The HKU Faculty of Engineering strives to be a world class research-led Faculty aiming at providing quality education in the global knowledge-based economy, and to engage in innovative, high impact basic and applied research within and across disciplines.
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Established in 1911, the Faculty of Engineering of HKU is one of the founding faculties of the University. It offers a wide range of study programmes and undertakes research in different areas. The Faculty is renowned in nurturing the best undergraduate and postgraduate students through its comprehensive engineering programmes, and has groomed numerous professional engineers for the local and overseas community. Throughout the years, the Faculty has boasted a network of over 20,000 graduates as our alumni, the majority of whom are key personnel in the engineering profession and the government.
The Faculty currently offers 12 undergraduate and 12 postgraduate degree programmes in different disciplines of engineering, which attracts the brightest students from Hong Kong and worldwide, such as the Mainland, Taiwan, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Korea, Europe, North America and South America. The diversified student populations stimulate cultural and idea exchange, which enriches students' campus life and innovation through frequent academic interaction.
The Faculty of Engineering of HKU was ranked 19 by the Times Higher Education in 2010 among the world's engineering schools, and the best in Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. In 2011, our Civil Engineering and Electrical & Electronic Engineering Departments were ranked first in Hong Kong by the Quacquarelli Symonds World Rankings of Universities.
All the BEng programmes [except the new BEng(EngSc) programme] are accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). Under the Washington Accord, in which HKIE is a signatory, the professional qualification of an engineering graduate is mutually recognized by most countries, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa. Such agreement widens graduates' career opportunities globally.