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Haide College is a Joint Education Initiative between Ocean University of China and the University of Adelaide.
Located on Ocean University of China's Laoshan campus in Qingdao, Haide College provides students access to global education, allowing them to gain a deeper, more nuanced understanding of their disciplines, better communication across languages and cultures, and build important international connections that will facilitate their future careers.
Researchers and educators of the two universities collaborate at the highest levels and provide a transformative learning experience for students to continue to advance teaching and research in China.
Ocean University of China
Ocean University of China is located in Adelaide’s sister city Qingdao.
Ocean University of China (OUC) was established in 1924 and is a comprehensive university, offering courses in science, engineering, agronomy, pharmaceutics, economics, management, liberal arts, law, education, and art.
In 2017 OUC was included in China’s plan to build “Double First-Rate” universities, having previously been on the list of “Project 985” universities (a list of China’s top 40 universities) and “Project 211” universities (of China’s top 100 universities).
Ocean University of China is located in Adelaide’s sister city Qingdao. Likewise, Shandong Province Qingdao’s home state and South Australia have been sister states for more than 30 years.
In 2002, a Memorandum of Understanding (Education and Training) was signed between Qingdao Municipal Government and the City of Adelaide.
Following staff visits, communication and exchange on academics and research, in May 2018, the two universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise cooperation in education and research.
Haide College further strengthens the relationship between the two universities and states.
Based on the two universities’ teaching and research strengths and capacity, three undergraduate programs are offered to students at Haide College:
- Bachelor of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
- Bachelor of Biotechnology
- Bachelor of Food Science & Engineering
Students can choose from the following pathways:
4+0: students complete 4 years of study at Haide College and receive a Bachelor degree from Ocean University of China
2+2: students complete 2 years at Haide College and 2 years at the University of Adelaide, and receive a Bachelor degree from Ocean University of China and a Bachelor degree with Honours from the University of Adelaide
Haide College Program
The University of Adelaide Degree
Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours)
Food Science & Engineering
Bachelor of Food & Nutrition Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours)
3+2: students complete 3 years at Haide College and 2 years at the University of Adelaide, and receive a Bachelor degree from Ocean University of China and a Master by coursework degree from the University of Adelaide
The University of Adelaide Disciplines that Haide College students can transfer to via 3+2:
- Food and Nutrition Science
- Mathematical Sciences
- Computer Sciences
Hear what our Haide College students have to say about their experience at the University of Adelaide.
Haide College prospectus contain information on Haide College programs and UoA pathways, living and studying in Adelaide, accommodation, admissions and scholarship.
This scholarship rewards Haide College commencing at the University of Adelaide via approved pathways who have received academic merit in their studies. Students can receive a reduction between 15% and 30% of the tuition fee.
Professor Dong Junyu
Dean, Haide College
Ocean University of China