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Food Science & Engineering Program of Shanghai Ocean University

Date: August 21, 2018

Summary: You will become a senior technical personnel in food science when you graduate from Shanghai Ocean University.

Food Science & Engineering Program of Shanghai Ocean University

Core Facts

Program Highlights

1. 1 year Chinese Preparatory Courses+3 years major courses.

2. Teachers all have the good academic background.

3. SHOU conducts notable research in food processing.

4. Adopt various teaching method and scientific teaching planning.

5. Provide students with various activities and good studying environment.

Basic information

(1+3) Food Science and Engineering




4 Years

Teaching Language


Starting Date

Sep 4, 2019

Application Deadline

Jun 31, 2019

Fee structure

Fee structure

Tuition Fee

RMB 20,000/ year
RMB 80,000 in total (About $ 11,539)


From RMB 1,800 to RMB 14,640/ year


RMB 150/ year

Living Cost

About RMB 1,500 to RMB 2,500/ month

Application Fee


Service Fee


Shanghai Ocean University(SHOU), a multi-disciplinary institution, focuses on the coordinated development of degree programs in agriculture, science, engineering, etc. SHOU maintains close partnerships with universities and international organizations from the US, Japan, Russia, Australia, South Korea. As early as 1955, Shanghai Ocean University began enrolling overseas students. Today, it regularly accepts international students, including those awarded the Chinese Government Scholarship and Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship. 

Campus Environment
Shanghai Ocean University is located at Hucheng Ring Road, Lingang New Town, Pudong New District, Shanghai. The basic living and functional facilities on campus are sound and complete.
The facilities in Shanghai Ocean University are first class and the dedications have also maintained steady development.
All About the Program
SHOU adjusted the curriculum of Food Science & Engineering to allow those with no background in Chinese to complete these Bachelor Degree Programs within a 4-year period. In their first academic year, students will be immersed in intensive Chinese preparatory courses, and over the following 3 years will focus primarily on their major specific academic courses.
Traning Target
Nurture students in chemical, microbiology, food engineering and food technologies skills. With these skills, they will be exposed to jobs like food manufacturing technologies management, quality control, product development, scientific research and engineering design, expanding of food industries and sensory evaluation.


Basic Courses: Physics, Modern Engineering and Drawing, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, Biochemistry

Core Courses: Principles of Food Engineering, Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Food Analysis, Food Processing, Food Nutrition, Biological Detection Technology, Food Machinery and Equipment, Food Sensory Evaluation, Raw Food Materials, Principles of Food Preservation, Food Security

Experimentation and Practice

Physics Experiment, Basic Chemistry Experiment, Organic Chemistry Experiment, Instrument Analysis Experiment, Biochemistry Experiment, Experimentation of Food Engineering Principles, Food Microbiology Experiment, Food Analysis Experiment, Production Practices.

Career Plan
Upon graduation, students will be able to engage in scientific research, technical development, engineering design, production management, quality control, inspection and quarantine, educational teaching, and other aspects of food production and industry.
Living in SHOU
SHOU provides international students with two types of dormitories -- International Apartment No.1 and International Apartment No. 2. All rooms in Apartment No.1 are arranged as single units containing 4 rooms each. Each 4-room unit shares a common bathroom equipped with 2 showers (hot water), sink, and 3 toilets. Each room in Apartment No.2 is equipped with its own private bathroom offering hot water 24 hours a day.

International Student Apartment No.1



       Double Room    

      RMB 15/ night    

       Single Room       

      RMB 30/ night    

International Student Apartment No.2



       Double Room    

      RMB 30/ night    

       Single Room       

      RMB 60/ night    


There are three canteens together on the campus and the Muslim Dining Room on the second floor in Canteen No. 2.  The price is about 20RMB/day in the canteens, and about 35RMB/dayin the Muslim dining room.


You can participate in colorful activities at Shanghai Ocean University, such as dragon boat racing, summer festivals and other activities.  


There is a bus stop at the exit of the school gate No. 6, the transportation is very convenient.  And there are also banks, hospitals, post office, police station around the university. 

What Can You Get?

1. Have good communication skill in Chinese.

2. Become a senior level technical personnel in food science.

3. Acquire fundamental theoretical knowledge of chemistry, biology, food processing, and preservation, etc.

4. Gain a wide range of skills necessary for competitive excellence in relevant fields.

5. Obtain a Bachelor Degree of Engineering conferred by Shanghai Ocean University.

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Entry Requirements

1. Be a non-Chinese citizen in good health.

2. Be a high school graduate under the age of 35 when applying for Bachelor programs.

Application Materials

1. Passport photo

2. Passport Copy

3. High school graduate certificate

4. High school academic transcript

5. Self-statement

6. Physical examination record for foreigner

Application Process
Step 1: Click the button below and jump to the application page.
Step 2:
Click the “Apply Now” button and log in or register an account.
Step 3:
Fill in the application form and upload complete documents.

Step 4: Pay $75 application fee and $50 service fee.

Step 5: Just wait for the notification from CUCAS team.

Here are 5 questions that international students most curious about this program:

1.What about the ranking of SHOU in China?

Shanghai Ocean University is known throughout China as one of the foremost schools in the study of aquaculture and food engineering.

2. Is the university located in the downtown?

The campus of SHOU is not that far from the downtown. It offers students both a quiet studying environment and convenient transportation.

3. Can I get to the university ahead of time?

You are suggested to arrive at school on time in fear of no available dormitory for you and can’t apply for the resident permit.

4.What is the class schedule?

Classes start at 8:15 in the morning and end at 4:20 in the afternoon. It’s 45 minutes per class.

5. Is there any airport pick-up service?

Yes, CUCAS can offer you airport pick-up service when you arrive at Shanghai if you apply through us. You can book this service on the homepage of CUCAS after you log in your own account:

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