With the rapid development of smart manufacturing, e-commerce, finance, and urban information, data science, computer science, business, finance, and the Internet are becoming intermingled and interdependent. Data science and big data technology mainly covers basic theories and methods of mathematics, data science, statistics, and computer science, which looks to study and analyse large-scale data with a variety of scientific methods. As an interdisciplinary subject closely connected to practice and application, this major emphasizes deepened integration with enterprises, industries and sectors. Through scientific integration and reinterpretation of statistical analysis, system computing, and interdisciplinary science, this major looks to build a comprehensive knowledge system for the whole process of big data storage and analysis, as well as for the entire industry chain of data application.
This major aims to cultivate high-end talents for application at the international level, who are expected to become industry elites or leaders in the future big data field. Graduates will have solid foundation in mathematics, statistics and computer science, a systematic mastery of basic theories and solutions, proficiency in technical knowledge required for big data processing, and skilled use of computing platforms and statistical software, so that they can collect, manage, analyse and mine big data. Graduates may choose to continue their study, engage in research, application and management in companies and public institutions in the data-driven information technology industry, the financial and insurance industry, start-ups, companies in manufacturing and service sectors, as well as industries and units such as urban planning, regulatory implementation, and health care, or carry out research and teaching in data science and big data technology in research institutes and education departments.
Intelligent Manufacturing Engineering aims to cultivate comprehensive and international talents, which integrates the best courses in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and industrial engineering, and takes the scientific and technical issues in the operation, maintenance and management of intelligent manufacturing equipment systems and intelligent factory production systems. It comprehensively applies the theories, solutions and technologies of natural sciences, engineering technology, social sciences, humanities and other related disciplines to study key issues such as the planning and design intelligent manufacturing system, and intelligent manufacturing information systems. Students will learn the basic theories, knowledge and methods of practice in electromechanical fluid system design, sensors and test systems, electromechanical control systems, advanced manufacturing processes, innovative enterprise management, big data analysis, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and cloud manufacturing, and robotic system integration.
This major is oriented to the technological development trend of China’s advanced manufacturing industry, and cultivates high-level, versatile talents that reach global science and technology frontiers, fulfil national strategic development, meet the development needs of the society and intelligent manufacturing industry, understand international rules and practices, master the basic theories and professional knowledge of intelligent manufacturing, have high level of humanistic quality with work capabilities in advanced manufacturing, can innovative and put knowledge into practice, and have strong communication skills.
Supply Chain Innovation and Application integrates application and practice, which provides excellent and cutting-edge courses in the supply chain. Students will study basic theory and knowledge in strategies, processes, information systems, financial support systems, model simulation, and AI optimization in operations and supply chain, receive training in supply chain management and optimization, and cultivate capabilities in supply chain operations, as well as continuous improvement and facilitation of breakthroughs with new technologies for supply chain management.
By learning the excellent and cutting-edge courses in the supply chain, students will have a comprehensive and in-depth theoretical foundation of supply chain management, master expertise in operations under different business models, have a strong understanding of relevant fields, form a comprehensive thinking mode that efficiently combines theory, practice and critical thinking, excel at using the practice and technology of supply chain to solve the practical problems of supply chain operations under the modern emerging business models, and become supply chain professionals who are familiar with both China’s national conditions and international perspectives, as well as strategists in supply chain management.
In an effort to fulfil the needs of China’s economic development, technology progress and the development of disciplines, Intelligent Robotics Engineering focuses on the intelligent, automated mechanical and electronic technology and application in the context of the transformation of “Made in China” to “Intelligent Manufacturing in China”. Fully leveraging the strong resource advantages in the field of mechanical and electrical engineering in Xi’an Jiaotong University and the University of Liverpool, the major integrates mechanical electronics, computer science, control, mathematics and management, bringing together technological issues in robotics science covering control science, engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, materials science and engineering , and cognitive science, and comprehensively applies the theories, methods and techniques of natural sciences, engineering technology, social sciences, and humanities, to study academic topics such as intelligent perception of robots, optimization control and system design, and human-computer interaction modes.
Students will study the basic theories and basic knowledge of mechanical engineering, electronic technology, control theory and technology, artificial intelligence theory and application, industrial robots, and service robots, receive training as robot engineers to cultivate capabilities in the design of robot products and systems, manufacturing, service, performance testing, simulation, operational control and management. This program aims to cultivates high-level, versatile talents that reach global science and technology frontiers, fulfil national strategic development, meet the development needs of the society and the industry, understand international rules and practices, master the basic theories and professional knowledge of robotics, have work capabilities in robotics, can innovative and put knowledge into practice, and have strong communication skills.
