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Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Environmental Engineering and Management

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Environmental Engineering and Management

FacultyFaculty of Science and Technology

Programme NameBachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Environmental Engineering and Management

Programme Code - For Year 3 Entry (Self-financed)ST125102 (Application for self-financed places via VTC Web-based Admissions System)

Mode, Year of Study Accepting Entry & Duration of StudyThis programme accepts Year-3 applications only
Full-time: 2 Years (Year 3 Entry)

Medium of InstructionEnglish

Venue(s)Programme core modules would be conducted at Tsing Yi campus and some General Education (GE) elective modules at other campuses


  • Air Monitioring Laboratory
  • Odour Research Laboratory
  • Acoustics Laboratory
  • Chemistry Laboratory
  • Water & Waste Research Centre
  • Environmental Biotechnology Research Laboratory


Qualifications Framework

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Environmental Engineering and Management is recognised under the QF
QF Level: 5

QR Registration No.: 12/000572/5

Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2012 to 31/08/2022

Programme Aims

This programme aims to provide comprehensive undergraduate education for secondary school graduates for pursuing a professional career in environmental engineering and management. The programme is vocationally oriented and it aims to equip students with the professional knowledge and skills to pursue careers as practising environmental engineers and to assume professional leadership roles to serve the manpower needs of the environmental industry. The programme has been developed in response to the demands of the industry and the community for environmental engineers to assess and control the environmental impact on infrastructure development and industrial activities, and to manage the environmental performance of enterprises in Hong Kong and Greater China. The programme provides extensive coverage of and multi-disciplinary perspectives on various environmental and sustainability issues, which includes water and wastewater treatment, air and noise pollution control, solid and hazardous waste management, sustainability development, energy efficiency and sustainable energies, environmental impact assessment, and environmental economic and project management. Graduates from this programme will be professionally competent as well as socially and globally responsible.

Career Prospects

Graduates may be employed as assistant environmental engineers, environmental engineers, environmental officers, environmental managers, technical marketing and sales engineers, technical officers, project coordinators and project managers in various public and private sectors such as Government Departments, consultancy companies, construction companies, industrial manufacturers, utility companies, facilities and building management companies, waste treatment and recycling management service providers, non-government organisations and private corporations.

Professional Recognition

The Programme has been accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) and accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.

  1. Additional core modules are required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. For enquiry, please contact Faculty of Science and Technology (Telephone No: 2176 1505 / 2176 1508 or Email:

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
  • The tuition fee for academic year 2021/22 is $3,195 per credit point for Year-3 entry. Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.