Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Structural and Fire Safety Engineering
Sept 2020 EntryProgramme code: JS3777
Duration and Credit Requirement
124 (plus 12 practical training credits)
Dr Songye Zhu
- The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only. They are subject to review.
- To recognise the outstanding academic performance of HKDSE students, the Department will grant entry scholarship to eligible HKDSE students admitted to the programmes via JUPAS. The award criteria of the scholarship are listed in the information sheet, which is subject to change and will be announced on the same website in due course.
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.
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.
Recognition and Prospects
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.
Our graduates are well-prepared for employment as engineers and can receive good salaries in both the public and private sectors.
- The comprehensive core subjects of structural and fire disciplines are taught throughout the programme.
- In the final year, students are required to work on an Individual Project and a Design Project.
Entrance Requirements and Subject Weightings
Satisfy the University’s General Entrance Requirements.
There is no compulsory subject requirement. Preferred subject(s) with the highest weighting for admission score calculation include(s):
- English Language
- Mathematics (Extended part - Calculus and Statistics)
- Mathematics (Extended part - Algebra and Calculus)
- Combined Science: Biology + Physics
- Combined Science: Physics + Chemistry
Relevant Applied Learning subject(s) that can be considered for meeting the University entrance requirement and admission score calculation is/are:
- Building Facilities Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
Additional Documents Required
No information is available at present.