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What will I learn?

Objectives:

This area of Concentration Studies aims to provide students with comprehensive training of knowledge and practical skills in tree management and conservation so as to prepare them for future career development or further study in areas related to the tree conservation and management or environmental-related fields. Distinctive features include:

  • Providing both tree management theory and practical training including tree assessment, planting, different caring work as well as conservation and preservation work;
  • Applying practical skills in tree identification, planting and maintenance, and tree risk assessment through field studies, site visits, and summer internship programmes.

Career Prospect

Graduates will be recognised as QF Level 4 in “Arboriculture and Horticulture Industry” under the HK Qualification Framework. They can apply for tree-related jobs in government departments, building and construction companies, green groups and consultancy firms. And they are eligible to take the examination of Certified Arborist of the International Society of Arboriculture (USA) after two-year full time tree-related work experience.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
HK$68,500.00 (US$ 8,727) per year
Application deadline

Expected July 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

English Language Requirements : TOEFL- Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550; IELTS Academic: Overall Band: 6.0. Grade C or above in GCE O-Level/ GCSE/ IGCSE English; or Grade E or above in GCE AS Level or AL Level English; Grade E or above in HKALE Use of English (AS Use of English); IB - Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) or Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level).

For international students

Applicants who apply for admission with overseas qualifications are expected to have received 12-year pre-university education with appropriate school-leaving qualifications. Students from other countries should have qualifications equivalent to Hong Kong.

The following public examination results are recognised as meeting the English Language requirements stipulated by the University:

  • TOEFL: Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550
  • IELTS Academic: Overall Band 6.0
  • IGCSE First Language English: Grade C/ Grade 4
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language: Grade B/ Grade 5
  • IB: Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) OR Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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