POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Research Programmes

MPhil and PhD research degrees are an integral part of our academic ethos, where students are required to conduct independent research projects under the supervision of one or more of the department’s faculty members, with the relevant expertise. The topic of degree projects are either biotechnology or environmental science research related, with degrees awarded after satisfactory completion of a research programme demonstrating a level of originality.

If you wish to pursue further study, then click on the box containing your area of interest to find out which faculty member may have the relevant expertise to act as your supervisor.

Please click HERE for the admission requirements.

 

MSc Programmes (Postgraduate Taught Programme)

MSc in Environmental and Public Health Management

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Confronted with the gradual deterioration of our natural environment, the major objective of the MSc in Environmental and Public Health Management is to incorporate management techniques with the scientific aspects of environmental protection, for the effective maintenance of a healthy environment via an interdisciplinary approach; with focus placed on sustainable development and environmental health and risk management. In addition to conventional environmental issues, the relationship between economics, regulation and policy, management techniques, social and ethical values, health risk analysis and environmental conservation will be explored in detail. This programme admits students from all academic disciplines and is offered on a full-time or part-time basis.

Curriculum 

Each student is required to enrol in TWO core courses and choose FIVE elective courses from the following and complete the MSc Dissertation (i.e. the completion of 27 units).

 

Core Courses (6 units)
EPHM7110 Principles of Environmental Management 3 units
EPHM7020 Management of Public Health Risks 3 units
Elective Courses (15 units) A total of FIVE courses selected from the NINE courses below
EPHM7010 Sustainable Management Systems 3 units
EPHM7040 Land and Water Resources Management 3 units
EPHM7050 Integrated Waste Management 3 units
EPHM7070 Research and Environmental Monitoring Methodology 3 units
EPHM7330 Food Quality, Law and Safety Management 3 units
EPHM7320 Occupational Health and Safety Management 3 units
EPHM7340 Carbon and Energy Management 3 units
MSc Dissertation (6 Units) Total 27 units

 

Scholarships and Awards

Admission Scholarship

A scholarship of HK$10,000 maximum will be offered and the MSc in EPHM Programme Board reserves the right of final decision in case of dispute.

 

Part-time Student Admission Scholarship

A scholarship of HK$10,000 maximum will be offered and the MSc in EPHM Programme Board reserves the right of final decision in case of dispute.

 

Career Commitment Bursary 

The awards of $5,000 each are awarded and it will be decided by the Programme board.

 

Award of Outstanding Student Scholarship

A scholarship of $10,000 maximum each is awarded to six outstanding graduates (two graduates from each group) and it will be decided by the Programme Board.

 

Scholarship for WHO Internship

The Programme will offer HK$12,000 worth scholarship for each successful intern.

 

Performance Award 

The awards of $2,000 each are awarded to five students with the highest GPA in each graduation batch and it will be decided by the Programme Board.

 

Publication Award 

An award of $2,000 each and awardees will be decided by the Programme Board