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School of Engineering


BEng in Mechanical Engineering

BEng in Mechanical Engineering
Jupas code
JS5200 Engineering, JS5282 Engineering with an Extended Major in AI
Application Choice(s)
Application Choice
Students who wish to spend more time exploring their interests may apply and be admitted to the School of Engineering without a major. They will be able to apply to Mechanical Engineering during the Major Selection Exercise at the end of the first two or three semesters.

The program has a three-stage structure. The first stage concentrates on the fundamentals of mechanical engineering. The second stage integrates engineering sciences with laboratory work and exposes students to state-of-the-art tools and equipment. The third stage comprises electives that provide students with sufficiently in-depth knowledge in one of the following areas of specialization: 

(i) Building Services, Energy and Environmental Engineering, 

(ii) Mechatronics, Design and Manufacturing, and 

(iii) Structure, Materials and Reliability Engineering. 



  • #42 in Engineering — Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing (No.1 in Hong Kong)
    (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024)
Career Prospects

In Hong Kong, mechanical and aerospace engineers are in high demand in many sectors, including utilities, transportation, infrastructure, the built environment, environmental services, precision design and manufacturing, and automation. Our students also have numerous opportunities in the sectors of strategic planning, management, and investment in advanced technology. In recent years, new fields such as smart buildings and smart manufacturing have created new employment opportunities for graduates. Graduates may also consider pursuing further studies, i.e., M.Sc., M.Phil., or Ph.D. degrees, at local and overseas universities.

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Student Sharing Reference
Across different overseas exchange and internship experiences, I must count the internship I had at CLP Power Hong Kong Limited and General Electric Aviation in Shanghai. The invaluable experiences have deepened my understanding of scientific research, enhanced my soft skills, and explored my interest before determining my career path. I was also inspired to work on my final year project, and my thesis was awarded by the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers. Recalling my HKUST early days, I was glad to have professors’ support and willingness to share their insight on future development in the industry, which enlightened us to think critically and multidimensionally. The academic ambience was the most enjoyable and enriching one I had. Now I have work-study life with my part-time master back in HKUST MAE. Moving forward, I will continue to pursue professional chartership for a brighter future on my career path.
Student Name
Ms. YIP Chun Yi Chloe
Student Program
Graduate Trainee - CLP Holdings Limited
2020 Graduate
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