The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Clear Water Bay - Hong Kong

Admission 2018 - 2019

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology was established in the year 1991. The university has aimed to become a world class university. The university sprawls over an area of 60 hectares. Undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses are available for the students and the university is home to around 9000 students.

Achievements, Reputation and Accreditation

The university has achieved many milestones in the academic fields. In 2011, QS Asian University Rankings department allocated the 1st spot to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Financial Times have also ranked 10th spot to the university’s business school of MBA globally and the best in the continent of Asia. 

Programs and Courses

The undergraduate courses are divided into 3-years curriculum and 4-years curriculum. 3-year Curriculum includes BEng in Chemical Engineering, BEng in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, BEng in Chemical and Bioproduct Engineering, BEng in Civil and Structural Engineering, BEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering, BEng in Computer Engineering, BEng in Computer Engineering - Embedded Systems Option, BEng in Computer Engineering - Honors Research Option, BEng in Computer Science, BEng in Computer Science (Information Engineering), BEng in Electronic Engineering, BEng in Electronic Engineering - Entrepreneurship Option, BEng in Electronic Engineering - Honors Research Option, BEng in Electronic Engineering (Information and Communication Engineering), BEng in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, BEng in Logistics Management and Engineering, BEng in Mechanical Engineering, BSc in Computer Science, BBA in Professional Accounting, BBA in Economics, BBA in Finance, BBA in General Business Management, BBA in Global Business, BBA in Information Systems, BBA in Operations Management, BBA in Marketing, BBA in Management, BSc in Economics and Finance, BSc in Quantitative Finance, Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management: BEng in Chemical Engineering and BBA in General Business Management, BEng in Chemical and Bioproduct Engineering and BBA in General Business Management, BEng in Civil and Structural Engineering and BBA in General Business Management, BEng in Computer Engineering and BBA in General Business Management, BEng in Computer Science and BBA in General Business Management, BEng in Electronic Engineering and BBA in General Business Management, BEng in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management and BBA in General Business Management, BEng in Logistics Management and Engineering and BBA in General Business Management and BEng in Mechanical Engineering and BBA in General Business Management. 4-year Curriculum includes BEng in Chemical Engineering, BEng in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, BEng in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, BEng in Civil Engineering, BEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering, BEng in Computer Engineering, BEng in Computer Science, BEng in Electronic Engineering, BEng in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, BEng in Logistics Management and Engineering, BEng in Mechanical Engineering, BSc in Computer Science, BBA in Professional Accounting, BBA in Economics, BBA in Finance, BBA in General Business Management, BBA in Global Business, BBA in Global Business, BBA in Operations Management, BBA in Marketing, BBA in Management, BSc in Economics and Finance and BSc in Quantitative Finance. Postgraduates courses offered by the university are MPhil/PhD in Environmental Engineering, MPhil/PhD in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, MPhil/PhD in Civil Engineering, MPhil/PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, MPhil/PhD in Electronic and Computer Engineering, MPhil/PhD in Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, MPhil/PhD in Mechanical Engineering, MPhil/PhD in Mechanical Engineering, MPhil/PhD in Economics, MPhil/PhD in Finance, MPhil/PhD in Information System, MPhil/PhD in Operations Management, MPhil/PhD in Marketing and MPhil/PhD in Marketing. 

Admission Procedure 2018 - 2019


Applicants should have results in Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) in order to get admission in the 3-year curriculum and a result in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) is required for admissions in the 4-year curriculum. These requirements are for admission in the undergraduate programs. However, for the admissions in the postgraduate programs the student should possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution. If the medium of the bachelors degree was not English than the applicant should have minimum 550 marks in TOEFL. Foreign students are required to have two SAT Subject Test with minimum scores of 600. 

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