The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) 

IAU-016467
https://www.whed.net/institutions/IAU-016467

IAU Member

China - Hong Kong SAR

top General Information

Address

Street:Clear Water Bay
Kowloon

City:Hong Kong

Tel.:+852(2) 358-6000

Fax:+852(2) 358-0537

WWW:http://www.ust.hk

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1988, and opened October 1991 as a technological university devoted to the advancement of learning and scholarship, with special emphasis on research, postgraduate education, and close collaboration with business and industry.

Academic Year

September to May (September-December; February-May)

Admission Requirements

Hong Kong Certificate of Education (HKCEE) and Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE), or equivalent

Language(s)

English

Accrediting Agency

Education Bureau

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Wei Shyy

Job title:President

top Divisions

Centre : Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Computer Engineering

More details:International Centre


Centre : Advanced Microsystem Packaging (CAMP)

Fields of study:Electronic Engineering


Centre : Applied Social and Economic Research (CASER)

Fields of study:Economics, Social Studies


Centre : Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies (Tanoto)

Fields of study:Small Business


Centre : Asian Financial Markets

Fields of study:Banking, Finance


Centre : Atmospheric Research (Nansha)

Fields of study:Meteorology


Centre : Building Energy Research (BERC) [Nansha]

Fields of study:Energy Engineering


Centre : Business Case Studies

Fields of study:Business and Commerce


Centre : Business Data Analysis

Fields of study:Business and Commerce, Data Processing


Centre : Business Strategy and Innovation

Fields of study:Business and Commerce


Centre : Cancer Research

Fields of study:Oncology


Centre : Chinese Linguistics

Fields of study:Chinese, Linguistics


Centre : Chinese Medicine R&D

Fields of study:Traditional Eastern Medicine


Centre : Cyberspace

Fields of study:Computer Engineering


Centre : Digital Life Research (Nansha)

Fields of study:Computer Engineering


Centre : Display Research

Fields of study:Electronic Engineering


Centre : Economic Development

Fields of study:Economic and Finance Policy, Economics


Centre : Electronic Commerce (Tongyi Industrial Group)

Fields of study:E- Business/Commerce


Centre : Engineering Materials and Reliability (CEMAR) [Nansha]

Fields of study:Engineering


Centre : Environment, Energy and Resource Policy (CEERP)

Fields of study:Environmental Management


Centre : Experimental Business Research (cEBR)

Fields of study:Administration, Business Education


Centre : FINETEX R&D


Centre : Fundamental Physics

Fields of study:Physics


Centre : Green Products and Processing Technologies (Nansha)

Fields of study:Environmental Engineering


Centre : HKUST LED-FPD Technology R&D

Fields of study:Electrical and Electronic Engineering

More details:Foshan


Centre : Hong Kong-Beijing UST Joint Research (Nansha)


Centre : Huawei-HKUST Innovation Laboratory


Centre : Investing (Value Partners)

Fields of study:Finance


Centre : Marketing and Supply Chain Management

Fields of study:Marketing, Transport Management


Centre : Metamaterials Research

Fields of study:Materials Engineering


Centre : Molecular Neuroscience

Fields of study:Neurosciences


Centre : New Element - HKUST Digital Healthcare Joint Research


Centre : Organizational Research (Hang Lung)


Centre : Photonics Technology


Centre : Polymer Processing and Systems (Nansha)

Fields of study:Polymer and Plastics Technology


Centre : RFID


Centre : Scientific Computation

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Computer Science


Centre : Semiconductor Product Analysis and Design Enhancement

Fields of study:Electronic Engineering


Centre : Smart and Sustainable Infrastructure Research

Fields of study:Architecture


Centre : South China Research


Centre : Space Science Research

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science


Centre : Statistical Sciences

Fields of study:Statistics


Centre : Stem Cell Research

Fields of study:Cell Biology


Centre : Survey Research


Centre : Sustainable Energy Technology (CSET)

Fields of study:Energy Engineering


Centre : Systems Biology and Human Health

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences


Centre : Technology Transfer


Centre : Visual Computing and Imaging Science at HKUST

Fields of study:Computer Graphics


Centre : Wireless Information Technology (CenWIT)

Fields of study:Information Technology


Department/Division : Biomedical Engineering


Department/Division : Environment

Fields of study:Environmental Engineering


Laboratory : Advanced Displays and Optoelectronics Technologies (Partner SKL)

Fields of study:Optical Technology


Laboratory : Molecular Neuroscience (SKL)

Fields of study:Neurosciences

More details:State Key Laboratory


Research Division : Advanced Manufacturing (AMI)

Fields of study:Production Engineering


Research Division : Advanced Study (IAS)


Research Division : Biotechnology Research (BRI)

Fields of study:Biotechnology


Research Division : Emerging Markets Studies (IEMS)

Fields of study:Business and Commerce

More details:HKUST


Research Division : Energy (HKUST)

Fields of study:Energy Engineering


Research Division : Environment (IENV)


Research Division : Europe


Research Division : Glassblowing Facility


Research Division : Hongkong Telecom Information Technology (HKTIIT)

Fields of study:Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering


Research Division : Integrated Microsystems (I2MS)

Fields of study:Microelectronics


Research Division : Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCMI)

Fields of study:Transport Management


Research Division : Nano Science and Technology (WMINST)

Fields of study:Nanotechnology, Physical Engineering

More details:William Mong


Research Division : Shenzhen


Research Division : Sino Software Research (SSRI)

Fields of study:Software Engineering


School : Business and Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business and Commerce, Economics, Finance, Information Management, Management, Marketing


School : Engineering

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering


School : Humanities and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Modern Languages, Social Sciences


School : Science

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics


Unit : Advanced Engineering Materials Facility

Fields of study:Materials Engineering


Unit : Animal and Plant Care Facility

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Horticulture


Unit : Biosciences Central Research Facility

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences


Unit : CLP Power Wind/Wave Tunnel Facility


Unit : Design and Manufacturing Services Facility

Fields of study:Maintenance Technology


Unit : Environmental Central Facility

Fields of study:Environmental Studies


Unit : Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility

Fields of study:Geological Engineering


Unit : Materials Characterization and Preparation Facilty

Fields of study:Materials Engineering


Unit : Nanoelectronics Fabrication Facility

Fields of study:Microelectronics, Nanotechnology

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Business and Commerce, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Industrial Engineering, International Business, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Social Sciences


Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma


Master's Degree

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Air Transport, Biotechnology, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Information Technology, Management, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Social Sciences, Telecommunications Engineering


Master of Philosophy

Fields of study:Accountancy, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Arts and Humanities, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Leadership, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Physics, Social Sciences


Doctor's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Arts and Humanities, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Social Sciences

Note

Also Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Canteen

Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Health Services

Language Laboratory

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

Updated on 14-06-2018