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Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The first stage concentrates on the fundamentals of mechanical engineering. The second stage integrates engineering sciences with laboratory work and exposes students to state-of-the-art tools and equipment. The third stage comprises electives that provide students with sufficiently in-depth knowledge in one of the following areas of specialization: 

  • Building Services, Energy and Environmental Engineering, 
  • Mechatronics, Design and Manufacturing, and 
  • Structure, Materials and Reliability Engineering. 

Career prospects

In Hong Kong, mechanical and aerospace engineers are in high demand in many sectors, including utilities, transportation, infrastructure, the built environment, environmental services, precision design and manufacturing, and automation. The Mechanical Engineering students at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology also have numerous opportunities in the sectors of strategic planning, management, and investment in advanced technology. In recent years, new fields such as smart buildings and smart manufacturing have created new employment opportunities for graduates. Graduates may also consider pursuing further studies, i.e., M.Sc., M.Phil., or Ph.D. degrees, at local and overseas universities.

Accreditation

Engineering programs offered by HKUST are accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Through the Washington Accord, HKUST engineering degrees and those awarded by universities in Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States are mutually recognized. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Industrial Training 
  • Statics and Dynamics 
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics 
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Engineering Materials 
  • Design and Manufacturing 
  • Mechatronic Design and Prototyping 
  • Mechanisms of Machinery

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • IB Diploma

  • Reference Information to Reflect the Intake Quality or Competitiveness for Admission
  • Mid 50% Score Range for 2020 Intake: 36 –40 (including bonus points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18057 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Local Tuition Fee
  • HK$42,100
Non-local Tuition Fee
  • HK$140,000

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

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