Energy Engineering (ENER) Programme


This is a major programme designed to face the challenge that energy has become one of the most important areas of concern in the world in the 21st century, and renewable energy, environment, sustainable development, and green technology have been attracting unprecedented interests from a broad spectrum of the global community including governments, businesses, industries, and academia.

B. Eng. Degree Programme

The Energy Engineering Programme emphasizes emerging technologies on how energy, especially clean energy, can be generated, harvested and deployed. It stresses a balance between fundamental concepts and hands-on practice, with the goal of producing engineers who can contribute to the well being of the environment and society through innovative problem-solving skills and adaptability toward the latest technological advances.

Programme Features

Fundamental knowledge of energy principles, technologies and systems
Fundamental concepts on energy generation, storage, consumption, distribution, management, efficiency optimization, and tradeoffs
Specialized learning on solar power, wind power, thermoelectric power, nuclear power, kinetic energy harvesting, biofuel, batteries and fuel cells
Macro scope studies in energy utilization and management, energy policies, and energy-environment inter-relation
Professional training in technical communications, engineering ethics, design application and final year projects
Project-based learning on practical solutions for targeted energy-related problems and themes

Career Prospects

Upon graduation, Energy Engineering students will find career opportunities as power engineers, energy device engineers, energy auditors, environmental engineers, technical analysts or consultants for corporations, inspectors or officers to enforce government regulations on energy and environment, and other professions. They can also pursue postgraduate studies in their specialized areas of interest in Hong Kong or overseas.

Programme Mission Statement educate and equip students with fundamental knowledge and practical experience in energy engineering covering the related areas of generation, storage, consumption, distribution, and management. prepare our graduates to embark on a broad base of successful careers as practitioners, academics, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the field of energy engineering and beyond.

Programme Curriculum

New 4-year Curriculum (2012-13 to 2015-16)
Programme Leaflet

Outcomes-Based Approach (OBA) Teaching
OBA Teaching