MSc(Eng) in EnergyE

Dissertation Information

Each student is required to complete

  • i) a dissertation under the supervision of an appropriate teacher(s) in this department


  • ii) attend and satisfactorily complete a capstone workshop in his/her respective stream/programme.

The overall performance of capstone will be solely determined by the dissertation.
Students failing in fulfilling the requirement (including attendance) of the workshop will need to be re-assessed or re-take the workshop.


The details of the workshop is as follows

  • Simulation Techniques for Renewable Energy Systems


The workshops will normally be held in Part I Lab. in the first 6 weeks of the 1st and 2nd semesters (depending on the total number of students enrolled). In general, full-time students are given preference to take the workshop in the first semester while part-time students are given preference to take the workshop in the second semester. Details of re-assessment will be announced by instructors of the workshop.

Students are invited to visit the following link for possible project topics offered by the EEE Department, which may eventually lead to their MSc dissertations.

The list ( will be updated by approximately middle of September each year.

Student may contact the appropriate supervisors directly for more details about the dissertation or for self-proposed dissertation.

If both the supervisor and student agree to work on a given dissertation, the student should complete and return an application form ( to the Department.

The dissertation may last for one year or slightly longer time. For submission of the final dissertation, the students are required to submit two hardcopies and upload the softcopy to the Department ( and HKU Moodle (Maximum File Size: 20MB). Moreover, it is required to give an oral presentation at the end of the dissertation for assessment.   (Normally, the dissertation marks will be considered immediately after the teaching period at each semester.)

For more details, please refer to MSc Handbook.


Scheme A training

We are given to understand that the HKIE has decided, with immediate effect, that for engineering graduates from UK and from universities not listed in the Washington Accord, their registration for the HKIE scheme “A” training may require a satisfactory completion of a MSc study or equivalent prior to the registration.

Thus for the aforementioned graduates who are interested in joining the scheme “A” training of HKIE, or wish to apply for a full HKIE membership, please clarify your current status with the HKIE. The clarification may help you to assess your needs in enroling for a dissertation or top-up courses in your MSc studies.

Should you have any queries, please feel free to contact us (email:

Course Outlines & Course Offered

For more information of course outlines & course offered, please visit the following link for details.

  1. 2017-2018 Course Outlines
  2. 2017-2018 Course Offered

Previous Years’ Curriculum

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