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Engineering Discipline

Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering

Programme code EG314101

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2021. Information of programmes to be offered in academic year 2022/23 will be announced in Mid July 2022.
Modules (Credit)
Semester 1 :
  • Engineering Science for Construction A (7)
  • Engineering Mathematics for Construction (10)
  • Engineering Surveying (7)
  • English & Communication : Workplace Interaction (6)
  • Vocational Chinese Communication I : Putonghua Conversation and Reports (6)
Semester 2 :
  • Construction Drawing and Computer Aided Drafting (6)
  • Information Technology Essentials – Smart Living (6)
  • Material and Concrete Technology (10)
  • English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence (6)
  • Soil Mechanics and Geology (10)
Semester 3 :
  • Further Mathematics for Construction (7)
  • Construction Technology (10)
  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering (7)
  • Industrial Training for Civil Engineering (3)
Semester 4 :
  • English & Communication : Persuasive Presentations (9)
  • Construction Contract and Administration (7)
  • Structural Mechanics (10)
  • Building Information Modelling for Construction (10)
  • Whole Person Development - MindShift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness (6)
Semester 5 :
  • Structural Analysis (10)
  • Reinforced Concrete Design (10)
  • Fluid Mechanics for Civil Engineering (10)
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (6)
Semester 6 :
  • Project Implementation of BIM Technology (9)
  • English & Communication : Promotional Materials (10)
  • Vocational Chinese Communication III : Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing (9)
Semester 7 :
  • Structural Detailing (10)
  • Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering (10)
  • Steelwork Design (7)
  • Industrial Attachment (10)
  • Elective Module * (10)
Semester 8 :
  • Sustainability and Engineering Profession (6)
  • English & Communication : Reports (9)
  • Industry-Based Student Project (16)
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace (3)
  • Elective Module * (10)
Semester 9 :
  • Construction Management (6)
  • Enrichment Module (6)
  • Industry-Based Student Project (16)
*Students are required to study 1 out of the following 7 elective modules :
  • Structures and Tall Buildings (10)
  • Temporary Works (10)
  • Advanced Structural Analysis (10)
  • Civil Engineering Hydraulics (10)
  • Geotechnical Engineering Practice (10)
  • Highway and Transportation Engineering (10)
  • Advanced Civil Engineering Mathematics (10)
 
[Required No. of Credits for Graduation: 326]
Note :
All students will be required to take and pass all of the Whole Person Development modules before graduation. Students possessing at least two-year full-time work experience (from the date of attaining the qualifications that can meet the entry requirements of Higher Diploma Programme) can apply for module exemption subject to passing the related assessment. Please click here for details.