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Associate of Science
in Environmental Studies



CCCU & UOWCHK
Awards

Ms. KIU, Judy Kin-yan

Programme Leader, AScES

Email: kinykiu@cityu.edu.hk

 

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Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Explain concepts and methods fundamental to environmental studies;
  • Analyse and interpret data using quantitative methods, and information technology systems, particularly with regard to environmental data, and especially for the purpose of planning and management;
  • Relate environmental issues, activities, planning and management practices, as appropriate, to the socio-political, cultural and economic contexts of the region and beyond, as a participating and responsible member of civic society;
  • Perform skilled tasks responsibly, in accordance with ethical norms, and produce outputs that meet quality standards;
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, on environmental issues using English;
  • Relate the major ideas in arts and humanities, science and technology to their own area of study.
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Further Studies Pathways

The table below is not exhaustive and only aims to show some examples of the Bachelor's degree programmes offered by UGC-funded institutions which have admitted our past graduates of the Associate of Science in Environmental Studies. Our graduates also articulate to various overseas degree programmes offered in Hong Kong.

City University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Bioengineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Energy Science & Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Management
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Applied Sociology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Environmental Policy

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Biology
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Green Energy Science
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Geography
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in China Studies – Geography Concentration
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Social Policy

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environment and Sustainable Development

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability and Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Geography and Resource Management

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Education for Sustainability
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Global and Environmental Studies

The Open University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Applied Science (Biology and Chemistry)
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Environmental Studies
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Career Prospects

Graduates in this programme will be eligible for a broad range of jobs career paths leading to opportunities such as Environmental Technician, Assistant Environmental Scientist, Environmental Officer, Environmental Protection Inspector in the Environmental Protection Department; Health Inspector in the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department; Country Park Officer in the Fisheries and Conservation Department; Marketing Executives in occupational health and environmental safety products; Environmental Planner in property development companies, or architectural firms, etc..

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Main Subject Areas

  • Ecology and Environmental Conservation
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Language and General Education
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General Education Courses

Four courses to be chosen from all of the following domains:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Science and Technology
  • Society and Organisations
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Programme Specific Entrance Requirements

No programme-specific entrance requirement

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Mode of Study

Two-year full-time

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Programme Flowchart

 

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Programme Activities

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Contact Us

Kowloon Tong Main Campus

Room 6436, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong

83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

[Kowloon Tong MTR Station Exit C2]

Telephone: (852) 3442 8763

Fax: (852) 3442 0519

E-mail: dc_msg@cityu.edu.hk