Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
Hong Kong
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
$ 55,593

About this course

This programme has been developed to produce civil engineering professionals who are well-equipped with knowledge, practical and leadership skills in response to the manpower requirements arising from the major infrastructure projects and the aspirations for degree study of secondary school graduates.  It will develop students’ problem-solving, teamwork, communication, and leadership / management skills as well as their ethical attitudes.  The programme covers a broad range of professional knowledge related to civil and structural, geotechnics, environment, hydraulics, transport and infrastructure, and management. The learning experience is further enriched by the 3-month long work-integrated learning and 80 hours of Building Information Modeling trainings, along with a general education study developed to prepare for a career.  Graduates from this programme will be professionally competent as well as socially and globally responsible.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

  • Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
  • IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.
  • IELTS overall score at 6 or equivalent. 


Year 1

  • Computer Programming
  • Engineering Physics
  • Calculus
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Matrix Algebra & Statistics
  • Engineering Surveying
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Construction Materials
  • Safety, Health & Industrial Training
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 1
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 1
  • GE Core Module: Creativity & Innovation in Society

Year 2

  • Civil Engineering Construction
  • Engineering Geology & Soil Mechanics
  • Contract Administration & Measurement
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Theory of Structures 1
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Design of Structures 1
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • GE Core Module: Technology, Society & Work
  • GE Core Module: Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • GE Elective 1

Year 3

  • Theory of Structures 2
  • Geotechnical & Foundation Engineering
  • Highway Engineering
  • Design of Structures 2
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Industrial Attachment
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 2
  • GE Core Module: English for Professional Purposes
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 2
  • GE Elective 2
  • GE Elective 3

Year 4

  • Sustainability & Infrastructure Design
  • Earthwork Engineering
  • Engineers in Society
  • Final Year Project 1
  • Final Year Project 2
  • Programme Elective 1
  • Programme Elective 2
  • Programme Elective 3
  • GE Elective 4

Programme Electives*

  • Computational & Engineering Analysis
  • Engineering Risk, Reliability & Decision
  • Advanced Construction Materials & Technology
  • Prestressed Concrete & Water Retaining Structures
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Seismic Resistant Design of Building Structures
  • Introduction to Wind Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering Practice
  • Introduction to Tunnel Engineering
  • Hydraulics & Hydrology
  • Design of Transport Infrastructure
  • Infrastructure Planning & Evaluation
  • Principles of Project Finance
  • Construction Law & Practice
  • Introduction to New Engineering Contract (NEC)
  • Financial Management in Civil Engineering
  • Basics of Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Biological Wastewater Engineering
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment

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