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Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China. Since its establishment in 1896, the fundamental mission of the university has been to nurture first-class talent, accomplish top scholarship and drive the nation’s development.

SJTU has 31 schools/departments, 47 research platforms, and 13 hospitals affiliated to its medical school. The University offers 67 undergraduate programs covering disciplines of economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and arts, 42 first-level disciplines authorized to confer doctorate degrees and 57 first-level disciplines authorized to confer master degrees. By December 2018, there are 16,129 undergraduates and 30,217 postgraduates, more than 7000 international students on campus including 2,982 in degree programs. There are over 3,100 full-time faculty members, including 44 academicians of two academies (the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering).

Internationalization has always played an important role in the development of SJTU. Currently SJTU has more than 150 institutional cooperation agreements with well-known universities around the world and has 60 double-degree programs in place. More than 45% of its undergraduate students have a study-abroad experience over the four years of studies at SJTU. SJTU aspires to build a world-class university with featured attributes of being “comprehensive, research-intensive and international”, to fulfill its core mission of serving the societal development and mankind through knowledge advancement, educating future generations of leaders and providing driving forces of innovation for economic growth and public good.

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VSE Season 1, 2022-23: Courses offered by Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Application Deadline

Students must submit an application to the VSE Central Office before:
Aug 15, 2022 12:00 noon Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)




Academic Requirements

Before applying, please make sure you have fulfilled the course offering university's academic requirements listed below:

GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

For more details, please contact the VSE coordinator at SJTU.




English Language Proficiency Requirements

Before applying, please make sure you have fulfilled the course offering university's English language proficiency requirements listed below:

IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 90 for attending English Taught Courses
(Scanned copy of the test report is required. No requirement for English native speakers)

For more details, please contact the VSE coordinator at SJTU.



Course Information

Course information posted on this page are provided by the course offering university and may be changed or updated anytime without prior notice.

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Number of Credits3
Offering DepartmentSchool of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Course TeacherYile Hu
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassSep 23, 2022
Last Day of ClassJan 6, 2023
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous/Asynchronous
Meeting TimeFri 1800-2020
Time ZoneUTC+8
Course DescriptionThis course aims at providing fundamental and practical notions in finite element analysis. The course will present systematic approaches for the derivation of various finite elements. The students will also be introduced to numerical techniques for the solution of the discretized governing equations. Practical aspects such as mesh generation and choice related to numerical integration will also be presented.

This course will mostly be based on structural analysis, focusing on both isotropic and composite materials. Students need to program their own FE code to accomplish homework and final project.
Course OutlineAE8104 / Course Introduction Video
Course Prerequisites/RestrictionsPrerequisites:
Student should have previous knowledge or currently registered to courses: Solid Mechanics, Mechanics of Composites, Linear Algebra, and Numerical analysis. Moreover, this course requires some programming knowledge with C/C++, FORTRAN, Java, Python or any other computer language you prefer.
Points to Note for StudentsAssessment Format
1. Homework: 30%
2. In-class quizzes:: 10%
3. Mid-term exam: 30%
4. Final Project: 30%
Number of Credits1
Offering DepartmentAntai College of Economics and Management
Course TeacherNan Li
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassSep 22, 2022
Last Day of ClassOct 20, 2022
Course ComponentLectureTutorial
Mode of TeachingAsynchronousSynchronous
Meeting Timen/aThu 1800-2040
Time ZoneUTC+8
Course DescriptionThis course builds on basic financial theory and the principles courses in economics to address topics that are important for managing banks in China. Upon successful completion of the course, students are expected to understand recent development in the Chinese banking industry and how banking reforms change the banking industry landscape in China. More importantly, students are expected to understand the special role of financial institutions in the Chinese economy and how to manage the risks faced by the banks in China in a rapidly changing international environment.
Course OutlineBUSS8030 / Course Introduction Video
Course Prerequisites/RestrictionsFor 3-4 year undergraduates.

