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Chemical Technology (Honours)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

48 months
Duration
18684 USD/year
5425 USD/year
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About

Being the most established applied chemistry programme in Hong Kong, the Chemical Technology (Honours) programme of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University offers a broad and rigorous education in contemporary chemistry and training in laboratory practices.

Overview

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

The Chemical Technology (Honours) of the The Hong Kong Polytechnic University emphasizes the application of chemistry in technological innovation. Through the programme, students develop competence in problem solving and communication. These abilities are essential for graduates to pursue professional careers in business and technical services in chemical and related industries.

Programme Characteristics

Focusing on the technological application of chemistry, this programme comprises Core and Elective Subjects in chemical principles, applied/industrial chemistry, and chemical process technology.

This is one of the most popular applied science programmes in Hong Kong, and it is specifically designed to enhance graduates' career prospects in the government, business and industrial sectors.

Career Prospects

Graduates are able to pursue careers in industry, business or the public sector. Our graduates work as chemists, technologists, and chemical and/or biochemical process engineers. Employment opportunities abound in industries, such as plastics and toys, cosmetics and fragrances, drugs and pharmaceuticals, pollution control and the manufacture of printed circuit boards. Graduates can also pursue openings in sales and marketing, or as management executives in various fields.

Graduates are qualified as chemical analysts or environmental protection officers for the government or public utilities. Teaching chemistry in secondary schools is another possibility. Graduates who wish to pursue further studies have excellent opportunities both in Hong Kong and overseas.

Programme Structure

  • Year One studies include the University's core curriculum and underpinning subjects common to science students and general chemistry with laboratory skills training.
  • Year Two studies cover the general analytical, organic and physical chemistry, plus the basics of chemical process technology.
  • Year Three studies introduce the intermediate level of organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry, and chemical process technology.
  • In the Final Year, an investigative project allows students to learn, experiment and practise chemistry on a topic of their choices.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

121 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For those who are applying on the basis of A-Level qualifications: E in 3 A-Level subjects OR E in 2 A-Level and 2 AS-Level subjects; 
  • For those who are applying on the basis of International Baccalaureate (IB): a minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level (HL) subjects; 
  • For those who are applying on the basis of other qualifications: an appropriate Diploma passed with credit or an appropriate Higher Certificate from a recognised institution; an appropriate Associate Degree / Higher Diploma from a recognised institution; holder of other non-local qualifications (please refer to our Guidelines on Non-local Qualifications for more details about our general requirements for such qualifications) 
  • Satisfy the English Language Requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18684 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5425 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5425 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National: 42,100 HKD per year
  • International: 145,000 HKD per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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