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Software Engineering
- General Information

    Teaching Objective

    The program is designed to educate students for leadership roles in intermediate-large scale software system development and software project management.

    Graduates should have a profound understanding of advanced and practical software development methods, techniques, and tools related to each phrase of software development cycles, be able to hatch up innovative solutions and implement leading-edge technologies.

    In addition, graduates would be equipped with comprehensive knowledge related to information technology and expertise in certain specialty, such as enterprise computing, embedded system, service engineering and science, GIS, business intelligent, mainframe technology, and so on. Graduates should be able to immediately engage in software development and software project management in domestic or international industry, government agencies, and academia or other institutions.

    Study Requirements

    Course study requirements

    Total credits should be no less than 30, including 18 credits in core courses,and more than 12 credits in selective courses.

    Internship requirements

    Students should complete an internship of 0.5-1 year to participate in software system development, including designing, implementing, testing software system and project management. A successful internship is counted as 5 credits.

    Thesis Requirements

    Students should complete the writing of research proposal before starting the internship. The Master degree thesis and research work should be done according to the standards of The Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China and the thesis defense should be passed finally. An approved and successful thesis defend is counted as 5 credits.

    Compulsory Courses

    Modern Software Engineering; Software Project Management; Software Test; Design and Analysis of Object-Oriented System Based on UML; Chinese

    Degree Awarded

    The student who has fulfilled all the courses and thesis requirements will be awarded the Master's Degree of Software Engineering of Tongji University.


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 36,000 pre year
    RMB 72,000 in total (About $ 13,205)
    Accommodation Fee
    International Students Buildings No.1
    Double Room RMB 30 to RMB 45
    Studio RMB 120 to RMB 130
    International Students Buildings No.2
    Double Room RMB 30 to RMB 40
    Studio RMB 150 to RMB 160
    International Students Dormitory
    Single Room RMB 80
    International Studnets Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 40
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 410 to RMB 420
    Service Fee USD 150
    Living Expense RMB 2,400 to RMB 3,000
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  36,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • Above 18 years old, non-Chinese citizen in good health.
  • Applicants for Master programs should have a Bachelor degree.
  • Note: Since 2010,those who immigrated to other countries from the Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan and applying to study in Tongji University as international students, should satisfy the following additional requirements: the applicants must hold valid passport or other relevant international recognized documents for at least 4 years; meanwhile, in the latest 4 years (by each April 30th of the year of University registration), the applicants must live overseas for 2 years (Living overseas for 9 months can be converted to 1 year, which is subject to the exit-entry stamp on visa.)
- 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

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

4. College graduation certificate and academic transcript

Documents in languages (other than Chinese or English) must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

5. English proficiency test certificate

80 or above for TOEFL; or 6.0 or above for IELTS; or other certificates which can prove that English is your native language or the working language.

6. Recommendation letters

By two associate professors or professionals of associate professor level.

7. A letter of motivation

Reasons for applying for this program, no less than 800 words.

8. College educational background or equivalent

And majors in environment, energy, chemical engineering, urban planning or economy and management etc.

  • 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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