Distinctive Programs

English-taught Master's Programs

Majors (Look down to know more)

1) Civil Engineering(2023 open)

2) Chemical Engineering and Technique(2023 open)

3) Mechanical Engineering(Intelligent Manufacturing and Control Engineering)(2023 open)

4) Mechanical Engineering

5) Civil Engineering (Engineering Simulation Calculation and Statistic)

6) Mechanical Engineering(Advanced Manufacturing and Informatization)(2023 open)

7) Mathematics

8) Physics

9) Applied Statistics(2023 open)


Master Tutor:

Civil Engineering:Cao Yuchun; Huang Zhuye; Qu Chen; Tong Yunyun; Xiao Zhirong; Xue Wen;Zhang Jingli;

Chemical Engineering and Technique: Cai Chenggang; Chen Jie; Huang Jun; Li Yin; Lv Peng; Sha Ruyi; Wang   Hongpeng; Wang Lijun; Wei Peilian; Xing Chuang; Ye Chunlin; Zhang Yan; Zhu Ruiyu;

Intelligent Manufacturing and Control Engineering:  Jie Jing.pdf; Kang Miin.doc; Li Jingrong.docx; Li Shuguang.doc; Tan Ping.doc; Wu Rong.doc; Yu Wenguang.doc; Zhang Jinjiang.doc; Zhang Zhenyu.doc

Advanced Manafacturing and Information: Wu Mingwei; Yang Chunting; Ye Lv;

Engineering Simulation Calculation and Statistic: Luo Junyan;Pan Weiqing; Tao Xiangxing; Ye Yaojun; Zhang Diping;

Mechanical Engineering:


1) Civil Engineering

The academic master's program of Civil Engineering taught in English is to train globalization-oriented and international professionals, committed to exploring the innovative training mode for the international graduate students, attract the outstanding students from the world, and develop high-quality and professionally comprehensive talents in civil engineering.

Enrollment Advantage

Civil Engineering is one of the first majors established in ZUST more than 30 years ago. After years of construction
, the profession platform is steadily improving, and the strength of scientific research is increasingly growing. In 2008, Civil Engineering was recommended by Zhejiang Provincial Education Department and approved as one of the third batch of national characteristic specialty construction points. In 2010, Civil Engineering Lab Center was classified as experimental teaching demonstration center in Zhejiang Province. In May 2012, Civil Engineering passed the National Civil Engineering undergraduate education assessment held by Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China (MOHURD), and became the first major that has passed the professional assessment in Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, ZUST. In June 2012, Civil Engineering was funded as the key discipline by the Zhejiang Provincial Twelfth Five-Year Plan. In January 2013, the construction of academic master’s program of Civil Engineering passed the qualification check.

Civil Engineering discipline carries out international exchange and cooperation positively, broadens the international educational channels to enhance cooperation with oversea universities. So far,the partner universities are German Jade University of Applied Sciences, Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences Nuernberg, Coburg University of Applied Sciences, San Francisco State University, and France Cergy-Pontoise University and so on. The main programs include Civil Engineering International Program (San Francisco State University),Double Degree Program (Luebeck University of Applied Science), Sino-France Joint Program (Cergy-Pontoise University).

Main courses


Numerical computation technique; Elastic-plastic mechanics; Experimental technology in civil engineering; Advanced concrete structure; Tunnel Engineering; Advanced soil mechanics; Performance and test methods of cementitious materials; Advanced foundation engineering; Special soil and foundation treatment technology; Health monitoring technique in civil engineering structures; Computational structural mechanics; Theory of underground structural design; Theory and application of fiber composite materials; New technology of engineering composites; Soil dynamics and engineering application. /uploads/file/张云莲简历.doc


Major Specialties

Structural Engineering;
Geotechnical Engineering;
Bridge and Tunnel Engineering;

What are our alumni/graduates saying?


Saleh Naim Bajriy (Tanzanian)
Civil Engineering, Grade 2010
China, Hangzhou, ZUST are a perfect combination of beauty and like that.




