BEng Environmental Science and Engineering


Academic Year of Entry 2023/24
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1702A
Mode of Study Full time
Indicative Intake Target
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Normal Duration of Programme 3 years (for Advanced Standing I)
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Major Leader
Dr Alicia AN
General Enquiries
Miss Michelle WONG

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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

Curriculum Structure

For details of the programme’s curriculum structure, please visit the ‘Undergraduate Catalogue’ (Note: The catalogue for the 2022 cohort is for reference only. The 2023 catalogue will be published around July 2023.)


What You Will Be Studying

This major aims to provide professional education to train students to be knowledgeable in environmental science and engineering so that they can work as environmental professionals contributing to improved environmental performance and sustainability. The programme objectives are:

  • to provide students with broad-based knowledge and fundamentals of environmental science and engineering with three streams, namely environmental technology, sustainability and environmental management, and environmental science;
  • to produce graduates who can perform competently as environmental professionals, scientists and engineers in commercial, industrial and non-governmental organisations, civil services and educational institutions;
  • to produce graduates that are aware of global, societal, ethical and professional issues and responsibilities in the practice of environmental science and engineering and make contributions to the betterment of the society; and
  • to nurture students’ ability to engage in life-long learning and professional development.

Integrated Enrichment Programme

Integrated Enrichment Programme comprises a wide range of co-curricular activities and training that are tailored for SEE undergraduate students. Through the programme, students will be exposed to not only summer study tours and regular student exchange, industry-ready internship, but also professional training in leadership, presentation skills, business etiquette, business communication, and so on. The series of co-curricular activities organized by SEE every year aims to equip our students to be all-round professionals who possess skillsets highly sought after by the job market.

ITC STEM Internship
Industry Ready Programme
Student Exchange & Summer Programme
Industrial Mentorship Programme
Career Aspiration & Development
Student Chapter

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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, and 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
  • 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

Professional Recognition

Our undergraduate programmes, Bachelor of Engineering in Energy Science and Engineering (ESE) and Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Science and Engineering (EVE), are accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).  The ESE programme meets the academic requirement for HKIE Corporate Membership in both the energy and environmental disciplines while EVE programme in environmental discipline.  Additionally, ESE and EVE students may choose to enrol in optional electives if they are interested in being a HKIE member in the Building Services (BSS) discipline.

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.