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Entrance Year 2023

Programme Code 12447-SY

Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration 2 Years

Programme Intake 20 senior year places

Fund Type Government-Funded

Credits Required for Graduation 65 (minimum) 
For students entering the 4-year BSc(Hons) in Chemical Technology programme through senior year places, the exact number of credits required for graduation will depend on the number of transferred credits they receive.

Programme Leaders

Dr Lo Tsz-woon, Benedict

BSc, PhD


  • The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only and subject to review.
  • The exact study duration and number of credits to be transferred will depend on the entry qualifications of individual AD/HD admittees.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims
As the most established applied chemistry programme in Hong Kong, our BSc(Hons) in Chemical Technology programme offers a broad and rigorous education in contemporary chemistry and training in laboratory practices. The programme emphasises the application of chemistry in technological innovation. Through the programme, students develop competence in problem solving and communication. These abilities are essential for graduates to pursue professional careers in business and technical services in chemistry and related industries.

Focusing on the technological applications of chemistry, this programme comprises Core and Elective Subjects in chemical principles, applied/industrial chemistry and chemical process technology.
This is one of the most popular applied science programmes in Hong Kong, and it is specifically designed to enhance graduates' career prospects in the government, business and industrial sectors.
The Elective Subjects include:

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Economic Analysis for Process Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Processing Technology
  • Management & Organisation
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Principles of Quality Assurance

These subjects broaden and enrich students' knowledge and skills, which should enhance their career prospects in the commercial and industrial sectors. Our students gain further work experience through industrial visits, Work-Integrated Education and summer placements in local and overseas companies.


Ms Carol Tsang

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