Master Programs


Information and Communication Engineering (2 Years)

Electrical and Computer Engineering (2 Years)

Food Science and Engineering (2 Years)

Software Engineering (2 Years)

MBA (Bilingual, 2 Years)

Belt & Road International Master of Public AdministrationB&R-IMPA, 1.5 Years)




Information and Communication Engineering (2 Years)


1. Objectives

This program aims at providing graduates of electronic and information engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, computer science and other related disciplines an opportunity for further study at postgraduate level. Students will embark on a broad choice of core subjects in multimedia technologies, telecommunications and electronic engineering that enable them to meet new challenges and tap new opportunities in relevant fields. Students can also acquire the latest technical know-how by registering for specialized subjects in a chosen area that focuses on the cutting edge issues facing the engineering profession today. Students who have managerial responsibilities can take electives on business or management according to their interest and career needs.


2. Program Speciality

(1) Key Discipline in SCUT

(2) Group projects supported by a professional laboratory

(3) Industrial experience and exchange programs

(4) Distinguished alumni, such as TCL President Li Dongsheng


3. Curriculum

 

Course Title

Course Credit

Hours

Compulsory Courses

Signal and System

3

48

Chinese Culture

2

32

Basic Chinese

4

64

Intercultural Communication

2

32

Principles of Modern Communications

3

48

Digital Signal Processing

3

48

Embedded System Design

2

32

Multi-antenna Signal Processing and MIMO Communications

2

32

Information Hiding and Digital Investigation

2

32

Computer Vision and Application

2

32

Machine Learning for Speech Processing

2

32

Machine Learning

2

32

Wearable Systems

2

32



Electrical and Computer Engineering (2 Years)


1. Objectives

The objective of this program is to equip graduates, who seek a career in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), with in-depth knowledge in signal processing and control techniques for the design and development of electrical and computer control systems, both from software and hardware aspects. Students who pass all examinations and dissertation will be awarded a Master Degree in Engineering from South China University of Technology.


2. Program Speciality

(1) The first two-year English-medium master program in SCUT 

(2) Brand major for international students

(3) First-class research environment

(4) Joint training programs with multinational enterprises


3. Curriculum

 

Course Title

Course Credit

Hours

Compulsory Courses

Basic Chinese

4

64

Chinese Culture

2

32

Intercultural Communication 

2

32

Signal and Systems

3

48

Instrumentation and Sensors

3

48

Digital Signal Processing

3

48

Embedded System Design

2

32

Computer Control and Application

2

32

Robotics and Automation

2

32

Machine Vision and Intelligent Systems

2

32

Selective Courses

Practice in Embedded programming

1

16

Practice in Machine Vision and Intelligent Systems

1

16

Feedback Control System Design

1

16

Practice in Digital System (Advanced Signal Processing)

1

16 



Food Science and Engineering (2 Years)


1. Objectives

The program aims to cultivate quality specialists who are well-developed morally, intellectually, and physically. Students are required to have good characters and fine scholarship, rigorous learning spirits, and team spirit; be equipped with solid theoretical foundation, specialized knowledge, and experimental skills in Food Science; be well informed with the technological developing trends of this discipline; have strong abilities to undertake independent scientific research, design, and teaching assignment. Graduates are expected to be competent to engage in teaching, scientific research, manufacturing, and management jobs in the field of Food Science.


2. Program Speciality

(1)Food Biotechnology

(2)Food Biochemistry

(3)Food Processing and Preservation

(4)Food Engineering

(5)Protein Chemistry and Nutrition

(6)Lipid Chemistry and Engineering

(7)Functional Carbohydrate

(8)Marine Food Engineering

(9)Food Safety and Control

 

3. Curriculum

 

Course Title

Course Credit

Hours

Basic Courses

Chinese Culture

2

32

Basic Chinese

2

32

Intercultural Communication

2

32

Compulsory Courses

Food Process Engineering

2

32

Food Micro & Macro components

2

32

Advanced Food Microbiology

2

32

Food Innovation

2

32

Research Methodology and Statistics

2

32

Elective Courses

Advanced Food Packaging

2

32

Current Technology in Food Processing

2

32

Confectionery Science and Technology

2

32

Advances in Food Dehydration

2

32

Modeling in food processing

2

32

Physical Properties of Foods

2

32

Chemistry and Technology of Food Lipid

3

48

Chemistry and Technology of Food Carbohydrate

3

48

Traditional Food Habits in Asia

2

32

Advanced Sensory Evaluation

3

48



Software Engineering (2 Years)


1. Objectives

This program is designed to help students build a solid foundation of software engineering. Students can grasp professional knowledge about software engineering, including theory and method of software engineering, software engineering technology, software service engineering and domain software engineering. Students can develop abilities to engage in software engineering industry and undertake technical work independently. This program aims to cultivate top talents who are competent for teaching and studying software engineering theories and for developing software systems and other related works.


