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  1. Fall 2020 UM-SJTU Joint Institute Graduate Admission

    October 16, 2019 by Ruan Die   Share:   RenRen   Print
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    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.

    HOW TO APPLY      

    Step 1: Complete the Online Application

    Complete and submit an online application at Study@SJTU (http://apply.sjtu.edu.cn/) by the application deadline.

    1. JI Application Form
    2. English CV
    3. Personal Statement
    4. An equivalent of China’s bachelor/master-degree education diploma and transcript
    5. English level certificates (TOEFL(new)≥90 or TOEFL(old)≥600)or IELTS≥6.0)
    6. Recommendation from at least two teachers with titles of or above associate-professor
    7. A copy of passport and a passport-sized photo
    8. Any materials that will facilitate your application are encouraged, awards you won, papers or journal articles you published (PDF format), etc.

    Step 2: Pay the Application Fee

    The application fee is CNY 350 or USD 55, non-refundable and non-transferable. Payment must be made using CNY or USD. You can choose online payment or bank transfer in the online application system.

    Step 3: Find an advisor

    After passing the first screening review, applicants shall start to find an advisor at JI. Detailed information about research interests and contacts can be found at: http://umji.sjtu.edu.cn/faculty. Faculty members with title of Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor could supervise Graduate students.

     

    TUITION AND HOUSING FEES

    Tuition*:  CNY 28900/Year for Master programs (Approx. USD 4200/ Year)

                    CNY 45500/Year for Doctoral programs (Approx. USD 6600/Year)

    Housing:  CNY 50-160/Day on-campus (Approx. USD 8-25/Day)

    On-campus housing has limited capacity and is not guaranteed.

    SCHOLARSHIPS

    Basically, for incoming international graduate students, there are two channels for scholarship application: through Shanghai Jiao Tong University or through Chinese Embassies/Consulates in the home country. Applicants may choose only one application channel. Replicated applications through more than one channels is not allowed.

    How to Apply

    1.  Apply for scholarships through SJTU

    SJTU provides different types of scholarships to international graduate students as the following:

    When applying at http://apply.sjtu.edu.cn/ applicants should choose “apply for scholarship through SJTU” and follow the steps online. Applicants should complete the scholarship application procedures in time according to the requirements of the university.

    The earlier an applicant completes the application, the sooner he/she receives an offer of admission and scholarships if the review result from the university is positive. Applicants can check the scholarships result through the application system. The formal offer of scholarships will be sent along with the formal admission letter.

    2. Apply for scholarships through Chinese Embassies/Consulates in the home country

    Applicants may also apply to the Chinese Embassies/Consulates in the home country for scholarship opportunities. The application schedule varies from country to country (usually from November to April).

    Please consult the Chinese Embassy/Consulate about its application schedule, eligibility, requirements, procedures, documents, agency number, and program category type and so on in advance.

    For the contact information of Chinese Embassies/Consulates, please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China at http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/.

    Important Notes:

    • In general, scholarships duration cannot be extended.
    • For international students admitted in the special graduate programs with university scholarships (Doctoral Program type III/Master Program type Ⅱ /Master Program type III) in Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Antai College of Economics & Management and USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry, China-UK Low Carbon College, the scholarship will only cover the university’s standard tuition of 28,900RMB/Year for master’s programs ), and students will have to pay the rest of the tuition of these programs.
    • Graduate students in SJTU can also apply for certain TA or RA positions on campus.
    • All scholarship recipients are obliged to participate in the annual scholarship review in April and/or May which will confirm their scholarship status in the next academic year.

     

    Contacts

    JI website: http:// ji.sjtu.edu.cn
    UM-SJTU Joint Institute Faculty Directory: http://ji.sjtu.edu.cn/employees/faculty/

    Email: ji-gradadm@sjtu.edu.cn

    Tel.: +86-21-34206045, ext.4511

    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 .