2) Chemical Engineering and Technique

The major aims to cultivate cross-cultural application-oriented engineering technicians equipped with basic theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills in the field of chemical engineering and technology, techniques, design and discipline-crossing. These technicians are also equipped with entrepreneur spirit, marketing savvy, innovative capability and international outlook, who can well engage in production, technical design, new-product development and research, quality inspection, production techniques and operation management and so on.

Enrollment Advantage

Chemical Engineering and Technology is the provincial key subject.
Chemical Engineering and Technology has the authority to launch graduate program of first-level discipline.
Chemical Engineering and Technology is the provincial key constructive specialty and the national extraordinary constructive specialty.

Main courses
Advanced Chemical Separation Technology
Advanced Organic Synthesis Chemistry
Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Advanced Reaction Engineering
Advances in Chemical Science and Technology
Natural product chemistry
Biomass Resources Utilization
Process Design and Optimization
Advanced Biochemistry
Green Chemistry and Chemical Technology
Catalysis and Catalyst
Enzyme Engineering, ect.

Major Specialties
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Technique
Biological Chemical Engineering
Applied Chemistry
Industrial Catalysis

Graduation Orientation
The master graduate of this major has independently creative scientific research ability in Chemical Engineering discipline or related field ,mainly work on the field of Chemical Engineering and Technology design, research, education, management, investment and so on.
The master graduates can engage in teaching, scientific research design and technology management work in the institutions of Colleges and universities, scientific research and design institutes, enterprises units

What are our alumni/graduates saying?


Svenja Steinbach (Germany)
Motto: A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. It was a wonderful experience to stay in ZUST. Nice teachers, kind classmates will be in my heart forever.



3) Intelligent Manufacturing and Control Engineering


The master's program of Intelligent Manufacturing and Control Engineering focuses on the area of intelligent equipment technology,manufacturing system informatization, intelligent sensing and control technology, aims to train high-quality and professionallyinternational talents in control engineering and mechanical engineering for the international students.


Enrollment Advantage

Intelligent manufacturing and control engineering is set up based on the department of Automation and Electrical Engineering (AEE), which is one of the first specialties established in ZUST and now has four specialties: Electrical engineering and automation, Automation, Measurement & Control Technology and Instruments, Building electrical and Intelligent.
AEE is the key department of Sino German government level cooperation project. Electrical engineering and automation is theexperimental majors of the “Excellent Engineers Education Training Plan” of China Ministry of Education.Automation is the provincial key constructive specialty of Zhejiang Province.Control theory and control engineering (Automation) is the provincial key constructivediscipline of Zhejiang Province.Building electrical and intelligent is Featured Specialty of Zhejiang Province.


Main courses

Linear System Theory

Pattern Recognition

Signals and Systems

System Identification

Intelligent Control Technology

Modern Electric Drive and Control

Embedded System

Fundamentals of Mechanical Manufacturing Technology

Industrial Robot Technology

Photoelectric Detection Technology

Numerical Control Technology

The Principle and Application of Modern Sensor

Mechatronics Technology


Major Specialties

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Control Engineering

Robot Technology

Sensor Technology


Graduation Orientation

The master graduate of this major has independently creative scientific research ability in Intelligent Manufacturing and Controldiscipline or related field, mainly works on the field of Mechanical Engineering, Automation and Control Engineering, Robot design,research, development and so on.
The master graduate can engage in teaching, scientific research and technology management works in the institutions of university orenterprise.


4) Mechanical Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing and Informatization)


The major is interdisciplinary discipline with mechanical engineering, computer science and technology, software engineering, and information and communication engineering. The discipline to cultivate highly sophisticated talents of advanced manufacturing and information technology aiming for scientific research and technical services, focus on the theory and applied technology research in digital design and manufacturing, computer intelligent detection technology and intellisense processing and computing based on information technology.


