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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
ASM Technology Hong Kong Motorola Solution Asia Pacific
beNovelty MTR
China Merchants Shekou Holdings Nexosoft
China Mobile Hong Kong Nexperia
Dolphin Concepts Nutanix
eWalker Management Octopus Cards
Fijitsu Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, HKSAR Government
freeD Group Pokeguide
Gamatech Primetech Technology Limited
Goldman Sachs Qihoo 360 Technology
Hang Seng Bank Rehab-Robotics
HKT Ricoh Asia Pacific Operations
HKU RS components
HKUST Shenzhen IU Travel Network Technology
Huawei Siemens
Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica Sierra Wireless
J.P. Morgan Signal Communications
L' hotel Elan SOS Group
Lalamove Suntrend Technology
Lexiwave Technology Telecom Service One Holdings
Madhead The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Mannings (Asia) Consultants Tuen Mun Hospital
Mattel Asia Pacific Sourcing VIV
Morgan Stanley Vodafone

Graduate Prospects

Graduates’ Initial Destinations:

Graduates’ Initial Destinations
Graduates’ Initial Destinations Percentage*
Employed 78.80%
Further studies 16.70%
Others (e.g. returned to homeland, not seeking for employment) 2.90%
Still seeking employment 1.60%
*Remark: Due to rounding of data, percentages may not add up exactly to 100%.

Employment Sector:

Employment Sector
Employment Sector Percentage*
Commerce and Business 63.60%
Community and Social Services 1.50%
Education 4.40%
Engineering and Industry 28.70%
Government and Related Organisations 1.80%
*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 4.30%
Banking / Finance 4.30%
Engineering 44.70%
Others 2.80%
System Analysis & Computer Programming 41.50%
Teaching / Lecturing 2.50%
*Remark: Due to rounding of data, percentages may not add up exactly to 100%.