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Entrance Year

Programme Code 12447-SY

Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration 4 Years
(2 Years for Senior Year)

Programme Intake 11 (Senior Year)

Fund Type Government-Funded

Credits Required for Graduation At least 121 credits (depending on the student's academic attainment)
65 credits for Senior Year (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 Mok Kam-wah, Daniel
BSc, PhD

Remarks

  • The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only and subject to review.
  • To recognise the outstanding academic performance of HKDSE students, the Department will grant entry scholarship to eligible HKDSE students admitted to the programmes via JUPAS. The award criteria of the scholarship are listed in the information sheet, which is subject to change and will be announced on the same website in due course.
  • The exact study duration and number of credits to be transferred will depend on the entry qualifications of individual AD/HD admittees.
  • This programme does not consider second choice applications for International Students and Mainland Students.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

Being 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 chemical and related industries.

Characteristics

Focusing on the technological application 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.

Elective Subjects include Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Products Chemistry, Food Processing Technology, Environmental Science, Principles of Quality Assurance and Economic Analysis for Process Technology. These subjects broaden and enrich students' knowledge and skills, which should enhance their career prospects in the commercial and industrial sectors. Our students would gain further work experience through industrial visits, Work-Integrated Education and summer placements in local and overseas companies.

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Ms Carol Tsang

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