Aims and Objectives

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Programme provides students with a comprehensive and rigorous training in both Analytical Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry. Through the 4-year programme, students not only build their solid foundation and thorough understanding of chemistry principles, but also develop their innovative and problem-solving skills for research and development. These qualities allow our graduates to pursue further studies, as well as professional careers in industrial, commercial, government and education sectors. 

Upon successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Curriculum Journey

Learning Enrichment

On top of the curriculum, our programme also takes our students out of classrooms, providing them with a multitude of enrichment activities ranging from a-few-hour company visits, career talks and distinguished speakers seminars, to research placement, local/overseas internships and exchange programmes that last up to a year, to equip students with the critical knowledge and skills, enhance their exposure and depth of knowledge, so as to excel in both their personal and career development.

Career Prospects

Civil Service

  • Assistant Environmental
    Protection Officers
  • Chemists
  • Agricultural/ Fisheries/ Forestry Officers
  • Executive Officers


  • Sales and Marketing Executives
  • Managers
  • Specialists for scientific instruments, medical & pharmaceutical products


  • Consultants
  • Environmental Auditors
  • NGOs/ Advocates

Industry and

  • Research and Development
  • Analytical Chemists
  • Quality Assurance /
    Management Chemists
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Technical Officers


  • Secondary School Teachers
  • Technical Staff of Tertiary Institutions
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Research Assistants

Further Study

  • Postgraduate students in local and overseas universities

Admission Requirements

For JUPAS applicants with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Qualification​

Indicative Intake Target: 50*

* Remark: The 2019/20 Academic Year is the start of the 2019-2022 triennium for which UGC-funded programmes are still subject to the Government's and the Legislative Council's approval. The number of student intake places shown in this web page is indicative only and subject to change or confirmation at a later date.

Applicants must satisfy the University General Entrance Requirements AND the Programme-specific Entrance Requirements:

Option 1

Elective 1 subject:
  • Chemistry
  • Combined Science (Chemistry and Physics/Biology)
Elective 2 subject:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Science (Combined or Integrated)
  • Business, Accounting and Financial Studies (Accounting or Business Management)
  • Design and Applied Technology
  • Information and Communication Technology

Option 2

Elective 1 subject:
  • Chemistry
  • Combined Science (Chemistry and Physics/Biology)
Elective 2 subject:
  • (Any elective subjects)

FAQ on Admission Figures


What's the Average HKDSE (4C+2X) score point of students admitted to
BSc Chemistry programme in 2017/18?




I've got a Level 5* in Chemistry in HKDSE. Will this grade be double-counted?


Yes! We weigh double for Chemistry and English Language.
We also weigh 1.5-fold for Mathematics and other Science elective like Physics or Biology.


I took both M1 and M2 as my electives. How will these subjects be counted?


We count both M1 and M2 as one elective subject with standard weight in calculation.

Further Admission Details