Master in Information and Communication Engineering


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Program Description

Information and Communication Engineering for Overseas Undergraduates Delivered in English


The major of information and communication engineering in Xidian University was listed in China’s first batch of Ph.D. and master programs. It ranked in the top 5% in the 4th round of the national assessment of first-level disciplines in 2017. The major of engineering in Xidian also has earned a ranking among the top 1‰ in ESI.

In this program, all courses will be delivered in English except languages, and dissertations and oral defenses are also required to be presented in English.

Our Visions

This program is designed and carried out to develop high-level talents who appreciate and respect folk customs, laws and relevant regulations of China, possess eminent characters and scholarship, and promote the cooperation and communications between China and their residing countries. Equipped with sufficient fundamental theories, basic skills and systematic knowledge of the major of communication and information systems, they are supposed to be qualified for the management, scientific research and educational activities in this field.

Main Subjects

  • Mathematical: Stochastic Process, Matrix Theory;
  • Circuits and Systems-based: Comprehensive Experiment of Communication Systems;
  • Signal and Information Processing-based: Digital Signal Processing II, Elements of Information Theory II;
  • Communication and Information Systems-based: Fundamentals of Communication Network Theory, Wireless Communication, etc.

( To confirm exact arrangements, please consult ‘ annual schedule for undergraduates’.)

Duration and Tuition

This master program requires a study span of 3 years, and the tuition fee is 22000 yuan per academic year (11000 yuan per semester).

Applicant Qualifications

1. You need to possess a valid foreign passport and have a good health condition which meets the “Physical Checkup Standards for Applicants to Study in China” required by the Chinese government.

2. As a master candidate, you should be under the age of 35, and possess an academic degree of/equal to/above the bachelor level.

3. To choose all-English delivered courses, you need to have a score of or above 6.0 in IELTS tests/80 in CB-TOFEL tests/550 in PB-TOFEL tests or be on an equal English level approved in your country. To choose courses delivered in Chinese, your Chinese level needs to be on or above HSK-4, otherwise, you can apply for Xidian’s Chinese training program first for the HSK tests.

Application Documents

1. One filled and photo fixed copy of the ‘Application Form for Admission to Xidian University for Overseas Candidates’.

2. One notarized copy of your highest diploma. (A notarized translation in Chinese or English is also required if your diploma is in neither of these two languages. If you are under graduation, a school enrollment certificate is required.)

3. Your academic records transcript, your study/research plan, and your recommendation letter. They are all required to be in Chinese or English and consist of more than 800 Chinese characters/English letters. (Notarized translations in Chinese or English are also required if these texts are in neither of these two languages.)

4. One photocopy of your passport which is valid for more than 2 years.

5. One photocopy of your HSK certificate given that you have already acquired one.

6. One copy of your ‘Physical Examination Record for Foreigner’.

7. Registration fee: 800 yuan (in cash or ways of postal remittance, bank transfer).


After your documents have been censored, there are 2 optional procedures for the admission according to your conditions and program requirements.

  • Interview
  • Interview + Written Examination

The interview is regularly at the beginning of June. Our admission office will inform you of the form, time and site about the interview and examination by telephone or E-mail after your documents have been preliminarily accepted.

You shall have your admission to Xidian after you have offered us sufficient application materials and passed our tests. Later, our admission office will send you with your admission letter.

Contact Us

Address: Admission Office, the School of International Education, Xidian University, No.2, Taibai South Road, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China

Postcode: 710071

Last updated Feb 2018

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Xidian University,under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, dedicates primarily to the electronics and information education and research, with an integration of a wide range of academic su ... Read More

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