Canadian Education In China

Suzhou Centennial College is the first Canadian college nationally approved to operate in China by the Chinese Ministry of Education, and by the Ministry of Education, Jiangsu Provincial Government.

High-quality Canadian education programs delivered at Suzhou Centennial College meet strict educational standards set by The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development Ontario. Canada’s high academic standards and rigorous quality controls ensure high-quality education that is globally recognized and will benefit your career over the long term.

In addition to your academic program in English, Suzhou Centennial College offers students optional introductory Mandarin language and culture classes.

Start your Pathway to Canada in China!

  • Centennial College (Toronto, Canada) offers credit-transfer pathways and visa support
  • Earn a ministry-recognized Ontario Diploma or Graduate Certificate in China
  • University Degree Pathways in Canada (BBA, BSc, BCom)

Want a global career? Start here.

  • Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) is the most competitive industrial development zone in China
  • Suzhou’s high-tech Science and Education Innovation District is home to 100, 000 students!

SCC offers Canadian credentials in China, internships in Suzhou Industrial Park, and optional Mandarin language and culture classes. Contact suzhou@centennialcollege.ca to apply!

Earn a ministry-recognized Ontario Diploma or Graduate Certificate in China:

  • International Business, Finance, Accounting
  • Hospitality - Hotel Operations Management
  • Architecture, Software Engineering
  • International Business Management
  • Language Programs (English, Mandarin)

Advantages of Centennial College Programs in China:

  • Take the Business or Hospitality Foundations program (eight months) in China to prepare and qualify for programs at Centennial College in Toronto, Canada.
  • Earn an Ontario College Diploma from Centennial College in China. Complete your program in China and transfer to the final year of a 3-year Advanced Diploma at Centennial College in Toronto. Or, complete your program in China and apply for further studies in Canada.*
  • Ideal for graduates seeking an international career! Our campus is located in Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), a thriving high-tech and pro-business environment with an international competitive edge. SIP is home to 93 of the top 500 companies in the world!
  • Gain international experience in China, one of the fastest growing economies and one of the world’s largest international trading partners.
  • All programs are delivered in English.

*Pathways are subject to meeting admissions requirements of Centennial and partner institutions with required grades, upon completion of Centennial programs.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Courses

Suzhou Centennial College

The English Language Learning (ELL) program delivered at Suzhou Centennial College is an intensive, three-level, full-time program designed for international students who ... [+]

Credential: Centennial CertificateProgram Length: 1-3 semesters (Length of study depends upon placement testing) The English Language Learning (ELL) program delivered at Suzhou Centennial College is an intensive, three-level, full-time program designed for international students who wish to improve their English skills. This program can help build English language skills for success in college, university or careers. Three levels of Centennial College’s English Language Learning (ELL) program are offered at Suzhou Centennial College: Level 2 (elementary), Level 3 (pre-intermediate), and Level 4 (intermediate). Each of these three levels run each semester and you are placed in a level based on a diagnostic placement test. Within each level, there are five different modules, and each module runs for three weeks. The program emphasizes academic communication skills and focuses on grammar, reading, writing, listening, speaking and pronunciation. You study in a supportive academic environment and build your language skills through communicative activities, practical exercises, group work, presentations and assignments. You have access to resources such as Suzhou Centennial College computer labs, Centennial College Libraries online resources, and shared library and recreational facilities for students of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). The English Language Learning program provides a tailored learning experience for each student based on separate skill levels, which makes it unique. All students must take a diagnostic placement test to ensure correct placement. The ELL program is based on communicative teaching and learning practices. Faculty members are qualified, dedicated ESL teaching professionals who provide instruction plus support, encouragement, and guidance. ... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus

Diploma

Suzhou Centennial College

Centennial College’s Business – Accounting program is for students who are seeking excellent accounting related training in a short time frame. In just two years, student ... [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/4 semesters Centennial College’s Business – Accounting program is for students who are seeking excellent accounting related training in a short time frame. In just two years, students will learn the basics of accounting through a rigorous curriculum that focuses on expanding employable skills. While this Business - Accounting program includes the quality features of all Centennial College accounting programs, it will concentrate on building proficiency in financial and managerial accounting, and on fostering in-depth knowledge of accounting software. Communication and analytical skills will also be emphasized, as they are essential for career success. Graduates of this School of Business offering will be able to look forward to rewarding employment opportunities in a wide range of business sectors.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Suzhou Centennial College

