Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Testing and Certification

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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Testing and Certification

Jupas Programme Code: JSSU65
Non-Jupas Programme Code: BENGHTCJ1

This programme was accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). To be a Member of the HKIE via the formal training or general experience routes, the candidates must have obtained an accredited honours degree or an acceptable equivalent in a recognised engineering or technological discipline. For details, please visit the HKIE website HERE.

Starting from 2018 intake, the number of subsidised places is increased to 100 under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) while the unique JUPAS code JSSU65 is used. This programme was formerly known as Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification up to intake year 2016. The programme structure and content of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Testing and Certification are exactly the same as those of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification.

The Testing and Certification industry has been identified by the HKSAR Government for strategic development. Although Testing and Certification is a new academic discipline, the OUHK has attained solid experience in providing undergraduate and postgraduate degree trainings in this area. Following the establishment of the Jockey Club Campus, the OUHK is offering a 4-year full-time face-to-face BEng(Hons) in Testing and Certification (formerly known as BSc(Hons) in Testing and Certification) programme starting from 2013.

Highlights of Programme

  • Unique degree programme specially designed for the Testing and Certification Industry
  • Strong Industrial support with practicum training & placement in year 2 & year 3
  • Multidisciplinary in early stage
    • ranged from mathematics and basic sciences to metrology, instrumentation, etc.
  • Three areas of specialization in advanced stage:
    • Electrical & Electronics
    • Physical & Mechanical
    • Chemical & Biological

Entrance Requirements:

    • Year 1 Entry
        • To be eligible to apply for admission to full-time Bachelor Degree programmes with Honours, a student shall have attained in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination: Level 3 or above in Chinese and English; Level 2 or above in Mathematics , Liberal Studies and an elective subject.
          Core SubjectsMinimum Level
          Elective Subject(s)Minimum Level
          Any 1 Elective Subject2

          Note: The elective subject should preferably be a science subject: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Combined Science or Integrated Science.

        • Students who do not possess HKDSE qualification are eligible to apply for admission if they have a qualification equivalent to HKDSE. They should submit the application directly to the University under the non-JUPAS route [More]. Applicants who have already applied through the JUPAS scheme 2018 are NOT eligible to apply for those programmes through non-JUPAS application. SSSDP subsidy is not applicable to non-local applicants/students of this programme.

The programme structure is as follows:

Total: 170 Credits

Core(Common)95 Credits
Core(Specialization)25 Credits
Practicum10 Credits
General Mathematics and IT10 Credits
Language Enhancement10 Credits
General Education20 Credits
Year One
General Education Course IGeneral Education Course II
Effective Use of English I (ENGL E101F)Computer Applications for Test Engineers (TC S120F)
Algebra and Calculus (MATH S141F)Probability and Distribution (STAT S151F)
Lab Safety and Good Laboratory Practice (SCI S110F)University Science (SCI S101F)
Year Two
General Education Course IIIBasic Electronics (ELEC S201F)
Introduction to Material Science (ENGG S260F)Analytical Instruments (TC S210F)
Biochemistry & Microbiology  (BIOL S235F)Metrology & Calibration (TC S220F)
Statistical Data Analysis (STAT S251F)Principles of Product Design & Manufacturing Process Management (TC S280F)
Guided Industrial Training TC S290F)
Year Three
English for Effective Communication (ENGL E200F)General Education Course IV
Quality Management for Science & Technology (TC S319F)Conformity Assessment & Lab Accreditation (TC S311F)
Measurement Uncertainty & Test Method Development TC S320F)
# Specialization:
  • Electrical Safety & Energy Efficiency (TC S341F)
  • Physical & Mechanical Behavior of Materials (TC S330F)
  • Microbiology & Toxicology (BIOL S351F)

# Specialization:

  • Electronic Circuit Design (ELEC S241F)
  • principles of Physical & Mechanical Testing (TC S331F)
  • Analytical Chemistry (CHEM S350F)

Project and Financial Maangement for Engineering (ENGG S301F), or

# Specialization:

  • Selected Electrical & Electronic T&C Standards (TC S345F)
  • Selected Physical & Mechanical T&C Standards (TC S335F)
  • Selected Chemical & Microbiological T&C Standards (TC S355F)
Industrial Placement (TC S390F)
Year Four
Audit, Inspection & Certification (TC S426F)Professional Practice & Ethics (TC S420F)
Safety & Reliability for Science & Technology (TC S409F)Management Systems for Inspection & Certification Bodies (TC S312F)

