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Structural Engineering

The University of Hong Kong

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
21800 USD/year
5367 USD/year
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About

The MSc(Eng) in Structural Engineering at The University of Hong Kong was a postgraduate curriculum introduced by the Department of Civil Engineering in the 1970's to provide advanced education in various fields of Civil Engineering. 

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Overview

To cater for the increasing demand for further specialisation, the curriculum has gradually been replaced by individual MSc(Eng) curricula since 1998. At The University of Hong Kong, the MSc(Eng) curriculun in Structural Engineering has been offered since 2002 to cater for the increasing demand for engineers with advanced education in Structural Engineering.

Students are required to complete 48 credits plus a dissertation (equivalent to 24 credits) to graduate.

Programme Structure

Mode of Attendance

  • Full Time (minimum one year, maximum two years, with classes mainly on weekday evenings and Saturdays)
  • Part Time (minimum two years, maximum three years, with classes mainly on weekday evenings and Saturdays)
  • Lectures of a few modules may be given during daytime of weekdays to suit mainly Full Time students. There are two semesters and one summer semester in an academic year.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Comply with the University Entrance Requirements; and
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree from The University of Hong Kong in Civil Engineering or related fields; or an equivalent qualification from another comparable university or institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Funding

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