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MSc Applied Geosciences - Engineering Geology with HKIE Approved Courses (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
August

 Tuition fee

International
55000 HKD
National
55000 HKD

Application fee

International 300 HKD
National 300 HKD
Department
Faculty of Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)93
TOEFL-PBT (min)583
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About this course

Designed to provide the additional courses which graduates in Earth Sciences or Geology would need to meet the entry requirements of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers in the Geotechnical Discipline.

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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for the Engineering Geology Theme, the Engineering Geology with HKIE Approved Courses Theme and the Environmental Geology Theme should possess a Bachelor’s degree with First or Second Class Honours in Science, Engineering or a related subject. Applicants for the other themes should possess a Bachelor’s degree with First or Second Class Honours in any subject.

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Course Modules

Engineering Geology with HKIE Approved Courses Theme

Core courses (66 credits)

  • GEOS7012 Site investigation and engineering geological techniques (6 credits)
  • GEOS7015 Rock mechanics (3 credits)
  • GEOS7016 Soil mechanics (3 credits)
  • GEOS7020 Project I (3 credits)
  • GEOS7024 Management (3 credits)
  • GEOS8001 Hydrogeology (3 credits)
  • GEOS8002 Professional practice in applied geosciences (3 credits)
  • GEOS8003 Seminars on unforeseen ground conditions, geotechnical and environmental failures (3 credits)
  • GEOS8005 Field testing and instrumentation in engineering geology (3 credits)
  • GEOS8020 Project II (9 credits)
  • GEOS8101 Engineering geology and geotechnical design (6 credits)
  • GEOS8102 Rock engineering and geomaterials (6 credits)
  • GEOS8204 Basic structural mechanics and behaviour (3 credits)
  • GEOS8205 Mathematics I (6 credits)
  • GEOS8206 Mathematics II (6 credits)

Graduates in Civil Engineering cannot take this course for credits. They must take another 3 credit course in its place. 

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How to Apply

Applications should be submitted early in the year and in no case after April 30 and June 30 for non-local and local applications respectively. Programme details can be downloaded from http://www.scifac.hku.hk/pg/prospective/tpg

Online application can be accessed via http://www.aal.hku.hk/tpg

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