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MSc in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management
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Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management
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The program offers advanced civil engineering and management courses for engineering graduates who wish to strengthen their civil engineering knowledge, as well as prepare themselves for advanced engineering practices with management responsibilities. Students have the freedom to define their own area of concentration by taking courses from a few selected sub-areas, or cover a broad base by taking courses from a variety of sub-areas.
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Curriculum

MSc students are required to take a minimum of 30 credits of courses, including 6 credits of MSc Project, while PGD students are required to complete 15 credits. Students are given an option to complete a concentration in a selected sub-area. For details, please refer to the Postgraduate Program Catalog & Course Catalog

Admission and English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering field with second-class honors or higher, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university or tertiary institution. For English Proficiency Requirements, please refer to HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School.

Program Fee

For 2022/23 Spring intake (February 2023):

The nominal program fee for MSc in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management for full-time study is HK$147,000 (paid in 2 installments) and part-time study is HK$120,000 (paid in 4 installments) respectively. 

The nominal program fee for Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management for part-time study is HK$73,5000 (paid in 2 installments) respectively. 

For 2023/24 Fall intake (September 2023):

The nominal program fee for MSc in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management for full-time study is HK$168,000 (paid in 2 installments) and part-time study is HK$145,000 (paid in 4 installments) respectively. 

The nominal program fee for Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management for part-time study is HK$84,000 (paid in 2 installments) respectively. 

Scholarships

Various scholarships are available for MSc(CIEM) students. Please click here for details.

Professional Recognition 

  • Accreditation of MSc program by JBM

    Further Learning Programme

    MSc (Technical and non-technical)

    This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Permanent Way Institution on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree.*

    See www.jbm.org.uk for further information.

    *It should be noted that candidates completing the MSc who hold an underpinning accredited IEng degree or a non-accredited bachelor degree will need to apply for an academic assessment to determine whether they will meet the educational base for CEng registration. 

  • Accreditation of MSc Program by HKICM
    Graduates of the MSc in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management program are academically acceptable for the Corporate membership of the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers

Application

All applications are considered on a competitive and rolling basis. Early online application is strongly recommended. For admission details and procedures, please refer to HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School

For 2022/23 Spring intake (February 2023):

 

Application Deadline
Non-Local Applicants 1 November 2022
Local Applicants 15 November 2022

 

For 2023/24 Fall intake (September 2023):

Application Deadline Round 1 Round 2
Local Applicants Full-Time Applications for MSc program 15 December 2022 15 May 2023
Part-Time Applications for MSc/ PGD program
Non-local Applicants Full-Time Applications for MSc program 15 December 2022 1 April 2023
Part-Time Applications for MSc/ PGD program
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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Civil & Structural Engineering
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#1 in Hong Kong for 2 times in 3 years
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Student Sharing
MSc CIEM program is a very attractive program and it changes the way I used to think about engineering. It gives me an opportunity to go deeper into different areas of civil engineering and it indeed covers almost every area in civil engineering.
Diego Mauricio CORREDOR MORA
(Columbia)
MSc CIEM Program at HKUST allows students to make connections by integrating theory and practicum together for a better understanding of applications of Engineering in the real world.
LIM Wei Song
(Malaysia)
The courses provided by the program give students a good understanding of theoretical concepts and practical techniques which are applicable to work.
LI Zonglin Loren
(Mainland China)
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Our Instructors
Prof. Anthony LEUNG, Associate Professor of Department Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded the Outstanding Young Geotechnical Engineer Award by the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE).
Prof. Charles NG, Chair Professor of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has won the second-class honor of the 2020 Natural Science Award from the State Council for the research project “State-dependent Constitutive Framework for Unsaturated Soils and Its Applications”
Prof. ZHAO Jidong, Professor of Department Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named a Chair Professor of the Changjiang Scholars Program for 2021-2024 by the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People’s Republic of China which is one of the highest academic accolades given to individuals in the higher education sector by MOE.
Prof. ZHANG Limin, Head and Chair Professor of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and his project team received a First Class Award in Natural Science for their project on “Mechanisms of Landslides Due to the Formation of Soil Cracks and Preferential Flows”
Prof. YANG Hai, Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has won the 2021 Francis C. Turner Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for his outstanding leadership in the fields of transportation network modeling and transportation economics, and extraordinary record in both research and mentoring.
Prof. Limin ZHANG, Prof. Irene LO and Prof. Christopher LEUNG of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering were honored in the Ministry of Education’s 2019 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology). These significant national awards recognize leading contributions to scientific discovery and technological innovation carried out in tertiary institutions across China.
A research team led by Prof. Jack CHENG, Associate Head and Professor of Department Civil and Environmental Engineering has won the Platinum Award (Champion) at the HKUST-Sino One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition 2022
A paper written by Prof. Anthony Leung, Associate Professor of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, together with Dr. David Boldrin of the University of Dundee and Prof. Anthony Glyn Bengough of the University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute, has received the Geotechnical Research Medal 2022 from ICE Publishing.