Bachelor’s in Vehicle Engineering

Introduction to the Program

The Bachelor’s in Vehicle Engineering at Beijing Jiaotong University is a four-year program taught in English for international students.

About Beijing Jiaotong University

As one of the first group of universities accepted into the “Outstanding Engineers Training Plan”, Beijing Jiaotong University contributes to joint talents training program of industry and institute with rail traffic and local economic development of Beijing by taking advantage of good cooperation with industry based on experimental majors of “Outstanding Engineers Training Plan”. To increase the practical ability of students, BJTU has cooperation with Nanjing Railway Vocational College, Shanxi Railway Engineering Vocational College, Zhengzhou Railway Vocational College, Guangzhou Railway Vocational College, Guiyang Vocational Technology College and Jilin Railway Vocational College etc. To provide practical opportunity and platform for students to grow into top international engineers who are good at both theory and practice.

Program Overview

Vehicle engineering is the national characteristic major with a history of nearly 60 years, and it got authentication of engineering education by experts of Washington Accord. It focusses on railway vehicle design, manufacture, utilization, and it features high-speed train and a heavy-loaded freight train. Aiming at training engineering technical personnel having rail transportation background, grasping the theory of railway system knowledge and key technology of rail vehicle engineering, who can lead the development in the technology of rail traffic. Graduates from this major can work on railway vehicle design and manufacture, technology development and application research, operation management.

Requirements

Applicants should be a non-Chinese citizen in good health over 18, well-behaved and capable of living independently. Diploma equivalent to a Chinese secondary school certificate is required. Language requirements for English-taught programs: TOEFL 68(IBT) or IELTS 5.5 or pass English test of BJTU.

Required Documents:
  1. Photocopy (scanned copy or facsimiled copy) of passport details.
  2. Your recent photo with white background and minimum size 640 × 480 pixels, or eight pieces of printed copies with size 30 by 40mm when sent by post.
  3. Notarized diploma and transcripts in English or Chinese (originals should be produced at registration).
  4. HSK Level 4 Certificate (degree programs taught in Chinese) or English Proficiency Certificate (degree programs taught in English).
  5. Financial Prove (this requirement is for fee-paying students, full government scholarship applicants are exempt from this requirement), students should provide financial proof that shows sufficient fund available to study at BJTU for the entire study period. Bank statement under the student’s name is preferred. If parents or other person is financing student’s study in China, then the bank statement of this financial sponsor and a letter from the sponsor stating he/she will sponsor the student’s all cost when a study at BJTU should be provided.
  6. Physical Examination Result (Please download the physical examination form on study.bjtu.edu.cn, complete the form by a certified health provider and upload the form together with the necessary test result)
  7. Personal Resume (Curriculum Vitae)

Program Curriculum

Major Fundamental Courses: Fundamentals of Engineering Drawing, Theoretical Mechanics, Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Mechanical Design, Mechanics of Materials, Automatic Control Theory, Engineering Thermodynamics, Fundamentals of Mechanical Vibration etc.

Major Courses: Strength Fundamentals of Rail Vehicles, Design of Rail Vehicle, Manufacture of Rail Vehicle, Drive, and Control of Rail Vehicle, Power Electronic Technology of Railway Vehicle, The Equipment of Railway Vehicle, Traction Calculation and Braking System of Rail Vehicles, Rail Vehicle Operation Engineering etc.

Application Deadline

January 15 for the spring semester, July 15 for the fall semester.

Start Date of the program

March 1 for the spring semester, September 1 for the fall semester.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are 33800 RMB per year. The total fee for the four-year program is 135,200 RMB.

Application

To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. It takes approximately 4-6 weeks for your application to be processed and before an admissions decision is given. 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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