Shanghai     2400-3000 CNY/Month     17.6 ℃
Master of Architecture
Degree Type: Master
Application Deadline: 2017-08-20
Language: Chinese
Starting Date: 2017-09-01
Duration: 3 years
Tuition: CNY 32800.00
Application Fee Through University: USD 100.00
Application Fee Through CTUAS: USD 100.00


  • The Department of Architecture, the predecessor of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning, is one of the strongest disciplines of Tongji University.
  • The Department of Architecture was the first group to pass the National Architecture Education Accreditation.
  • The Department of Architecture, respecting diverse student aptitude and encouraging originality and innovation.
  • The teaching group of the Department of Architecture consists of 121 full time teachers.
The Department of Architecture, the predecessor of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning, is one of the strongest disciplines of Tongji University since the restructuring of the university system of China in 1952. It becamea separate department when the College of Architecture and Urban Planning was established in 1986. It is the first department in China to provide a master program (1956) and doctoral program (1981) of architecture. The first post-doctoral research center was also founded here (1988). The Department of Architecture was the first group to pass the National Architecture Education Accreditation. In 2003, the Department set up the first bachelor degreeprogram of Historical Building Protection Engineering in the country.
Both master and doctoral programs have three research directions: architectural design and theories, history and theories of architecture, and building technology. The Department is also a member of the Cheung Kong Scholar Program.
With the rational spirit of modern architecture as its prototype, the diversity and flexibility in academic orientation,the emphasis on the interaction between contemporary building technology and culture, the pursuit of the world’s latest development in the field, and the integration of discipline predominance with regional advantages, the Department of Architecture, respecting diverse student aptitude and encouraging originality and innovation, aims attraining not only high-level professional architects being capable of addressing multiple challenges in practice with adequate basic skills and broad vision, but also future leaders and pioneers in the field.
Academic Staff
The teaching group of the Department of Architecture consists of 121 full time teachers, including one member of Chinese Academy of Science and one member of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 24 professors, 24 doctoradvisors and 55 associate professors and 4 part-time doctor advisors. The Department also has one member ofl’Académie D’Architecture de France and four Honorary Fellows of American Institute of Architecture (HFAIA). The Department enjoys close academic cooperation with a number of overseas renowned schools and departments of architecture. Many world famous architects, such as I. M. Pei and Kishi Kurokawa are invited to be the honorary professors of the Department.
Teaching teams, including Elementary Training Program of Architecture, Methodology of Architecture Design, History and Theories of Architecture, Public Buildings Design, Interior and Exterior Environment Design, Building Technology, and Urban Renewal and Design, are organized on the basis of strong teaching resources.
The core courses include the following: An Introduction to Architecture, Elementary Architectural Design, Principles of Architectural Design, Principles of Urban Planning, Principles of Urban Design, Principles of Interior Design, Principles of Landscape Architecture, History and Theories of Architecture, Fine Arts, Building Structure, Building Construction, Building Equipments, Building Regulations, and Architectural English.
Item Amount (RMB/Per Year)
Tuition fee 32800.00 (Approximately)
Medical Examination 500.00 (Approximately)
Insurance 600.00 (Approximately)
Accommodation Fee 12000.00 (Approximately)
Residence Permit 400.00 (Approximately)
Living Cost 25000.00 (Approximately)
Settlement and Other Cost 2000.00 (Approximately)
Not: Medical Examination only need to be paid at the 1st academic year.

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(2) Required documents

1. One photocopy of your passport;

2. Passport-size Photos of the applicant;

3. Official transcripts;

4. An official certificate of your highest education; or an official Certificate of Enrollment for the ones still on campus.

5. Two Recommendation Letters from professors in the same academic field (The letters should be written in the blank recommendation form and enclosed in special envelopes with seal);

6. Language Proficiency certificate; (Certificate of HSK for Chinese-taught Programs. Official copy of TOEFL or IELTS scores for applicants whose first language is not English for English-taught Programs)

7. Personal Statement including previous study and work experiences, academic research achievement, planned research proposal, and individual development objective after graduation.

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