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About

The MSc (Applied Geosciences) programme at The University of Hong Kong provides graduates with further training in the applied geosciences for career and or personal development.

Overview

Engineering Geology Theme (1 year full-time or 2 years part-time)

This Applied Geosciences option at The University of Hong Kong aims to help engineering geologists improve their performance in professional work. Engineers and scientists wanting to advance their understanding of geology and geotechnics are also invited to apply for admission. The theme concentrates on the application of geology and mechanics in geotechnical practice and the development of professional skills.

Engineering Geology with HKIE Approved Courses Theme (1 year full-time or 2 years part-time)

This Applied Geosciences option aims to help engineering geologists improve their performance in professional work. The theme is designed to provide the additional courses which graduates in Earth Sciences or Geology would need to meet the entry requirements of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers in the Geotechnical Discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Geology principles and practice
  • Advanced geology of Hong Kong
  • Site investigation and engineering geological techniques
  • Rock mechanics
  • Soil mechanics
  • Hydrogeology

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

66 alternative credits

66-69

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree with First or Second Class Honours (or GPA equivalent) in Science, Engineering or a related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18484 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18484 USD per year during 12 months.
  • HK$145,000 per year
  • Part-time students will pay HK$72,500 per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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