Master On Campus

Geospatial Information Technology

36 months
5815 USD/year
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The School of Geospatial Information Technology in Wuhan University is the earliest, largest and strongest teaching and research institution in the field of library and information management in China. SIM is committed to develop interdisciplinary talents and professional leaders in information management. 


The predecessor of Geospatial Information Technology was the Books Division of Boone University at Wuchang, which was established in 1920 and became an independent specialty school, namely, the Boone Library School at Wuchang in 1929. 

Learning outcomes

In 1953, the school merged into Wuhan University and became the Department of Library Science of Wuhan University. In 1984, it was approved by the original Ministry of Education of China (MOE) to be renamed as the School of Library and Information Science of Wuhan University. In 2001, its name changed to the School of Information Management of Wuhan University.

SIM has an outstanding faculty team, including 34 professors, 32 associate professors and senior-position researchers, among whom there are 44 kinds of high-level talent. The teaching group of core curriculum of library and information science is identified as the state level teaching group by MOE. 7 courses in SIM have been ranked as National Quality Courses by the MOE, one major as National Special Major, and two as Hubei’s Brand Subject.

Programme Structure

  • SIM is the only one in China qualified to build the MOE key social science research base--the Center for the Studies of Information Resources of Wuhan University. 
  • Besides, SIM has the “985 Project” philosophy and social science innovative research base named Information Resource Research and Innovation Base and the “211 Project” key discipline construction project. 
  • In 2000, SIM set up the National Information Resources Research (Wuhan) Base approved by former Ministry of Information Industry. 

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should healthy and well&haved, and have a foreign citizenship. Applicants for Master's degree prcgrams should have an undergraduate study background equivalent to that of the Chinese Bachelor's degree.
  • For non-native English speakers who apply for English medium programs, they should provide a score of English
  • Proficiency test (TOEFL 80+/ IELTS 5.5+). F-or applicants who cannot offer the standardized English test results, they will required to patticipate in an additional oral or written English test organized by Wuhan University.

Tuition Fee

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    5815 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5815 USD per year during 36 months.

38.000 RMB

Living costs for Wuhan

2800 - 4000 CNY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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