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, United Kingdom
Course Code
IT062A
Application Code
1945-IT062A
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
06 Sep 2021 (Mon)
Duration
18 months
Language
English
Course 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
How to Apply
Deadline on 30 Jun 2021 (Wed)
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 1945-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:

No.  Module 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 Construction Management A 2 20
7 Dissertation 2 & 3 20
8 Design 3 20
9 HVAC Systems 3 10
10 Green Building Design 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).

The programme will be delivered via face-to-face lectures. 

Remark: Given the COVID-19 situation might still be fluid, please note that the School may substitute face-to-face classes with online teaching if necessary.

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
  • 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

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

Applicants are required to submit below items:
(1) Application fee HK$150 1
​(2) Application form SF26 (not applicable in the online application)
(3) Copy of Hong Kong Identity Card 2
(4) Copy of relevant supporting documents 2 (e.g. transcript of your Higher Diploma / Advanced Diploma)

1 Non-refundable and non-transferrable. Fee can be paid by cash, EPS, Visa/Master card or cheque (payable to "HKU SPACE")
2 Original copy of the documents is required for true copy certification.


By Post (Attn to Miss Clara Wong, 13/F, Fortress Tower, 250 King's Road, North Point, HK)
        OR
In-Person (any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres)
        OR
Online (Scanned copy of the required documents must attach in your application) 

Remarks: HKU SPACE reserves the right to cancel a course in case of insufficient enrollment or unforeseen difficulties arising from running the course.

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please write the programme title(s)  and the applicant’s name on the back of the cheque. You may either:

  • in person by submitting the payment, completed form(s), and required supporting documents to any of our enrolment centres; or
  • by mailing the above documents to any of our enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. 
3. VISA/MasterCard

Course applicants, who are holders of HKU SPACE Mastercard, can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses of HK$2,000 and over. For enquiries, please contact our enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

Online payment for short courses (first come, first served) and selected award-bearing programmes is available using PPS, VISA or Mastercard. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.

Notes

  1. 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.
  2. 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 online PPS will be reimbursed by a cheque; fees paid by credit card will be reimbursed to credit card account used for payment.
  3. 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 teams for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses are not transferrable. 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 each approved transfer.
  5. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment, receipt, or personal information sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’ to any of our enrolment centres. Such copies will normally be issued at the end of a course.

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