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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

School of Engineering

- Engineering Programs

- Engineering with an Extended Major in Artificial Intelligence

Admission Requirements

Applicants with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) results must meet:

1. the General Entrance Requirements; and
2. the School-specific Requirements.

General Entrance Requirements: 1․ Four core subjects:(a) Chinese Language at Level 3 or above․(b) English Language at Level 3 or above․(c) Mathematics (Compulsory Module) at Level 3 or above(d) Liberal Studies at Level 2 or above․ 2․ Two electives:(a) Elective 1 at Level 3 or above․(b) Elective 2, or Mathematics Extended Modules (M1 or M2) at Level 3 or above․School-specific Requirements:Electives should be one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, ICT, or Combined Science․

Admission Requirements


  1. Special consideration for admission may also be given to applicants who had excellent achievements in STEM subjects.
    If applicants apply to School of Engineering, put HKUST programme(s) in Band A JUPAS choice and fulfil the followings:
    1. No more than one level examination grade in one subject marginally less than the University minimum entrance requirement, i.e. 332233; and
    2. At least 3 stars or above among the STEM subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (Compulsory Part), Mathematics Extended Module 1 or 2, Information & Communication Technology, Designed & Applied Technology, Integrated Science, Combined Science) with combinations listed below:
      1. At least One 5** and One 5* subjects; or
      2. At least Three 5* subjects

Please refer to the university's website for details

  1. Applicants holding other qualifications may refer to the university's website for undergraduate admission for detailed admission requirements.

Internship Opportunities

Some of the companies / organisations in which students in ICT-related programs took up internships recently:

Company / Organisation
Amazon Huawei
ASMPT Corporate IBM
AWS ITEC Nexperia
Bloomberg J.P. Morgan
CLP Jane Street
Credit Suisse KPMG
Delivery Hero Food (Hong Kong) Manulife
Deloitte Microsoft
Google China Morgan Stanley
HKSAR Government Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong
HKT Thales Group
HKUST Tramplus
Hospital Authority WSP (Asia)

Graduate Prospects

Graduates’ Initial Destinations:

Graduates’ Initial Destinations
Graduates’ Initial Destinations Percentage*
Employed 73.2%
Further studies 18.8%
Still seeking employment 1.4%
Others (e.g. returned to homeland, not seeking for employment) 6.6%
*Remark: Due to rounding of data, percentages may not add up exactly to 100%.

Employment Sector:

Employment Sector
Employment Sector Percentage*
Commerce and Business 63.1%
Community and Social Services 2.1%
Education 3.6%
Engineering and Industry 30.8%
Government and Related Organisations 0.5%
*Remark: Due to rounding of data, percentages may not add up exactly to 100%.

Note: This chart shows the sectors of companies and organisations in which graduates took up employment. It does not reflect the nature of work undertaken by graduates. For details of job nature, please refer to the following chart.

Job Nature:

Job Nature
Job Nature Percentage*
Administration / Management 6.9%
Banking / Finance 3.9%
Engineering 36.0%
Scientific/Research Work 1.0%
Service Work 1.0%
System Analysis & Computer Programming 48.3%
Teaching / Lecturing 1.5%
Others 1.5%
*Remark: Due to rounding of data, percentages may not add up exactly to 100%.