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Engineering Discipline

Higher Diploma in Building Studies

Programme code EG114105

Semester 1:
  • Construction Materials
  • Mathematics for Building
  • Land Surveying
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Detailing
  • Construction Science for Building
  • Practical Training and Safety Practice for Building
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Effective Oral Interaction
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • IT Essentials - Smart Living
Semester 2:
  • Building Services Engineering
  • Building Construction
  • Building Maintenance and Adaptation
  • Building Structures
  • Building Information Modelling for Building Works
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Digital Written Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement
Semester 3:
  • Project Management with Law
  • Measurement and Documentation
  • Building Technology and Sustainability
  • Integrated Project
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Storytelling and Job Search
  • Enrichment Module B
Semester 4:
  • Enrichment Module A
  • Building Procurement and Contract Administration
  • Construction Supervision in Practice
  • Construction and Site Management
  • Industry-Based Student Project 1/2 
  • Vocational Chinese Communication - Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Pitching and Persuasive Presentation
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
Electives (Select two modules from the following):
  • Building Finance and Economics
  • Maintenance and Facilities Management
  • Small Unmanned Aircraft (Advanced Rating)
  • Measurement of Building Works
  • Architectural Practice
  • Building Information Modelling for Construction Management 
Semester 5:
  • Building Temporary Works
  • Industry-Based Student Project 2/2
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Proposal and Report Writing