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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering
土木工程學(榮譽)工學士學位

Sept 2019 Entry
Programme code: 31469-SY

Faculty of Construction and Environment
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration

2 years

Credits Required for Graduation

Normally 67 (plus 4 practical training credits)
A student's actual study pattern will depend on the subjects taken in previous Higher Diploma or Associate Degree study as well as successful credit transfers according to the relevant criteria.

Programme Intake

79 senior year places

Fund Type

Government-Funded

Consider Second Choice Applications

Yes, but preference will be given to first choice applications.

Programme Leader(s)

Ir. Chung Lim KWAN

BEng, MPhil, PgDipEdu, CEng, MHKIE, MICE

Remarks

  • The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only. They are subject to review.
  • The exact duration of study and the number of credits to be transferred will depend on the academic background and entry qualifications of individual AD/HD admittees.

Aims & Characteristics

Programme Aims

This professional programme is designed to provide students with a broad-based and high quality interdisciplinary education in 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.

 

Characteristics

The attractive features of this programme are as follows.

  • Two-year full-time comprehensive programme with a wide range of core and elective subjects.
  • Summer industry placement in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland or overseas between the first and second years of the programme.
  • Scholarships for students with excellent academic performance.

Recognition & Prospects

Professional Recognition

The 4-year BEng(Hons) Degree Programme in Civil Engineering is evolved from the corresponding 3-year programme which is accredited by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). Graduates of the 3-year programme are eligible for Corporate Membership of HKIE after gaining appropriate training. The 4-year programme has been provisionally accredited by HKIE and full accreditation will follow.

 

 

Career Prospects

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

Curriculum

  • Comprehensive civil engineering subjects cover practical knowledge of structural, hydraulic, environmental, geotechnical, construction management and transportation engineering.
     
  • In the final year, students are required to work on the Individual Project and the Design Project.  Students are also allowed to choose elective subjects which are of their interest.
     
  • For subject details, please visit www.polyu.edu.hk/cee/.

 

Entrance Requirements

  • A Higher Diploma or an Associate Degree in civil engineering or structural engineering, or a relevant discipline.
     
  • Applicants will be shortlisted based on their academic merit. Interviews may be arranged, if necessary.

Enquiries

For further programme information, please contact:

The General Office (tel: 2766 4786; email: maggie.choi@polyu.edu.hk).