Hydraulic and Hydropower Engineering
Programme Code: 080801    Duration4 years
Educational Objectives:
The purpose of this specialty is to provide students with relevant courses and basic training in hydraulic engineering, enabling them to work effectively in a broad field of water resources utilization, hydraulic Engineering planning, design and management. As advanced technological professionals, students should develop morally, intellectually and physically to fit the need of socialist construction with strong abilities of practice, research and development.
Objective 1:[Foundations] Cultivate students to realize basic scientific principles and methodology. Through providing practical training, enables students to understand modern water conservancy technology, to get prepared for applying foundation knowledge into professional practice.
Objective 2:[Professional Knowledge] Cultivate students to creatively use the basic principles of hydraulic engineering to solve problems in practice.
Objective 3:[Teamwork/Leadership] Cultivate students to possess the capabilities of communication, cooperation and even leadership , to have the spirit of diligence and contribution.
Objective 4:[Engineered Systems] Let students realize the importance of water conservancy to the social development and people’s life,  help students establishing the idea of sustainable development. 
Objective 5:[Societal Impact] Make students understanding the impact of hydraulic engineering to the  ecological environment and human health.
Objective 6:[Global Awareness] Develop students' ability To keep a clear consciousness in the globalization environment, to be able to proform thir duties competitively and responsibly in the globalization environment to maintain a clear consciousness, keep competitive, responsibly perform their duties competitively and responsibly.
Objective 7:[Lifelong Learning] cultivate students to develop their life-long learning ability.
Objective 8[Human Solicitude]: Let students have and know how to express human solicitude, especially in these fields of healthy, safety and human environment.
Programme Features:
Based on the engineering practice, strengthen the training of skills。Taking the cultivation of innovative spirit and practical ability as the core task, improve the quality education and innovation education system. Implement general education and ecological protection education, let students become qualified engineering technical personnels with the consciousness of social responsibility and environmental protection.
Educational Requirement:
The objective system of each course is composed of a corresponding set of cultivation purposes, which are the appropriate knowledge, ability and quality that students are supposed to gain.
Knowledge Structure:
A1 Fundamental knowledge of literature, history, philosophy and art;
A2 Fundamental knowledge of social science research methods;
A3 Fundamental and frontier knowledge of natural science and engineering;
A4 Fundamental knowledge of mathematics and logic;
A5 Core knowledge of Hydraulic and Hydropower Engineering professional area;
A6 Knowledge of specialized technique;
A7 Management knowledge of water resources and Hydropower Engineering;
A8 Cross-cultural, international knowledge
Ability Requirements:
B1The ability of clear thinking and accurate language expression;
B2 The ability of discovering, analyzing and solving problems;
B3 The ability of critical thinking and independent working;
B4 The ability of cooperating and communicating with different various people;
B5 Preliminary aesthetic ability on the literary and artistic work;
B6 English proficiency;
B7 The capacity for lifelong learning
B8 Organizational and managemental capacity;
B9A sense of innovation and creativity;
B10 Analytical writing skills
Quality Requirements:
C1 High-aimed and strong-willed—with the pursuit of civilization heritage, the truth, the rejuvenate of nation, as well as the benefit of human race;
C2 Hard-working and pragmatic — down to earth, hardworking, striving for excellence;
C3 Physical and mental harmony, open-mindedness — with good physical and mental quality, as well as the tolerance of multicultural and broad international perspective;
C4 Sharp thinking and innovation——good habit of  thinking and researching, with strong interest in innovation, full of curiosity and desire to solve problems;
C5Noble values—with legal awareness, professional ethics and a strong sense of social responsibility, as well as strong senses of initiative, responsibility and cooperation.
Degree Conferred: Bachelor of Engineering
Main Courses:
Hydraulics, Soil Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Structural Mechanics, Reinforced Concrete Structures for Hydraulic Engineering, Engineering hydrology, Programming and Exploitation of Water Resource, Construction of Hydraulic Engineering, Hydraulic Structures, Structure of Hydropower Station and Hydraulic Machinery, Introduction to Water Eco-environment Protection
Featured Courses:
Bilingual Courses: Introduction to Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Theory of Elasticity, Numerical methods of hydraulic structure
Research Courses: Water Resources Informatization
Practice Courses: Engineering geology practice, Engineering measurement practice, Hydraulic reinforced concrete structure curriculum design, curriculum design and planning of water resources utilization, water conservancy engineering curriculum design, curriculum design of hydraulic structure, hydropower station building design, engineering hydrology design
Entrepreneurship Education Courses: The development of water resources and hydropower engineering and personal career planning

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