Admission

ADMISSION

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The program is designed for high-achieving engineers who are driven to be at the forefront of research and practice. Applicants should understand the value of bridging research and culture across two great nations known for their excellence in the field of electrical and computer engineering. Admission to the program is highly selective.

Entry Requirements

English Proficiency

iBT/TOEFL : 80 (no part below 18)

IELTS : 6.5 (no part below 6.0)

PTE : 55

International Language Institute* : 6.5 (Only IELTS score from ILI can be considered)

*Bachelor’s degree in related engineering field recommended, but not required.

**Please note, if you did your undergraduate studies at an accredited US university, you do not need to provide English language exam results.

Application Materials

  • Passport
  • a. Certified copies of all academic transcripts
  • b. Official copy of English proficiency score (you may qualify for a waiver if you completed your studies in the US, Canada, UK or Australia)
  • c. English Resume
  • d. Letter of recommendation from employer or academic source
  • e. Certified copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated)
 

Residential Option

Field Degree Option

Student profile

Research-oriented students seeking opportunities to participate in locally-based faculty research

Working engineers seeking central involvement in the creation and planning of new technologies within industry

Degree earned

MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering

MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Time to completion

Two years

16 months in China Or 1 year in China + 1 year in U.S.

Instruction location

On campus

On campus at Shanghai/Beijing, Or the second year in Amherst campus

Ability to work during degree program

Limited

Full-time work expected

Total degree cost

Varies

$45,000

Cost of living

USA budget

China budget