B.Eng. On Campus

Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

48 months
18057 USD/year
5430 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The BEng in Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a combined program that helps students understand various industrial processes and determine where environmental control measures can be implemented to make the community a better place to live. 


The Chemical and Environmental Engineering program at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology emphasizes processes that turn raw materials into valuable products without producing effluents or waste. All companies handling such processes need environmental engineers with a fundamental knowledge of chemical engineering to design, control, manage, and operate environmental treatment facilities. 

Career prospects

Graduates have versatile skills and can develop careers in manufacturing, R&D, quality control, and consulting in many sectors. Their employers include: 

  • Biotechnology firms 
  • Consumer products companies 
  • Cosmetics and skin care companies 
  • Energy companies 
  • Engineering equipment companies 
  • Environmental engineering and consulting firms 
  • Food and beverages companies 


Engineering programs offered by HKUST are accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Through the Washington Accord, HKUST engineering degrees and those awarded by universities in Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States are mutually recognized. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Chemical and Biological Engineering 
  • Academic and Professional Development 
  • Environmental Engineering 
  • Industrial Training 
  • Process Principles 
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 
  • Process Fluid Mechanics 
  • Process Design and Integration 
  • Separation Processes 
  • Heat and Mass Transfer 
  • Reaction and Reactor Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18057 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5430 USD per year during 48 months.
Local Tuition Fee
  • HK$42,100
Non-local Tuition Fee
  • HK$140,000 

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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