BEng Architectural Engineering


Year of Entry 2017
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1698
Mode of Study Full time
Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Mode of processing Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.
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 architectural engineer. You will be able to manage the design, installation, testing, commissioning, maintenance and management of various architectural systems.


Entrance Requirements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and the following 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.

HKDSE students will apply through JUPAS (JS1201, first-year studies).  For details, click here.


Start Your Career Here (Major)

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!


Curriculum Structure

For details about the curriculum structure of the programme, 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.)


What You Will Be Studying (Major)

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

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 Accreditation (Major)

This Major will seek accreditation from The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (Building Services Discipline).


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 building services engineering graduates are employed in related professional fields within two months after graduation.


本課程旨在培訓能迎接新技術、新挑戰的建築工程專業精英,以創建更先進、更環保、更智能化的明日建築。