Master of Science in Energy and Environment

City University of Hong Kong

Year Founded: Jan. 1, 2010
Date Posted: May 28, 2020
Submitted by: Jasmine Xie
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Energy
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree
Completion: 1 year
Commitment: Both


The Master of Science in Energy and Environment (P63) is a 1-year full-time or 2-year part-time program at the City University of Hong Kong. The aim of the program is to provide students, who have typically earned undergraduate degrees in physical sciences or engineering, a holistic understanding of the contemporary energy and environmental sectors in Asia through contexts of economics, politics, and law.

Learning Outcomes

The program's learning outcomes aim for students to graduate with the abilities to:

1) Master the underlying technical principles and analysis techniques governing energy generation, usage and environmental technologies and apply the knowledge on sustainable development 2) Exhibit an ability to identify and integrate major factors affecting the atmosphere, climate and water quality 3) Stay abreast of contemporary economics and ethics, relevant policies and laws both at international and national levels in addressing energy and environment problems and issues
4) Critically assess and balance the impacts of implementation of energy and environmental technologies and policies on sustainability 5) Demonstrate expertise on energy supply, demand and security issues and their associated environmental impacts in a global and societal context 6) Elaborate the development of innovative technologies that can generate clean and sustainable energy to address energy scarcity and combat pollution and climate change 7) Synthesize a broad view of energy, environment and climate change problems and issues through discussions and presentations 8) Detail innovative and creative solutions to energy and environmental problems through teamwork or projects.