Majors and Programme Structure
Major Options under BEng(EngSc)
- Biomedical Engineering
- Computing & Data Analytics (last offered in 2018-19 intake)
- Energy Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Systems Analytics (offered in 2019-20 intake and thereafter)
This major is jointly offered by the Faculties of Engineering and Medicine. Students will acquire the cutting edge knowledge and skills in biomedical engineering, medical imaging, life science, medical devices and cell/tissue engineering, and be well-prepared for careers in the emerging field of life science and biomedical engineering, as well as research postgraduate study in biomedical engineering.
Dr. W.N. Lee
Tel: (852) 2859 2703
Computing & Data Analytics (last offered in 2018-19 intake)
This major is jointly offered by the Department of Computer Science of the Faculty of Engineering and the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science of the Faculty of Science. Students will acquire fundamental knowledge in computer programming and database management as well as statistical analysis, and select advanced courses in the field of statistics and actuarial science, to equip themselves to be experts in the fields of computer science and actuarial science.
Dr. Reynold C.K. Cheng
Tel: (852) 2219 4778
The limited resources of the earth and the implications of a series of energy crisis propel mankind to seriously think about the proper and efficient utilization of world energy. Specialists in the technology on sustainable and renewable energy are highly sought all over the world and this programme is best in nurturing experts in the exploration and development of renewable energy. This major is jointly offered by the Departments of Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, which enables students to acquire the knowledge in various categories of renewable energy, energy technology, power system, electric vehicle, building services and electrical system for mass transportation.
Dr. J. Zhong
Tel: (852) 2857 8487
With the increasing importance of environmental protection and conservation, engineers with high consciousness in environment are in high demand to provide solutions for engineering projects that will have positive impact on the world environment. This major is jointly offered by the Departments of Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Students will have the opportunity to study foundation engineering subjects and advanced courses in hydrology, waste management, renewable energy and pollution control.
Dr. J. Chen
Tel: (852) 2859 2646
Materials Engineering is an emerging discipline focusing on the innovation and application of new materials in the high technology sector, like nanotechnology, in the medical, optical or aeronautical field, for the betterment of mankind. This major is jointly offered by the Departments of Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Students will get the chance to acquire top-notch knowledge in mechanics, nanotechnology, biomaterials, optical network technology, aeronautical engineering and medical devices.
Dr. M.X. Huang
Tel: (852) 3917 7906
This major is offered by the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. It not only inherits traditional strengths of Industrial and Systems Engineering on process and operations analytics, but also extends to incorporate latest technologies including IoT, Digital Twin, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Data and Decision Analytics. Besides, students will have tremendous flexibility to choose courses offered by other departments and faculties in the university. Graduates from Systems Analytics major would make impactful contributions in application areas of multiple disciplines including processes and operations of manufacturing and logistics systems, service systems, healthcare service systems and financial systems.
Dr. P.C. Chen
Tel: (852) 3917 7055
The BEng(EngSc) programme adopts a major/minor structure in which students can select one of the above area as major option, and pursue second major in one of the remaining four majors of BEng(EngSc), or other second major and minor options offered by other faculties.
Students pursuing major in BEng(EngSc) have to complete at least 240 credits of courses as follows:
|Course Category||No. of credits|
|Common Core Curriculum Courses||36|
|Language Enhancement Courses (English and Chinese)||18|
|Any one major option of BEng(EngSc)||96|
|Additional courses: at least 90 credits from the following categories:|
|Second Major||72 to 96|
|Minor||36 to 48|
|Free Electives||18 to 96|
Examples of major/minor options for BEng(EngSc)
(Please refer to the syllabuses of respective faculties)
|One of the following major options:
(72 to 96 credits)
|Faculty of Engineering
(36 to 48 credits)
|Faculty of Engineering
With the strong demand for graduates with multi-disciplinary knowledge and skills in both the technical and non-technical fields by various sectors of the society, students of the BEng in Engineering Science programme will have a better edge in their career pursuit after graduation with their broadened horizons and broad-based training, and be better prepared to embark on challenging careers in the competitive global environment, in the sectors of engineering, business, education or the government.
Graduates of this programme are also well-equipped for pursuing further studies for postgraduate degrees in different disciplines.
|Biomedical Engineering||Biomedical Engineers, Research Engineers|
|Computing & Data Analytics||Financial Analysts, Financial Engineers|
|Energy Engineering||Engineers in Power and Electricity Company, Mass Transportation Corporation, Civil Service|
|Environmental Engineering||Engineering Consultants, Scientific Officers, Civil Service|
|Materials Engineering||Materials Engineers, Research Engineers|
|Systems Analytics||Business Analyst, Data Scientist, Industrial and Systems Engineers|
Enquiries on Programme
Dr. P.C. Chen
Tel: (852) 3917 7055