36 months
1318 USD/year
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The school of Information Science & Technology (SIST) at Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) has a history that was originated in 1960s, with the aim of meeting the trend of the times and the strategic demand of our country. The Software Engineering programme is offered by Southwest Jiaotong University.


In 1981, the discipline Computer and Its Applications was authorized as one of the first disciplines in China being able to award master degree, when there was only two in Sichuan Province. 

The Software Engineering programme is offered by Southwest Jiaotong University.

The department Computer Science and Engineering was founded in 1981, which was followed by the establishment of the School of Computer and Communications Engineering (SCCE) in 1993 (the predecessor of SIST). 

In 2005, the school was renamed SIST. With the solid construction and rapid development over 50 years, SIST has built a balanced and well developed disciplinary system, covering the whole area of Electronics and Information. 

Educational Opportunity

SIST currently consists of six departments, including Computer Science and Technology, Software Engineering, Communications Engineering, Automation, Electronics and Information Engineering, as well as the Computer Fundamental Education Center. Besides, there are 10 undergraduate majors and directions, where Communications Engineering and Computer Science and Technology belong to the National Characteristic Specialties while Software Engineering and Automation are included in the National Outstanding Engineers Education and Training Program. 

In the meantime, with the purpose of elite education, the school delivers information-related courses for MAO YISHENG School and ZHAN TIANYOU School, respectively.

Programme Structure

Courses Overview
  • With primary disciplines including Computer, Communications, Control and Electronics, SIST has become a base for producing IT talents and carrying out outstanding scientific research.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or above
  • Over 16 years old (including) and under 35 years old
  • Healthy and non-Chinese citizen

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1318 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3954 USD for the full programme during 36 months.

RMB 25 000 


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