The Internet of Things is a highly integrated and comprehensive application of the new generation of information technology. It has become the core driving force for the new round of technological revolution and industrial transformation in the world, and the key foundation and important engine for economic, social, green, intelligent and sustainable development. Based on the computer science and technology and electronic engineering of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, the Internet of Things Engineering draws on the professional experience of the Internet of Things program of XJTLU, closely connects the advanced courses of computer science and electronic engineering in the University of Liverpool, including computer networks, sensor technology, RFID principle and application, and wireless sensor network, and incorporates AI-related courses such as programming, data structure budgeting, machine learning, and pattern recognition.
Students will study the basic theories and knowledge of computer science and technology, circuit and electronic technology, and wireless sensor network, receive training as IoT engineers, and cultivate capabilities in IoT design, research, use, maintenance and management. This major aims to cultivate innovative talents in application who adapt to the needs of China’s technology development, meet the development needs of smart cities, have the ability to acquire, store, retrieve and process system information, systematically grasp the information methods, sensory positioning technology, and intelligent data analysis methods in the physical systems, can conduct computer network research and engineering technology application in computer, communications, automation and electronics, have an international vision and competitiveness, can keep up with new theories and technologies, and fully possess industry knowledge of smart cities.
As an interdisciplinary major, Arts, Technology and Entertainment combines the best courses in film and television photography and production, digital media art, media and communications. Through a series of practical projects and research projects, it not only provides students with industry and technical courses to develop students’ professional skills in film production, design, digital content creation, motion capture, content development and project management, but also develops students to become independent practitioners and entrepreneurs who can communicate extensively with industry insiders invited by the college in of broadcasting companies, culture companies, financiers, and producers.
Through a series of project exploration and research, students will enhance their professional artistic accomplishment, and the digital application ability, artistic innovation ability and digital content design ability to profoundly explore and innovate digital art expressions, will have the opportunity to actively develop their own viewpoints and content based on China and the global market, and grow into high-end international talents in application with expertise in space design, interaction design, aesthetic art literacy, and digital technology application skills, who can serve positions in planning, design, development, production and management in companies, institutions, design agencies, media companies, and culture innovation companies.
As an interdisciplinary major, Microelectronic Science and Engineering aims to cultivate all-rounded talents with a global vision through Syntegrative Education. This major bases on the unique features of advanced microelectronics, integrates professional courses in electronic science and technology, and utilises state-of-the-art in nanotechnology and micro-nano fabrication as enablers. This major will mainly focus on the teaching and research of integrated circuit, which is the cornerstone of microelectronics science and technology, emphasises on the design and manufacture of integrated circuit, fundamental semiconductor physics, and device processing technology. Microelectronic Science and Engineering has become a discipline with national priority because of the high demand of the talents in this field.
Students will systematically study and master the scientific analysis methods and key technologies in the field of microelectronics, such as integrated circuit design, fabrication, packaging and testing, semiconductor physics, and micro-nano fabrication. Our graduates will become elites and leaders for new industries with humanistic literacy, entrepreneurial mindset, innovative spirit, practical ability, as well as strong management skills, who are able to lead scientific research discovery and application in fields such as integrated circuit and semiconductor device design, manufacturing, packaging and testing.
The MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation programme has been carefully developed to be both academically robust and practical, valuing innovation and creativity, enabling students to build up a necessary knowledge base for successful entrepreneurial thinking. The programme is part of the curriculum of the Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Hub within XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang).
The MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation programme is designed to stimulate students to acquire an entrepreneurial mindset. The programme enables students to learn how to identify new innovative or entrepreneurial opportunities, assess their potential, identify possible investors and clients, and bring ideas to the market. They learn how to develop and maximize managerial and leadership skills, including managing multi-disciplinary teams in innovative contexts. Students put theory into practice in the programme, either through creating their own business venture, or through working on their innovative project within a business in their chosen track.
The MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation programme offers a broad range of pathways to meet diverse students’ interests and needs: Business, Circular Economy, Creative Technology, Enterprise Governance, Innovation and Succession, FinTech, Smart Cities and Technology Transfer Management.
Students will learn to manage innovative ventures in many possible forms, including start-ups, corporate intrapreneurship projects, and within business units. Students will be provided with the infrastructure, resources and guidance to establish new ventures/business proposals whilst following an academic trajectory path built around business development. This combination of theory and industry-based practice, typified by the industry-oriented Masters’ degrees of XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang), offers you a unique educational experience with the potential to develop today’s modern skillsets in a real-life context.