MSc in Intelligent Building Technology and Management

MSc in Intelligent Building Technology and Management
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Intelligent Building Technology and Management
The program aims to provide a balance between both frontier technology updates and management strategies, in both a quantitative and qualitative way. It is designed for professionals in the building services industry who have to deal with complex multi-disciplinary building projects. They can be mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, building services engineers, civil engineers, architects and other building operation professionals who wish to pursue comprehensive studies in intelligent building design, operation and facilities management.

MSc (IBTM) is accepted as Top-up Master Degree Program for the Building Services Discipline in the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers for Corporate Membership Admission Requirement.


Students are required to complete at least 30 credits of IBTM courses, including 6 credits of core courses. Subject to approval, students may take certain number of courses from MSc in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management and MSc in Mechanical Engineering programs. For details, please refer to the Postgraduate Program Catalog & Course Catalog.

Admission and English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering / Civil Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Building Services Engineering / Architectural Science / Physical Science or a related field, with second class honors or above. For English Proficiency Requirements, please refer to HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School.

Program Fee

The nominal program fee for 2023/24 Spring intake for part-time study is HK$142,000 (paid in 4 installments).

The nominal program fee for 2024/25 Fall intake for full-time study is HK$179,300 (paid in 2 installments) and part-time study is HK$156,200 (paid in 4 installments) respectively.


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


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 2023/24 Spring intake (February 2024, Part-time applications only):

  Application Deadline
Local Applicants 15 December 2023
Non-local Applicants 1 November 2023


For 2024/25 Fall intake (September 2024):

Application Deadline Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Local Applicants 1 January 2024 1 April 2024 1 July 2024
Non-local Applicants 1 January 2024 1 April 2024 15 May 2024


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