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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

New Course | Ulster University, UK
Awarded by
Ulster University, UK
Course Code
(subject to approval)
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
19 Mar 2018 (Mon)
Duration
18 months to 30 months
Language
English
Course Fee
(The course fees stated below are tentative and subject to review.)

To be paid in 3 installments and are subject to annual revision.
Teaching Block 1: HK$27,000
Teaching Block 2: HK$39,000
Teaching Block 3: HK$39,000
This programme is under review and subject to approval.

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.

Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

The School intends to apply for exemption under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which these courses may lead.

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

Module Title

Teaching Block

Credits

1.

Building Environmental Design

1

20

2.

Electrical Distribution Systems

1

20

3.

Mechanical Services Design

1

20

4.

Design Evaluation

2

10

5.

Energy Economics and Management

2

20

6.

Design

2

20

7.

HVAC Systems

3

10

8.

Construction Management A

3

20

9.

Green Building Design

3

20

10.

Dissertation

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

(Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • (The course fees stated below are tentative and subject to review.)

    To be paid in 3 installments and are subject to annual revision.
    Teaching Block 1: HK$27,000
    Teaching Block 2: HK$39,000
    Teaching Block 3: HK$39,000
Enrolment Method

Students who are interested in this programme, please send your Chinese and English full name, mobile number, email address, academic qualifications and work experience (if any) to joey.so@hkuspace.hku.hk. You will be informed when the application for 2017/18 intake begins.  

Ulster University has a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement and continues to make a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland.

  • Located in 4 campuses in Northern Ireland with 27,000 students.
  • Listed in the prestigious Times Higher Education ranking of the top 150 universities under 50 years old.
  • Over 90% of Ulster University graduates have gone into work or further study within six months of graduating.
 
About the School of Built Environment - Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment

The School of the Built Environment at Ulster University is a multi-disciplinary organisation, ranging from heavy engineering – Civil and Energy – through Construction to Real Estate, Environmental Health and Planning. It is recognised as leaders in the Built Environment education and research in UK.