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Research Postgraduate Studies Overview

Why study Engineering at the University of Hong Kong?

The Faculty of Engineering is not only a place that nurtures technology inventors and scientific pioneers. We educate and shape leaders.  We prepare global leaders to drive tomorrow’s technologies, to build our society and to advance our world. 

World-class Faculty and Departments

The Faculty has consistently ranked high among universities around the world. In QS ranking 2016, the ranking of respective Departments were:

  • Civil
    Engineering
    9th
  • Computer
    Science
    19th
  • Electrical and
    Electronic
    Engineering
    22nd
  • Industrial and
    Manufacturing
    Systems Engineering
    44th
  • Mechanical
    Engineering
    44th

World-class Scholars

Our faculty members are among the world’s leading scholars in Engineering:

  • 25 teachers in the Faculty listed as Top 1% Scientists under the ISI Essential Science Indicators 2015
  • 1 Highly Cited Researcher, Thomson Reuters (2014 & 2015)

Working with our team of world-class scholars and researchers, our RPg students are ready to develop vision and knowledge to be global leaders and to advance the world.

Interdisciplinary Engagement

We provide a well-rounded curriculum and high quality engineering education for the global knowledge-based economy, and engage in innovative, high impact basic and applied research within and across disciplines. The Faculty has devoted a vast amount of resources to teaching and research and presently offers research postgraduate (MPhil and PhD) programmes in different engineering and technology areas

Internationalization and Diversity

The Faculty has a century legacy of achievement in advancing scientific discovery, transferring the city’s technological development and educating regional and international leaders. We have attracted over 1,000 applications for admission each year recently. At present, more than 550 research students from over 10 countries, including Canada, China, Germany, Malaysia, South Korea, UK and US, are in different stages of studies in the Faculty allowing students to embrace cultural diversity through mixing with their fellow classmates from all over the world.