2022. January 23.
The Faculty of Civil Engineering launched two of its MSc programs in English since 2021 September; Msc in Infrastructure Engineering and MSc in Land Surveying and Geoinformatics programs received the first international students in the fall semester. It opened the opportunity also to exchange students to take courses from these programs in English. As an additional benefit, some lectures on the program are running only in English language for the Hungarian and international students at the same time that enables gathering useful intercultural experience for both student groups.
The Faculty of Civil Engineering established the MSc in Construction Information Technology Engineering and receives the first students in the fall semester of 2022. This program is offered only in English even to Hungarian students and multiple BME faculties are involved in the education. The objective of the Master of Science program is to transmit the specialized knowledge and competences that are necessary for dealing with information technologies and civil engineering work. Under the three semesters of the master's program, the students become engineers with competences of general informatics and software development who meet the requirements of the digitalized construction industry and are capable to design, create and analyze the information system of complex and special engineering facilities. The Master of Science program in Construction Information Technology Engineering is a 90-credit program, to which students can apply with a BSc degree in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. The training is carried out in the cooperation of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Faculty of Architecture, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics of BME, under the coordination of the Faculty of Civil Engineering. In the curriculum, the emphasis is placed on programming, interdisciplinary collaborations, communication, digitization software development, and BIM (Building Information Modeling). There is a significant demand for the Master of Science programs of the Faculty of Civil Engineering from many countries around the world, and an ever-increasing proportion of master's programs are taught in English that encourages the Faculty to run this program only in English. Not only the topics are attracting in such MSc program, but novel education methods are planned to be applied. Students will have limited number of contact hours, many projectworks require own or teamwork, application of blended learning methods will be in focus.