Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
理學碩士(機械工程學) [ 2017 Entry ]



[ Notes for Applicants ]


Programme Aims and Objectives

  • To educate students to excel in advanced mechanical engineering discipline as well as to extend the boundaries of their professional competence to meet the needs of future industrial development.
  • To provide opportunities for students to develop leadership and creativity by engaging in interactive learning environments and management studies.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs):

  1. ACQUIRE essential concepts and knowledge of advanced mechanical engineering as well as across the boundaries of interdisciplinary disciplines;
  2. APPLY specialized knowledge to solve problems that are critical to future growth of industry and business;
  3. WORK effectively with people possessing diverse educational and experiential backgrounds in mechanical related disciplines;
  4. APPLY interdisciplinary teamwork to develop abilities to meet the increasingly competitive and dynamically changing world market.

Unique Features:

  • The programme utilizes a variety of learning modes and methods, including the followings:
    • Lectures and Tutorials
    • Co-operative Learning
    • Seminars, Interactive Workshops and Panel Discussions offered by external; as well as by international experts, and active professionals working in the industry
  • Students can bring their problems from work to class for team discussions and further analysis, and earn course credits upon obtaining satisfactory results.

Programme Structure and Contents

Students may obtain the MSc degree either by completing (30 credit units):

  • 5 core courses + 5 elective taught courses, or
  • 5 core courses + 2 elective taught courses + Dissertation

15 credits of Required Courses + 15 credits of Electives

Required Courses (15 credit units)

Take all (9 credit units) as below:
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
MBE6005 Micro Systems Technology 3
MBE6007 Advanced Automation Technology 3
MBE6051 Sustainable Green Manufacturing 3

And select two courses (6 credit units) as below:
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
MBE6110 Mechanical Behaviour of Materials: From Metallic to Biomedical/ Biological Materials 3
MBE6113 Advanced Thermo-fluid 3
MBE6116 Applied Engineering Mechanics 3

Programme Electives (15 credit units)

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
MBE5011 Enterprise Technology and Management 3
MBE5101 Principles of Nuclear Engineering 3
MBE5103 Risk and Reliability Engineering 3
MBE6001 CAD/CAM Integration 3
MBE6002 Computer Controlled Systems 3
MBE6008 Dissertation @ 9
MBE6022 Project Development Study @ 3
MBE6045 Industrial Case Study 3
MBE6046 Nano-manufacturing 3
MBE6101 Manufacturing of Biomedical Devices 3
MBE6102 Special Topics on Advanced Structural Materials 3
MBE6107 Kinetics in Nanoscale Materials 3
MBE6108 Technology Transfer to Commercialization for Engineers 3
MBE6110 Mechanical Behaviour of Materials: From Metallic to Biomedical/ Biological Materials 3
MBE6111 Bio-instrumentation 3
MBE6113 Advanced Thermo-fluid 3
MBE6114 Control Systems and Information Processing 3
MBE6115 Bio-inspired Robots 3
MBE6116 Applied Engineering Mechanics 3

@ If student takes both MBE6022 Project Development Study and MBE6008 Dissertation, different project topics should be adopted.


Duration of Study

Normal Period of study Maximum Period of study
Full-time: 1 year Full-time: 2.5 years
Part-time/Combined mode*: 2 years Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years

* If student opts for taking dissertation to complete the programme study, the normal duration for graduation will be 1.5 years.


Tuition Fees

Local Students:HK$3,520 per credit (2017/2018)
Non-Local Students:HK$4,370 per credit (2017/2018)


Entrance Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the University's general entrance requirements and the following programme entrance requirements.

  • Hold a degree in engineering or equivalent;
  • Applicants must have mechanical engineering or related engineering academic background.

Note: Final year undergraduate students who will acquire the requisite academic qualification before the commencement of the programme may apply for admission.


English Proficiency Requirement

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:

  • TOEFL score 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or
  • Overall band score 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  • Score 450 in the College English Test (CET-6); or
  • Other equivalent qualifications.

Programme Leader

Dr. WANG, Zuankai


[ Notes for Applicants ]


Last modified on 14 November, 2016