Students should have some background in basic macroeconomics, microeconomics, finance, algebra, differential calculus, statistics, and a disposition to keep themselves informed of current developments in the area of banking and finance in China as well as in the world.
Points to Note for StudentsAssessment Format
1. Class Assignment: 50%
2. Presentation: 20%
3. Term Paper: 20%
4. Class Participation: 10%
Number of Credits3
Offering DepartmentAntai College of Economics and Management
Course TeacherNan Li
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassSep 16, 2022
Last Day of ClassDec 30, 2022
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous
Meeting TimeFri 1400-1645
Time ZoneUTC+8
Course DescriptionThis course focuses on the advanced methods and tools to analyze time series in finance and macroeconomics. The first part of the course introduces the foundation and building blocks for time series analysis, such as stationarity, nonstationarity, cointegration, impulse responses and shock identification etc.

The students are expected to understand ARMA, VAR, and other models as well as methods such as Spectral Analysis, GMM and Kalman Filter that are important tools in the time series analysis of macroeconomics and financial economics. More importantly, students are expected to be able to apply the methods and tools learned to set up appropriate empirical models to analyze the problem in macroeconomics and financial economics, and to estimate and test these models.

In the second part of the course, various macro-asset pricing models are introduced and the students are expected to understand the empirical tests of implication of these asset pricing model, both time-series and cross-section tests.
Course OutlineECON9004 / Course Introduction Video
Course Prerequisites/Restrictions4-year undergraduate student in finance, economics, and management with strong background in math, finance, and economics.
Prerequisite:
finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics
Points to Note for StudentsAssessment Format
1. Homework: 20%
2. Presentation and Referee Report: 30%
3. Class Participation: 10%
4. Final Exam: 40%
Number of Credits3
Offering DepartmentSchool of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering
Course TeacherRui Zhang
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassSep 20, 2022
Last Day of ClassJan 3, 2023
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous/Asynchronous
Meeting TimeTue 1255-1540
Time ZoneUTC+8
Course DescriptionThis course is offered for senior undergraduates. It introduces fundamental principles and practical techniques of digital image processing. The content of the course comprises of 3 parts.

Part one, fundamental principles, includes the theories of 2- D signal processing and visual psychology, results of information theory and image transforms.

Part two, human visual system based practical techniques, includes the principles and the methods of image enhancement, image restoration, image reconstruction and image compression.

Part three, content recognition and understanding based practical techniques, introduces image segmentation and image description in the view of digital image processing.

This course completely reflects the new progress of digital image processing, not only gives the research hotspots, but also gives practical methods and techniques of this field.
Course OutlineICE6202 / Course Introduction Video
Course Prerequisites/RestrictionsThis course is offered for senior undergraduates.

Prerequisite:
Digital Signal Processing, Matrix Theory, Probability Theory, Random Procedure
Points to Note for StudentsAssessment Format
1. Practice exercise: 20%
2. Project reports: 40%
3. Final exam: 40%
Number of Credits2
Offering DepartmentKoGuan School of Law
Course TeacherJiaXiang Hu
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassSep 12, 2022
Last Day of ClassNov 21, 2022
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous
Meeting TimeMon 1800-2020
Time ZoneUTC+8
Course DescriptionThis course provides a focused treatment and analysis of the major legal, policy and business aspects of foreign trade in China. With respect to China’s regulation of foreign trade, areas covered include: trade in goods, trade in services, protection of intellectual property rights in trading, China’s participation in the WTO and China’s commitments under the multilateral trading system, WTO dispute settlement mechanism and the relevant disputes concerning China. Specifically, China’s regulations on foreign trade include tariff regulation and non-tariff regulation, trade remedies including antidumping measures, countervailing measures, safeguard measures.
Course OutlineLAW6828 / Course Introduction Video
Course Prerequisites/Restrictions Prerequisite:
Public International law
Points to Note for StudentsAssessment Format
1. Classroom performance: 20%
2. Mid-semester exam: 20%
3. Final exam: 60%
Number of Credits4
Offering DepartmentSchool of Physics and Astronomy
Course TeacherXian-Min Jin; Hao Tang
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassSep 14, 2022
Last Day of ClassDec 28, 2022
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous
Meeting TimeWed 1800-2130
Time ZoneUTC+8
Course DescriptionThis course would cover the fundamental principles, algorithm designs and frontier progresses on quantum information and quantum computing, with an emphasis on the practical skills and visions for application-oriented quantum information technologies. Through this course, the students are expected to:

- Understand fundamental concepts for computational complexity, and the essential difference between classical and quantum computing;

- Learn different physical platforms for quantum computing including photonics, superconductors, ion traps, etc; Understand the physical realization and matrix expressions for qubits and quantum gates. - Master common universal quantum algorithms including Deutsche’s algorithm, Grover’s algorithm, Shor’s algorithm, Quantum Fourier transform, and know how to implement quantum circuits on the online quantum cloud platform to demonstrate these algorithms.

