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 course 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. 

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

+ Course 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 $52,200 (in 6 installments)

HKCT Alumni Fee Reduction*

  • HKCT former student who has completed a one year programme or above is eligible.
  • 5% of total tuition fee reduction (max $1,000) will be made in the last instalment of tuition fee payment.

*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.