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Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental and Public Health Management

Faculty of Science

Study Mode Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years

Tuition Fee HK$105,000/programme

Cut Off Date 29 Mar 2019

Year of Entry 2019 September

Funding Nature Self-financed

Application Deadline29 Mar 2019

Programme DirectorDr CHUNG Shan Shan

Programme Office (852) 3411 7746 ephm1@hkbu.edu.hk http://ephm.hkbu.edu.hk/  

Selection Process
  1. All applicants must perform satisfactorily in the English admission interview before admission will be offered.
  2. Application result will be reflected in the application status in the online application system.
Aims
The major objective of the programme is to incorporate management techniques into the technical aspects of environmental protection and effective maintenance of a healthy environment using an interdisciplinary approach. The programme will focus on sustainable management, environmental health and risk management. In addition to the conventional issues of environmental protection, the relationships among economics, regulation and policy, management techniques, health risk analysis, social and ethical value and environmental conservation will be explored in detail.

Programme Structure

Units Requirement 27 units
Required Courses 6 units
Elective Courses 15 units
Dissertation 6 units
Study Curriculum The study curriculum may change from time to time. Applicants may make reference to the programme website or the University Student Handbook 2018/19 for details of the list of courses.

Academic Qualification*

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or comparable institution in any discipline; or
  2. A qualification deemed to be equivalent. 

Applicants such as higher diploma holders, but have substantial documented relevant work experience (normally five years or above) may be considered.

* Subject to the Senate approval

 

Language Proficiency RequirementIf the medium of instruction for the undergraduate study of the applicant was not English, then the applicant is expected to demonstrate his/her English proficiency by fulfilling either one of the following:

  1. a TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-based) or 79 (Internet-based test); or
  2. an IELTS score of at least 6.5 (academic); or
  3. a new College English Test (CET-6) of China score of at least 450.

 

OthersApplicants with an IELTS score of 6.0 or  a TOEFL score of at least 537 (paper-based) or 74 (Internet-based test) may also apply, and will be required to satisfactorily complete an English enhancement course offered by the University if admitted. 

Students must fulfill all the academic requirements and earn adequate units for graduation. No unit will be awarded to those students who only attend courses without completing examinations.
 
Furthermore, students may only retain units earned for a maximum of 5 years after which the course must be repeated in order to gain a final degree.

 

  1. The above information is for reference only and is subject to change without prior notice. Hong Kong Baptist University reserves the right of final decision and interpretation in case of any dispute.
     
  2. Please note that a non-refundable admission confirmation fee, including the first instalment of tuition fee plus other administrative fees must be paid upon acceptance of the admission offer.