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A Master of Science (M.S.) in Optical Sciences is earned primarily through a degree program in optics or applied optics. A master’s degree program emphasizes the design and execution of self-directed research. Areas of research include imaging, spectroscopy, nanophotonics, and biophotonics. Technologies are utilized in medical diagnosis, disease management, homeland security, and telecommunications.

Master’s in Optical Engineering(Optical Testing Science and Instruments)

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  • Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens who are in good health.
  • The TOEFL score of 70 points at least, or IELTS score at least 5.5, or the relevant certificates of English as the working and learning language for university study.
  • Education background and age limit: must have bachelor degree when register and be under the age of 35. Previous major should be related to the program.


Located in Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, in the south of China, Nanjing University of Science and Technology just has only one campus. Accommodation fee is just about 4000~9000 RMB per person a year.

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-Moving in before semester begins is not allowed.

-Moving in first and then register.

-Tuition fee, and other expenses should be paid by cash.

Note: The accommodation on campus can not provide to language program students.

Nanjing University of Science and Technology is located in Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, Xiaolingwei 200. It is next to the line 2, and many bus routes have been here, the traffic is very convenient. All the students are welcomed by the university. Dormitory position is very well, it is near the teaching building, playground and canteen.


About the University Summary

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST), also known as Nan Xin Da was founded in 1960 by the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, the Ministry of Education of China, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and the State Oceanic Administration. Known until 2004 as the Meteorology College of Nanjing University, it is the oldest meteorology science higher learning institution in China.

Located on the north bank of the River Yangtse, in the heart of the Industrial Zone of Nanjing, on 140 hectares of campus, NUIST has over 30,000 undergraduates, around 1,500 of whom are international students. There are more than 1,500 full-time faculty staff members over 22 schools and colleges.

Today, the university is on the list of China’s national "Double First-rate" universities, offering degree programmes in areas including management, economics, law, agriculture, and humanities. The discipline of atmospheric science ranked as the best in china in an evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Education in China. Geoscience, engineering and computer science are also rated particularly highly.

Its motto translates as “promotion of virtue, investigation of nature, cultivation of self and construction of society”.

NUIST is one of two universities to offer the Chinese-Government Scholarship-WMO programme, a scholarship offered to students of meteorology or related fields. The school has a World Meteorological Organisation Regional Training Centre, which has trained more than 2,400 senior meteorological and hydrological technicians and managers from 140 regions.

The university has established cooperative relationships with 48 universities and colleges in 15 other countries, including Yale University, the University of Manchester and the University of Toronto.
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology is a national "double first-class" construction university, and it is a key supporting university for the construction of high-level universities in Jiangsu. The school was founded in 1960 and was born in response to the needs of the new China ’s national strategy and national economic construction. It belongs to the Meteorological Bureau of the Central (Military Commission), formerly the School of Meteorology of Nanjing University, and was independently established as the Nanjing Meteorological Institute in 1963. The key university was renamed Nanjing Information Engineering University in 2004. Since 2007, it has successively achieved joint construction by the Jiangsu Provincial People's Government, China Meteorological Administration, Ministry of Education, and State Oceanic Administration. The university is now jointly established by the central and local governments, with Jiangsu as the main management.

The school is located in the Jiangbei New District of Nanjing. The campus covers an area of ​​about two thousand acres. At present, there are more than 30,000 full-time undergraduates, nearly 4,000 graduate students, and more than 1,600 international students.

The school has distinctive characteristics in running schools. Atmospheric science has been selected as a national “double first-class” construction discipline. It has been ranked first in the country in the first-level discipline evaluation of the Ministry of Education and has been rated A +. Meteorology is a national key discipline. Earth science, engineering, computer science, Four disciplines of environmental science and ecology rank among the top 1% of ESI disciplines worldwide. Possessing 6 first-level disciplines for atmospheric science, environmental science and engineering, information and communication engineering, management science and engineering, mathematics, history of science and technology, 22 first-level disciplines for master's degree authorization, and 13 master's degree awards There are 68 undergraduate majors in 8 disciplines including science, engineering, literature, management, economics, law, agriculture, and arts. There are mobile stations for post-doctoral research.

