Graduate Programs

Fall 2020 UM-SJTU Joint Institute Graduate Admission has been officially launched from October 1st, 2019. Master and Ph.D programs in the field of Control Science and Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Information and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics, with abundant scholarships are offered to international students. Mode of study for the master programs is 2.5 years (Full-time); for the doctorial programs is 4 years (Full-time).

Majors

Research Discipline Group

Mechanics
  • Design,  Manufacturing, and Systems
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Thermal Fluids
  • Material Science & Engineering
  • Circuits and Devices
  • Electromagnetics, Optics, and Photonics
  • Communications, Signal Processing, and Control
  • Computer Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics
Electronic Science and Technology
Information and Communication Engineering
Control Science and Engineering
Computer Science and Technology
Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply for graduate programs in UM-SJTU Joint Institute.

Important Dates:

Oct 1, 2019 2020 application opens
Dec 15, 2019 Deadline for 1st Round scholarship application
Mar 31, 2020 Deadline for 2nd Round scholarship application
May 31, 2020 Deadline for self-supported application
Sep 5 , 2020 Enrollment

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

  • Non-Chinese citizen.
  • Good Health both physically and mentally.
  • Outstanding academic performance and potential.
  • Bachelor’s degree for master program applicants. Master’s degree for doctoral program applicants
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English for programs taught in English:
    All international applicants for admission to any SJTU program must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission.
Being born in an English-speaking country doesn’t automatically pass you for English proficiency. You will be deemed to have satisfied the English language requirements if you can provide evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

i) English Language Tests

ii) Prior study in the medium of English

a) English Language Test

SJTU recognizes a number of English Language tests and English Preparation Courses which can be undertaken to meet the University’s English language requirements. These are set out in the following table, together with the minimum results required.

The test/score must be valid till the year of application. For example, the TOEFL must have been undertaken no more than two years prior to the commencement of the program at SJTU, i.e., the test must be dated on or after 1 January (two years prior) for Fall Semester intake.

English Language Tests Minimum Requirement Remarks
GRE General 320 (total)

160 (Verbal)

160 (Quantitative)

3.5 (Analytical)

Within 5 years after test date
GMAT 550 (overall)

25 (Verbal)

35 (Quantitative)

4.0 (Analytical)

Within 5 years after test date
IELTS (academic) 6.0 (overall)

5.5 (subtests)

Within 2 years after test date
TOEFL 90 (overall)

22 (writing)

20 (reading)

20 (listening)

20 (speaking)

Within 2 years after test date
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) 176 (overall)

169 (subtest)

Within 2 years after test date
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) 180 (overall)

180 (subtest)

Within 2 years after test date
College English Test Band 6 510 (overall)

180 (listening)

200 (reading)

133 (writing)

Within 4 years after test date
NTS GAT General (Pakistan) 70% score Mandatory for Pakistani applicants to master programs; within 2 years after test date
NTS GAT Subject (Pakistan) 70% score Mandatory for Pakistani applicants to doctoral programs; within 2 years after test date

The test/score must be valid till the year of application. For example, the TOEFL must have been undertaken no more than two years prior to the commencement of the program at SJTU, i.e., the test must be dated on or after 1 January (two years prior) for Fall Semester intake.

b) Prior study in the medium of English

If you have successfully completed an assessable Senior Secondary qualification or a post-secondary/tertiary study at a recognized university from an English-speaking country1 you do not have to prove proficiency in English provided the qualification was:

i) Taught and examined in English

ii) Completed no more than two years prior to the commencement of the program at SJTU.

iii) The statement or certificate must be on official headed paper, and must be the original document.

* English-speaking countries recognized by SJTU international graduate programs include: American Samoa, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Canada, Fiji, Gibraltar, Ghana, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho,Liberia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, The Gambia, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland), United States of America, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Notes:

According to the regulations of the Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China, all international students who will stay in China for more than 6 months are required to purchase the Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for Foreigners Staying in China. The insurance is one of the required documents for on-site registration, and insurances issued by other agencies are not recognized. For details on this insurance, please refer to http://www.lxbx.net .