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The kick-off of ten major infrastructure projects and the initiative of high technology industry development by the HKSAR Government will enhance the growth of the engineering industry, and especially accelerate the demand for engineering professionals. To keep pace with market needs, the specialised knowledge and talents of many different engineering positions are needed. Technical professionals should possess the relevant technical and management skills in order to climb the professional ladder. The School offers a range of engineering 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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This programme equips students with core theoretical and technical IT knowledge as well as skills to develop business applications and carry out IT supporting tasks for an organisation.  Students can enhance their knowledge and skills in becoming a computer networking professional or computer programmer.
Start To be advised
Duration 20 months to 4 years
Fee Total programme fee: HK$47,300 paid in 3 instalments (HK$15,840 for the first two instalments and HK$15,620 for the last instalment)

Note: All fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Ulster University, UK
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 09 SEP 2019 (MON)
Duration 18 months to 30 months
Fee To be paid in 3 installments and are subject to annual revision without prior notice.

Teaching Block 1: HK$27,000
Teaching Block 2: HK$39,000
Teaching Block 3: HK$39,000
Middlesex University, London
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 02 OCT 2019 (WED)
Duration 3 years
Fee Approximately HK$140,000* in six instalments (HK$108,240^ + £2,977^)
Registration Fee: £60^

* Subject to exchange rate
^ Subject to annual changes
University of Plymouth, UK
Cyber security is now widely recognised as an international priority, with hacking, malicious code, and data theft being just three of the many reasons why it's vital in the design, development and implementation of today’s IT systems. Unlike traditaional bachelor degree programme (BSc) in Computer Science, this bachelor degree programme (BSc) in Computer and Information Security delivers a view of security threats and solutions, alongside an essential background in wider IT topics and technology. This is particularly important in light of the national Cyber Security Strategy and the current shortage of related skills in the marketplace.
Start 07 OCT 2019 (MON)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$97,000* in four instalments (Year 2: HK$40,000; Year 3: HK$57,000)

* Subject to annual changes
The programme aims to meet the educational needs of Lift / Escalator Technicians through academic and practical training. Upon successfully completing the programme, graduates will be equipped with technical knowledge and skills and qualified to become a Registered Lift Worker and / or Registered Escalator Worker under the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD), provided that they have at least four years of experience in the industry.
Start 02 SEP 2019 (MON)
Duration 4 years
Fee To be paid in 3 installments per year and are subject to annual revision without prior notice.

HK$26,200 (Year 1)
HK$36,400 (Year 2)
HK$41,600 (Year 3)
HK$28,800 (Year 4)
This programme provides a good foundation concepts in engineering education and prepares students for further studies or acquiring practical knowledge and skills to pursue a career in engineering fields by offering two streams of studies:
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Building Services Technology 
Start 02 OCT 2019 (WED)
Duration 2 years to 3 years
Fee To be paid in 3 instalments per year and are subject to annual revision without prior notice.

HK$14,800 (Year 1)
HK$22,680 (Year 2)
HK$30,600 (Year 3)
本課程旨在介紹3D打印的基本知識,有系統地培訓學員設計原型產品的能力,教導他們3D模型製作的實際技術,從而開拓不同商機。本課程適合對3D模型及3D打印感興趣的人士、或已加入相關行業的在職人士進修。 本課程備有專業軟件 (SoildWorks)及器材供學員使用。 
開課日期 2019年10月4日 (星期五)
修業期 6個月
課程費用 HK$12500
開課日期 2019年10月5日 (星期六)
修業期 180小時
Advanced Diploma in Computer and Information Security aims to enhance students' comprehension of fundamental concepts, principles and theories in computer and information security which has been spurred by the pervasive use of computer-based applications such as information systems, databases, and computer programming. Students are also given an understanding of computer systems and architecture, access control mechanisms, cryptography algorithms, software security, physical security, security management and risk management as well as computer forensic technology.
Start 04 NOV 2019 (MON)
Duration 20 months
Fee HK$44,000 paid in 3 instalments.

Note: All fees are subject to change without prior notice.
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 02 JAN 2020 (THU)
Duration 9 months
Fee HK$12,500

With the rapid advancement of technologies in the medical field, a successful health care delivery system depends not only on the expertise of health professionals but also on the proper functioning of sophisticated biomedical equipment. Hence, it is of paramount importance that these biomedical equipment are properly maintained and serviced so as to provide accurate and reliable data and information for clinical diagnoses and treatments.

Start To be advised
Duration 13 weeks
Fee HK$16000