Existing College of Atmospheric Sciences, College of Applied Meteorology, College of Atmospheric Physics, College of Geographical Sciences, College of Remote Sensing and Mapping Engineering, College of Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, College of Marine Science, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, College of Automation, College of Electronics and Information Engineering, School of Computer and Software, School of Mathematics and Statistics, School of Physics and Optoelectronic Engineering, School of Law and Politics, School of Marxism, School of Management Engineering, School of Business, School of Arts, School of Media and Arts, School of Teacher Education, School of Chemistry and Materials, School of Artificial Intelligence There are 22 professional colleges, including Longshan College (large-scale training), Reading College (Chinese-British cooperation), Changwang College (top-notch training), Applied Technology College, Continuing Education College, Xi College (Innovation and Entrepreneurship), Binjiang Colleges (independent colleges) and other high-level educational institutions.

The school has a high-level faculty with more than 1,700 full-time teachers, including 2 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 11 overseas academicians, 3 Yangtze River Specially Appointed (Lecture) Professors from the Ministry of Education, 8 winners of the National Jieqing Project, and national 15 specially-appointed experts, 3 leading talents of 10,000 people plan, 12 chief scientists of “973 plan” and national key R & D projects, 4 billion talents project, 2 innovation leaders of Ministry of Science and Technology, and other “four youth” talents 20 There are more than 600 person-times, as well as provincial and ministerial talent engineering and teaching teachers. Now it has the first batch of Huang Danian-style teacher team, Yangtze River innovation team, Jiangsu Shuangchuang team and 28 teaching and research teams at the provincial and ministerial level or above. Among the full-time teachers, 88.74% have doctoral degrees and 60.22% have overseas training experience for more than one year.

The school adheres to the concept of integration of science and education, and has rich teaching and scientific research resources. There are 27 practical teaching platforms such as the national experimental teaching demonstration center, the national virtual simulation experimental center, the national crowd-creation space, and the cluster computer center. The "Collaborative Innovation Center" is the first batch of provincial and ministerial co-creative innovation centers established by the Ministry of Education. Courses such as "Numerical Weather Forecasting", "Atmospheric Physics", "Introduction to Environmental Science", and "Climate Change and Human Society" have been selected into national excellent online courses. Approved national planning textbooks; International Joint Laboratory of Climate and Environmental Change, National Technology Transfer Center, Key Laboratory of Meteorological Disaster of Ministry of Education, Key Open Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment of China Meteorological Administration, China Manufacturing Development Research Institute, There are more than 30 provincial and ministerial-level scientific research platforms such as the Provincial Key Think Tank Institute of Climate and Environmental Governance, Jiangbei New District Development Research Institute, and 2 provincial collaborative innovation centers. Founded three academic journals: "Journal of Atmospheric Sciences", "Journal of Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (Natural Science Edition)" and "Yuejiang Academic Journal". The library holds more than 2.3 million paper documents, more than 40 types of databases, 2.06 million Chinese and foreign e-books, 510,000 electronic journals, and 1,056 annual paper Chinese and foreign periodicals. It is the most complete collection of domestic atmospheric science literature. University Library.

The school upholds the good school style of "hard and simple, hard-working and hard-working", adheres to the school motto of "Mingde, Yijida", adheres to the training of talents as the center, and trains top-notch elites, innovative entrepreneurs, and international talents. Continuously deepen the reform of education and teaching, and build a distinctive talent training system. The school has achieved excellence in the evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work level of the Ministry of Education, won the first prize of the National Education and Teaching Achievement Award, and was selected as a national model school for deepening innovation and entrepreneurship education reform. Students won the first gold prize of the "Internet +" China University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest, the only special prize of the National College Student Mathematical Modeling Contest "High Education Club Cup", the special prize of the American University Student Mathematical Modeling Contest, the national special prize of the "Challenge Cup" contest, and the English contest special The prize has won first prizes in national competitions such as electronic design, robotics, and smart cars for college students. It has won the International Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Algorithm Competition for three consecutive years, and the men's volleyball team has won the national league championship. The participation rate of students participating in provincial-level discipline competitions is 40%, the undergraduate high-quality employment rate is 98.25%, and the rate of advancement is 33.23%. Since the establishment of the school, it has cultivated more than 160,000 graduates of various types. Among the alumni, a number of outstanding personnel such as academicians of the two academies, leaders of ministries and commissions, senior executives of central enterprises, strategic experts, officials of international organizations, and many other alumni have become China and the world's meteorological industry. The business backbone and scientific research elite, the school is known as "the cradle of meteorological talent".

