• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The undergraduate program in Chemistry offered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology provides an excellent general training in analytical thinking and problem solving and prepares students for employment in area of chemical science, education and technology, chemistry related business, commodity markets, or further study in graduate research.
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Overview

Chemistry student at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology may opt to graduate with or without an option. Students who take an option MUST complete all requirements specified in addition to the major requirements.

Career prospects:

  • Testing laboratories; food safety sector; environmental consulting firms; forensic science;
  • Biotechnology sector; quality control sector; medical firms;
  • Polymer and industrial sector; semi-conductor (Light emitting diode) industry; metal-plating industry;
  • Teachers; researchers; lab technicians; lab managers;
  • Sales manager; entrepreneurship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Laboratory for General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Inorganic Chemistry 
  • Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry 
  • Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • IB Diploma

  • Reference Information to Reflect the Intake Quality or Competitiveness for Admission
  • Mid 50% Score Range for 2020 Intake: 36 –40 (including bonus points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18057 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Local Tuition Fee
  • HK$42,100
Non-local Tuition Fee
  • HK$140,000

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 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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