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We welcome students from all over the world, if you want to excel beyond, expand your expertise, undertake professional experience, change ideas and even change the world,School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is definitely a wise choice! There are also the possibility of involvement in industry-based projects, overseas study, work opportunities and groundbreaking research and scientific innovations as well as state-of-the-art facilities in MSE.


Education Objective

I. Master students

Students should master the basic scientific knowledge of Materials Science and Engineering. With the skillful technology of engineering and expertise in laboratory and equipment operating, the students should be knowledgeable in the research and study of materials, material processing, testing and analyzing abilities etc.

II. Doctor Students

Education for Doctors’ Degree aims at cultivating professional researchers and scientists who can exceed in the world-wide material-related fields. Students should be innovative and creative enough to contribute and achieve valuable scientific results in Materials Science and Engineering.


Dates and deadlines

Applications must be submitted electronically before Jan 20, 2017


How to Apply

Applicants should send the Resume, Academic Transcripts, English proficiency certificate (e.g. IETLS, Toffel, GRE scores or other certificates), published papers (if available), and the name of potential supervisor to Ms. Xiaoting Liu After the pre-screening process, your application materials will be sent to relevant professors of MSE for further reviews. If some professor is interested in your application, he/she will take a face-to-face interview via internet under the help of Ms. Liu. If this step is successful, the applicant will get an acceptance letter from us, and will be informed about further steps of scholarship applications.  


How MSE selects our students

Our selection process mainly aims at choosing the students who are most likely to contribute to MSE’s intellectual and cultural community and, ultimately Xi’an Jiaotong University, China or their own country, the whole world. Race, ethnicity, gender, and religion are excluded from the criteria. MSE invites applications from students whose breadth of academic experience and fitness for the specific field of study suggest the potential for scholarly achievement. We require online submission of the application. In general, only applicants holding or going to get the Bachelor’s (for master student’s enrollment) or Master’s Degree (for doctor student’s enrollment) of science and engineering background or equivalent, with distinguished undergraduate records, are admitted. Faculty recommendations and the applicant’s statement of purpose are carefully weighed. Research papers, publications, and other original works may also be considered by the admissions committees during their evaluations.

Performance during the school years, including the number and rigor of courses taken and grades of these courses. Achievement in academic programs, this criterion is measured by time and depth of participation and by the academic progress made by the applicant. MSE has English-teaching courses, thus we require students for the Chinese or English language background. Contributions that you’ve made to the intellectual and cultural vitality of the campus. Personal quality, including leadership ability, character, motivation, insight, tenacity, responsibility and concern for others and the community etc. Other evidence, sustained achievement in any field of intellectual or creative endeavor, accomplishment in extracurricular activities, leadership in school or community organizations, employment and volunteer service.


Basic Admission requirementsEligibility

Students must meet Xi’an Jiaotong Universtity requirements, detailed online at the Xi’an Jiaotong University ( To be an excellent candidate requires more than just test score. To be a part of MSE, he or she should be full of passion and spirit of persistence and exploration to science. Thus MSE considers students with: Diversity of Academic background and experience; Students who have great interests in scientific research; Special qualities of leadership, motivation, and the spirit to serve others and the society For those who want to apply for the master’s degree, we require a bachelor’s diploma or equivalency before coming to study at MSE. For those who want to apply for the doctor’s degree we require a master’s degree or equivalency before coming to study at MSE.


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