Professional Diploma in Civil Engineering

Professional Diploma in Civil Engineering - This is a two-year part-time programme providing academic pathway in disciplines related to Civil Engineering to obtain higher level of qualification.
This is a two-year part-time programme providing an academic pathway in relevant disciplines to obtain a higher level of qualification.
Professional Qualification

 This programme has been accredited by: 

  • the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE); and
  • the Hong Kong Institution of Incorporated Engineers (HKIIE).


The programme is divided into six semesters in 2 years and students are required to take two to three modules each semester. Students have to complete all six semesters and each module consists of 22-33 face-to-face contact hours with lecturers. 
Programme Feautres
  • Experienced Teaching Teams: Have a teaching team of well-experienced practitioners in civil engineering and construction
  • Practical and Grounded: Emphasis on both theory and practical sessions including CAD, Site Surveying, Construction Materials Laboratory, Professional Practice and Project
  • Site Visit Opportunities: Site visit arrangement for civil engineering project in Hong Kong
  • Articulation Pathway: Students who have completed this 2-year programme and fulfilled designated requirements will be eligible to apply for the BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering* (Reg. No.:252012)
* It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead. This programme is operated by Hong Kong College of Technology International Limited and awarded by Leeds Beckett University, UK.


Teaching Facilities 

Engineering & Construction Laboratory

The Engineering & Construction Laboratory is available for engineering and construction students to conduct a variety of experiments and tests. It provides equipment for material testing, structural analysis, energy efficiency evaluation, and more. Students can explore new construction design methods and concepts using different materials and technologies, and evaluate the feasibility and performance.

Year 1


  • Introduction to Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineering Materials


  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Site Surveying for Civil Engineering


  • Civil Engineering Management
  • English Communication Skills for Civil Engineering
  • CAD

Year 2


  • Structural Mechanics for Civil Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics


  • Structural Analysis
  • Fluid Mechanics


  • Structural Design
  • Traffic and Highway Engineering
  • Professional Practice and Project for Civil Engineering

Programme content is subject to review and changes without prior notice. 

Mode of Study

Part Time

Teaching Mode

Face to face

Commencement of Study

Every September, January and May

Entry Year

Year 1


2 Years

Entry Requirements
  • Holder of Diploma for Tertiary Studies or Diploma in Professional Studies (Building Technology) or Diploma in Professional Studies (Electrical) as awarded by HKCT with at least 1 year of working experience; OR
  • Holder of Pre-Associate Degree with 1 year of working experience; OR
  • Mature applicants aged 23 or above with at least 1-year relevant working experience; OR
  • Holder of Higher National Certificate (HNC) or holder of Higher Certificate in Civil Engineering with at least 1 year of working experience can be considered for admission into Year 2; OR
  • Holder of other qualifications may be entitled to have course module exemption subject to maximum 50 percent of total number of credits.

Total $52,680 (in 6 installments)

HKCT Alumni Fee Reduction*

  • Applicants who have graduated from the Centre of International Education of HKCT (CIE) and have successfully completed a one-year or longer programme within the past 3 academic years, and who have successfully enrolled in a higher-level programme provided by CIE are eligible for this benefit.
  • 3% of the total tuition fee reduction for the higher-level programme will be deducted from the final instalment of the tuition payment.

HKCT Early Bird Discount*

  • Applicants who have completed the application procedure for September intake on or before 31 July 2024 are eligible to benefit from HK$1,000 tuition fee reduction that will be deducted from the final instalment of the tuition payment. 

*Remark: Applicants are eligible for either one of HKCT Alumni Fee Reduction or Early Bird Discount. In the event of any dispute, the decision of HKCT shall be final.

Tel: 2276 8514 / 2926 1222

Tuition fees and subsidies are to be reviewed and adjusted annually on various factors.