• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
This Sustainable Structure and Fire Engineering programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University aims at educating students as competent engineers who can design, maintain and retrofit both new and existing buildings, by providing technical knowledge of structural engineering and both active and passive fire protection technologies.
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Overview

Programme Characteristics

The features of this Sustainable Structure and Fire Engineering programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University are as follows:

  • Four-year full-time comprehensive programme with a wide range of core subjects in structural and fire disciplines.
  • A unique programme that combines structural and fire disciplines.
  • The opportunity to study abroad for 1-2 semesters in subsidized exchange programmes at internationally renowned universities.
  • Practical training modules in the technologically advanced Industrial Centre of the University.
  • Summer industrial placement in Hong Kong, Chinese mainland or overseas between the third- and fourth-year of the programme.
  • Scholarships available for students demonstrating excellent academic performance.

Career Prospects

Our graduates are well-prepared for employment as engineers and can receive good salaries in both the public and private sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits

    plus 12 practical training credits

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The comprehensive core subjects of structural and fire disciplines are taught throughout the programme.
  • In the final year, students are required to work on an Individual Project and a Design Project.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • GCE A-level / International A-level: GCE Advanced Level or International Advanced Level with passes in 3 AL, OR 2 AL and 2 AS, subjects
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): A minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level subjects
  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT/Advanced Placement Test: A High School (Graduation) Diploma and any one of the following: a total score of 1190 in the SAT Reasoning Test; or an American College Test (ACT) composite score of 24; AND grade 3 in two Advanced Placement (AP) subjects; or a score of 600 in two SAT Subject Tests

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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HK$140,000 

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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