The school attaches great importance to scientific and technological innovation. During the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan" period, it undertook to include national "973" plan projects, "863" plan projects, national science and technology support plan projects, scientific research projects for public welfare industries, national natural science foundation projects, and the national society. There are more than 2,900 scientific fund projects and more than 1,800 patents granted. In 2018, 162 national scientific research projects were approved, including 1 national key research and development plan project and 16 projects, 7 national social science fund projects were approved, and 51 provincial and ministerial projects were funded by science and technology. 350 million yuan. School teachers have won more than one hundred national and provincial ministerial science and technology awards, including the National Science and Technology Progress Award Special Award, the Jiangsu Province Science and Technology Progress First Prize, the National Marine Science and Technology Award Second Prize, the Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences Second Prize, and other schools. Teachers have also won several international awards, including the Carl Gustav Rosby Medal and the American Geophysical Society Holden Young Scientist Award. The school's foreign teachers won the highest award of foreign experts of the "Jiangsu Friendship Award", and two foreign experts were selected into the list of "100 Foreign Talents Program of Jiangsu". A number of research results have been published in top international academic journals such as Nature and Science.

The school actively promotes co-construction at home and abroad, focusing on pooling school resources and expanding school space, with the provincial and municipal meteorological bureaus across the country, the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Atmospheric, Oceanographic, Remote Sensing, and Automation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and 724 of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation. Xinhua Newspaper Media Group, Jiangsu Academy of Social Sciences, etc. have established a comprehensive cooperative relationship, deepened cooperation with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., and cooperated with a number of well-known domestic enterprises such as Aerospace Vision, Ink Weather, Photo Gallery Zhiyuan, Zhongke Sanqing School and Enterprise Research Institute was established. There are joint research institutes and graduate schools in Wuxi and Suzhou. Formally signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with Jiangbei New District for school-land integration development, started the construction of "China Meteorological Valley", and built a "Southern University Knowledge Economy Circle." The school insists on open schools, and has more than 50 famous universities such as Harvard University, Yale University, Wisconsin University, University of Hawaii, Florida State University, University of Cambridge, University of Manchester, University of Toronto, Canada, University of Hamburg, Taiwan University, Donghua University, etc. A cooperative relationship has been established for talent training and scientific research. The school co-founded Reading College with the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. It is one of the first “Jiangsu-British High-level University 20 + 20 Alliance” colleges; it has an International Education College and has Chinese Government, Hanban, and Jiangsu Province Government Jasmine Scholarship Qualifications for studying in China; founding the "Confucius Institute" at the University of The Bahamas; the "United Nations World Meteorological Organization Regional Training Center" and "APEC Typhoon Committee Training Center" set up in our university have trained more than 3600 seniors in 157 countries Meteorological science and technology personnel and managers have become the world's largest training center with the highest quality and are highly praised and awarded by the World Meteorological Organization.

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology is about to commemorate its 60th anniversary. In the new development period, the school will focus on the strategic goal of "first-class and high-level universities", adhere to the "open, collaborative, and characteristic" development concept, and adhere to the "striving for life as the basis" "Spirit of Houji University" aims to continuously improve the quality of personnel training, significantly improve the ability to serve national meteorological undertakings and socio-economic development, and promote the sound and rapid development of various undertakings. New and greater contribution to the great socialist modernization

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