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Advanced Computing
- General Information


    The Tsinghua University Computer Science (CS) Program is ranked among the top in China. With growing international reputation for excellence in education and research, coupled with the increasing demand for CS education from our diversified student body, we offer this master's program in Advanced Computing.

    In this program, we offer a broad and innovative course curriculum focusing on both cutting-edge advances in CS and Chinese practices. This program aims to foster CS professionals who have comprehensive computer skills, excellent academic merits and great global perspectives. We welcome applicants from all over the world who have a Bachelor's degree in CS or related areas.The program is designed to be completed in two years of full-time study, including the completion of the course study and a master thesis.


    Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 credits from the following (about 10 courses)

    1) Compulsory Courses (13 credits, S-Spring, F-Fall)

    • Chinese Language (2 credits- F)
    • Chinese Culture and Society (2 credits- F)
    • Academic Activities (1 credit)
    • Literature Survey and Thesis Proposal(1 credit)
    • Combinatorics and Algorithms Design (4 credits- F)
    • Object-Oriented Software Development Technology (3 credits- F)
    • Software development: from object-oriented to service-oriented(3 credits- F)

    2) Elective Courses (no fewer than 11 credits, S-Spring, F-Fall)

    • Web Information Retrieval (3 credits- S)
    • Future Internet (3 credits- S)
    • Distributed Database System (3 credits- S)
    • Human Computer Interaction Technology (3 credits- S)
    • Fundamentals of Computer Graphics (3 credits-S) (Alternatively)
    • Topics in Advanced Multimedia Technologies (3 credits- F)
    • Process and Methods of Software Project Management (3 credits-F)
    • Architecture and System Software for Multi-core Processors (3 credits-F)
    • Machine Learning (3 credits-F)

    Other graduate-level courses offered by the department may be selected under the supervisor's approval.


    Students are required to conduct an independent research project.

    A written master's thesis research proposal and a formal presentation are required in the second term.

    Students are required to submit a thesis in English.

    A final oral defense is also required.


    Tuition: RMB 39,000/year.

    Accidental Injury and Hospitalization Insurance: RMB 600/year.


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 39,000 pre year
    RMB 78,000 in total (About $ 14,305)
    Accommodation Fee
    Zijing Apartment
    Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 80
    Single Room RMB 80
    Other Fees
    Service Fee USD 150
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  39,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport. Applicants for master's degree programs should have a bachelor's degree

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Photocopy of valid passport

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

3. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4. English proficiency test certificate

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

5. Two academic recommendation letters

From scholars of associate professorship or higher (must show referee’s phone number and email address on the letter)

6. Personal Statement

Personal Statement with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese or in English.

7. Resume

Written in Chinese or in English

8. Undergraduate school transcript

9. 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.

  • 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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