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Undergraduate Courses - PolyU

PolyU provides quality education for students. PolyU’s civil engineering and environmental engineering degree, speech therapist degree, Bachelor of Science in nursing are popular undergraduate courses with high subject rankings.

PolyU achieves encouraging results in World University Rankings by Subject

In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2018, PolyU achieves high standing in the areas of Civil and Structural Engineering (ranked 10th), Architecture and Built Environment (ranked 19th), Nursing (ranked 35th) and Linguistics (40th). The rankings are based on universities’ subject performance in terms of academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

Environmental engineering degree trains students for future environmental and sustainable development professionals

Professionals in the fields of environmental engineering and sustainable development are in high demand. PolyU’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Degree Programme in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development is the first of its kind offered by Hong Kong institutions, with emphasis on both environmental engineering, including transportation engineering, and sustainable development. Environmental engineering degree typically starts with a look at basic engineering principles and how they relate to the environment. It aims to offset the negative impacts on the environment by finding solutions to minimize and manage pollution and waste, therefore improving and preserving the quality of air, water and soil. Graduates of the bachelor's degree programme in environmental engineering is able to devise practical solutions to environmental and transportation problems as well as to contribute to policy formulation and green business which will lead to sustainable development.

PolyU ranked tenth in Civil and Structural Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Degree Programme in Civil Engineering offered by PolyU is designed to provide students with a broad-based and high quality interdisciplinary education in areas of environmental, geotechnical, hydraulic, structural and transportation engineering as well as construction management.

PolyU graduates of Civil Engineering will be well-prepared for employment as graduate engineers and receiving rewarding salaries in both the public and private sectors, such as the Buildings Department, Civil Engineering and Development Department, Drainage Services Department, Environmental Protection Department, Highways Department, Housing Department, Transport Department, Water Supplies Department, engineering consultants and contractors.

100% employment rate for both Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing and Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mental Health Nursing

PolyU’s School of Nursing offered the first full-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing in 1990. For the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mental Health Nursing, this programme builds upon the successful experience of conducting the psychiatric stream of the part-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing programme which was accredited by the Nursing Council of Hong Kong. The School pioneered Hong Kong's higher education programmes in nursing. Its vision is to become the leading school of its kind, offering preferred programmes and producing high calibre graduates in nursing.

Earn a speech therapist master’s degree at PolyU to start a career in speech therapy

The Master of Speech Therapy programme at PolyU is the first full-time postgraduate programme offered by a recognized university in Hong Kong, which enables individuals to become speech therapists via a Master’s degree programme. It aims to equip students with the professional knowledge and skills which can meet the needs of the society. The curriculum is designed to meet locally and internationally recognised standards with a good mix of traditional lectures, Problem Based Learning (PBL) tutorials and clinical practice. Graduates are prepared to practice as speech therapists after completion of this Master’s degree programme.