Chinese Language Preparatory Course for Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK)

Course Structure

The Chinese Language Preparatory Course for Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) course offered by FIS is designed and developed for graduates of non-Chinese nationals who wish to be admitted by the renowned Chinse Universities.

The objective of this course is to provide a platform for non-Chinese nationals to take up the Chinese Language and prepare them for the actual examinations of HSK. To ensure we are able to attract the best students, we have designed a 6-Month preparatory course for HSK starting from level I to V. This course consists of a combination of lecture, tutorials and discussions that prepare students for to eventually sit for Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK).

Upon the completion of the Chinese Language Preparatory Course for Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi(HSK), students are expected to master the knowledge of Chinese language that are required to sit for the HSK Examination. Students with satisfactory HSK examination results may apply for courses in the renowned universities in China.

Core Modules

Chinese Language

The Chinese Language module aims to develop students listening, speaking, reading and wring skills in daily, academic and professional lives. After the course, learners are expected to speak Chinese language with confidence, engage Chinese conversation with native Chinese, understand the Chinese newspaper, magazines and enjoy Chinese films and plays. This will in return help our students to immerse in the Chinese culture and eventually go to China for tertiary education.

Scope of Study

All lessons will be conducted following Chinese Language Preparatory Course for Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) designed by Furen International School.


This is a 6-month, full-time course with all lessons held on campus. There are 3 contact hours per school day, 5 days per week for a total of 15 contact hours per week.


*The course will not be opened if there are less than 10 applicants for the same period.

Entry Requirements


At least 13 years of age as at 1st January on the year of course commencement.

Academic Requirement

Completed at least Secondary 3 education and obtained a pass in an English subject at Singapore Secondary 3 level or equivalent in country of origin.

Course Commencement Date

There are two intakes for this course. This course commences on 2nd January and 1st July of each year. If either of those dates fall on a Saturday or Sunday, the course shall commence on the first Monday after that date.
Furen International School reserves the right to cancel a class/or programme if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 15. Students may then choose to enrol for a later intake, if any, or withdraw from the course. For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy.

Late Enrolment

Furen International School is able to consider late enrolment after commencement of course on a case-by-case basis.

Course Delivery Mode

Face-to-face lectures, tutorials, discussions

Course Fees

Full-Time (mths) 6
Course Fee S$5000
FPS Insurance Protection Fee 1.35% of the above total
GST  7% of the above total
Total Course Fee  S$5,422.23

Above table shows you the new course fees with effect from 1 Jun 2021.

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* Fee includes subsidized academic-related learning experience outside school. FIS is providing both Medical Insurance as per regulatory requirement and Outpatient Coverage at no extra charge (terms & conditions apply; refer to for more details)

 ** S$500 for international student and S$260 for Singapore Citizen/ PR/DP/ Local Transfer Student (Fee includes the following:   airport pick-up service for student and ONE parent/guardian, medical check-up, attending to ICA matters, administration charge for external exam registration and 1-day university tour)

Assessment Methods

Internal Assessment

Monthly tests are conducted to assess students learning. A major internal examination will be conducted during the course of study – Final Examination. The date of the examination shall be announced to the students during the start of the course.

Internal Assessment Mode

Final Examination