Master of Science in Building Services Engineering
屋宇設備工程學理學碩士學位


Sept 2017 Entry
Programme code: 04001

Duration & Credit Requirement


Stream Code

BEM (Full-time)
BSM (Part-time)

Mode of Study
Mixed Mode
Normal Duration

1 year (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)

Credits Required for Graduation

30

Fund Type
Self-Financed
Initial Registration Credits

For local students
12 (Full-time)
6 (Part-time)
For non-local students
12 (Full-time)
6 (Part-time)

Tuition Fee

HK$3,500 per credit for local students
HK$4,000 per credit for non-local students

Programme Leader(s)

Dr Chen Mingli
BSc, MSc, PhD

Remarks
  • This is a mixed-mode programme. Students can pursue their studies in either the full-time or part-time mode.  Depending on their pace of study, students should normally be able to complete the programme full time in 1 year and part time in 2.5 years.  Students are required to attend classes in the daytime and evening if they choose the full-time mode of study.
  • This programme is offered within the Postgraduate Scheme in Construction and Environment.
  • There is a provision for a PgD exit award.

Aims & Characteristics

Programme Aims

  • To position PolyU as the primary provider of high-level building services engineering education, training, research and consultancy to clients in both the private and public sectors in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta;
  • To continue to meet the market demand for up-to-date professional education and training in the field of building services engineering on the basis of continuous research and development and the maintenance of strong links with industry and professional institutions in Hong Kong and internationally;
  • To enhance the specialist skills of graduates and professionals in the building services engineering sector, and to meet the need for locally trained professionals and innovative building services engineers in consultancy, contracting, building management, research and development; and
  • To advance students' development towards leadership roles in the building services engineering profession.

 

Characteristics

The multidisciplinary nature of this programme not only offers students advanced knowledge in their specialist areas, but also expands their perspective of the broader field of building services engineering. Students can take a combination of subjects to suit their careers and specialism developments, and they can also choose an appropriate dissertation project.

Recognition & Prospects

Accreditation by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) as suitable further learning to meet the academic requirement for CEng registration.

Curriculum

Programme Structure

Students can select from a wide range of subjects, each normally requiring 39 hours of attendance over a 13-week semester.

 

For the MSc with Dissertation
Students must complete 7 taught subjects, including 4 Compulsory Core Subjects, and a Dissertation that is relevant to their area of specialisation.

 

For the MSc without Dissertation 
Students must complete 10 taught subjects, including 4 Compulsory Core Subjects, and at least 3 other Core Subjects.

 

Core Areas of Study

The following is a brief summary of the core areas of study. Students will be provided with detailed information on the subjects available for selection upon registration.

  • Built Environment
  • Electrical Services
  • Energy Services
  • Fire & Safety Engineering
  • Operation & Maintenance & Facility Management

 

Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at 
www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/postgrad-scheme/download/2017_MSc_BuildingServicesEngineering.pdf.

Entrance Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours in building services engineering, mechanical or electrical engineering, or the equivalent; 
    OR
  • A professional qualification, e.g. full membership of the HKIE or the CIBSE, plus work experience in any branch of building services engineering, such as design and consulting, contracting, building operation and maintenance, property development and management, or research.

 

Evidence of an employer's support or sponsorship is advantageous, and relevant work experience in a building services engineering-related role is preferred.

 

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.

Other Information

No information is available at present.

Enquiries

For further information on academic matters, please contact: 
Dr Chen Mingli (tel: (852) 2766 4549; email: mingli.chen@polyu.edu.hk).

Student Message


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