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China IT 4001: Mobile VR/AR Development

Take a core engineering course or technical elective, make progress toward your degree completion, while studying in China’s most influential commercial center, Shanghai, and experiencing ancient civilization fused with high-tech modernity in China and see its incredible transformation right now!

Program open to engineering majors, other STEM majors, and UM System students

Join MU Engineering professor Fang Wang for Mobile VR/AR Development this summer in Shanghai!  In addition to the campus culture at the East China University of Science and Technology and surrounding area, there will be company visits, tours and activities planned to fit around your class schedule, such as martial arts classes, Shanghai tour and river cruise, and weekend excursions to nearby cities.

All classes are taught in English.

Program Dates

Students must be in Shanghai no later than Sunday, June 2nd for check-in and orientation and students can depart accommodations on Saturday, June 29th.

 *Students will be required to attend 1-2 pre-departure classes covering some course material, safety, packing, and other travel requirements.


Shanghai, China

 Program Activities

  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Cultural excursions and activities, including Shanghai river cruise, martial arts workshop, Mandarin lessons, and weekend trips to cities just outside of Shanghai


Shared dorm apartments at ECUST in Shanghai, with hotels and hostels during weekend excursions.


Program open to engineering majors, other STEM majors, and UM System students, as well as other UM System and SEC students.


Program Fee: $3,300*
*Includes on-site support, housing, international health insurance, Engineering Study Abroad fees, International Center fees, cultural excursions, program-related transportation, partner university lectures, company visits and some meals.

Additional Costs:

  • Tuition & Educational Fees (3 credits hours): $1,516*
    *Based on Missouri Resident tuition & fees
  • Airfare: $1,500
  • Personal Expenditure Estimates
    Meals & Local Transportation $500

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These budgets are an estimate valid at the time of printing and are subject to change.  Depending on your personal spending habits, you may spend more or less than the figures provided. The given amounts are estimated costs based on current exchange rates and on the information provided to us by your host program or institution.

Financial Aid

All eligible students may apply for scholarships through the College of Engineering Study Abroad programs found here.

Financial Aid packages are typically granted in the form of low-interest student loans that cover all trip related expenses (tuition, fees, accommodations, activities and personal expenses)

To be considered for aid, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a study abroad trip
  • Complete your financial aid worksheet with your study abroad advisor
    • Take the sheet to Student Financial Aid in 11 Jesse Hall to meet with a financial aid advisor (no appointment necessary or an appointment can be made through MU Connect).

If you are awarded financial aid for study abroad, it will be applied to your MU account according to the regular financial aid disbursement schedule.


Apply now.

  • First come, first serve basis until the course is full (Limited to 30 students).

Registration deadline: February 14, 2019

Course Instructor

Dr. Fang Wang

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