Tongji University
Basic Information
Degree: Bachelor
Starting Date: Sep 1 , 2018
Duration: 4 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 33,800 per Year
Application Deadline: May 31 , 2018
Application Fee: USD 75 (Non-Refundable)
Service Fee: USD150 (Non-Refundable)
Program Description

The College of Architecture and Urban Planning of Tongji University and the Faculty of the Built Environment of the University of New South Wales are now working together to establish 2+2 dual bachelor degrees program in Architecture. Teaching team is led by Prof. Glenn Murcutt from University of New South Wales, the only laureate of Pritzker Architecture Prize (Nobel Prize in Architecture) from Australia and Prof. Zhang Yonghe from Tongji University, who served on the judging panel of Pritzker Architecture Prize and received the Academy Award in Architecture from The American Academy of Arts and Letters. Students will graduate with bachelor degrees from both universities and are also eligible for architect qualification examinations in China, Australia and other commonwealth countries.

Duration of study: 4 Years

Students will spend the first three semesters in Tongji University and the fourth to seventh semesters in University of New South Wales and the eighth semester back in Tongji University.

Objective of the Program:

The specialized education ought to meet the needs of state building, internationalized education and social development in the future. Students should have a solid professional foundation, wide knowledge and high comprehensive quality. They should master basic theories; basic knowledge and basic design methods of the architecture science, and possess professional qualities of a qualified architect, remarkable hands-on abilities and an international perspective. They should also strive to be creative pioneers in new fields and professional leaders in the architecture field.

Study Requirements

Course study requirements: Total credits should be no less than 203.

Compulsory Courses

Architectural Design Studio (1),(2),(3),(4),(5),(6),Art History, Studies of Form and Material (1),(2),Building Mechanics, Building Structure, History of Architecture, Introduction to Design Theory, Theories of Architectural Origin, Design Fundamental, Mapping the City: Morphology, Image and History,Building Information Modeling, Structure & Construction, Computation, Graphics and Geometry, Art Workshop, Environment, Architectural History + Theory, Chinese Building Codes and Disasters Prevention in Architecture, Graduation Project

Degree to be awarded

The student who has fulfilled all the courses requirements will be awarded the Tongji Bachelor of Engineering (Architecture) and UNSW Bachelor of Architectural Studies.

Entry Requirements

1.Over 18 years old, high school graduate or above, non-Chinese citizen, and in good health.

2.IELTS 6.5 and above (MIN. 6.0 in each subtest), TOEFL (IBT)90 and above, or other certificates that can prove equivalent English language proficiency. Note:

NOTE: Since 2010, those who immigrated to other countries from the Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan and applying to study in Tongji University as international students, should meet the following additional requirements: the applicants must hold valid passport or other relevant international recognized documents for at least 4 years; meanwhile, in the latest 4 years (by each April 30th of the yea r of University registration), the applicants must have lived overseas for 2 years (Living overseas for 9 months can be converted to 1 year, which is s ubject to the exit-entry stamp on visa.).

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Bachelor RMB 33,800 pre year
RMB 135,200 in total (About $ 24,790)
Accommodation Fee
International Students Buildings No.1
Double Room RMB 30 to RMB 40
Studio RMB 70
International Students Buildings No.2
Double Room RMB 35 to RMB 40
Single Room RMB 70
Studio RMB 80
International Students Dormitory
Double Room RMB 80
Single Room RMB 70
International Studnets Dormitory
Double Room RMB 35
Single Room RMB 70
Other Fees
Application Fee RMB 410
Service Fee USD150 (Non-Refundable)
Living Expense RMB 400 to RMB 3,000

Application Materials

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. A photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

3. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4. Senior High school graduation certificate

If the certificate is not in Chinese or English, the notarized translated versions must be submitted. Certificate of expected graduation issued by senior high school (for applicants who will be graduating from senior high school in July only).

5. Original or notarized academic records of senior high school

If the academic records are not in Chinese or English, the notarized translated versions must be submitted. The photocopy of the certificate or academic records should be authenticated by local Chinese Embassy or local Chinese Consulates.

6. Copy of International Baccalaureate (IB), Australian ATAR, GCE A Levels, SAT1,etc. foreign entrance examination transcript.

7. Copy of English Language Certificate

Students can provide Language Certificate at the registration day. IELTS : 6.5 and above (MIN. 6.0 in each subtest), TOEFL (IBT): 90 and above, or other certificates that can prove equivalent English language proficiency.

8. The portfolio

The portfolio is a selected collection of creative work that will provide initial evidence of your talent and potential in visual art, design, conceptual thinking and craftsmanship. This portfolio should be no more than 5 pages.

9. The certified paper documents

i.e the original certified documents issued by the local Chinese Embassy officer. No matter you will be admitted or not, the materials will be kept in the university permanently.

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