undergraduate and graduate programs in Social Sciences, Business, Economics and management. 

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Courses are offered at the following faculties at Peking University’s China campus.

Faculty of Science

  • School of Mathematical Sciences
  • School of Physics
  • College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering
  • School of Life Sciences
  • College of Urban and Environmental Sciences
  • School of Earth and Space Sciences
  • School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

Faculty of Information and Engineering Science

  • School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Faculty of Humanities

  • Department of Chinese Language and Literature
  • Department of History
  • School of Archaeology and Museology
  • Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • School of Foreign Languages
  • School of Arts
  • School of Chinese as a Second Language

Faculty of Social Science

  • Department of Chinese Language and Literature
  • Department of History
  • School of Archaeology and Museology
  • Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • School of Foreign Languages
  • School of Arts
  • Academy of Opera

 Faculty of Social Science

  • School of International Studies
  • Law School
  • Department of Information Management
  • Department of Sociology
  • School of Government
  • School of Marxism
  • School of Journalism and Communication
  • Department of PE

Faculty of Economics and Management

  • School of Economics
  • Guanghua School of Management
  • National School of Development

Interdisciplinary

  •  Yuanpei College

Graduate Programs

Graduate Courses are offered at the following faculties at the China campus of Peking University.

Faculty of Science

  • School of Mathematical Sciences
  • School of Physics
  • College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering
  • School of Life Sciences
  • College of Urban and Environmental Sciences
  • School of Earth and Space Sciences
  • School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

Faculty of Information and Engineering Science

  • School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Faculty of Humanities

  • Department of Chinese Language and Literature
  • Department of History
  • School of Archaeology and Museology
  • Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • School of Foreign Languages
  • School of Arts
  • School of Chinese as a Second Language

 Faculty of Social Sciences

  • School of International Studies
  • Law School
  • Department of Information Management
  • Department of Sociology
  • School of Government
  • School of Marxism
  • Graduate School of Education
  • School of Journalism and Communication
  • Department of PE

Faculty of Economics and Management

  • School of Economics
  • Guanghua School of Management
  • Institute of Population Research
  • China Center for Economic Research

Interdisciplinary

  • Institute of Molecular Medicine

Business School

  • Peking University HSBC Business School

UK Campus of Peking University

HSBC Business School, Oxford UK
HSBC Business School, Oxford UK | Source: BBC

The Peking University HSBC Business School campus is originally located in Shenzhen, China. In the year 2017, PHSB established a campus in the beautiful town of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Peking University Oxford Campus
Source: pku.org.uk

The UK Campus is the first international campus of Peking University. It was established as a platform for Peking University to encourage international education and research. HSBC Business School of Peking University (PHBS), United Kingdom delivers international standards of academic excellence in popular cross border programs in majors such as Economics, Finance and Management and an internationally recognised MBA degree

Peking University Oxford Campus 2
Source: pku.org.uk
Campus Name Peking University HSBC Business School
Type Public University
Established 2004
Location Oxford, United Kingdom
Level of Education Postgraduate
Degree offered Masters 
Majors Management, Finance, MBA 

Courses Offered at PHBS, UK

The following postgraduate programs offered at PHSB, UK are offered in full-time mode for 2 years. The first year of the program is based in the UK campus, and the second in China.

Source YouTube Peking University HSBC Business School

Program Duration Fees for International students
MA in Finance 2 years GBP 13,000 + RMB 60,000 (INR 13.24 Lakhs + 7.09 Lakhs)
MA in Management 2 years  GBP 13,000 + RMB 60,000 (INR 13.24 Lakhs + 7.09 Lakhs)
MBA 2 years GBP 46,000 (INR 46.86 Lakhs)
Source: YouTube – HSBC Business School

Eligibility Criteria

To study at PHSB, UK, you must meet the following eligibility requirements set by the Peking University, China:

MA in Finance and MA in Management

  1. Satisfy the postgraduate admission criteria of Peking University
  2. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent for international students 
  3. First University degree with an overall GPA at or above 3.5 or equivalent

MBA

  1. The score of IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL (100 or above) or equivalent for international students.
  2. First University degree with an overall GPA at or above 3.5 or equivalent
  3. A valid GMAT or GRE score (1300 or above), or other proof of competency.
  4. Relevant full-time work experience for a year or more.

Facts You Didn’t Know about Peking University

  • Peking University was built by the Guangxu emperor of China in the year 1989, almost 120 years ago. It is named after Peking, which is the former name of Beijing, the capital city of China.
  • It is the first-ever national university in the long modern history of China.
  • Peking University’s library is one of the largest libraries in the world that contains more than 8 million volumes. 
  • Peking University has been a centre of Significant Chinese Revolutionary Movements such as China’s New Culture Movement, the May Fourth Movement, and the Tiananmen Square protest of 1989.

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