The Program adopts full-time cultivation model, and locations will be in Shenzhen, China and Berkeley, California, USA. Length of schooling will be 2-3 years, not exceeding the maximum length predetermined by the regulations of Tsinghua University on Master’s programs. Students may obtain their degree(s) in one of the following two ways.
1、Students may complete their study throughout the program at Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute in Shenzhen and receive a Master’s degree at Tsinghua University in fulfillment of degree-granting requirements.
2、Students may spend their first academic year at TBSI, second academic year (9 months) at University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), and then third academic year back to TBSI, to complete the program in two to three years. Students may receive dual Master’s degrees from both Tsinghua University and UC Berkeley provided that they have completed program study and meet all the degree-granting requirements for both Universities.