Master's Degree in Civil Engineering

Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) Shenzhen Campus
Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 16,800

Entry Requirements

  • Undergraduate studies in related field with satisfactory GPA, or equivalent of Bachelor/Master degree studies in related field.
  • Good English reading, writing and speaking skills.
  • Under 35 years old.
  • Interviews may be conducted to assess qualification of the applicant if the program advisor sees it as necessary.

Supporting Documents

  1. HITSZ International Student Application Form 
  2. Highest degree (notarized photocopy)
  3. Academic transcripts (notarized photocopy)
  4. A study plan (no less than 800 words)
  5. Three recommendation letters 
  6. Photocopy of your Identification Certificate 
  7. Three passport photos


Core Courses

  • Chinese Comprehensive Course
  • China Panorama
  • Lecture Series on China
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Optimization Methods
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Finite Element Methods

Elective Courses

  • Earthquake Engineering and Structural Seismic Analysis
  • Spatial Structures
  • Steel Structures- Advanced Design
  • Advanced Foundation Engineering
  • Advanced Bridge Engineering
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Structural Reliability
  • Rock Mass Mechanics
  • Protection of Western Architecture Heritage and Urban Renovation

Experimental and Thematic Courses

  • Structural Modeling and Experimental Techniques
  • Structural Damage Identification

Practical Course

  • Equipment operation training, Factory tours

Research Areas

1. Innovative Structural System Design
2. Structural Health Monitoring and Safety Evaluation
3. Foundation Engineering

Credit Units  

Students need to successfully complete at least 27 credits units. Of the 27 credits units required, 12 must be core courses, 10 must be elective courses, 3 must be experimental and thematic courses, and 2 must be practical courses.

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