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Power Engineering and Thermal Physics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #501 (QS) ,
The subject of Thermal Engineering in Southeast University was established in 1997 through the incorporation of the thermal power engineering and the thermal engineering. The subject was founded in 1932 and to date, 6074 undergraduates, 1063 postgraduates and 287 PhD students were graduated in this subject


Thermal Engineering in Southeast University was awarded as the state-key subject (Rank 6th in China), and the key constructive subject of "985" and "211" Project, including one department (Thermal Engineering), one MoE key laboratory (Key Laboratory of Thermal Energy Conversion and Control of MOE) and three research centers (National Engineering Research Center of Turbo-Generator vibration, Engineering Research Center for Building Energy Environments & Equipments, Ministry of Education, Pollution Control and Recycling Engineering Research Center of Jiangsu Province). 

There are 66 full-time teachers, including an academician of China Engineering Academy (The most-honored title for academics in China), 36 professors (27 doctoral supervisors) and A Changjiang Scholar awarded by MoE of China. During the past five years, the subject was supported by a great number of funding from different panels, such as National “973 Program”, “863 Program”, NSFC and province government. The amount of funding exceeded 100 million CNY. The “II medal” of National Science and Technology Progress Award was awarded to researchers in this subject by MoST of China in 2010, and other provincial and ministerial scientific and technological progress award for about 12 times.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Clean utilization of coal
  • Auto-control for thermal engineering
  • Simulation of thermal power system
  • Vibration of thermal power mechanicals
  • Refrigeration technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Thesis Evaluation

Thesis should be written based on students’ own study and research. The findings presented in the thesis should have higher academic value and positive impact on economic development of China. Students are required to conduct at least one year research and to publish at least 1 journal paper in the area of their disciplines or give an oral presentation in a international conference before being eligible for applying for a Master's degree.

Literature Reading

Students are required to read at least 30 literatures on topics related to their thesis and research direction including 30 literatures in foreign languages and to write a literature overview.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Nanjing

  • 4700 - 8000 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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