BEng (Hons) Energy and Building Services Engineering - HKU SPACE: Engineering courses
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BEng (Hons) Energy and Building Services Engineering
能源及屋宇裝備工程學(榮譽)學士

Awarded by
Ulster University, UK
Course Code
IT062A
Application Code
1745-IT062A
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
09 Sep 2019 (Mon)
Duration
18 months to 30 months
Language
English
Course 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
How to Apply
Deadline on 19 Jul 2019 (Fri)
Enquiries
2587 3236
2571 8480
This programme originates from the BEng (Hons) Architectural Engineering in the home country.

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. 

Exemption will be granted to AD/HD in Engineering graduates. For details, please visit the below section of Exemption Policy.

The programme will be offered on a part-time basis with 3 teaching blocks (3 semesters). Each teaching block consists of 24 teaching weeks. Teaching Block 1 equip students with fundamental technical knowledge in Building Services Engineering. Teaching Blocks 2 and 3 focus on in-depth knowledge including construction management and green building design.

For Teaching Block 1, there will be 30 - 48 contact hours per module. For Teaching Block 2, there will be 36 - 48 contact hours per module. For Teaching Block 3, there will be 36 - 52 contact hours per module. Students need to complete the Dissertation module during Teaching Blocks 2 and 3 with 12 contact hours in total. The Dissertation module is designed to facilitate the development of research and reporting skills as well as furthering the technical competence and understanding.

The programme will be delivered mainly via face-to-face lectures. In addition, there will be a wide range of non-lecture activities for each module including tutorial, seminar, workshop and practical session.

Application Code 1745-IT062A -

Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

The following table shows the modules to be contained in the programme:

Module Title

Teaching Block

Credits

1.

Building Environmental Design

ENGG5012

1

20

2.

Electrical Distribution Systems

ENGG5013

1

20

3.

Mechanical Services Design

ENGG5014

1

20

4.

Design Evaluation

ENGG5015

2

10

5.

Energy Economics and Management

ENGG5016

2

20

6.

Design

ENGG5017

2

20

7.

HVAC Systems

ENGG5018

3

10

8.

Construction Management A

ENGG5019

3

20

9.

Green Building Design

ENGG5021

3

20

10.

Dissertation

ENGG5020

2&3

20

    Total 180

Students will be awarded BEng (Hons) Energy and Building Services Engineering by Ulster University upon successful completion of the programme.

Note:

  • Modules offered throughout the teaching blocks are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Students must sucessfully complete Teaching Block 1 before progressing to Teaching Blocks 2 and 3. ​

 

Exemption Policy


The entire programme in UK consists of 360 credits.

I)  Students with the following qualifications will be exempted 180 credits out of 360 credits of the full programme:

  • have completed the Building Services Engineering stream in the Higher Diploma in Engineering awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; or
  • have completed the Building Services Technology stream in the Advanced Diploma in Engineering awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; or
  • a Higher Diploma or an Associate Degree in Building Services Engineering or equivalent from other recognised institutions.

The above students are required to successfully complete Modules 1 - 10 (a total of 180 credits; Teaching Blocks 1 - 3) in order to obtain the award of BEng (Hons) Energy and Building Services Engineering.

II)  Students with a Higher Diploma or an Associate Degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent are required to successfully complete the Diploma in Building Services Engineering programme offered by HKU SPACE before attempting the programme.

Classes will generally be held on either weekday evenings (7:00 - 10:00pm); or Saturday afternoons (2:30 - 5:30pm), or Saturday evenings (6:30 - 9:30pm); or Sunday mornings (10:00am - 1:00pm), or Sunday afternoons (2:30 - 5:30pm).

Applicants should have completed

  1. The Building Services Engineering stream in the Higher Diploma in Engineering awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; or
  2. The Building Services Technology stream in the Advanced Diploma in Engineering awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; or
  3. A Higher Diploma or an Associate Degree in Building Services Engineering or equivalent from other recognised institutions.

 

Applicants will need to provide evidence to demonstrate their English proficiency, for example, an IELTS score of 6.0 or above or equivalent if the medium of instruction is not English in the institutions that they study.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course 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
Enrolment Method

(1) Applicants are required to

  1. apply online on the programme website; AND
  2. submit original and copy of the below documents in person to any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres:
    (i) HKID card;
    (ii) Certified true copies of full educational certificates and transcripts;
    (iii) Testimonials or other documentary proof of the applicant’s work experience (if any).

(2) Applicants can also

  1. apply in person by submitting the Application Form SF26; AND
  2. with original and copy of the above documents to any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

Applicants will be informed for the admission results after assessment. 

 

Notes

  1. Applicants who have responded to the previous admission need not re-apply.  
  2. HKU SPACE reserves the right to cancel a course in case of insufficient enrolment or unforeseen difficulties arising from running the course.
  3. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.
  4. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder’s credit card account.
  5. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  6. Fees and places on courses cannot be transferred from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on approved transfers.
  7. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  8. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued at the end of a course.
Payment Method

Accepted applicants will receive offer letter package and should bring along with offer letter and enrolment form when paying the course fees at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

FEE PAYMENT
  • Cash or EPS
  • Cheque
    Course fees can be paid by crossed cheque made payable to "HKU SPACE". Please specify the programme title(s) for application, student's name, and student card number (if applicable).
  • VISA/MasterCard

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