Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK)
The HSK is an international standardised examination that assesses non-native Chinese speakers’ abilities in using Mandarin Chinese language in their daily, academic and professional lives.
Cardiff Confucius Institute within the School of Modern Languages is an approved test centre for the HSK.
The HSK consists of six levels, from HSK 1 (beginner) to HSK 6 (advanced). If you are unsure which level is most appropriate for you, please contact your Chinese language tutor or the Cardiff Confucius Institute for information and advice. Exam fees apply to both internal and external candidates.
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The HSK will run on the following dates:
- 22 April 2018 (registration deadline: 21 March 2018)
- 10 Jun 2018 (registration deadline: 9 May 2018)
- 14 July 2018 (registration deadline: 13 June 2018)
- 1 December 2018 (registration deadline: 1 November 2018)
Depending on demand, other test dates may be available. HSK test dates for 2019 will be announced in early December 2018. Please contact your Chinese language tutor or the Cardiff Confucius Institute for more information.
To register for the exam please complete and return the registration form. Please note that the deadline for registration is at least one month before the test date.
Payment can be made by cheque made payable to “Cardiff University”, or by card by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions.
Upon successful registration and payment you will receive a confirmation email.
- Telephone:+44 (0)29 2087 4183