- Learn analog quantum algorithms such as boson sampling and quantum walks, and understand the common analog quantum computing app.
Course OutlineMS331+MS333 / Course Introduction Video
Course Prerequisites/Restrictions Second or Third year undergraduate with a background on physics, mathematics, computer sciences or other engineering subjects. Preliminary knowledge on quantum mechanics is not a must.
Points to Note for StudentsAssessment Format
1.Class performance: 30%
2.Oral report: 20%
3.Final Exam: 25%
4.Report: 25%
Number of Credits4
Offering DepartmentSchool of Materials Science & Engineering
Course TeacherTao Hang
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassSep 12, 2022
Last Day of ClassDec 30, 2022
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous
Meeting TimeWed 1000-1140; Fri 0800-0940
Time ZoneUTC+8
Course DescriptionBasic principles of modern physics and quantum mechanics as pertain to solid state physics and the physical behavior of materials on the atomic scale. Applications to solid state materials will be emphasized on those topics including thermal capacity, electric conductivity, and semiconductors.
Course OutlineMT319 / Course Introduction Video
Course Prerequisites/Restrictions Prerequisites: Calculus, General Physics, Fundamentals of Materials Science
Points to Note for StudentsAssessment Format
1. Lectures: 10%
2. Homework: 20%
3. Final Examination: 70%
Number of Credits2
Offering DepartmentDepartment of Physical Education
Course TeacherHuiru Wang, Feng Wang, Gang Xu, Tao Huang, Xiaoling Yuan, Yong Zhao
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassSep 22, 2022
Last Day of ClassDec 29, 2023
Course ComponentLectureTutorial
Mode of TeachingAsynchronousSynchronous/Asynchronous
Meeting Timen/aThu 1400-1540
Time ZoneUTC+8
Course DescriptionExercise is medicine. Regular and moderate exercise can effectively strengthen immune system so as to reduce the risk of virus infection and also improve or assist in the treatment of dysthymic disorders like anxiety and depression. This course provides suggestions for the general public about how to actively respond to the outbreak of novel coronavirus. It also explains: how the immune system reacts when viruses invade into the body; why exercises can enhance immunity and what is the mechanism; what the difference is between western sports and traditional eastern exercises. Besides, the course includes training lessons on Baduanjin, Zhanzhuang, Daoyin, Yoga and other exercises conducive to immunity improvement.

This course is characteristic for its combination of physical education and medicine, so the course will be taught by experts in either sports or medicine. The teaching content covers both disciplinary theory and specific training method, showcasing the unique culture and charm of the East while conducting cross-cultural communication as well as sharing the wisdom of traditional exercises and modern research and application in this regard.
Course OutlinePE008 / Course Introduction Video
Course Prerequisites/RestrictionsA general understanding of traditional Chinese medicine and Indian Ayurveda.
Points to Note for StudentsAssessment Format
1. Theoretical part: 40%
(Participation: 20% + Quizzes: 60% + Final Exam: 20%)
2. Practice: 60%
Number of Credits4
Offering DepartmentUM-SJTU Joint Institute
Course TeacherYanfeng Shen
Language of InstructionEnglish
First Day of ClassSep 2022 (TBA)
Last Day of ClassDec 2022 (TBA)
Course ComponentLecture
Mode of TeachingSynchronous
Meeting TimeWed 1000-1140; Fri 0800-0940
Time ZoneUTC+8
Course DescriptionDevelop an understanding of the physical behavior of materials under load. The course emphasizes equilibrium, compatibility of deformation, and material behavior. Weekly lectures are given on theory and applications in statics, mechanics and structural engineering. Applications include axial loads, thermal stresses, bending, shear, and torsion, combined loadings, stress and strain transformations.
Course OutlineVM211 / Course Introduction Video
Course Prerequisites/Restrictions N/A
Points to Note for StudentsAssessment Format
1. Homework: 20%
2. Exam 1: 15%
3. Exam 2: 30%
4. Final exam: 35%


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