Architectural Engineering
Normative 4-year Degree
Architectural Engineering
Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Engineering in Architectural Engineering
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Normal Period of Study
4 years
Maximum Period of Study
8 years
Credit Units Required for Graduation
120 credit units
Note: The following curriculum information is subject to periodic review and changes.

GE Requirements (30 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2021/22

  Credit Units
University Requirements GE1401 University English 3
GE2410 English for Engineering 3
GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosophy 3
Distributional Requirements Take at least 1 course from each of the three distributional areas:

Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
Area 3: Science and Technology

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College-specified Courses MA1200 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra I
MA1300 Enhanced Calculus and Linear Algebra I
MA1201 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra II
MA1301 Enhanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II
CA2066 Professionals and Society 3

College / School Requirements (6 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2021/22

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CS1302Introduction to Computer Programming3
PHY1201General Physics I3

Major Requirements (84 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2022/23

1. Core Courses (72 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CA1167Engineering Communication3
CA2123Engineering Methods3
CA2169Environmental Engineering3
CA2311Construction Contracts I3
CA2418Green Building and Construction3
CA2507Industrial Training - Architectural Engineering3
CA2626Thermal Engineering for Building Engineers3
CA2627Building Science3
CA2673Engineering Mechanics3
CA2674Construction Materials3
CA2675Fluid Mechanics3
CA2744Building Technology3
CA3122Engineering Analysis3
CA3168Building Information Modelling for Capital Projects3
CA3417Management for Construction3
CA3629Building and Fire Safety Control3
CA3712Electrical Services3
CA3722HVAC Engineering3
CA3732Fire Engineering and Piped Services3
CA3793System Modelling for Architectural Engineering3
CA4527Integrated Building Project Development (Architectural Engineering)3
CA4749Final Year Project6
CA4790Architectural Engineering Design Practice3

2. Electives (12 credit units)

Select FOUR from the following:
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
CA4717Electrical Engineering Practices3
CA4718Power Electronics and Smart Lighting Controls3
CA4727Advanced HVAC Systems3
CA4728Smart Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality3
CA4737Fire Science and Modelling3*
CA4738Fire Engineering Approach3*

* This Major is accredited by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). Graduates are eligible for Scheme A Training in the following disciplines:

‧ Building Services Discipline
‧ Energy Discipline
‧ Fire Discipline for graduates who completed successfully CA4737 and CA4738. (Students should refer to the “Admission Requirements of the Fire Discipline” for the top-up requirements to be fulfiled.)