|Academic Year of Entry||2020/21|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
|Mode of Study||Full time|
|Indicative Intake Target
(subject to change)
Direct Application Places (Local Students) :
10 (Combined figure for programmes 1202 and 1523A)
Advanced Standing II Places (Local Students only) : 15
Non-Local Students Places : Please click here for details.
|Normal Duration of Programme||3 years (for advanced standing I); 2 years (for advanced standing II)|
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|Tuition Fee||Click here for more information|
Prof Kenneth LO Kam-wing
To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and have studied a subject related to Chemistry at a high school or post-secondary institution.
For senior-year (Advanced Standing II) admission, applicants are normally expected to have completed an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of ≥3.0 or an equivalent overall mark, or a credit award.
For details about the curriculum structure of the programme, please visit the ‘Undergraduate Catalogue’ (Note: The catalogue for the 2019 cohort is for reference only. The 2020 catalogue will be published around July 2020.)
The College of Science and the Department offer work placement opportunities through internship schemes that provide students with full-time job attachments to firms not only in Hong Kong, but also in the Pearl River Delta region and overseas. Through such placements, students will:
For details, please visit the College's website.
Furthermore, to help students broaden their educational horizons, gain language experience and enhance their awareness of different cultures, the Department, College and University offer around 340 credit-bearing exchange programmes with various partner institutions around the world including universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific region.
Students admitted to the Department may participate in the Industrial Attachment Scheme (IAS). Problem-based learning is a student-centred approach to teaching and learning that helps students to improve their learning skills while the IAS allows students to receive training in genuine industrial work environments. The Department also offers Summer Research Scholarships and a Summer Placement Scheme, which pair students with staff research groups to promote a research culture among undergraduate students.
This major provides basic and professional training in the areas of chemistry. Graduates can seek career opportunities in the industrial, governmental and educational sectors.
The major has close relationships with the government and industrial sectors, with the goal of nurturing the next generation of chemistry professionals.