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The MSc Sustainable Construction programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University gives you technologically advanced knowledge, problem-solving skills and a comprehensive understanding of the key aspects of sustainability in civil engineering construction.

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Overview

The MSc Sustainable Construction programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  comprises two semesters of taught modules, assessed by coursework and examination, followed by a research dissertation during your third semester.

During your studies, you will gain a critical awareness of current and future challenges associated with the intervention of sustainability strategies and their integration in the civil engineering sector, as well as prospective solutions from existing and emerging scientific technologies.

Careers

Graduates from this MSc Sustainable Construction programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University are well prepared for careers in the environmental construction and management sectors, governmental regulatory agencies and environmental consultancies. Graduates go on to find employment in positions such as green infrastructure engineer, water resources engineer, construction site engineer, environmental consultant engineer and sustainable technology developer.

The MSc Sustainable Construction programme can be used as Further Learning, the final element of the educational base for being a chartered engineer (CEng).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Technology and Building Materials
  • Sustainable Drainage Systems
  • Sustainable Energy and Environment
  • Integration of Energy Strategies in the Design of Buildings
  • Sustainable Engineering with Timber
  • Advanced Simulation of Sustainable Structural Systems
  • Environmental Engineering and Management Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • For Mainland China applicants: 30 June
  • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 June

Language

English

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

UK:

  • Upper second class (2:1) honours

China:

  • 211 Project; Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai Ranking--75 percent or above
  • Non 211 project; Non Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai ranking – 80- 85% percent or above, depending on your Undergraduate institution

Note: Chinese applicants are not required to take the MoE postgraduate entrance exam.

North America:

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme
OTHER REGIONS
  • Equivalent academic qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8513 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12770 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    8513 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12770 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

RMB 90,000 for the entire programme.

If you are a graduate of XJTLU, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.

Funding

XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Should you wish to apply for XJTLU master scholarship, please submit a scholarship application letter in your application stating the reasons why you should be considered.

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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