2. Program Speciality

(1) Theory and Method of Software Engineering

(2) Software Engineering Technology

(3) Software Service Engineering

(4) Domain Software Engineering


3. Curriculum

 

Course Title

Course Credit

Hours

Basic Courses

Chinese Culture

2

32

Elementary Chinese

4

64

Dissertation and Academic Standards

2

32

Intercultural Communication

2

32

Compulsory Courses

Deep Learning

2

32

Internet of Things Systems and Applications

2

32

Artificial Intelligence

3

48

Information Search Techniques

2

32

Elective Courses

Large Data Processing

2

32

Parallel and Distributed Computing

2

32

Introduction of Computer and Software Engineering

2

32

Data Mining and Data Warehouse

2

32

Software Testing Technology

2

32

Computer Networks

3

64

Machine Learning

2

32



MBA (Bilingual, 2 Years)


1. Objectives

The program will empower students to reach their full potential, develop their competence in enterprise management and adaptation to the market. The program fosters high level, practical and versatile management talents with international vision, extensive knowledge, entrepreneurial mindset and good communication skills who meet the needs of socialist market economy development and are well-received by industrial, commercial enterprises and departments of economic management.


2. Program Speciality

(1) In 2012 and 2015, the MBA Program of SCUT passed the certification of AMBA.

(2) In 2016, the Program was awarded China MBA Top 50.

(3) In 2018, the Program was evaluated as A-class in the first China University Professional-degree Rankings (CUPR), ranking the top 7% - 15% in China.

(4) In 2019, the School of Business Administration of SCUT won the international certification of AACSB.


3. Curriculum

 

Course Title

Course Credit

Hours

Basic Courses

Managerial Economics

2.5

40

Chinese Culture

2

32

Theory and Practice of Chinese Socialism

2

36

Dialectics of Nature

1

18

Core Courses

Financial Accounting

2

32

Financial Management

2

32

Organizational Behavior

2

32

Data, Models and Decision-Making

2

32

Marketing Management

2

32

Managerial Communication

2

32

Human Resource Management

2

32

Enterprise Strategic Management

2.5

40

Operations Management

3

48

Business Ethics

2

32

Commercial Rules

2

32

International Business Management

2

32

Elective Courses

Business Simulation

2

32

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

2

32

Cross-Cultural Communication and Management

1

16

Capital Markets and Listing Plan

2

32

Management Accounting

2

32

Analysis of Corporate Financial

2

32

Project Management

2

32

Business Model Design and Innovation

1

16

Innovation Management

1

16

Corporate On-site Consultation and Diagnosis

2

32

The above course schedule is for reference only, 

the specific courses are subject to the year of 2022 training scheme.



Belt & Road International Master of Public AdministrationB&R-IMPA, 1.5 Years)


1. Objectives

This program aims to improve cooperation and exchanges with developing countries along Belt and Road. Students can learn experiences and practices of modernization of Chinese governance system and develop abilities of public administration to promote friendly and sustainable development between home country and China. This program cultivates top talents in the area of public administration so as to meet the urgent needs of developing countries realizing their self-development and at the same time, to share China’s experiences and practical strategies.


2. Program Speciality

This program innovates a training mode based on the characteristics of government officials of developing countries. It includes 1 year of course learning and half a year of dissertation. The maximum number of students in each class is 30. Each student is allocated to a responsible supervisor. Program courses focus on developing practical abilities to analyze and deal with complicated political, economic, and social issues. The program designs a multidisciplinary curriculum system and practical teaching, which is centered on the Belt and Road initiative. In the framework of comparative study, each course introduces and analyses the development background of China’s Belt and Road, the governance experiences and the established system and facilities.


3. Curriculum

 

Course Title

Course Credit

Hours

Basic Courses

Chinese Culture

2

32

Basic Chinese

2

32

Compulsory Courses

Lectures on Public Administration Frontier and Practice

2

32

Public Sector Strategic Management

2

32

Chinese Government and Politics

2

32

Public Policy Analysis

2

32

Social Research Methods

2

32

Directional Elective Courses

(choose 5)


Local Government Governance

2

32

Public Economics

2

32

Public Human Resource Management

2

32

Government Management Innovation

2

32

Monographic Study on Belt and Road

2

32

Theory and Method of Public Decision

2

32

Monographic Study on Labor Relations

2

32

Urban Regional Development and Management

2

32

Special Topic on Contemporary Chinese Society

2

32

Chinese Business Culture

2

32

The Evolution and Development of Chinese Characters

2

32



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