Biological information science and technology

Biological information science and technology

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: end of June
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: RMB 600
Intakes: September
International tuition: RMB 44,000
Domestic tuition: RMB 44,000

Program overview

SLST was founded in 2009, merging two former research entities, i.e. the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Research Center of Intelligent Biological Information attached to the School of Electronics Engineering with most of their pioneering staff. The former has its long history back to 1990, with particular strength in bio-signal processing. The latter was founded in 2006, with special focus on cutting-edge life science technologies, such as neuroimaging and molecular imaging. Therefore, SLST has heritage from both. Currently,SLST consists of two departments, i.e. the Department of Biomedical Engineeringand the Department of Biotechnology, with 36 faculties, among whom are 7 professors, 20 associate professors and 9 lecturers. SLST has its reputation throughout the province and the nation, and has received support of several prestigious programs implemented by the Ministry of Education, National Natural Science Foundation, etc. Moreover, SLST has ample resources of funding from both governments and companies. SLST provides diverse bachelor’s degree and master’s degree programs for engineering students, medical students, residents and etc., with no special requirements for the academic background of applicants.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



    1. Willingness to abide by the laws of China, observe the regulations of Xidian University, respect the habits and customs of the Chinese people. 2. In good health, having Health Certificate by the Chinese government, having the passport. 3. The Master candidates must be no more than 35 years old and have a bachelor’s degree. 4. The Ph.D candidates must be no more than 40 years old and have a master’s degree. 5. Applicants who apply for programs taught in English should achieve minimum IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 75. Applicants who apply for programs taught in Chinese should have certificate of HSK4 or above. Those who haven’t passed the HSK4 can apply for the Chinese Language Program at Xidian University, and take the HSK examination subsequently.

    Career opportunities

    Many graduates find that being able to demonstrate experience of the world of work, when coupled with an excellent degree from a respected university can help them to secure that important first job. At Xidian University we will support you in securing work experience, internships and volunteer placements which can help you to develop personal and professional skills that are highly valued by employers. At the same time, you will demonstrate your commitment to your chosen career path.

    Campus location

    Xi'an , China

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