Enrollment Advantage


Main courses

Database Design and Realization

Transaction processing and DBS performance tuning

Advanced database technologies

Advanced Computer Architecture

Modern Computer Network

Parallel Processing

Theory and Technology of Information Storage

Computer System Design

Operating System Analysis and Designs

Mobile Network and Ubiquitous Computing

Computer System Performance Evaluation

Computability and Computational Complexity

Software Design and Development

Modern Information Retrieval


Major Specialties

Digital Design and Manufacturing

Computer intelligent detection technology

IntelliSense and Computing


Graduation Orientation

The master graduate of this major has independently creative scientific research ability in Computer Engineering discipline or related field, mainly work on the field of Computer Engineering and Technology design, research, education, management, investment and so on. The master graduates can engage in teaching, scientific research design and technology management work in the institutions ofColleges and universities, scientific research and design institutes, enterprises units.


5) Civil Engineering (Engineering Simulation calculation and statistic)


This project is an academic degree master of the second disciplines approved by the state's independent setting, which is the cross discipline consisting of applied mathematics, computational science, financial and statistics, simulation technology, management decision-making, engineering economy, civil engineering and other fields.

The discipline is studying the applied mathematics problems with engineering background, studying of generic technology in the engineering technology or key technology. The theories and methods of these studies will be directly applied to the practical problems in the field of engineering.

This project adopts the English teaching and guidance. The training objective includes: students mastering firm basic theories and systems expertise, engaging in scientific research, teaching work or expertise work independently, using the model to solve practical problems of engineering and financial engineering, application of computer simulation and big data processing, applying project management statistical methods for engineering project risk forecast and control, and so on.



Enrollment Advantage


The rapid development of Chinese economic construction and the "the Belt and Road"strategy have led to the great demand of high-level engineering talents.Along with the modern engineering trending to ultra-large type development and thestructure becoming complex, the research methods based on the classical through a large number of physical model test  to seek laws are no longer applicable today.The engineering construction and management have shown a trend of  internationalization,informationization and integration development. The increasing complexification andlarge scale of engineering construction put forward higher requirements for talents.

Modeling study, simulation test, data management, visual computing, risk control and management decisions have become its innovation means. Engineering theory study has towards to quantification, systematic and accurate direction. Because "Engineering simulation and statistics" discipline advantage just reflects the change and development trend,  the social demand of this discipline will present growth trend. Crossover high-level professional talents cultivation of engineering and mathematical has become the urgent needs of the sustainable development of each country.

The project is based on key construction disciplines of Zhejiang province and Zhejiang province first-class discipline with research institute and laboratory facilities. Scientific research ability and scientific research of the teacher’s team are on high level. Now we have an over 20-member team, including seven professors, and more than 10 Ph.D. with overseas study experience.


Main courses

Engineering Modeling and Simulation

Computer Simulation Technology

Numerical Calculation Method

Engineering Database

Advanced Statistical

Complex System Analysis and Application

Mathematical Finance

Project Investment

Engineering Economy

Risk Management and Control


Major Specialties

(1)The theory and application of Engineering mathematics. To study the mathematical model of engineering problems in Applied Mathematics, engineering mechanics, building physics and mathematical statistics with the direction. For example, engineering transportation and transportation allocation model, security network model, input output and decision model, risk control and countermeasure model, etc..

(2) The numerical calculation and Simulation of engineering. The direction including engineering calculation, numerical analysis, structural analysis and numerical simulation, numerical simulation, structure CAD and engineering design and construction process of data processing, visualization, engineering structure simulation experiment. The numerical simulation is realized on the computer, and has the advantage of repeatability. The application platform through numerical calculation and simulation technology for engineering design and theoretical analysis to provide visualization.

(3) Statistics and its application in engineering. The study of engineering economics, financial engineering, management statistics, etc., study the statistical model, statistical forecast, risk assessment and control of engineering management.

(4) Quantum information and quantum computing, which focuses research orientations on the following topics: efficient quantum algorithms, construction of quantum hardware and devices, quantum measurement and control, quantum communication and error correction, as well as quantum metrology.

(5) The study of micro- and nano- optics with research topics of design and fabrication of micro/nano optical devices, development and application of micro/nano systems, micro/nano optical printing and application.


Graduation Orientation

The working area of the talents is very wide, including civil engineering, traffic engineering, environmental engineering, hydraulic engineering, construction engineering, urban construction, project management, construction economy, the financial industry, securities investment and industry work. And also can be engaged in financial engineering, computer science, data analysis, computer simulation, project management, engineering economy, risk management, system engineering, economics, statistics, mathematical statistics, graphics, operational research in the fields of research and related work.


6) Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical Engineering", in Zhejiang University of Science and Technology is a key discipline listed in "Zhejiang Twelfth- five" program, founded at the establishment of the university. In 1990, it is classified as one of the first government-level Sino-German cooperation project.


Enrollment Advantage

The subject carries out research relying on  Province Key Laboratory of Food logistics, Hangzhou department of National Engineering Research Center for High Efficiency Grinding, two national engineering training center (National Construction Machinery Engineering Training Center and ZUST-APG Mechanism design, manufacturing and automatization  training center), the first Zhejiang Key Scientific and Technological Innovation Team of Modern Logistics and Safety Control of Agricultural Products (as one of the lead units) , member of Industry-Academy-Research Alliances in Haining (established with t Haining provincial High-tech Zone as a lead unit) and other disciplinary platforms.  We have formed distinct characteristics in the areas: modern logistics equipment manufacturing technology and systems integration, manufacturing technology of key parts in special vehicle, electromechanical numerical simulation and basic research system, reverse design and rapid manufacturing.

There are currently 4 secondary subjects and 2 independent secondary subjects: "Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation", "Mechanical and Electrical engineering", "Mechanical design and theory", "Vehicle Engineering", "Energy Equipment and Energy Saving Technology" and "Creative Design and Manufacture".

The main research directions: modern logistics equipment, ultra-precision processing and testing, mold design and manufacturing, intelligent transportation equipment and systems, electro-hydraulic control, automation equipment and systems, institutional innovation design theory and methods, mechanical and electrical equipment design technology, micro-nano systems design theory and methods, vehicle detection and vibration, modern design theory and methods of vehicles, new energy vehicle technology, automotive parts manufacturing automation technology, enhanced heat transfer equipment and low-pollution combustion technology, new energy equipment and technology, non-conventional energy equipment and basic theories research.


Main courses

Modern Testing Technology

Modern Control Engineering

Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Logistics Equipment

Mechatronics Control System Design

Vehicle Dynamics

Advanced Combustion



7) Mathematics


The students of this program should grasp the basic theories and knowledge of mathematics solidly and systematically and be familiar with the development status, trends and frontiers of the research direction of mathematics. The graduates would be able to engage in independent research in the field of this subject or related subject, use mathematical knowledge and computer technology to analyze and solve some problems in natural science and engineering technology, and have good scientific research quality and strong innovation ability. The graduates would master a foreign language. They are required to be able to read the foreign language information of the major, and have a certain ability to write foreign language academic papers.

This program has the following orientations, namely Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, Complex analysis and operators theory, Big Data Processing and Statistical Analysis, Dynamical System and Numerical Computation, Graph Theory and Optimization, etc.

Harmonic analysis and partial differential equations is the study of objects defined on topological groups. Complex analysis and operators theory works in a variety of fields, including functions of a complex variable, several complex variables, analytic function spaces, functional analysis and operator theory. Big Data Processing and Statistical Analysis is focused on the processing of big data, including machine learning, large-scale numerical optimization, big data statistics theory and so on. Dynamical System and Numerical Computation is often regarded as an important tool to discover the rule of real world, which is to establish mathematical model for some practical problems originating from Engineering, Mathematics of Finance, Mathematics of Biology, etc., and further analyze the properties of corresponding models by using the theory and method of ordinary differential equation (for short, ODE) and dynamical system. Graph Theory and Optimization is a branch of discrete mathematics.


Enrollment Advantage

This program takes the form of guidance group system to guide teachers' personal responsibility and collective training, which not only attaches importance to the guidance of tutors, but also make full use of the strength of the academic community. The principle of combination of theory and practice should be carried out in postgraduate training in order to improve the comprehensive quality of graduate students, which is concerned on the training of self-study ability, hands-on ability, expressive ability and writing ability of graduate students.

The project is based on key construction disciplines of Zhejiang province and Zhejiang province first-class discipline with research institute and laboratory facilities. Scientific research ability and scientific research of the teacher’s team are on high level. Now we have a team with over 20 members, including seven professors, and more than 10 Ph.D. with overseas study experience.

