Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Structural and Fire Safety Engineering

Sept 2021 Entry

Programme code: JS3777

Duration & Credit Requirement

Duration and Credit Requirement

Mode of Study
Normal Duration

4 years

Credits Required for Graduation

124 (plus 12 practical training credits) 

Programme Intake
30 (JUPAS and non-JUPAS)
Fund Type
Consider Second Choice Applications
Yes, but preference will be given to first choice applications.
Programme Leader(s)

Prof. Songye Zhu


The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only. They are subject to review.

Aims & Characteristics

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

This programme aims at educating students to be competent engineers who can design, maintain and retrofit both new and existing buildings, by providing technical knowledge of structural engineering and both active and passive fire protection technologies.


Programme Characteristics

The attractive features of this programme are as follows:

  • Four-year full-time comprehensive programme with a wide range of core subjects in structural and fire disciplines.
  • A unique programme that combines structural and fire disciplines.
  • The opportunity to study abroad for 1-2 semesters in subsidised exchange programmes at internationally renowned universities.
  • Practical training modules in the technologically advanced Industrial Centre of the University.
  • Summer industrial placement in Hong Kong, mainland China or overseas between the third- and fourth-year of the programme.
  • Scholarships available for students demonstrating excellent academic performance.



  • Comprehensive core subjects of the structural and the fire disciplines are taught throughout the programme.
  • In the final year, students are required to work on the Individual Project and the Design Project.

Recognition & Prospects

Recognition and Prospects

Professional Recognition

Full accreditation of the programme by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) will be sought. Graduates of this programme will then be qualified for Scheme A training in both the Structural Discipline and the Fire Discipline of HKIE.


Career Prospects

Our graduates are well-prepared for employment as engineers and can receive good salaries in both the public and private sectors.

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements

Please click here to view the entrance requirements for non-JUPAS applicants.


Other Information

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




For further programme information, please contact:
General Office (tel: 2766 4789; email:

Student Message

Student Message

No information is available at present.

Additional Documents Required

Additional Documents Required

Transcript / Certificate


Interview Arrangement

Interview Arrangement

Date: Between March and August
Mode:Individual interview, if necessary

To understand the interest of the applicants and to evaluate their potential in studying the programme.

Medium:Cantonese and English

About 10 - 15 minutes


Depending on the academic background and qualifications, applicants may be invited to interviews and / or attend a written test.