BEng Environmental Science and Engineering


Academic Year of Entry 2020/21
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1702A
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 Keith NGAN
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 professionally educate students in environmental science and engineering so that they can work as environmental professionals who contribute to improved environmental performance and sustainability. The programme objectives are:

  • to provide students with fundamental and broad-based knowledge of environmental science and engineering in three streams: 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 who are aware of global, societal, ethical and professional issues and responsibilities in the practice of environmental science and engineering and who will contribute to the betterment of society; and
  • to nurture students’ ability to engage in life-long learning and professional development.

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 Environmental Science and Engineering, is accredited by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) meeting the academic requirement for HKIE Corporate Membership in the environmental 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.