Software Engineering

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Key information

DegreeBachelor's Degree
SubjectScience & Engineering
Teaching languageEnglish
Start dateSeptember 4, 2018
Duration4 years
Tuition feeRMB28000/Y
Application feeRMB 600 (USD 100)


Entry requirement

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, above the age of 18 and under the age of 30, have attained a senior high school diploma.

How To Apply

Step 1 Submit Application Documents

     Complete the online application and upload:

1. High school diploma (notarized version, in notarized Chinese or English translation)

2. High school transcripts (notarized version, in notarized Chinese or English translation)

3. Photocopy of your valid passport

4. English Proficiency Result t for non-native English speakers

Step 2 Qualification Verification

It takes about 3 workdays for qualification verification for undergraduate program students.

Step 3 Admission Notice

We would send out admission letter and JW202 about a week after the documents verification. Please confirm your address with Wuhan University. DHL cannot deliver to a P.O. Box.

Why competitive

International School of Software, Wuhan University, the first batch of demonstrational software school in China was established in March 2002. As one of the national demonstrational schools dedicated to supplying high-level interdisciplinary software talents, the school is administered independently and has put an emphasis on internationalized education.

The School have 4 departments including Department of Software engineering,Department of Spatial Information & Digital Techniques, Department of Digital Arts, and Department of Integrated circuit & Communication Software, and 4 scientific research institutions:ISS experimental center, Research and Development center of ISS, Spatial Information & Digital engineering Center, International & Engineering education center, Hubei software engineers and technical support platform. At present, The school have 2 undergraduate majors: software engineering and Spatial Information & Digital Techniques , and they won the title of Second characteristic specialties construction from the Ministry of Education. The school have two doctor programs including Services science and Digital-media and three master programs- Software engineering , Service science and Digital-media.

The school has 210 full-time and part-time teachers. 54 are full-time teachers. Among them, 11 are doctoral supervisor, 18 are professors, 15 are associate professors,. More than 90% of the faculty have doctorate degrees and most of them have experience of studying or working abroad. 96 are external teachers, 60 are Dual professors in Wuhan University. Among them, 2 are academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 78 are professors, 28 are associate professors and 14 are senior software engineers.

The school have most advanced teaching laboratory and professional laboratory with high- performanced servers and computers , facilities and softwares for experiment and scientific research & teaching, Great Wall broadband and school network. And all the facilities are free to the students of International School of Software.

Relying on its schooling advantages, the International School of Software pursues internationalization of software engineering education. The school has invited distinguished professors and experts from famous universities such as Tokyo Institute of Technology and Canadian Quebec University etc, and  IT corporations such as Microsoft, IBM to give lessons or deliver academic lectures to the students. It also establishes overseas practice base in the U.S., Europe, Japan and India, and signs cooperative agreements with foreign universities such as DCU, CMU, EMU, JMU, UW-L ,CNAM, UM,etc, in the fields of introducing first-rank original text books and courses, teachers' training, cultivating students andcollaborative research. Such international programs also provides chances to students to study abraod. The school pays much attention to practice training and cultivate students' innovation ability. It is the first school in Wuhan University to carry out three- terms system, and cooperates with famous IT corporations such as IBM, Microsoft, Neusoft, ICSS etc to make students take part in project training. The school also builds practice bases in Beiing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and some other cities, to intensify application-oriented practice and graduation project. Many courses in International School of Software are taught in English or bilingual, and main specialty courses are introduced from Carnegie-Mellon University . The school also provides intensive English courses to improve students' oral English.

The school also introduces certification courses e.g. DB2 and Websphere from IBM; MCSD, MCDBA and MCSE from Microsoft , OCP and DBA from Oracle, Gromidia from Intergraph, Maya from Autodesk, and CCNA, CCNP from Cisco,  for students to take as elective courses reckoning in credits, so as to encourage them to be certified by the first-class software corporations of the world.

Entry requirements

Application requirements

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, above the age of 18 and under the age of 30, have attained a senior high school diploma.

Application documents

  1. Wuhan University Application Form for Foreign Students with a photograph fixed. It can be downloaded after the completion of online application.
  2. high school diploma ( notarized version, in notarized Chinese or English translation)
  3. high school transcripts( notarized version, in notarized Chinese or English translation)
  4. One photocopy of your valid passport
  5. English proficiency test result for non-native English speakers

1) All required documents must be in Chinese or English;

2) The application documents will not be returned.

Career prospects

Based on the requirements of informative development of the national economy, the subject is designed for training high-level comprehensive software talents who, with international standard and rich practicing experience, will be well qualified in software system design, implementation & testing and software project management, etc.

Graduation Requirements
1) Basic theoretical knowledge of computer software;
2) Fluent user of modern software engineering techniques & methods as well as mainstream software developing tools, environments and platforms;
3) Good command of English;
4) Capable of engineering project design, developing & management;
5) Innovative team worker;
6) Meeting four basic requirements:
strong sense of responsibility & mission;
with cultural background, scientific concept and wide & profound professional bases;
spirit & capability of creation, innovation and entrepreneurship;
with global perspective.

How to apply

Step 1 Submit Application Documents: Complete the online application and upload all application documents.
Step 2 Qualification Verification: It takes about 3 workdays for Qualification Verification for undergraduate program students.
Step 3 Admission Notice: We would send out admission letter and JW202 about a week after the documents verification. Please confirm your address with Wuhan University. DHL cannot deliver to a P.O.BOX

Attachment downloads

  • Download Curriculum of software Engineering (Bachelor).xls (Size: 30KB )

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