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What will I learn?

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

This professional programme is designed to provide students with a broad-based and high quality interdisciplinary education in the areas of structural, environmental, transportation, hydraulic and geotechnical engineering as well as construction management. It aims to nurture students as all-round civil engineers who are ready to work on engineering projects with commercial, social, legal and political complexities.

Programme Characteristics

The attractive features of this programme are as follows:

  • Four-year full-time comprehensive programme with a wide range of Core and Elective Subjects;
  • Opportunity to study abroad for one to two semesters in subsidized exchange programmes at internationally famed universities;
  • Practical training modules at the University's technologically advanced Industrial Centre;
  • Summer industrial placement in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland or overseas between the third and fourth years of the programme; and
  • Scholarships available for students with excellent academic performance.

Curriculum

  • Comprehensive civil engineering subjects are taught in the third and fourth years, covering practical knowledge of structural, hydraulics, environmental, geotechnical, construction management and transportation engineering.
  • In the final year, students are required to work on the Individual Project and the Design Project. They are also allowed to choose Elective Subjects in their areas of interest.

Professional Recognition

Full accreditation has been granted for the 4-year BEng (Hons) Degree Programme in Civil Engineering by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). Graduates of this programme will be qualified for Scheme A training of the following disciplines of HKIE:

  • Civil Discipline
  • Environmental Discipline
  • Geotechnical Discipline
  • Structural Discipline
  • Logistics & Transportation Discipline (on condition that the graduates must have completed "CSE40408 - Traffic Surveys and Transport Planning")

Graduates of this programme are expected to be qualified for Corporate Membership of HKIE.

Career Prospects

Our graduates are well-prepared for employment as graduate engineers and receive rewarding salaries in both public and private sectors, such as Buildings Department, Civil Engineering and Development Department, Drainage Services Department, Environmental Protection Department, Highways Department, Housing Department, Transport Department and Water Supplies Department of the HKSAR, as engineering consultants and contractors.

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
HK$145,000.00 (14,72,978) per year
Application deadline

Expected February 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Faculty of Construction and Environment, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ZS1201, 12/F, South Tower, Block Z,

Hung Hom,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level subjects. English Language Requirements: Non-local applicants are required to meet the following English language requirement: A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet-based test or 550 for the paper-based test; or an overall Band Score of 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). For applicants who have reached an equivalent English standard as below, the above English language requirement can be waived. Grade C or above in GCEOL English; OR Grade C / 4 or above in GCSE / IGCSE English.

For international students

GCE A-level / International A-level: GCE Advanced Level or International Advanced Level with passes in 3 AL, OR 2 AL and 2 AS, subjects. (This is only the minimum eligibility criteria. Applicants who gain admission, typically, attain at least BBB in 3 AL subjects.)

International Baccalaureate (IB): A minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level subjects (This is only the minimum eligibility criteria. Applicants who gain admission, typically, attain a score of 30 or above, including bonus points.)

Other Information

Applicants with good academic results in science subjects (Physics, Mathematics, Calculus and/or Chemistry) are preferred.

Non-local applicants are required to meet the following English language requirement:

  • A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet-based test or 550 for the paper-based test; OR
  • An overall Band Score of 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

For applicants who have reached an equivalent English standard as below, the above English language requirement can be waived.

  • Grade C or above in GCEOL English; OR
  • Grade C / 4 or above in GCSE / IGCSE English; OR
  • Grade 4 in English at International Baccalaureate (IB).
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