Materials Science and Engineering
Southern University of Science and Technology
Basic Information
Degree: Bachelor
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Aug 26 , 2023
Duration: 4 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 32,733 per Year
Application Deadline:
The deadline means the date of Beijing time. You are suggested to submit your application 3 or 5 days before the actual deadline so that you can have time for necessary changes on documents.
May 10 , 2023
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 0 (Check Policy)
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Program Description

I. Introduction

The major of Materials Science and Engineering is a discipline, which systematically studies fundamental theories and experiment skills for materials science and engineering as well as applies these knowledge/abilities for materials’ syntheses, preparation, structure characterization/evaluation, and performance controlling in various broad fields based on the principles of materials science, chemistry,and physics. Materials Science and Engineering major is an integrated discipline for application science closely related to engineering technology.

Materials are the bases for human survival and development. In 1970s, people viewed information, materials and energy as the mainstay of social civilization. In 1980s, with the rise of high technologies, materials science, information technology, and biotechnology were listed as important symbols of new technology revolution. Nowadays, materials have become important parts of the national economy, national defense and people's livelihood.

II. Objectives and Learning Outcomes

Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) will cultivate high-quality science and technology talents with firm theory knowledge of Materials Science and Engineering, abilities of mastering frontier materials’ R&D and characterization technology, and capabilities of utilizing English and computer technology very well for high-tech R&D in interdisciplinary fields. These trained students possess not only the capability for researching in their disciplines and related fields, for designing and developing new materials, for teaching and managing, but also for practice innovation, cooperation, and leadership. These graduates can not only engage in conventional material industrial production, new materials creation, and development of new processes and technologies, but also continue their postgraduate studies in Materials Science and Engineering and serve in the research, development and management in top-ranked corporations, scientific research institutes, colleges, and government.

III. Study Length and Graduation Requirements

Study length: 4 years
Degree conferred: Bachelor of Materials Science and Engineering
The minimum credit requirement for graduation: 137 credits (not including English courses);


* Percentage of the total= Credit requirements of each line / Total credit requirements.

IV. Discipline

Materials Science and Engineering

V. Main Courses

Fundamentals of Circuits and Electronics, Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering, Experiments for Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering, CAD Engineering Drawing,Crystallography, Physical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry Experiments, Mechanics of Materials B, Materials Chemistry, Probability and Statistics, Comprehensive Experiments of Materials I/ II, Experiments for Advanced Materials Science and Engineering I/ II, Physics of Materials, Material Characterization Techniques, Polymer materials, Metal Materials, Ceramic Materials.

VI. Practice-Based Courses 

Main practical teaching includes: experiments, industrial practice (Summer break of Grade 3), thesis, undergraduates’ innovation experiments (starting from Year 2, undergraduates with excellent scores can work in labs to conduct research under the guidance of their supervisors; research period can include Summer break), and various academic and overseas undergraduate competitions.

VII. Pre-requisites for Major Declaration

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Entry Requirements

1. Applicant should have got high school diploma or to be awarded with a high school diploma before June of their enrollment year. Ethnic Chinese applicants with valid foreign passports shall meet requirements stipulated in "Notice of the Ministry of Education on Regulating the Enrollment of International Students in Higher Education Institutions in China".

2. Applicant under 18 by 20th of August of the enrollment year should confirm a guardian based in Guangdong Province.

If the guardian is not one of the applicant's parents, the applicant should provide an authorization letter that has been certified by the local Chinese Embassy.    

The Authorization Letter can be provided before an offer is issued.

3. Applicant should be academically prepared for rigorous STEM study across Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

4. Standard Test

-IETLS(6.0 or above)/TOFLE(75 or above)/Duolingo(95 or above)score report (obtained within last 2 years) are required, waived for native English speakers.

-Results of International standard tests (e.g. SAT*/ACT/A-LEVEL/AP/IB/others).(optional)

-Certificate of National/Regional Graduation Examination/Matriculation Examination.(optional)

*SAT should be sent by ETS to the following address:

Phone: 0086 0755 8801 5435

Address: Room 208, Admin Building, Southern University of Science and Technology, 1088 Xueyuan Avenue, Nanshan District, Shenzhen ,Guangdong, P.R. China

Postal Code: 518055

Institution (DI) Code: B435

5. Applicant should not have any criminal-record and must follow the law of China and regulations of SUSTech.

Note: Tuition fee is 4,600 USD, RMB on the information page is only for reference.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Bachelor RMB 32,733 pre year
RMB 130,932 in total (About $ 26,721)
Accommodation Fee
International students apartment
Quad room RMB 8,183  (More Details)
Other Fees
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Living Expense RMB 2,500 to RMB 4,000

Application Materials

"*" means necessary documents that you must provide in your application.

*1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

You can download a template or sample from here.

*2. Passport-sized photo

A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

*3. Passport

Please submit the scanned copy of your info page. Your passport should be valid for more than 12 months.

4. English proficiency test certificate

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

*5. Senior high school academic transcript or college transcripts

Original Transcript should be provided in your native language, covering all years of study in high school or university if relevant.
If your transcript is not in English, please do submit the English version (should be stamped by high school).
Please also give us a basic explanation about your academic records, what the test system in your school looks like, what place do you claim in the whole class with your overall performance.

*6. Two letter of recommendation

Please submit TWO recommendation letters.
Name, title and contact details of the referees should be included in the letters.
Nominated recommendation letters should not be related to you and should be qualified to comment on your capacity to cope with the academic demands of the program.
Please ask them to comment on (but not limited to):
How long and in what capacity they have known you
What they consider to be your strengths
Detailed information on academic results that you have obtained
Their assessment of your suitability for the expected program for which you are applying
If English is not your first language, it would be nice if they make a comment on your English speaking, writing and comprehension abilities.

*7. Personal Statement

In the statement, we are looking for evidence of the qualities that you will bring to the program and student community. We also want to understand how studying a program at SUSTech will help you meet your career aspirations. Please ensure that you address (but not limited to) the following in your personal statement:
What skills, qualities and experiences would you bring to the program and how will they help you succeed?
How will the opportunity to study at SUSTech help you in your academic, personal and professional development?
What are your career aspirations and how will successful completion of this program help you achieve them?
Your personal statement should be no more than 500 words in length, be written in English and be your own work.

*8. Senior high school Certificate/diploma

Certificates in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.
Your high school diploma should be submitted. However ,if you have not graduated yet, please provide a certificate of studying with expected graduation date issued by your high school.

9. Supporting Documents: Certificate of Good Conduct

Provided by your current/previous school/company in Chinese/English to improve your success rate.

You can download a template or sample from here.

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