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Advanced Computing
Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 2 Years
Starting Date: Sep.2021
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2021
Tuition Fee:
CNY 29,000 per year
Application Fee:
300 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other


The Tsinghua University Computer Science (CS) Program is ranked among the top in China. With growing international reputation for excellence in education and research, coupled with the increasing demand for CS education from our diversified student body, we offer this master's program in Advanced Computing.

In this program, we offer a broad and innovative course curriculum focusing on both cutting-edge advances in CS and Chinese practices. This program aims to foster CS professionals who have comprehensive computer skills, excellent academic merits and great global perspectives. We welcome applicants from all over the world who have a Bachelor's degree in CS or related areas.The program is designed to be completed in two years of full-time study, including the completion of the course study and a master thesis.


Students are required to conduct an independent research project.

A written master's thesis research proposal and a formal presentation are required in the second term.

Students are required to submit a thesis in English.

A final oral defense is also required.


Students are required to complete a minimum of 24 credits from the following (about 10 courses)

1) Compulsory Courses (13 credits, S-Spring, F-Fall)

Chinese Language (2 credits- F)
Chinese Culture and Society (2 credits- F)
Academic Activities (1 credit)
Literature Survey and Thesis Proposal(1 credit)
Combinatorics and Algorithms Design (4 credits- F)
Object-Oriented Software Development Technology (3 credits- F) (Alternatively)
Software development: from object-oriented to service-oriented(3 credits- F) (Alternatively)

2) Elective Courses (no fewer than 11 credits, S-Spring, F-Fall)

Web Information Retrieval (3 credits- S)
Future Internet (3 credits- S)
Database Technologies (3 credits- S)
Human Computer Interaction Technology (3 credits- S)
Fundamentals of Computer Graphics (3 credits-S) (Alternatively)
Topics in Advanced Multimedia Technologies (3 credits- F) (Alternatively)
Process and Methods of Software Project Management (3 credits-F)
Architecture and System Software for Multi-core Processors (3 credits-F)
Machine Learning (3 credits-F)

Other graduate-level courses offered by the department may be selected under the supervisor's approval.

Application Schedule

Phase 1: Before December 24, 2011

Phase 2: Before February 22, 2012

Both the Online Application and a complete set of Application documents should be completed and the package should be received by February 22, 2012.

Please note that for the Government or University scholarship applicants, online application and all the application documents should be submitted before December 24, 2011.


Tuition: RMB 39,000/year.

Accidental Injury and Hospitalization Insurance: RMB 600/year.

Applicant should have a Bachelor's degree in CS or related areas.
1.Photocopy of valid passport
With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

2.Passport photo
A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

3.English proficiency test certificate
For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.

4.Two academic recommendation letters
From scholars of associate professorship or higher (must show referee’s phone number and email address on the letter)

5.Personal Statement
Personal Statement with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese or in English.

Written in Chinese or in English

7.Undergraduate school transcript

8.Bachelor's degree diploma
Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.