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Construction and Civil Engineering
- General Information

    1. Program Overview

    Editor Notes: Now China has become a huge construction site, making Civil Engineering a very popular program in China.

    • In recent years, the booming Chinese economy has almost turned China into a huge construction site. Skyscrapers, transport facilities and hydraulic projects, etc. constantly emerged. New material, new equipment, new structure and construction techniques sprang up.
    • In addition, China undertook plenty of construction projects overseas, especially in developing countries.
    • The civil engineering specialty of Beijing Jiaotong University (hereinafter referred to as BJTU) has over 50 years history.
    • As a National Characteristic Specialty, it is supported by 2 National Key Disciplines, Road and Railway Engineering, Bridge and Tunnel Engineering.
    • Now, BJTU makes use of the advantages and experience of itself and China in the field of civil engineering and sets up the master program of civil engineering in English medium to foster the innovative engineers for the world.

    2. Programs Characteristics

    Editor Notes: The Characteristics of this program in BJTU make you enjoy many advantages.

    • It is fully in ENGLISH MEDIUM. The instruction of the courses, the writing and assessment of the project report and thesis are all in English.
    • It is conducted by STONG FACULTY TEAM. The faculty teams of the programs are mainly composed of professors and associate professors, all of whom have doctoral degree and overseas education or working experience. Foreign teachers and experts are available for lectures.
    • You will enjoy SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES. International students will have the opportunities to take part in their tutor’s scientific research team and projects.
    • You will enjoy INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES. Master candidates of Civil Engineering will have the chance to visit and practice on major construction sites at home and abroad.
    • STUDY GROUP will give you a hand. International students will get the assistance from outstanding Chinese postgraduate classmates for an easier adjustment to the new environment and better understanding of the new knowledge.
    • SCHOLARSHIPS are available. BJTU will provide Chinese Government Scholarship and Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship for the program and help students in terms of paper, internship, etc.
    • PROSPEROUS JOBS are waiting for you. Graduates of Civil Engineering will have opportunity to work in the top 500 enterprises of the world such as China Railway Construction Co. Ltd., China Railway Engineering Co., China State Construction Engineering Co. and other related international enterprises are in dire need of civil engineering talents with strong education background in China.

    3. Program Curriculum

    Editor Notes: The following contents show you the course list and relevant credits.

    • Master program of Civil Engineering requires the students achieve at least 32 credits, the first 3 semesters are for coursework and the rest time is for project report or thesis writing.
    • In addition, the program includes some courses on civil engineering economics and management and can lay the foundation for further Ph.D. study.

    Course Sub-type

    Course Name

    Hour

    Credit

    Remarks

    General Course

    Contemporary China

    32

    2.0

    ≥5.0

    Introduction to Civil Engineering

    16

    1.0

    Basic Chinese

    32

    2.0

    Basic Theoretical

    Course

    Advanced Rock Mechanics

    32

    2.0

    ≥8.0

    Advanced Soil Mechanics

    32

    2.0

    Reliability Analysis

    32

    2.0

    Numerical Modeling

    32

    2.0

    Major Course

    Urban Underground Constructions

    32

    2.0

    ≥8.0

    Tunnel Mechanics and Engineering

    32

    2.0

    Bridge Design and Construction

    32

    2.0

    Reinforced Concrete Structures

    32

    2.0

    Steel Structures

    32

    2.0

    Optional Course

    Novel Construction Materials and Design

    32

    2.0

    Optional Course

    Closely Related to the Major

    ≥8.0

    Groundwater Mechanics

    32

    2.0

    Rail Traffic Engineering

    32

    2.0

    Urban Economics and Urbanization: International Perspective

    32

    2.0

    Civil Engineering Management

    32

    2.0

    Paper

    Literature Review

    1.0

    3.0

    Seminar

    8 times

    2.0

    4. School Introduction

    Editor Notes: BJTU plays a leading role in information and management disciplines.

    Established in 1896, Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU, a.k.a. Northern Jiaotong University) is a multidisciplinary national key university, leading in information and management disciplines and featuring traffic and transportation science and technology. Learn More about Beijing Jiaotong University.


    fees


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 35,000 pre year
    RMB 105,000 in total (About $ 19,255)
    Accommodation Fee
    No. 14 International Students Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 50
    No. 1 International Students Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 48 to RMB 60
    Block C International Students Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 55 to RMB 80
    No.4 International Students Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 48 to RMB 60
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 500 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:  35,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

1. Foreign citizen.

If the applicant was originally a Chinese citizen, he/she must has got the foreign passport for at least 4 years and the time living in the passport issuing country must be more than 2 years (according to the exit and entry records on the passport. 9 months is regarded as 1 year) .

2. Applicant must be in good health and abide to the laws and regulations

3. Bachelor degree of computer technology or related academic fields (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 2 recommendations by associate professors or above, to be approved of by the target university. )

4. Applicants whose native language is not English must meet the English language proficiency requirement by at least one of the following condition:

(1) Proof of high school and above education completed in the English language;

(2) Minimum TOEFL score of 68 (IBT) within the past 2 years;

(3) Minimum IELTS score of 5.5 within the past 2 years;

(4) Passed the English language test of BJTU.

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Study plan


3. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

4. Passport photo

Your recent photo with white background and minimum size 640 × 480 pixels.

5. Undergraduate school transcript


6. 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.

7. Two letters of recommendation

By associate professors or above.

8. English proficiency test certificate

For example, IELTS or TOEFL.

  • 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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