Whilst the majority of SWIMS graduates go into academia (approx. 32%) many of SWIMS graduates find employment in HK SAR Government organizations (23% of SWIMS graduates), especially the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and the Environmental Protection Department. Many SWIMS graduates are involved in marine conservation and management working for consultancies (approx 12%) or NGOs and green groups (approx 10%), and therefore play a direct role in the field; whereas many play an indirect role in teaching (approx. 7%).


The Swire Institute of Marine Science (SWIMS) is a division of Hong Kong University School of Biological Science


The Swire Institute of Marine Science

The University of Hong Kong

Cape d'Aguilar Road, Shek O,

Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2809 2179


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