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Geotechnical Engineering
Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 3 Years
Starting Date: Sep.2020
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2020
Tuition Fee:
CNY 38,000 per year
Application Fee:
100 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other

About the programme
The Master of Engineering Studies in Geotechnical Engineering programme aims to build on the geotechnical content of the BE (Civil) degree and develop graduates with enhanced ability to contribute to geotechnical  engineering practice.

Successful completion of eight courses are required for this degree. Not all courses are offered every year.

Core courses

Experimental Geotechnical Engineering
Computational Geotechnical Engineering

Elective courses
You must select at least one , but no more than two courses in the following list.
Engineering Geological Mapping
Geological Hazards
Analysis Techniques in Engineering Geology

You can select up to five courses from the following list.
Earhquake Engineering
Foundation Engineering
Slope Engineering
Rock Mechanics and Excavation Engineering
Soil Behaviour
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Geotechnical Modelling
Advanced Mathematical Modelling
Risk, LCA and Sustainability

Career opportunities
This specialisation aims to address a shortage of suitably trained geotechnical engineering professionals.
Graduates will greatly enhance their ability to practice in the geotechnical engineering field, by extending their education in the area of their specialisation and by upgrading their current skills and training.
The programme will enable graduates to take leading roles in planning, evaluating, designing, constructing, maintaining, and managing the geotechnical infrastructure. The programme will also provide valuable background expertise for those wishing to enter into asset management or to begin to pursue a career in research and development.

1. Have obtained Bachelor's Degree

2. Be in good health

3. Be under the age of 45

4. Good command of English

1. Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2. Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

3. Undergraduate certificate 
Graduation certificate should be in Chinese or English.
If not, it should be translated into Chinese or English and be notarized.

4. Transcript of Undergraduate school

5. English proficiency test certificate 
For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.

6. Two recommendation letters

From professor,associate professor or equivalents.

7. Certificate of Bank Saving

8. Certificate of No-criminal Record

9. Certificate of P.E. Record for Foreigners