Benefits to Graduates from Accredited Programmes

  1. Shorter path to Professional Membership – Graduates from accredited programmes require at least 5 years of experience in environmental work to apply for HKIQEP professional membership, whereas other applicants will require at least 10 years.
  1. Partial exemption in Professional Assessment (Part I) – Graduates from accredited programmes will be granted exemption in Professional Assessment (Part I) on the accredited areas of their degree programmes starting 2024.*

Refer to the transition timeline at

* Conditions will apply depending on each accredited programme and the courses taken.