Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Environmental Engineering and Management

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
Hong Kong
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
$ 53,224

About this course

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.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

  • Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
  • IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.
  • IELTS overall score at 6 or equivalent. 


Year 1

  • GE Core Module: Chinese 1
  • GE Core Module: Creativity & Innovation in Society
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 1
  • Computer Programming
  • Fundamental Physics
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Ecology
  • Fundamental Chemistry
  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • Introduction to Environmental Economics
  • Introduction to Sustainable Development
  • Safety, Health & Industrial Training

Year 2

  • GE Core Module: Technology, Society & Work
  • GE Core Module: Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Water & Wastewater Engineering
  • Materials Science & Recycling Technology
  • Heat/Mass Transfer & Energy Efficiency
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Environmental Soil Physics
  • Environmental Policy & Legislations
  • Environmental Sampling, Monitoring & Analysis
  • Air Pollution & Noise Control
  • GE Elective Module 1

Year 3

  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 2
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 2
  • GE Core Module: English for Professional Purposes
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management
  • Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Environmental Risk Analysis
  • Biological Wastewater Engineering
  • Construction & Project Management
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • GE Elective Module 2
  • Industrial Attachment

Year 4

  • Design of Environmental & Sustainable Facilities
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Management of Construction Sites
  • Final Year Project 1
  • Final Year Project 2
  • Programme Elective 1*
  • Programme Elective 2*
  • GE Elective 3
  • GE Elective 4

Programme Electives*

  • Environment, Safety & Quality Management
  • Environment Modelling & Geographical Information System
  • Noise & Vibration Control
  • Industrial Wastewater Treatment
  • Site Remediation & Landfill Design
  • Carbon Management for Engineers
  • Engineering Risk, Reliability & Decision
  • Advanced Electrical Technology
  • Building Sustainability & Green Building Assessment
  • Building Energy Efficiency and Carbon Emission

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