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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Structural and Fire Safety Engineering
結構及消防安全工程學(榮譽)工學士學位


Sept 2021 Entry

Programme code: JS3777

Duration & Credit Requirement

Duration and Credit Requirement


Mode of Study
Full-time
Normal Duration

4 years

Credit Required for Graduation

124 (plus 12 practical training credits) 

Programme Intake
30
Fund Type
Government-Funded
Programme Leader(s)

Prof. Songye Zhu
PhD

Remarks
  • 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 Entry Scholarship (SFSE), which is subject to change and will be announced on the same website in due course.

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.

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.

Curriculum

Curriculum

  • 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 & Subject Weightings

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
  • Mathematics (Extended part - Calculus and Statistics)
  • Mathematics (Extended part - Algebra and Calculus)
  • Physics
  • 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

Admission Score Calculation

Admission Score Calculation

Admission Score Calculation Mechanism for the Current Admission Exercise

Any Best 5 Subjects

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Average HKDSE Scores of Admittees

2020-21: 18.7 (Any Best 5 Subjects)


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Enquiries

Enquiries

For further programme information, please contact:
The General Office (tel: 2766 4789; email: chui-yi-chloe.cheung@polyu.edu.hk).

Student Message

Student Message


No information is available at present.

Additional Documents Required

Additional Documents Required


No information is available at present.

Interview Arrangement

Interview Arrangement


Date: Interviews may be arranged after the announcement of HKDSE results
Mode:Group interview
Aims:

To assess the suitability of applicants for admission to the programme

Medium:English
Duration:

About 15 minutes

Remark:

Band A and Band B applicants may be invited to attend an interview.