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Master Programs of Civil Engineering in English Medium
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I. Program Overview

In recent years, the booming Chinese economy has almost turned China into a huge construction site. Skyscrapers, transport facilities and hydraulic projects, etc. constantly emerged. New material, new equipment, new structure and construction techniques sprang up. In addition, China undertook plenty of construction projects overseas, especially in developing countries.

The civil engineering specialty of Beijing Jiaotong University (hereinafter referred to as BJTU) has over 50 years history. As a National Characteristic Specialty, it is supported by 2 National Key Disciplines, Road and Railway Engineering, Bridge and Tunnel Engineering. Now, BJTU makes use of the advantages and experience of itself and China in the field of civil engineering and sets up the master program of civil engineering in English medium to foster the innovative engineers for the world.

II. Programs Characteristics:

1. It is fully in ENGLISH MEDIUM. The instruction of the courses, the writing and assessment of the project report and thesis are all in English.

2. It is conducted by STONG FACULTY TEAM. The faculty teams of the programs are mainly composed of professors and associate professors, all of whom have doctoral degree and overseas education or working experience. Foreign teachers and experts are available for lectures.

3. You will enjoy SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES. International students will have the opportunities to take part in their tutor’s scientific research team and projects.

4. You will enjoy INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES. Master candidates of Civil Engineering will have the chance to visit and practice on major construction sites at home and abroad.

5. STUDY GROUP will give you a hand. International students will get the assistance from outstanding Chinese postgraduate classmates for an easier adjustment to the new environment and better understanding of the new knowledge.

6. SCHOLARSHIPS are available. BJTU will provide Chinese Government Scholarship and Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship for the program and help students in terms of paper, internship, etc.

7. PROSPEROUS JOBS are waiting for you. Graduates of Civil Engineering will have opportunity to work in the top 500 enterprises of the world such as China Railway Construction Co. Ltd., China Railway Engineering Co., China State Construction Engineering Co. and other related international enterprises are in dire need of civil engineering talents with strong education background in China.

III. Program Curriculum

Master program of Civil Engineering requires the students achieve at least 32 credits, the first 3 semesters are for coursework and the rest time is for project report or thesis writing. In addition, the program includes some courses on civil engineering economics and management and can lay the foundation for further Ph.D. study.

Course Sub-type

Course Name

Hour

Credit

Remarks

 
 

General Course

Contemporary China

32

2.0

≥5.0

 

Introduction to Civil Engineering

16

1.0

 

Basic Chinese

32

2.0

 

Basic Theoretical

Course

Advanced Rock Mechanics

32

2.0

≥8.0

 

Advanced Soil Mechanics

32

2.0

 

Reliability Analysis

32

2.0

 

Numerical Modeling

32

2.0

 

Major Course

Urban Underground Constructions

32

2.0

≥8.0

 

Tunnel Mechanics and Engineering

32

2.0

 

Bridge Design and Construction

32

2.0

 

Reinforced Concrete Structures

32

2.0

 

Steel Structures

32

2.0

 

Optional Course

Novel Construction Materials and Design

32

2.0

Optional Course

Closely Related to the Major

≥8.0

 

Groundwater Mechanics

32

2.0

 

Rail Traffic Engineering

32

2.0

 

Urban Economics and Urbanization: International Perspective

32

2.0

 

Civil Engineering Management

32

2.0

 

Paper

Literature Review

 

1.0

3.0

 

Seminar

8 times

2.0

 

The above-mentioned courses are for reference only.

IV. Admission Requirement

1. Foreign citizen.

If the applicant was originally a Chinese citizen, he/she must has got the foreign passport for at least 4 years and the time living in the passport issuing country must be more than 2 years (according to the exit and entry records on the passport. 9 months is regarded as 1 year) .

2. Applicant must be in good health and abide to the laws and regulations

3. Bachelor degree of civil engineering or related academic field

4. Applicants whose native language is not English must meet the English language proficiency requirement by at least one of the following condition:

(1) Proof of high school and above education completed in the English language

(2) Minimum TOEFL score of 68 (IBT) within the past 2 years

(3) Minimum IELTS score of 5.5 within the past 2 years

(4) Passed the English language test of BJTU

V. Contact

Center for International Education, Beijing Jiaotong University

Address: No. 3 Shangyuancun, Haidian District, Beijing 100044P. R. China

Tel: +86-10-5168 4535

Fax: +86-10-5168 5258

E-mail: apply@bjtu.edu.cn
Website: http://cie.bjtu.edu.cn

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