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MSc in Intelligent Building Technology and Management
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Intelligent Building Technology and Management
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The program aims to provide a balance between both frontier technology updates and management strategies, in both a quantitative and qualitative way. It is designed for professionals in the building services industry who have to deal with complex multi-disciplinary building projects. They can be mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, building services engineers, civil engineers, architects and other building operation professionals who wish to pursue comprehensive studies in intelligent building design, operation and facilities management.

MSc (IBTM) is accepted as Top-up Master Degree Program for the Building Services Discipline in the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers for Corporate Membership Admission Requirement.
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Program Details

Admission and English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering / Civil Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Building Services Engineering / Architectural Science / Physical Science or a related field, with second class honors or above.

Program Fee

The nominal program fee for 2020/21 Fall (September) intake full-time study is HK$147,000 (paid in 2 installments) and part-time study is HK$120,000 (paid in 4 installments) respectively.
 

Curriculum

Students are required to complete at least 30 credits of IBTM courses, including 6 credits of core courses. Subject to approval, students may take certain number of courses from MSc in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management and MSc in Mechanical Engineering programs. For details, please refer to the Postgraduate Program Catalog & Course Catalog

Continuing Education Fund (CEF) 

This program has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. It is recognized under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6]). After 1 April 2019, successful applicants who are HK citizens and are eligible for CEF may be reimbursed with a maximum sum of HK$20,000 upon successful completion of the entire program with an overall attendance rate over 70%. For details and updates of eligibility, application, and reimbursement procedures (in particular the reimbursement period from the date of application), please check the CEF Office  or 3142-2277 (24-hour enquiry hotline). 

Attention: Effective from 1 April 2019, there will be a series of enhancement measures related to CEF applied to all new, currently valid and closed accounts.
 

Name of Institution 

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) 

CEF Institution Code 

003 

Institution 

HKUST 

CEF Course Code 

22M01904-5 

CEF Course Title 

MSc in Intelligent Building Technology and Management 

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Design 

 

Faculty

This program is a gateway for students to learn from our professors with diverse knowledge and research experience in the field gained from the top engineering institutions from around the world. 

Application

All applications are considered on a competitive and rolling basis. Early online application is strongly recommended. For admission details and procedures, please refer to Office of Postgraduate Studies

For 2020/21 Fall intake (September 2020):

Application Deadline Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
Local Applicants 1 January 2020 1 April 2020 1 June 2020 15 July 2020
Non-local Applicants 1 January 2020 1 April 2020 1 June 2020 --

 

 

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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
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#1 in Hong Kong for 10 consecutive years
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Student Sharing
What I have learnt most from IBTM program is culture adaptation ability and teamwork skills.
CHEN Yan
(Mainland China)
The most important thing is that IBTM program not only provides professional engineering courses, but also expands our scope in management and finance.
WANG Xiao Sean
(Mainland China)