What will I learn?

Programme Aims and Learning Outcomes

Enterprises are organizations, industrial and commercial, that shape the modern economy. This programme aims at providing a body of knowledge, principles and disciplines that are related to the analysis, design, implementation and operation of the critical elements associated with the effective operation of modern enterprises. To be successful in today's highly competitive global business environment, an enterprise should be willing to undertake new ventures and be able to continuously optimize its operations.

This programme aims to turn out a new generation of professionals with the entrepreneurship skills and the capability of integrating and applying engineering, business management and information technology expertise to optimize the operations of modern information based enterprises and the workflows along the business value chains in which they operate.

Graduates from this course are capable of formulating problems, recognizing the areas in an enterprise in which improvements are necessary, and devising and implementing strategies that are aimed at producing solutions for the enhancement of its business efficiencies and effectiveness. They enable the enterprise to deliver quality goods and services that meet or exceed customer demands in today’s modern business environment.

Programme Characteristics

The Curriculum

The programme curriculum is designed to suit students from Arts, Commerce and Science backgrounds. It provides a unique and integrative discipline of studies that aims at preparing graduates who are competent in Enterprise Engineering, Information Technology and Management. The curriculum also contains subjects such as Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Integrative Studies in Enterprise Systems and Management, which are aimed at equipping students with the principles and hands-on experience needed to develop business plans in starting up new businesses. A competition is held each year in the ISE Department for the best business plan, with industrialists invited to join academic staff members on the judging panel.

Teaching Approach and Support Facilities

Our teaching uses a student-centred and problem-based learning approach, and is conducted with the support of the most advanced facilities in the region, including the PolyU Microsoft Enterprise Systems Centre. The Centre has laboratories in Business Automation, Logistics and Simulation, and Knowledge Solutions.

Work-Integrated Education

In addition to the normal curriculum, Work-Integrated Education (WIE) has been incorporated into the programme. The Department also makes every effort to secure industrial summer training placements for students during their studies. These placements enable students to gain practical work experience.

Student Exchange to Overseas Universities

Students also have the opportunity to participate in the Student Exchange Programme with universities in North America, Europe and Asia, including the Chinese mainland. The usual duration of the exchange is one semester.

Professional Recognition

The programme is dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute. Students will automatically receive a second professional qualification upon successful completion of the programme.

Career Prospects

Like business and management studies, Enterprise Engineering with Management provides graduates with the generic principles and know-how that can be applied to enterprises and organizations in various sectors. A wide range of job opportunities suitable for our graduates are available in industry, business, services and the government sector. Most graduates rise up to managerial positions after some years of work experience.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
HK$140,000.00 (US$ 18,046) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ST305, 3/F, Ng Wing Hong Building,

Hung Hom,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a minimum score with at least Grade 4 in two Higher Level subjects. English Language Requirements: A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet-based test or 550 for the paper-based test; An overall Band Score of 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); Grade C or above in GCEOL English; or Grade C / 4 or above in GCSE / IGCSE English.

For international students

GCE Advanced Level or International Advanced Level with passes in 3 AL, OR 2 AL and 2 AS, subjects (This is only the minimum eligibility criteria. Applicants who gain admission, typically, attain at least BBB in 3 AL subjects.)

International Baccalaureate (IB): A minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level subjects (This is only the minimum eligibility criteria. Applicants who gain admission, typically, attain a score of 30 or above, including bonus points.)

Non-local applicants are required to meet the following English language requirements:

  • A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet-based test or 550 for the paper-based test; OR
  • An overall Band Score of 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

For applicants who have reached an equivalent English standard as below, the above English language requirement can be waived.

  • Grade C or above in GCEOL English; OR
  • Grade C / 4 or above in GCSE / IGCSE English; OR
  • Grade 4 in English at International Baccalaureate (IB)

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