Southeast University - University of Edinburgh 

4+1 Master Program

The University of Edinburgh (UoE) was founded in 1583. It is a world-renowned public comprehensive research university located in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, UK. It is also the sixth oldest university in English-speaking countries as well as a member of the Russell Group, Coimbra Group, League of European Research Universities, Una Europa, and Universitas 21.

The Scottish Microelectronics Center (SMC), and the European Artificial Intelligence Center known worldwide for artificial intelligence, are both located at the University of Edinburgh. Microelectronics, Communications, Energy, Artificial Intelligence, and other majors are very popular.

UoE is ranked 15th in the QS World University Rankings 2023, 30th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, 32nd in the US News World University Rankings 2022, and 35th in the Shanghai Softech Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021.

The School of Information Science and Engineering of Southeast University (SEU) is able to recommend 10 outstanding students to the University of Edinburgh each year, plus a 10% tuition fee waiver. (Please be sure to send your application materials to before applying.)

I.Program Introduction

SEU co-operates with UoE in promoting the opportunity for excellent SEU students of Engineering, who have completed a relevant Bachelor's degree at SEU by the time of their entry to UoE, for application to pursue a taught postgraduate degree program, i.e. Master of Science (MSC) degree, in the School of Engineering.

This program is for the Class of 2020 (Undergraduate)

Course websites are as below:

Electronics MSc:

Signal Processing and Communications MSc:

For more information, please refer to:

II. Requirements

1. An average score of 80 or above is required;

2. IELT: 6.5 or above (subscore: 5.5 or above). 

    TOFEL: 92 or above (subscore: 20 or above).

3. English score is allowed withheld, while English language test score needs to be uploaded before April 30th, 2024, otherwise the application will be considered invalid;

III. Costs

1.  Students are responsible for their own tuition fees and living expenses when studying in the UoE. Tuition fees at the University of Edinburgh are about £33,300/year and accommodation and living costs are about £7,000/year;

2. UoE will award a scholarship of £3,000 depending on the applicant's grades.

IV. Materials required for application

1. Personal Statement;

2. Transcripts;

3. Studying certificate;

4. Application Cover (recommended, not mandatory);

5. Current CV (recommended, not mandatory);

6. Copy of IELTS or TOEFL transcripts (transcripts must be valid for 2 years);

7. At least one letter of recommendation in English;

8. List of Courses in Progress (provide a list of courses being taken or to be taken);

In addition, please prepare your passport and spare time for your visa application, which should be done after your application is approved.

V. Deadline

First Round: December 15th; (CLOSED)

Second Round: March 31st; (PLZ do send meterials to before February 28th)

Third Round: May 31st.

Students who are interested in applying need to send application materials to international cooperation e-mail and scan the code to fill in the questionnaire below.

VI. Contacts

SEU: Mr. He, School of Information Science and Engineering: 025-52091072

UoE: Francesca Coates, International Recruitment and Partnerships Manager:  


 Engineering Programme Guide_4+1.pdf

Request for an academic or non-academic reference.docx