I. Objectives

a. Master the basic theories and systematic professional knowledge. Grasp one foreign language and be proficient in professional reading and basic academic writing.

b. Cultivate rigorous and practical scientific attitude. Grasp the basic methodology and technical skills of scientific research. Possess the ability to undertake scientific research in the specialty field.

c. Be qualified for teaching of the specialty or related specialties, or engineering work or related scientific managerial work.

 

II. Research Field:

1.Urban Construction Management                 2. Old urban area renovation

3.Sustainable city and sustainable construction     4. Land resource and real estate

5. Project financing                        6. Real estate corporation governance

7. Construction enterprise management             8. Facility management

 

III. Program Duration 

The duration of full-time academic post-graduate students is_3 years_(subject to the approval of the university)

 

IV. Credits Requirements and Allotment

Total credits 36 (credits for Degree Courses ≥24; Credits for research ≥ 12)

Total Credits

                                36 credits

Degree Courses

≥24 credits (including credits for  advanced international courses ≥4)

Compulsory public courses  ≥5 credits:

  • Study on theory and practice of Chinese characteristics: 2 credits
  • Dialectics of Nature (science/engineering/medical science)/ Marxism and social scientific methodology (liberal arts): 1 credit
  • Foreign Language: 2 credits

Optional public courses ≥1 credit

  • 1st-level discipline basic courses : 8 credits (compulsory)
  • 2nd-level discipline basic courses: 4 credits (restricted optional)
  • Optional professional courses: 4 credits (optional)
  • Cross 1-level discipline courses: 2 credits (optional)

No credit for make-up courses or other optional courses, grades only.

Research

≥12 credits

Literature review and thesis proposal: 1 credit

Participation in public academic lectures: 1 credit

Academic Dissertation: 10 credits

V. Course Curriculum and Credits Allotment

Courses

Course code

Course

name

Hours

Credits

Season

Department

Notes

Degree

Courses

Compulsory public courses

408.602

Dialectics of nature

18

1

Spring

College of Marxism

Compulsory

at the postgraduate phase≥ 6 credits

408.601

Study on theory and practice of Chinese characteristics

36

2

Spring

College of Marxism

411.500

Foreign language (English)

32

2

Spring

School of foreign languages

 

Optional public courses

 

1

 

 

 

1st-level discipline basic courses

240.602

System engineering of construction (High-level)

32

2

Spring

College of Civil

compulsory

≥ 8 credits

240.625

Construction project management based on BIM (High-level )

32

2

Spring

College of Civil

240.861

Special topics of construction management

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

240.863

Sustainable city and construction (High-level )

32

2

Spring

College of Civil

240.864

Foreland of construction safety management (High-level)

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

2nd-level discipline basic courses

240.601

Project financing (international)

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

Restricted

optional

≥ 4 credits

240.608

Foreland of facility management (international)

32

2

Spring

College of Civil

240.626

Real estate corporation governance (international)

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

Optional professional  courses

011.501

Mathematical statistics(Cross 1-level discipline courses)

48

3

Autumn

Department of Mathematics

≥ 6 credits

240.605

Foreland of urban management

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

240.612

Construction project planning and evaluation

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

240.613

Foreland of construction enterprise management (international)

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

240.614

Foreland of construction cost management

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

240.615

Foreland of construction quality management

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

240.618

Building checkup and repair

32

2

Spring

College of Civil

240.619

Green technology and construction environment

32

2

Spring

College of Civil

240.624

Virtual construction (international)

32

2

Autumn

College of Civil

240.530

Bridge health monitoring and assessment (international)

24

1.5

Spring

College of Civil

240.532

Bridge structure checkup and repair

24

1.5

Autumn

College of Civil

Non-

degree courses

Make-up courses

240.B41

Principles of Management

 

 

 

College of Civil

Compulsory for non-MSE major undergraduates

240.B42

Construction Project Management

 

 

 

College of Civil

240.B43

Real Estate Development

 

 

 

College of Civil

Research

650.501

Literature review and thesis proposal

 

1

 

College of Civil

≥12 credits

650.502

Academic report in academic lectures

5次

1

 

650.503

Dissertation

 

10

 

                   

 

 

Remark: please mark the advanced international courses after the course name.

 

VI. Research and Dissertation

Implement in accordance with the related regulations of Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

1. Postgraduates of master degree (Ms. Students) should learn both theoretical courses and practical research work. Each Ms. Student should have a supervisor.

2. Ms. Students should make research topic selection reports based on thorough literature review, give presentations to experts of the same field, and receive experts’ enquiry and suggestion before they begin the practical research work. Only after the topic selection report has been approved can Ms. Students begin to do research work and write their Ms. Degree thesis.

3. Ms. Students should listen to at least five public academic reports during the learning period. For each report, they should make records using a universal record book and get a signature of the reporter or moderator. Before they apply for the thesis assessment, they should hand in the record books and get corresponding credit after being approved.

4. After Ms. Students finish their thesis, their supervisors should examine the contents of the thesis, while the management sponsor of school should check the styles of the thesis. After that, the thesis can be handed for assessment. The list of thesis reviewers should be approved by the management sponsor of the school.

5. Scholarships can be evaluated and awarded to some Ms. Students according to their courses scores and research quality.

6. Some Ms. Students who severely obey academic morality should be deprive the qualification of Ms. Degree application.