Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development
環境工程與可持續發展學(榮譽)工學士學位


Sept 2017 Entry

Programme code: JS3375

Duration and Credit Requirement


Mode of Study
Full-time
Normal Duration

4 years

Credits Required for Graduation

127 (plus 6 practical training credits)

Fund Type
Government-Funded
Consider Second Choice Applications
No
Programme Leader(s)

Prof. Lee Shun-cheng

PhD, MHKIE, A&WMA, ASHRAE, ISIAQ 

Remarks
  • The curriculum of the programme is subject to change.
  • Some subjects of the programme are offered by other Departments of the University.
  • This programme does not consider second choice applications.
  • The Faculty of Construction and Environment International Student Scholarships (FCE ISS) will be offered to eligible international students. Please click here for more details.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

This programme is the first of its kind offered by Hong Kong institutions, with emphasis on environmental engineering, including transportation engineering, and sustainable development.

In addition to knowledge of environmental and transportation engineering, and management, economics, sustainable urban development and public policy are adequately covered in this programme. Graduates of this programme will be able to devise practical solutions to environmental and transportation problems as well as to contribute to policy formulation which will lead to sustainable development.

 

Programme Characteristics

The attractive features of this programme are as follows:

  • Four-year full-time comprehensive programme with a wide range of Core and Elective Subjects;
  • Opportunity to study abroad for one to two semesters in subsidised exchange programmes at internationally renowned universities;
  • Summer placement in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland or overseas between the third and fourth years of the programme;
  • Scholarships available for students with excellent academic performances; and
  • Lessons from leading environmental and tranportation engineers and sustainable development professionals in the region.

Curriculum

  • Core Subjects on the environment and sustainable development, including environmental science, economic development, tranportation engineering and civil engineering subjects, are taught in the third and the fourth years.
  • More Elective Subjects are available in the final year, dealing with many aspects of sustainable development in modern societies.
  • For subject details, please visit http://www.polyu.edu.hk/cee.

Recognition and Prospects

Professional Recognition

Full accreditation of the programme by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) will be sought.

It should be noted that this programme is an evolution of the Programme of BSc (Hons) in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) which attained recognition of the Environmental Discipline of the HKIE in 2013 and graduates of the ESD programme are qualified for Scheme A training.

 

Career Prospects

Our graduates are ready for employment as environmental and transportation engineers and sustainable development professionals in both the public and private sectors with good career prospect, such as civil servants, managers, analysts, and environmental consultants.

Entrance Requirements

Please click here to view the entrance requirements for international applicants.

 

Other Information

  • Applicants with good academic results in science subjects (Physics, Mathematics, Calculus and/or Chemistry) are preferred.

Enquiries

For further programme information, please contact:

The General Office (tel: 2766 4789; email: julia.yeung@polyu.edu.hk).

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