A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Individuals who enjoy designing creative solutions and protecting the environment may want to pursue an academic program in environmental engineering. Environmental engineers help companies comply with environmental regulations, and they may also help restore polluted ecosystems.
Hong Kong is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Macau.
Top Master Programs in Environmental Engineering in Hong Kong 2018
The MPhil program seeks to strengthen students’ knowledge of environmental engineering and to expose them to issues in environmental pollution and conservation, and sustainable development. Students are required to undertake coursework and successfully complete a thesis to demonstrate competence in research. [+]
There is a growing concern for environmental conservation and sustainable development across the globe. To achieve long-term environmental sustainability, it requires innovative solutions to many problems caused by humans. These problems include the presence of micropollutants in drinking water, noxious aerosols and fumes in the air, heavy metals and toxic organics in solid wastes that will eventually overwhelm our landfill sites. The scarcity of water resources, the ever-deteriorating air quality in many metropolises, the threat of mounting volumes of waste without suitable disposal sites, and a long list of other critical issues must be resolved through the innovations of scientists and engineers.... [-]