MNE2066 - Engineers in Society

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2022/23

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course provides an over-arching coverage of the role of engineers in society. It strengthens students’ assimilation of fundamental engineering and technical subject matters of a BEng programme and their appreciation of modern engineering’s economic, political, environmental and ethical implications.

With the increasing integration of the industrial fabrics of Hong Kong and Southern China, the course will also examine on the role of engineering in the past and future development of the mechanical, manufacturing, power generation and healthcare industry in Hong Kong but with a global perspective.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%
Examination Duration: 1.5 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Mechanical Engineering