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What will I learn?

Programme Aims and Objectives

  • upgrade existing construction related professionals with the knowledge of advanced civil engineering, cost control and management;
  • produce experts in all aspects of cost engineering, civil engineering and building services;
  • provide a route of continuing education to graduates of construction related disciplines;
  • provide multi-disciplinary approach for civil, building services and construction professionals;
  • carry research works in various related disciplines.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

For Building Construction Cost Management Stream:

Upon successful completion of this Programme, students should be able to:

  • Build up a strong and solid knowledge base in costing, cost control, architectural engineering and building services engineering for application in the industry;
  • Integrate knowledge and skills in costing, cost control, architectural engineering and building services engineering in different areas of building and construction by fulfilling all requirements in cost planning and management, energy efficiency and machine performance;
  • Create research approach to solve problems in the cost management in various building engineering aspects;
  • Produce economical and financial analyses on building engineering systems;
  • Appraise, analyse and evaluate the concerns of architects, engineers and surveyors.

For Civil Engineering Stream:

Upon successful completion of this Programme, students should be able to:

  • Build up a strong and solid knowledge base in civil engineering for application in the industry;
  • Practise knowledge in civil engineering in construction areas by filling all requirements in technology, management, environment and efficiency;
  • Create research approach to solve problems in the civil engineering;
  • Create innovative ideas to improve the efficiency of the civil related works;
  • Appraise the latest technologies in civil engineering.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (Normal Study Period: 1 year (2 semesters and 1 summer term), Maximum Study Period: 2.5 years)

Tuition fees
HK$166,800.00 (16,94,433) per year
HK $5,560 Per Credit
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

City University of Hong Kong

Tat Chee Avenue,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree of one of the universities in Hong Kong or of an overseas institution recognized for this purpose by the University; or hold such other qualifications as deemed acceptable by the University as equivalent. English Language Requirements: a TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or an overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or band 6 in the Chinese mainland's College English Test; or other equivalent qualifications

For international students

Applicants must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and have one of the following criteria to be eligible for admission:

(i) possess first degrees with honours accredited by Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE); or

(ii) possess first degrees with honours accredited by Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS); or

(iii) possess first degrees with honours accredited by Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA); or

(iv) possess first degrees with honours accredited by Hong Kong Institute of Housing (HKIH); or

(v) corporate membership of HKIE, HKIS, HKIA, HKIH or equivalent; or

(vi) possess first degrees in a construction-related discipline from a UGC funded tertiary education institution; or

(vii) possess first degrees in a construction-related discipline from a non-local institution recognised for this purpose by the University; or

(viii) have obtained an equivalent qualification or provide programme acceptable evidence of academic and professional attainments; or

(ix) applicants without the specified academic qualifications may still be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis if they are able to present exceptionally good alternative qualifications and possess substantial technical and management experiences.

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:

  • TOEFL score 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or
  • Overall band 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  • Score 450 in the new College English Test (CET-6) of China mainland or a pass in the old CET-6 test; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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