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Software Engineering
- General Information

    1. Why Choose To Study This Program

    This program is aimed to cultivate “Creative, Interdisciplinary, Practical and Internationalized” talents.

    • School of Software has 3 departments to meet the needs of software industry: Software Engineering, Digital Media Technology and Information Security, all of which were listed as Featured Specialty by Ministry of Education in 2007.
    • BIT we stress the interdisciplinary nature of software engineering and boldly changed the cultivation paradigm to suit the needs of different industries such as software service industry and information service industry.
    • Along with cultivating talents, School of Software undertook a lot of research and development work, including Security Systems and Simulation Systems for 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies, the 60th National Day Celebration, Shanghai World Expo, and Guangzhou Asian Games etc.
    • Over 100 teachers and students were involved in these key projects, contributing to the success of the events, which helped win a good reputation for BIT and the School.
    • Software Engineering at BIT is in the forefront of national software programs and is a key program in the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

    2. Core Courses

    Editor Note: This program includes 8 main courses that studnets should take.

    Advanced Software Engineering Software Architecture Object-oriented Methodologies and Technology
    Business Information Management and ERP Software Project Management Software Service Engineering
    Advanced Database Technology Advanced Computer Networks

    3. Career Development

    Graduates, with advanced engineering methods, tools, and techniques in the field of software engineering, will be employed in the fields of software system analysis, development and maintenance.

    4. Duration and Degree

    4 years, Bachelor Degree in Engineering

    5. School Introduction

    Editor Note: BIT was listed in both Plan 985 and Project 211, one of the leading universities both in China and theworld.

    • Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) was founded in Yanan in 1940.
    • BIT is a national key university, an open, international and research-oriented university of science, engineering andhumanities with scienceand engineering as the focus.
    • BIT is one of the first universities to run a graduate school and receive privileged fund from the central government inthe 7th, 8th and 9th Five Year Plan.
    • BIT is also one of the national Project 211 and Plan 985 universities receiving preferential support from the state.

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    6. School of Software, BIT

    Editor Note: School of Software at BIT is one of the 35 China National Pilot Software Schools authorized by the China Ministry of Education and the China National Development and Reform Commission.

    The School was founded in March 2002, and she passed the Mid-term Evaluation in October 2003 and the Final Acceptance Inspection in June 2006. After 10 years of development, remarkable results have been achieved in the field of school-running mode, staff development, international cooperation, international exchange and talent cultivation systems.

    7. Progressive Laboratory Facilities

    Editor Note: In September 2002 - September 2006, the laboratory has gradually established a multi-level and progressive practical teaching new mode.

    • The department of software engineering was established in December 2005;
    • In June 2009, the computer network laboratory was founded;
    • In September 2009, SAP, ERP laboratory was established;
    • In October 2009, BIT - IBM joint innovation laboratory was set up;
    • In December 2009, a SOA lab was established;
    • In March 2010, the department of software engineering and relevant laboratory had joint together becoming software engineering experiment center.

    8. Campus Life

    Editor Note: BIT organizes many meaningful and colorful avtivities to make international students live a happy life and study in China.

    Scenery and Facilities in BIT

    Visiting Museums

    Generous Hospitality by university leaders


    ​You are most welcome to study in BIT, which will surely be your most precious treasure in your life!


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 36,600 pre year
    RMB 73,200 in total (About $ 13,425)
    Accommodation Fee
    International Student Dormitory #14
    Double Room RMB 1,350 to RMB 1,800
    Quad room RMB 450
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 400 to RMB 600
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  36,600 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • Master's program applicants should be university graduates or will graduate by July 31.
  • Efficient English language such as TOEFL and IELTS scores.
  • Recommending by two professors.

*Note: Applicants for English taught programs are not required to have Chinese language skills.

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

3. Photocopy of valid passport

Including the valid visa page if you are already in China.

4. English proficiency test certificate

For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.

5. Bachelor's Degree diploma

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

6. Undergraduate transcript

7. Two Letters of recommendation

From two professor or associate professors or equivalents

8. Permission from the previous university for tranfer students

If you are a current student at one of China’s universities now please present a certificate agreeing to your transfer from its office of international students.

9. Statement of purpose

Describing your study plan and future perspective.

10. Proof of working experience (for MBA program only)

With working experience more than one year.

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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