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Systems Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1 (QS) Cambridge, MA, United States
Follow the Systems Engineering program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), within our general engineering degree program, to combine academic rigor with tangible applications critical to designing and managing large scale urban networks.
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Overview

Program Features

The Systems Engineering program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) studies a contemporary interdisciplinary field where students design and manage large, complex systems over their lifecycles.

Think innovative city design and development; transportation planning; advanced energy resources integration; resiliency planning; materials and structure design; health care management; and integrated cyber-physical security solutions.

Innovation opportunities are vast – including introducing new forms of energy like solar, wind and nuclear into our homes and offices; inventing new modes of transportation like autonomous vehicles on our highways; and tracking and analyzing environmental health data in densely-packed cities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and Causal Inference
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Design 
  • Differential Equations
  • Computer Programming for Engineering Applications
  • Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Dynamics and Control

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Secondary School Report (SSR), including high school transcript
  • For non-native English speakers, we strongly recommend providing the results of an English proficiency exam if you have been using English for fewer than 5 years or do not speak English at home or in school, so that we may consider that information alongside the rest of your application
  • We do not have cut off or recommended scores for the ACT or SAT as scores are evaluated within an applicant’s context

Tuition Fee

  • International

    73160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 73160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    73160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 73160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 1814 - 3760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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