BEng Telecommunications Engineering XJTLU

Bachelor’s in Telecommunications Engineering

Introduction to the Program

The Bachelor’s in Telecommunications Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a three or four year program for international students taught in English.

About XJTLU

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is a new international university jointly founded by Xi’an Jiaotong University China and the University of Liverpool UK as a joint venture. As an independent Sino-Foreign cooperative university, it captures the essence of both prestigious parent universities and is the first and only one of its kind approved by the Ministry of Education in China. The University offers undergraduate degree programmes in the fields of science, engineering and management, and awards both its own Chinese degree and a degree from the University of Liverpool.

About the Program

The BEng Telecommunications Engineering programme will offer you a thorough foundation in telecommunications. You will gain knowledge of design, implementation, testing and industrial application in the modern field of telecommunications, as well as operating at the cutting-edge of emerging technologies.

About The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is committed to research and teaching excellence. Our highly qualified academic staff includes full professors, associate professors and lecturers.

We aim to develop graduates who are competent in the fundamentals of electrical and electronic engineering with wider transferable skills in communication, team-working, organisational awareness and project management. Our students are able to meet the needs of a wide spectrum of employers both within and outside the specialised sector.

Additionally, the department is actively engaged in research activities and our academic staff are recognised in a number of research areas. Our strong research background has a positive impact on the quality of teaching – our students are exposed to the latest cutting-edge knowledge.

Careers

Graduates of the BEng Telecommunications Engineering programme find employment in areas such as the design and development of telecommunication technologies or the maintenance and upgrade of current telecommunications infrastructure.

The programme will also provide a sound basis for further studies at masters and PhD levels.

Knowledge and Skills

By the time you graduate from the BEng Telecommunications Engineering programme, you will:

  • have extensive experience in the application of modelling and analytical methods
  • be able to use IT tools and computer-aided design systems for modelling, analysis, simulation and design
  • be able to recognise the limitations of principles, models, analyses and methodologies
  • be able to design a system, component or process based on initial requirements and constraints

Start Date of the Program

September

Entry Requirements

Entry into Year One

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in relevant subjects.

Entry into Year Two

Students have completed A-levels of International Baccalaureate (or equivalent) will be considered for entry into Year Two.

  • A-level: BBB
  • IB: 30 points
  • SAT: high school diploma with a GPA of 3.0, plus three SAT subject tests of at least 600 in each subject, if you took the SAT before March 2016.
  • AP: high school diploma with a GPA of 3.0, plus three AP subjects at Grade 4 or above.

English Language Requirements

If you are a non-native English speaker, or if you have not previously studied in English, you must have satisfactory English language skills to study at XJTLU. Various English qualifications are accepted:

Year One entry

  • IELTS: 5.0
  • TOEFL: 62 (iBT)

Year Two entry

  • IELTS 6.5
  • TOEFL: 90 (iBT)

English qualifications are not required for students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan who take the Joint Examination or the GSAT.

Students who are entering into Year One with less than IELTS 6.0 or equivalent in their English proficiency will take 10 credits EAP, and students with IELTS 6.0 or above will take five credits EAP.

Application Deadline

30th June

Curriculum

Year One

UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree.

Year Two

  • C programming and software engineering
  • C++ programming and software engineering
  • Electrical circuits I
  • Electronic circuits – transistors and amplifiers
  • Engineering mathematics I
  • Engineering mathematics II
  • Digital electronics I
  • Engineering electromagnetism and drives
  • Integrated electronics and design
  • Experimental skills
  • Engineering drawing

Year Three

  • CMOS integrated circuits
  • Continuous and discrete time signals and systems I
  • Continuous and discrete time signals and systems II
  • Digital electronics II
  • Electrical circuits II
  • Electromagnetics
  • Electronic circuits and systems
  • Engineering mathematics III
  • Analogue and digital communications I
  • Energy conversion and power systems
  • Industrial awareness and group project
  • Microprocessor systems
  • RF engineering and applied electromagnetics
  • Instrumentation and control systems

Year Four

  • Analogue and digital communications II
  • Information theory and coding
  • Data communications
  • Final year project
  • Wireless systems.

Choose from the following:

  • Antennas
  • Electronics for communications
  • Electronics for instrumentation
  • Digital design with HDL
  • Radio propagation and microwave circuits
  • Embedded computer systems
  • Photonics and optical communication systems
  • Image processing
  • Signal processing and digital filtering

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB88,000 per year. The total for the 4 year program is 352000 RMB.

Fees for studying in the University of Liverpool, UK

Tuition Fee: GBP 12,000 – 16,000 (approximately)

Accommodation

The accommodation facilities are located within the Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District, where the University is situated. All accommodation within this area is private and managed by the Suzhou Industrial Park Education Development & Investment Limited Company (SIPEDI), and also provides to students studying at other institutions.

For further information on the accommodation visit the accommodation page here.

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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