BEng Energy Science and Engineering


Year of Entry 2017
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1694
Mode of Study Full time
Normal Duration of Programme 3 years (for Advanced Standing I); 2 years (for Advanced Standing II)
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Start Your Career Here

Graduates enjoy a wide range of career opportunities in various units such as government departments, NGOs, secondary schools and private companies

  • Environmental engineers in environmental engineering, environmental consulting, environmental contractors and government departments.
  • Environmental/sustainability managers in corporations, property management companies, real-estate developers and the construction, manufacturing and transportation industries.
  • Environmental scientists in government departments and environmental analysis laboratories.
  • Professionals in companies/institutes conducting research, developing, manufacturing and/or selling products related to environmental technology to prevent, control, treat and remediate environmental pollution.
  • Professionals in non-government organisations with activities related to the environment.
  • Financial analysts and investors in financial institutions with business in environmental investments and/or loans.
  • Secondary school teachers responsible for the Liberal Studies curriculum.

What You Will Be Studying

This major aims to create a new generation of intellects/graduates capable of discovering and providing innovative solutions to the intricate issues of energy crisis, renewable energy, global warming, climate change and pollution. Such holistic education breaking down the barriers associated with traditional schools of knowledge is required to address our future energy security and its associated environmental issues, both locally and globally.


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:

Good grades in one or more of the following subjects at a high school or post-secondary institution: Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or Chemistry.

For senior-year (Advanced Standing II) admission, applicants are normally expected to have completed a relevant Associate Degree/Higher Diploma with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of ≥3.0 or an equivalent overall mark, or a credit award.

HKDSE students will apply through JUPAS (JS1051, first-year studies). For details, click here.


Professional Recognition

Our undergraduate programme, Bachelor of Engineering in Energy Science and Engineering, is accredited by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) meeting the academic requirement for HKIE Corporate Membership in both the energy and environment disciplines.

The HKIE has agreements for reciprocal recognition of professional qualifications with engineering authorities in Australia, Canada, Ireland, the Mainland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, and agreements of co-operation with other organizations in Europe, the Mainland, North America and Southeast Asia.



Curriculum Structure

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.)