This program provides general foundational business knowledge as well as specialized international business training. The first two semesters of International Business co ... [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters After just two years in the Centennial College International Business program, you will be prepared for the global workplace. This program provides general foundational business knowledge as well as specialized international business training. The first two semesters of International Business courses cover key concepts needed to build a successful business career. The final two semesters feature specific international business courses, ensuring that you meet industry demands. These intensive business courses cover topics such as processing customs compliance documents, assisting in the transportation of goods to and from locations throughout the world and taking on a support role in the marketing and sale of Canadian goods in the global marketplace. ... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Suzhou Centennial College

In just two years, the Financial Services program will help students to develop the communication, marketing, analytical and selling skills needed for the finance world, ... [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters In just two years, the Financial Services program will help students to develop the communication, marketing, analytical and selling skills needed for the finance world, in which they will interact with and maintain clients. Covered in this School of Business offering will be financial topics as well as general business knowledge. Upon graduating from this four-semester Financial Services program, students will be prepared to explore further professional designations in various international locations. For example, in Canada: - Investment Funds Exam, which will license them to sell mutual funds - Canadian Securities Course (CSCTM) qualifying exams - Life License Qualification program (LLQP) exam, which, upon passing, will qualify grads to write the Ontario Life Insurer exam Successful completion of industry-recognized courses is essential for a career in the financial services industry. These courses have no substitutes. Registration in these courses will incur costs in addition to the regular Financial Services program tuition. ... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Suzhou Centennial College

The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. Among ... [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters

The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry.

Among these areas are front desk management, housekeeping operations, food and beverage management and human resources planning.

Industry professionals lead your Hotel Operations Management courses in on-campus hotel suites as well as in an event centre and restaurant. In addition to hands-on courses, you also take part in a 14-week industry field placement that allows you to gain real world experience. This program feature ensures that you are truly sought after for employment upon graduation.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Suzhou Centennial College

The Software Engineering Technician program will prepare students to work as software developers. Whether someone wants to balance the books, edit photographs or produce ... [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters

The Software Engineering Technician program will prepare students to work as software developers. Whether someone wants to balance the books, edit photographs or produce a movie, it wouldn’t be possible without software programs. Grads will be at the forefront of designing, developing and maintaining the latest software.

During their time in the Software Engineering Technician courses, students will acquire solid knowledge of:

Software engineering methodologies Programming languages Design and algorithm concepts Data management tools

The course work will emphasize object-oriented software design methodologies, user-oriented interface design, C#, Java, Oracle, MS-SQL Server, Unix/Linux, Microsoft’s .NET, HTML5/JavaScript/XML, software testing and QA, and more.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus

Foundation Year

Suzhou Centennial College

The Business Foundations program is an alternate offering intended for students who have applied to enter an undertaking at the School of Business, but who may not curren ... [+]

Credential: Certificate Program Length: 1 year/ 2 semesters

The Business Foundations program is an alternate offering intended for students who have applied to enter an undertaking at the School of Business, but who may not currently meet the English communications admission requirements. Students who are highly motivated to build on their existing English language skills and to develop their understanding of Canadian business culture and practices will benefit from the encouraging learning environment and academic support in the Business Foundations program.

Students will complete courses in:

Communications Mathematics Applied business software Canadian and international business practices Strategies for business success ... [-]
China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Suzhou Centennial College

This Hospitality Foundations program has been specially designed as a pathway to enable international students to enter the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Ar ... [+]

Credential: Certificate Program Length: 1 year/ 2 semesters This Hospitality Foundations program has been specially designed as a pathway to nenable international students to enter the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts and then transition into one of our diploma programs. In the Hospitality Foundation courses, you learn both the core job skills required to work in the dynamic hospitality industry as well as the language skills to communicate successfully in English to colleagues, employers and guests.

Academic Requirements

- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent documentation/transcripts from country of origin, or mature student status (19 years or older). Note - Applicants to Centennial College post-secondary programs in the areas of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, with scores of 140 or 141 on the Centennial College English Skills Assessment, are advised to take this program first as a pathway to their program of choice.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus

Graduate Certificate

Suzhou Centennial College

Centennial College’s International Business Management program ensures you obtain the key industry knowledge you need to successfully conduct business on a global s ... [+]

Credential: Graduate Certificate Program Length: 1 year/ 3 semesters

Centennial College’s International Business Management program ensures you obtain the key industry knowledge you need to successfully conduct business on a global scale in any international corporate environment.

A global perspective on business is unique in that professionals must have knowledge of specialized International Business Management topics such as:

International business law International finance and banking International marketing International entrepreneurship and innovation Global business research and analysis International business planning Corporate social responsibility and international development Business networking ... [-]
China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus

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Location address
Suzhou Centennial College
No.1 Ren’ ai Rd., Kejiaochuangxinqu, Dushu Lake District,
Industrial Park, Suzhou, China 215123

Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215123 CN