MASTA (Masters of Space Technology Application) 

Introduction to the Program

The MASTA Program (Masters in Space Technology Application) at Beihang University is a two or three year program for international students taught in English. Students can start the program in September or February each year.

About Beihang University

Beihang University is located on Xueyuan Lu in Haidian District of Beijing. It is located close to Wudaokou (the student district) of Beijing. It is a comprehensive University with expertise in Engineering and offers many programs to international students, and is one of the leading Universities in China.
For more information visit the Beihang University page here.

Entry Requirements

Applicants who are less than 40 years old are eligible, have a bachelor of Science or equivalent bachelors degree, and have sufficient English level are welcome to apply. Applicants are required to submit the certificates of 90 or higher in TOEFL, 5.5 or higher in IELTS.

Application Deadline

Students can start the program in September or February each year. The application deadline for the September intake is 30th May. The deadline for the February intake is 30th December.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee for the degree program is:
Total tuition is 35,000 RMB per year for 2 or 3 years. Insurance is 600 RMB per year.


MASTA is an elaborately designed and intensive Master program for students who are interested in exploring the mysterious universe. It focuses on both knowledge acquisition and operational training, and is an application-oriented program. It provides a powerful platform for scholars and professionals to obtain more opportunities for communicating and experiencing the space technology practice in China. 
MASTA is designed to give participants a competitive edge by: 

  • Broadening their knowledge on space-related issues and activities and encouraging participants to use acquired knowledge and skills through practical, hands-on experience
  • Developing the skills necessary for working effectively with colleagues from a diverse range of disciplines and cultures
  • Placing the participants at the frontier of the industry through contact with space professionals
  • Compiled with international conventions
  • Modularized curricula design
  • Flexible study modes


There are single dormitories available on campus for 1,300 RMB and shared dormitories for 650 RMB per month.


After students have been accepted onto the program they will receive an official acceptance letter and visa application form. Students should apply for an X (study) visa from the Chinese embassy in their country. Students should also complete a health certificate. If you have any questions contact us.


To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. All applications are processed at the same time and students will receive their result in the month of July (for September start), and December (for February start). After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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