# Specialization:

  • EMC Measurement & Control (TC S342F)
  • Materials Characterization & Testing (TC S332F)
  • Chemical & Microbiological Analytical Techniques (SCI S352F)

Selected T&C Standards and Practical Skills (TC S405F), or

# Specialization:

  • Electrical & Electronic T&C in Practice (TC S445F)
  • Physical & Mechanical T&C in Practice (TC S435F)
  • Chemical & Microbiological T&C in Practice (TC S455F)
Testing & Certification Project (TC S490F)

# The offering of specialization in each year is subjected to the School’s approval.

Jonathan Chiu
Marketing Director
3DP Technology Limited

Jonathan handles all external affairs include business development, patents write up and public relations. He is frequently interviewed by media and is considered a pioneer in 3D printing products.

Krutz Cheuk
Biomedical Engineer
Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

After graduating from OUHK, Krutz obtained an M.Sc. in Engineering Management from CityU. He is now completing his second master degree, M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, at CUHK. Krutz has a wide range of working experience. He has been with Siemens, VTech, and PCCW.

Hugo Leung
Software and Hardware Engineer
Innovation Team Company Limited

Hugo Leung Wai-yin, who graduated from his four-year programme in 2015, won the Best Paper Award for his ‘intelligent pill-dispenser’ design at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering’s International Conference on Consumer Electronics – China 2015.

The pill-dispenser alerts patients via sound and LED flashes to pre-set dosage and time intervals. Unlike units currently on the market, Hugo’s design connects to any mobile phone globally. In explaining how it works, he said: ‘There are three layers in the portable pillbox. The lowest level is a controller with various devices which can be connected to mobile phones in remote locations. Patients are alerted by a sound alarm and flashes. Should they fail to follow their prescribed regime, data can be sent via SMS to relatives and friends for follow up.’ The pill-dispenser has four medicine slots, plus a back-up with a LED alert, topped by a 500ml water bottle. It took Hugo three months of research and coding to complete his design, but he feels it was worth all his time and effort.

Hugo’s public examination results were disappointing and he was at a loss about his future before enrolling at the OUHK, which he now realizes was a major turning point in his life. He is grateful for the OUHK’s learning environment, its industry links and the positive guidance and encouragement from his teachers. The University is now exploring the commercial potential of his design with a pharmaceutical company. He hopes that this will benefit the elderly and chronically ill, as well as the society at large.

Soon after completing his studies, Hugo joined an automation technology company as an assistant engineer. He is responsible for the design and development of automation devices. The target is to minimize human labor and increase the quality of products. He is developing products which are used in various sections, including healthcare, manufacturing and consumer electronics.

Course CodeTitleCredits
 COMP S321FAdvanced Database and Data Warehousing5
 COMP S333FAdvanced Programming and AI Algorithms5
 COMP S351FSoftware Project Management5
 COMP S362FConcurrent and Network Programming5
 COMP S363FDistributed Systems and Parallel Computing5
 COMP S382FData Mining and Analytics5
 COMP S390FCreative Programming for Games5
 COMP S492FMachine Learning5
 ELEC S305FComputer Networking5
 ELEC S348FIOT Security5
 ELEC S371FDigital Forensics5
 ELEC S431FBlockchain Technologies5
 ELEC S425FComputer and Network Security5
 Course CodeTitleCredits
 ELEC S201FBasic Electronics5
 IT S290FHuman Computer Interaction & User Experience Design5
 STAT S251FStatistical Data Analysis5
 Course CodeTitleCredits
 COMPS333FAdvanced Programming and AI Algorithms5
 COMPS362FConcurrent and Network Programming5
 COMPS363FDistributed Systems and Parallel Computing5
 COMPS380FWeb Applications: Design and Development5
 COMPS381FServer-side Technologies and Cloud Computing5
 COMPS382FData Mining and Analytics5
 COMPS390FCreative Programming for Games5
 COMPS413FApplication Design and Development for Mobile Devices5
 COMPS492FMachine Learning5
 ELECS305FComputer Networking5
 ELECS363FAdvanced Computer Design5
 ELECS425FComputer and Network Security5