BEng Energy Science and Engineering


Academic Year of Entry 2020/21
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1694A
Mode of Study Full time
Indicative Intake Target
(subject to change)
Direct Application Places (Local Students) :

14 for the School of Energy and Environment

Advanced Standing II Places (Local Students only) : 5
Non-Local Students Places : Please click here for details.
Normal Duration of Programme 3 years (for Advanced Standing I)
2 years (for Advanced Standing II)
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Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Major Leader
Dr Patrick SIT
General Enquiries
Miss Michelle WONG

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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

  • Energy engineers in the following types of companies: utility (electricity and gas), energy services, environmental consulting, environmental engineering, transport (mass transit, buses, ferries, ocean-going vessels, airlines, aircraft services), government departments, etc.
  • Environmental/sustainability engineers  in corporations, property management companies, real-estate developers, construction, manufacturing and transportation industries, etc.
  • Professionals in companies/institutes involved in researching, developing, manufacturing and/or selling products related to energy generation, storage, efficiency and conservation, and 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 energy and environmental investments and/or loans.
  • Consultants in non-government organisations with activities related to energy and the environment.
  • Secondary school teachers responsible for science and Liberal Studies curriculum.

What You Will Be Studying

This major aims to create a new generation of graduates capable of discovering and providing innovative solutions to the intricate issues of the energy crisis, renewable energy, global warming, climate change and pollution. Such a holistic education that breaks 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 following major-specific entrance requirements:

  • Good grades in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry at a high school or post-secondary institution

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 in a science- or engineering-related discipline.


Curriculum Structure

For details about the curriculum structure of the programme, please visit the ‘Undergraduate Catalogue’ (Note: The catalogue for the 2019 cohort is for reference only. The 2020 catalogue will be published around July 2020.)

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 environmental 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 organisations in Europe, the Mainland, North America and Southeast Asia.