BEng Building Services Engineering


Year of Entry 2017
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1688
Mode of Study Full time
Normal Duration of Programme 2 years
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Programme/Major Leader
Dr LEE Eric W M
BEng (CityU), PhD (CityU), MHKIE, RPE
Associate Programme/Major Leader
Dr LAI Chi Keung Alvin
BEng(Hons), MPhil, PhD Imperial



Our Target

We aim to provide students with the academic background necessary for a professional building services engineer. You will be able to manage the design, installation, testing, commissioning, maintenance and management of various building services systems.


Start Your Career Here

The ever-increasing demand for sustainable, green, intelligent building projects in Hong Kong and throughout mainland China has created a great need for building services engineers. We are playing an extremely important role in the building industry, and you can join us!


Entrance Requirements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and the major-specific entrance requirements:

  • grade E or above in HKALE Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics;
  • grade C or above in GCE A Level Mathematics;
  • subject score of 4 or above in the IB Mathematics subject group; OR
  • other qualifications equivalent to any one of the above and approved by the University.
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For senior-year (Advanced Standing II) admission, applicants are normally expected to have completed an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma in Building Services Engineering and a CGPA ≥ 3.0 in the scale with 4.3 maximum or equivalent.


What You Will Be Studying

The core courses in this major include:

  • Environmental and Thermal Science
  • Fluids
  • Mechanics
  • Mathematics
  • Practical Training
  • Fire and Piped Services
  • Heating, Ventilating and Air-conditioning Systems
  • Management
  • Professional Ethics and Safety
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Fire Engineering
  • Building Energy

Curriculum

For details of the programme’s curriculum structure, please visit the ‘Undergraduate Catalogue(Note: The catalogue for the 2016 cohort is for reference only. The 2017 catalogue will be published around July 2017.)


Industrial Training and International Exchange

The College of Science and Engineering and the Department offer work placement opportunities through various internship schemes that provide students with full-time job attachments to firms not only in Hong Kong, but also in the Pearl River Delta region and overseas. Through such placements, students will:                                                                                                

  • gain solid experience in a real-life work environment;
  • develop problem-solving abilities and interpersonal skills;
  • learn the right attitudes towards work and professionalism; and
  • broaden their experience and enhance their employability.

For details, please visit the College’s Co-operative Education website.

Furthermore, to help students broaden their educational horizons, gain language experience and enhance their awareness of different cultures, the Department, College and University offer over 110 credit-bearing exchange programmes with various partner institutions around the world including universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific region.

For details, please visit the University’s outbound exchange programme website.


Professional Recognition

This major has been accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).


Did You Know?

We offer our students eye-opening and inspiring experiences through our Industrial Attachment Scheme and student exchange programmes with mainland universities in major cities, including Taiwan, Sydney, London, Lyngby, Singapore etc. All of our graduates are employed in related professional fields within two months after graduation.