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Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #27 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
To keep up with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s best efforts to provide a world-class tertiary education and train future leaders in the field of industrial engineering, our undergraduate program in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) adopts a modern decision analytics based approach. 
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The Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management curriculum at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology covers predictive and prescriptive analytical tools, statistical models, machine learning algorithms, simulation, and creative modeling, bringing it in line with the needs of the modern economy. Building on this foundation of techniques, IEEM students are equipped with domain-specific knowledge in engineering management or logistics management, ranging from operations planning and scheduling to transportation systems and policies, from supply chain management to quality control, and from product design to the management of technology and innovation. 

Our program is accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers in both the Logistics & Transportation and Manufacturing, Industrial & Systems disciplines, as well as by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Hong Kong. This helps graduates to become internationally recognized professional engineers. 

Career prospects

Graduates of this program possess strong analytical skills and are able to develop algorithms and simulation models for decision-making on the design, management, and improvement of the operations of modern enterprises. They seek to provide optimal solutions to decision problems in the fields of logistics, production, and service operations, driven by real-world data. They become managers, engineers, consultants, and analysts in various sectors such as banking and finance, consulting, container and air cargo terminals, engineering and technical services, global logistics and manufacturing, and information technology.


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. 

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:
  • Computing in Industrial Applications 
  • Product Design 
  • Logistics and Freight Transportation Operations 
  • Engineering Probability and Statistics 
  • Operations Research I 
  • Ergonomics and Safety Management 
  • Engineering Economy 
  • Quality Engineering 
  • Industrial Data Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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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.


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