Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

A solid background in applied chemistry prepares graduates for careers in the industrial, business and public sectors as well-trained senior technicians, technologists or professional salespeople. This programme enhances the career prospects of those who wish to be trained in chemical technology. It helps students to develop creative thinking, analytical skills, independent learning/work skills and high levels of competitiveness.


Programme Characteristics

This programme emphasises the contribution of chemistry to Hong Kong and the Greater China region. Additional subjects are available to develop students' skills in communication and chemical analysis. The programme also prepares students for further studies at the degree level in Hong Kong or overseas.

Entrance Requirement

Applicants must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. They have to attain 5 HKDSE subjects at Level 2 including English Language and Chinese Language.

There is no compulsory subject requirement. Preferred elective subjects for the programme include:

  • Chemistry
  • Combined Science with Chemistry

Satisfactory performance in any of the preferred subjects will have a positive influence on admission selection. However, applicants who have not taken any of the preferred subjects will still be considered for admission but they may need to take relevant underpinning subjects after admission to PolyU to gain necessary foundation knowledge. More at study@PolyU

Definitive Programme Documents


Subject Description Forms

For further programme information, please contact:
Carol Tsang