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Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Programme Code: 8C118
Programme Leader: CHOW, Kin-keung 周健強
Deputy/Assistant Programme Leader: MOK, Hing-tung 莫興東

Admission Score for this programme (2016/17 Cohort): 14-20
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What is this programme about?

Why this programme?

Articulation rate over 91% in 2016
Equips you with professional skills and knowledge ...

Graduate sharing

The Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering programme taught me both ...

Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate over 91% in 2016
  • Equips you with professional skills and knowledge for further academic and career development
  • Laboratory support from PolyU
  • Keeps you abreast of the latest trends in the field

 

This programme offers practical training modules to help you develop generic skills and broad-based knowledge of Mechanical Engineering as well as lifelong learning abilities. Through collaboration with engineering firms, engineering design offices and related industries in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland, this programme provides internship opportunities to enhance your engineering capabilities and facilitate your career development.

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure
You are required to take, in two years, 22 - 25 subjects in total, ...

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates
20 local and overseas bachelor's degree programmes have admitted ...

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure

 

You are required to take, in two years, 22 - 25 subjects in total, comprising 5 – 6 General Education Subjects and 17 - 19 Discipline-specific Subjects.

 

General Education Subjects

 

3 - 4 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Chinese Communication for College Students@ OR Elementary Chinese~
  • English for Academic Studies (Science and Technology) I
  • English for Academic Studies (Science and Technology) II
  • Practical English for College Students*

 

@Taught in Putonghua
~Students who are non-Chinese speakers, or whose Chinese standards are at junior secondary level or below are required to take this subject.

 

2 Elective Subjects# (from the following cluster areas)

 

  • Community, Organisation and Globalisation
  • History, Cultures and World Views
  • Human Nature, Relations and Development
  • Language and Communication
  • Science, Technology and Environment

 

For the full list of more than 15 General Education subjects, please click here.

 

Discipline-specific Subjects

 

16 - 18 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Applied Computing for Engineers
  • Appreciation of Manufacturing Processes
  • Basic Electricity and Electronics
  • Calculus
  • Computer and Engineering Fundamentals
  • Computer Programming
  • Engineering Design Fundamentals
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Mechanics I
  • Engineering Mechanics II
  • Engineering Project
  • Environmental and Energy Engineering
  • Foundation Physics*
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra*
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics*
  • Project Management for Engineers
  • Thermofluids

 

*Exemptions

 

HKDSE Result

Subject Exempted

Level 3 or above in English

Practical English for College Students

Level 3 or above in any one subject (other than English)

Foundation Physics

Level 2 or above in Mathematics Extended Module 1

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Level 2 or above in Mathematics Extended Module 2

Introduction to Linear Algebra

 

1 Elective Subject# (from the following subjects)

 

  • Computer Aided Engineering Design
  • Control and Automation
  • Mechanical Services

 

#Offering of individual elective subjects is subject to resources and quota availability.
 
Intended Learning Outcomes
 
Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates will be able to achieve its intended learning outcomes. For details, please click here.
 

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates

 

20 local and overseas bachelor's degree programmes have admitted graduates from HKCC's Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. For the articulation track record of graduates, please click here.

 

Career Prospects

 

  • Engineering Design
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • Mechanical Services