• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #32 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
Students will study all aspects of chemistry and related disciplines. General areas covered include analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry. The Chemistry course is offered at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
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Specialized areas include environmental chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biological chemistry, polymer chemistry, and materials chemistry including nanostructures, advanced instrumentation, advanced computational and theoretical chemistry.

The program offers four options:
  • Biomolecular Chemistry Option
  • Environmental and Analytical Chemistry Option
  • Materials Chemistry Option
  • Pure Chemistry Option
Career Prospects

Our graduates have gone on to become chemists or technicians in government laboratories or private accredited laboratories, school teachers, environmental consultants, chemical engineers, Chinese medicine researchers, pharmacists, marketing representatives for lab equipment suppliers and computer companies, scientific patent officers, script writers, reporters for science journals or magazines, as well as postgraduates that pursue higher degrees in both local and overseas universities.

The Chemistry course is offered at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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 I 
  • Laboratory for General Chemistry II 
  • Organic Chemistry I 
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Inorganic Chemistry I 
  • Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry 
  • Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCEAL)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)
  • Specific Local Associate Degrees
  • Specific Local Higher Diplomas

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17894 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5381 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5381 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

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