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Bachelor of Science in

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

EVMT is a challenging and inspiring program which HKUST, with its globally ranked reputation in business & management, strong research in environmental sciences and inspiring world-class faculty, is uniquely equipped to deliver.

Why EVMT

Major corporations in Hong Kong and around the globe are seeking professionals who are skilled in environmental management and technology. With speed essential in the race to safeguard the environment, HKUST's pace-setting undergraduate Environmental Management and Technology program offers a unique opportunity for you to move ahead in this high-impact field. Know more >>

Accreditation

The BSc in Environmental Management and Technology program is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Know more >>

Testimonial

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ACADEMICS

Drawing on HKUST's areas of expertise in science, engineering, management and the social sciences, you will be trained to examine environmental challenges from multiple viewpoints, and to seek new and innovative solutions.

Program Highlights

Students studying a 4-year bachelor's degree are required to complete the following requirements:

It consists of three parts:
(1) fundamental courses (2) required courses and (3) electives.
Fundamental Courses (12 - 13 credits)
Required Courses (51 credits)
Elective Courses (12 credits)

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In your final year, your team will work with a corporate partner on a current environmental issue. The year-long capstone project integrates classroom concepts and allows you to apply your knowledge under the supervision of an experienced manager to get hands on experience in environmental decision making.

The list of corporate partners we are working with for EVMT graduates of 2016 includes:

 

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In order to bring to life your classroom studies, various visits to environmental projects in Hong Kong and Asia will be organized to inform your understanding of environmental issues with the views of those on the front lines of building sustainable systems. Click for details.

Drawing on HKUST's expertise in science, engineering, management and social sciences, the EVMT program examines environmental issues from multiple perspectives. This enables students to integrate different points of view in their evaluation and generation of ideas and solutions. In addition to investigating environmental and sustainability issues on local, regional and global levels, students will also have an opportunity to study specially designed courses in pertinent environmental subjects such as environmental technology, environmental law, corporate accounting and auditing, green business, energy resources and sustainable development, among others. Theories are put into practice through case studies or placement programs like the Capstone Project, where students work with companies and NGOs to tackle real-world problems. More >>

Join the EVMT Family!

JUPAS code: JS5812

Prospective local mainstream secondary school students may apply EVMT through JUPAS. Suitable candidates will be admitted directly to EVMT via program-based admission in Year 1. (EVMT JUPAS Code: JS5812)

Remarks:
1) The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.
2) Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview.

Recommended pattern of study for EVMT students admitted via Program-based admission

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Interested students holding international qualifications, local sub-degree qualifications or post-secondary or other qualifications may submit applications through HKUST Online Application System. Please visit join.ust.hk for application details.

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Students who prefer more time to explore their interests can first apply for admission to any of the four Schools (Science (SSCI), Engineering (SENG), Business and Management (SBM) or Humanities and Social Science (SHSS)) at HKUST via school-based admission, and then apply to enroll in EVMT major via the Major Declaration Exercise at the end of the first year of study.

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  • Mentoring Program

    You will have an industry mentor, working in the environmental management field to serve as a role model in your career development.

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  • Exchanges

    A study semester abroad at one of HKUST's many exchange partners enables students to experience living and working in a different culture, developing confidence and independence. It's a life-changing opportunity to study environmental issues from different perspectives, and build a network of friends.

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  • Competitions

    Competitions are an exciting way to practice skills and to build a network. Each year, you are eligible to work with faculty mentors to train and travel to competitions in Asia and around the world.

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Careers & Employment Prospects

Ready to make a difference from the outset

Internships

Internship is an important component for us to acquire hands-on, practical experience of the working environment in the real world, and explore how we can work in the environment's interest in our future careers. Examples include:

  • AECOM Asia Co Ltd
  • Business Environment Council
  • Chinachem Group
  • Chun Wo Development Holdings Limited
  • Cinotech Consultants Ltd., Hong Kong
  • CLP Holdings Limited
  • Crystal Group
  • EcoSmart Energy Management Ltd.
  • Green Collar Social Enterprise
  • Ocean Park Hong Kong
  • Sa Sa International Holdings Limited
  • Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company
  • Shui On Construction and Materials Limited (SOCAM)
  • Sowers Exchange Limited
  • Swire Properties Limited
  • The Climate Group
  • WWF-Hong Kong
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Employment

Total no. of graduates: 29

 

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