• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Graduates also have a broad range of personal skills such as the ability to communicate effectively and think critically, and the capability to be independent learners.

Students learn the art and science of providing safe, healthy and energy-efficient built environments that have minimal adverse environmental impacts. They also face intellectual challenges that further their development towards taking up management roles in the profession.

Students have the opportunity to work in teams, lead small projects, work independently and interact with highly qualified and professional staff. They also have access to a variety of design software and laboratory facilities.

Career 

Graduates of this Building Services Engineering (Honours) from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have good career prospects in the building construction and real estate sectors.

New building construction and a concentration of sophisticated buildings in Hong Kong provide numerous and attractive employment opportunities. Because the programme is widely recognised, these opportunities extend to the Chinese mainland and overseas.

Our graduates commonly begin their careers as trainee engineers in government departments, consulting firms, contracting companies, property management companies or utility companies.

First class Honours graduates can consider research as an attractive alternative, especially because building development in Hong Kong embraces advanced technology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early round: 29 November 
    • Main round: 30 June
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    121 alternative credits

    121 (plus 10 training credits)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • Students begin by learning the fundamentals of indoor built environments, architecture and buildings, thermal and electrical fundamentals, and mathematics.
  • Year Three applies foundation knowledge to the design and operation of major building services engineering systems.
  • In the Final Year, students undertake a major project.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

A High School (Graduation) Diploma and any one of the following:

  • ACT: Composite score of 24
  • AP: Grade 3 in 2 AP subjects
  • Redesigned SAT: Total score of 1190
  • SAT: Combined score of 1650, with a sub-score of 8 in essay writing
  • GCE A-level/International A-level: Passes in 3 AL subjects/2 AL and 2 AS subjects
  • IB: A minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level subjects

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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HKD 140,000 per anunum

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Up to a maximum of HKD 190,000/USD 24,000 per annum

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Building Services Engineering (Honours)
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