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School Introduction


The SWJTU-Leeds Joint School, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education, is a partnership between the University of Leeds and Southwest Jiaotong University to provide high-achieving students in China with the opportunity to benefit from an outstanding education and an exceptional student experience.

Our degree programmes combine the best aspects of the UK and the Chinese education systems, ensuring that when you graduate you will be uniquely qualified to work effectively within industries around the world.

Research is at the heart of the Joint School’s learning and teaching. This is reflected in the content of the lectures and seminars, when you will learn about the latest developments within your chosen subject.

Our degrees

The Joint School is based at Southwest Jiaotong’s Xipu campus in the city of Chengdu.

Rewarding careers
In an increasingly competitive job market, our degrees and your wider experience at the Joint School can help you stand out and secure that all-important graduate job, or prepare you for further study.

All our degrees will equip you with the skills you need to succeed in industry. From design, problem solving, numeracy and analysis to transferable skills, such as communication and teamwork, you will be highly valued by employers across a range of industries.

We aim to ensure that studying with us will provide a life-changing experience, so that you will graduate as a global citizen, prepared for the future and ready to make a difference to society.