Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Technology and Management (SETM)

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  • Programme Information

    Renewable energy, carbon neutrality, and sustainable development have become the focus of attention in China and around the world. Many related industries such as photovoltaics, wind power, carbon emission measurement, and environmental management have emerged, creating many new jobs and a great demand for talents. This taught master program is based on the Master of Science in Green Technology (Energy) program established by the Hong Kong Baptist University in 2011 (referred to as the "GTE program" for short). It adopts the same curriculum system and is jointly offered by the Faculty of Science and Technology of UIC and the Department of Physics of Hong Kong Baptist University. The design of curriculum starts from the basics and gradually progresses, making it suitable for students from different professional backgrounds, such as various engineering and business-related majors. After completion of courses, students will receive a certificate issued by the Hong Kong Baptist University.


    This SETM master’s program could be supported by the strong foundation of the new energy industry in the Greater Bay Area and the Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Interdisciplinary and Application for Data Science at UIC. It focuses more on cultivating students' abilities in data analysis and management in the new energy industry. Students have the opportunity to choose to complete their graduation projects in different large-scale new energy enterprises in the Greater Bay Area during their studies. The aim is to cultivate technical personnel and managers in the new energy industry or various industries related to energy who are oriented towards the industry, capable of handling practical problems, and possess sufficient professional knowledge and ethical qualities.



    Study ModeFull-Time
    Part-Time
    Study Period1 year2 years
    Credit Unit Requirements for GraduationStudents must complete a total of 30 units, i.e. 18 units of Core Courses and 12 units of Elective Courses.
    Tuition FeeRMB 145,000 
    Application FeeRMB 270 
    Official Medium of InstructionEnglish
    Study LocationBeijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (Guangdong province, Zhuhai)


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  • Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements


    Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized tertiary institution; or

    Professional experience would be preferred.

    Applicants with academic achievements or who can demonstrate research potential may also be considered.


    Language Requirements


    Applicants should possess proof of English proficiency if their first degrees were obtained from non-English-medium institutions: CET-6 450/TOEFL 74(Internet-based Test)/ IELTS 6.0 or above.


  • Required Application Materials

    Required Application Materials


    1. Full transcript of university studies;

    2. University degree and graduation certificate;

    3. Two signed references letters;

    4. English language test score report;

    5. Personal Statement(Within 500 words);

    6. Copies of your Identity Card (Two sides) or Passport;

    7. Any other supporting documents.


  • Contact us

    If you have any questions regarding application, please contact:


    Phone: 0756-3620377

    Email: gstpg@uic.edu.cn


    If you have any questions regarding course content, please contact:


    Phone: 0756-3620938

    Email: setm@uic.edu.cn




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  • Q&A


    Q:What is the difference between Taught Postgraduate Programme and Research Postgraduate Programme?

    A: Research Postgraduate programmes (e.g. Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy) focus on research in a specific field, with students conducting independent research under the guidance of supervisor(s). Taught Postgraduate programmes are industry-oriented, with emphasis on teaching and learning and industrial practice, and students are required to take and pass courses before receiving the certificate.


    Q:How many students will be enrolled each year?

    A: The annual intake is more flexible and will be adjusted according to the number of applicants and eligible students in the year, as well as the available teaching resources. All students who meet the eligibility criteria are welcomed.