Chinese Proficiency Tests, HSK/HSKK/YCT

汉语水平考试

The CI at the University of Sheffield is one of the earliest HSK test centres in the UK. Started in 2004, now hosting both paper-based and internet-based tests, the Centre has been awarded with "Excellent Centre 2017".

Excellent HSK centre  Excellent Centre

HSK/HSKK Testing

HSK test includes listening, reading and/or writing, open to all ages of non-native Chinese speakers. 

HSKK is an oral speaking test, open to all ages of non-native Chinese speakers.

Test dates are generally in December, March and June (for paper-based), while for Internet-Based, dates are flexible and can be held based on demands, e.g. for applying CI-scholarships during January-March.

HSK Preparation Classes: held on Wednesday evenings during the University semester dates. FREE to attend if you have registered the test with us.


YCT Testing

YCT test includes listening, reading and/or writing, open to all non-native Primary and Secondary Pupils. 

YCT Speaking test is an oral test, open to all non-native Primary and Secondary Pupils. 

Test dates are generally in November, February and May (paper-based), while internet-based tests can be held on demands. 


For more information, please email: confucius@sheffield.ac.uk   Tel: 0114 222 8447