Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering
Sept 2019 EntryProgramme code: JS3052
Duration and Credit Requirement
66 (plus 6 practical training credits)
Dr Barbara Siu
- The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only. They are subject to review.
Aims and Characteristics
Programme Aims & Learning outcomes
We prepare students to become technologists in the field of civil engineering. The programme also provides a sound educational background for those students who wish to pursue higher-level study in the same field.
We teach students to apply civil engineering knowledge to solve construction problems and to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken, written and graphical presentations. This programme provides fundamental training in civil engineering, which means that students may pursue further study by joining the BEng(Hons) in Civil Engineering programme with credit transfer if they graduate with excellent academic results.
- A core of comprehensive civil engineering subjects is taught to equip students with sufficient basic knowledge of structural, hydraulic and geotechnical engineering for civil works.
- In Year Two, students are exposed to practical subjects such as Construction Technology and Temporary Works, Highway Engineering, Structural Steel Design and Structural Concrete Design, so they can quickly adapt to a work environment when they graduate.
For subject details, please visit www.polyu.edu.hk/cee/.
Recognition and Prospects
Full accreditation was granted to the programme by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) in 2017. Graduates are granted full exemption from the academic requirements of Associate Membership of the HKIE.
Employment opportunities are available as technical officers and supervisors in both the public and private sectors, such as the Civil Engineering and Development Department, Drainage Services Department, Highways Department, Housing Department of the HKSAR Government, civil engineering consultants and construction companies, etc.
Additional Documents Required
Transcript / Certificate