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Engineering and Science

Engineering and Science

The initiatives of mega infrastructure and high technology development by the Hong Kong Government will enhance the growth of the engineering and science industries, and especially accelerate the demand for engineering and science professionals. To keep pace with market needs, the specialised knowledge and talents of many different engineering and science positions are needed. Technical professionals should possess the relevant technical and management skills in order to climb the professional ladder.

HKU SPACE is offering a range of engineering and science programmes to provide students with professional knowledge and training that they will need to succeed in future endeavours and become competitive in the workplace.

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Charles Sturt University, Australia
This distance-learning course, offered in collaboration with Charles Sturt University, Australia, is supplemented by local tutorials. It is for those interested in the field of library, information, records, archives and knowledge management.
The obtained academic qualification has full recognition by Australian Library and Information Association and other international library associations.
Exemption will be granted to graduates of Higher Diploma in Library and Information Management.
Start To be advised
Duration 24 months to 48 months
Fee HK$12,000* per 8 points subject; HK$6,000* per 4 points subject; HK$3,000* per 2 points subject.

HK$132,000* (for HDLIM graduates)
HK$288,000* (for Non HDLIM graduates)
Actual course fee will be assessed on the number of subjects required.

* Subject to review at the time of enrolment

The tuition fee is paid by subjects per session (3 sessions in a year).
The programme aims to provide students with specialized knowledge in building services engineering. It also equips students with technical knowledge and skills in electrical, mechanical and sanitary services which are relevant to building services engineering. The modules in the programme helped students undertake basic professional tasks in building services engineering.
Start 01 NOV 2023 (WED)
Duration 9 months
Fee HK$13,750
A properly set up and managed archives ensures that authentic and reliable historical records are preserved to document the major development and history of an organization.
Start 15 FEB 2023 (WED)
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$11,000
Records are an essential tool and valuable resources for good business and efficient administration.
Start To be advised
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$11,000
Individuals with different genetic make-up can respond differently towards the same food. Nutrigenomics is the science to understand how nutrients interact with human genes, with the ultimate goal of providing personalised nutrition advice according to one’s own genes.
This course aims to equip students with the knowledge of genetics and the cutting-edge technologies applied in nutrigenomics that are useful for interpretation of the test results in relation to personalised nutrition. 
Start To be advised
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$5880
Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Manchester Metropolitan University’s BEng and MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes will provide you with the specialist knowledge and expertise required for a professional career in electrical and electronic engineering.

This programme aims to prepare young graduates to work as electrical engineers in the operation and maintenance of systems and equipments for industrial and everyday purposes, particularly in the fields of power generation and distribution, electrical machines, power electronics and energy quality, as well as renewable sources.
Start 11 SEP 2023 (MON)
Duration 3 years
Fee Total HK$150,000* for the Master Degree Programme

Year 1^: HK$50,000
Year 2^: HK$50,000
Year 3^: HK$50,000

* Course fees are subject to change without prior notice.
^ Payable in 3 instalments
Charles Sturt University, Australia

Master of Information Studies provides students with in-depth understanding of the creation, evaluation, collection, organisation, utilisation and dissemination of information in the contemporary information environment.

This distance learning programme, offered in collaboration with Charles Sturt University, Australia, is supplemented by local tutorials. The obtained academic qualification has full recognition by Australian Library and Information Association and internationally by other library associations.

Graduate Diploma of Information Studies is the Intermediate Exit Award of Master of Information Studies.

>Credit exemption would be given to students with relevant academic qualifications in library and information management and / or working experience.

Start To be advised
Duration 16 months to 36 months
Fee HK$14,500* per 8 credit points subject
HK$7,250* per 4 credit points subject
HK$3,625 per 2 credit points subject

* Subject to review at the time of enrolment

The tuition fee is paid by subjects per session (3 sessions in a year).
The programme is jointly organized by the International Council on Archives - East Asian Regional Branch (EASTICA) and HKU SPACE.

The programme aims to train students to become professional archivists by providing them with a broad and enriched learning experience covering a full spectrum of principles and methodology in managing records and archives throughout their life-cycle and in setting up and managing an archival institution.
Start 03 JAN 2023 (TUE)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$40,000
The programme is designed for archivists or those engaging in records management related functions who wish to update their professional knowledge and skills, widen their international exposure and obtain an academic qualification for their profession. All lectures and seminars are conducted by academics and archives specialists that are prominent experts in the subjects they teach.
Start 06 NOV 2023 (MON)
Duration 3 weeks
Fee Overseas students : HK$15,000
Local students : HK$15,000
(course fee subject to revise)
Ulster University, United Kingdom
This programme aims to produce architecturally informed Building Services Engineers and Energy professionals who are able to deliver energy conscious and environmentally sustainable solutions for buildings. There are 3 teaching blocks (3 semesters) which consist of 10 modules in total. After completing this programme, students will be able to enhance their knowledge with professions in delivering environmentally sustainable solutions and reduce the environmental impact for existing and new buildings. 
Start 01 SEP 2023 (FRI)
Duration 18 months
Fee HK$105,000* in 3 installments:
Teaching Block 1: HK$27,000
Teaching Block 2: HK$39,000
Teaching Block 3: HK$39,000

* Subject to annual changes
Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
This programme is for those with a background education in the biological sciences or medical laboratory science disciplines wishing to progress to degree or honours degree level. The programme provides students with a firm foundation in the biological sciences together with specialist knowledge in the area of biological testing including microbiology, biochemical and toxicological analyses. It will be taught through face-to-face lectures/tutorials, online tutorials and hands-on practicals.
Start To be advised
Duration 2 years
Middlesex University London, United Kingdom
This bachelor degree programme (Bsc) is designed to equip students with practical skills and technical knowledge about computer communications, systems and networks. This bachelor degree proramme also prepares graduates for a range of careers within the international computer networking industry for employment such as computer network engineers, designing, analysing and developing networks in both large and small organisations; or as managers involved in maintaining and developing computer networks to meet current and future operational and security requirements.
Start To be advised
Duration 3 years
Fee Approximately HK$150,000* in six instalments (HK$119,080^ + £3,129^)
Registration Fee: £63^

* Subject to exchange rate
^ Subject to annual changes