Main Courses

Numerical computation Technique

Real analysis

Fourier Analysis

Nonlinear partial differential equations

Theory of Hp spaces

Operator theory in function spaces

Neural Networks and Deep learning

Optimization Theory and Methods

Matrix Analysis

Graph Theory

Combinatorial Algebra

Algebra and Optimization

Modern Numerical Analysis

Techniques of Big-data Processing

Machine Vision and Image Processing




8) Physics


This program is aimed to train high-quality talents with solid fundamental knowledge and professional application skills in the field of Physics. The students will learn frontiers and recent developments in modern physics, and acquire experimental skills and basic diagnostic techniques. The graduates will lay a solid foundation in physics and be able to solve practical problems in engineering and technology. Furthermore, students’ stringent attitude toward learning and realistic style in research will be developed. The graduates will have high capabilities in independent scientific research and technology development, a strong sense of innovation, higher literacy, good teamwork spirit, as well as an international outlook.


The major contains the following orientations, namely Applied Optics, Material Physics, Physics of Quantum Information, etc. Applied Optics is very closely related to artificial intelligence (AI), which design machines to do intelligent work that only people can do in the past. For inanimate machines, one of the most important thing to do is to consider how to perceive the information of the environment using optical approaches. Materials Physics is the study of organizational structure, material properties, production process, use efficiency and the relationship between them, which covering physics, chemistry, and other fields as well. As for Physics of Quantum Information, we know that quantum computation and information are results of the efforts to generalize classical computation and information to the quantum world. An important step in quantum information theory is the manipulation of quantum information. This requires quantum logic gates, in rough analog to the processing of classical information with digital circuits.


Enrollment Advantage

This program takes the form of guidance group system to guide teachers' personal responsibility and collective training, which is not only attach importance to the guidance of tutors, but also make full use of the strength of the academic community. The principle of combination of theory and practice should be carried out in postgraduate training in order to improve the comprehensive quality of graduate students, which is concerned on the training of self-study ability, hands-on ability, expressive ability and writing ability of graduate students.

Main Courses

Advanced Quantum Mechanics

Foundation of Modern Optics

Solid State Physics (II)

Quantum Information

Quantum Dissipative Theory

Quantum Multibody Theory

Quantum Optics

Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics

Material Physics

The Application of Group Theory in Physics

Experimental Methods of Condensed Matter Physics

Micro-nano Optics

Laser Spectroscopy

Photoelectric sensing detection



9) Applied Statistics

“The master degree graduate students of applied statistics” project offers a solid foundation for theoretical statistics, providing extensive education in the field of applied statistics, and providing big data analysis and practical projects. Graduates are employed in the whole world, involving fields, including all sectors of society, economic and financial industry, government and business management, social investigation and analysis, and statistical analysis of all kinds of big data. The master of applied statistics is designed for those interested in business, industry, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, enterprise, government, or scientific research.

The master of applied statistics requires that students must be an undergraduate degree. The professional background is inclined to recruit students in the fields of statistics, mathematics, engineering, physics, economics, finance, management, computer science, and so on.

In the premise course, students should learn the following four courses: the minimum mathematics background, the two semester calculus, a calculus course based on non calculus, and a matrix algebra.


Enrollment Advantage

For this project, students have two options:

Option I is focused on the sample analysis and statistical analysis of the economic and financial industry, the enterprise and the government management.

Option II is the large data science and large data statistical analysis of various industries. Compared with Option I, this selection is more focused on computing science, such as database, data storage, large data processing, and so on.

For students who have professional knowledge in statistics, applied mathematics, engineering or computing science, they can finish in 2 years. The major must start in autumn and end in spring.

For students who are not well prepared, Zhejiang University of Science and Technology can make up for the prerequisite courses of the major, which will increase the time required to complete the degree, increase one semester or two semesters, and start school in autumn or spring.


Main Courses

Big Data Funamentals

Mathematical Statistics

Applied Stochastic processes

Statistical Calculation

Practical Regression Analysis

Time Series Analysis

Data Mining and Simulation

Multivariate Statistical Analysis