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Undergraduate Programme

Desired Learning Outcomes for Environmental Science Graduates

Upon completing the program, our students are able to advance in their studies and careers, and are able to:

  1. work independently with good communication, analytical, research, and technical skills, with a sense of professionalism;
  2. develop themselves as active researcher in various areas of environmental science;
  3. adapt to the changing social and research environments to stay competitive in the job markets and further studies.

1. Knowledge Outcomes 

  1. Students possess the basic knowledge of related subjects, i.e. ecology, biodiversity, conservation, biochemistry and metabolism, toxicology and health, environmental chemistry and instrumental techniques for chemical analysis.
  2. Students possess inter-disciplinary knowledge of related subjects, i.e. environmental management and pollution control, environmental impact assessments, concepts of molecular actions of chemicals, chemical techniques for environmental analyses.
  3. Students possess specialized understanding of related subjects or particular field of study in one of the following subjects: environmental biotechnology, marine environmental research, ecology and conservation biology, toxicology and health, chemical treatment and environmental chemistry.
  4. Students are able to use scientific approach and principles to understand environmental issues and propose solutions to tackle these issues.

2. Skills Outcomes

  1. Students are able to collect representative samples through field study and operate instruments for chemical analysis of environmental samples. 
  2. Students are able apply knowledge to the field of environmental control, conservation and protection of biodiversity.
  3. Students are able to orally communicate with others in an effective manner
  4. Students are able to orally communicate with others in an effective manner
  5. Students are able to collect and analyze data, with adequate information technology skills, and draw conclusions from them.
  6. Students are able to communicate effectively in written format and formulate relevant hypothesis for problem solving in complex issues.

3. Attitude/Value Outcomes

  1. Students are able to critically analyze information collected from the internet and literature reviews to draw appropriate conclusions.
  2. Students are able to design scientific experiments to test formulated hypothesis and draw appropriate conclusions.
  3. Students are aware of current environmental issues are able to assess and criticize these issues in a logical manner, showing analytical skills for problem solving.
  4. Students have a passion for transferring a sense of environmental protection to the general public and providing new thoughts and creative or innovative ideas from existing information.
  5. Students are able to work independently and also in a team, as a leader or regular group members, to tackle environmental problems.
  6. Students are able to adapt to the changing socio-economical, and research environments by constantly up-grading themselves.

Undergraduate Programme

Programme Structure for students admitted in 2017-18 and thereafternew