Southwest University
Software Engineering

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Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Bachelor's Degree
Entry Requirements: High School Graduate
Duration: 4 Years
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep. 2021
Applocation Deadline: Jul 31,2021
Tuition Fee: CNY 20000 In total
Application Fee: 150 USD (Non-Refundable)


  • 1. Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.
  • 2. Be in good health condition and above the age of 18.
  • 3. With reliable financial support and custody.
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Program Description

Program Highlights

  • A national key comprehensive university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China
  • One of the "211 project" universities (top 100 universities in the 21th century gaining preferential support in the construction and development from the Central Government of China)
  • Strong discipline profile: 12 disciplinary categories, covering 55 first class disciplines, 3 national key disciplines, 37 provincial or ministry key disciplines, 107 bachelor’s degree programs
  • Strong faculty profile: Nearly 2,700 full time teachers, over 1800 professors and associate professors, 300 PhD supervisors, over 1200 master’s degree tutors
  • Less expenses: Studying at SWU Chongqing costs you much less because the consumption level in Chongqing is comparatively much lower than in most other cities, and the tuition fee at SWU is comparatively lower than that at many other universities in China
  • Delicious food: Chongqing cuisine is popular with people from all over the world for its beautiful outlook, fragrant smell, good taste
  • Ideal studying environment: National famous garden-style campus located near Jialing River and Jinyun Mountain

Program Description

Teaching Objectives

General Objective: To train excellent software engineers.

Specific objectives:

  1. To enable students to have a solid software engineering knowledge and practice abilities of software development technology.
  2. To enable the graduates to fit the requirements of software providers, system integrators, software service providers, corporate IT departments and so on.
  3. To train the graduates to also have the competitive strength and have life-long learning ability in a future career.
  4. To enable the graduates to aware the trend of software industry and to enter a new field to carry out innovative work and international work.

Core Courses

Core Courses Credit Semester Class Hours Assessment Method
Advanced Mathematics 4 1 72 Close-book Examination
Computing Essentials 4 1 54 Close-book Examination
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving* 4 1 36 Open-book Examination
Introduction to Programming(.NET) 4 2 54 Course paper
Introduction to Web development 4 2 54 Course paper
Discrete Mathematics 4 2 54 Close-book Examination
Object Oriented Programming(C++) 4 2 72 Close-book Examination
Class Library and Data Structure 4 3 72 Close-book Examination
Introduction to Database System 4 3 72 Close-book Examination
Game Fundamental 4 3

Entry Requirements

1. Aged 18 or above

2. High school graduate or above, or have passed Grade Twelve (10+2)/FSc./A Level/WAEC or equivalent.

3. At least 60% score in science subjects: Mathematics, English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

4. Have basic English language ability;

Application Materials

Application Materials:

  • 1. Photocopy of valid passport 
    With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included
  • 2. Passport photo
    A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant
  • 3. High school academic transcript
  • 4. High school graduate certificate
    Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.
  • 5. Language proficiency test certificate
    Certificate of HSK for programs taught in Chinese, English proficiency certification for programs taught in English.
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