Higher Diploma in Chemical Technology
化學科技高級文憑


Sept 2019 Entry

Programme code: JS3040

Duration and Credit Requirement


Mode of Study
Full-time
Normal Duration

2 years

Credits Required for Graduation

60

Programme Intake
48 (JUPAS and non-JUPAS)
Fund Type
Government-Funded
Consider Second Choice Applications
Yes, but preference will be given to first choice applications.
Programme Leader(s)

Dr Cheung Kwong-chak, Gary
BSc, PhD

Remarks
  • As the 2019/20 Academic Year is the start of the 2019-2022 triennium for which UGC-funded programmes are still subject to 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.
  • The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only and subject to review.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

A solid background in applied chemistry prepares graduates for careers in the industrial, business or public sectors as well-trained senior technicians, technologists or professional salespeople. The programme enhances the career prospects of those who wish to be trained in chemical technology. It helps students to develop creative thinking, analytical skills, independent learning/work skills and high levels of competitiveness.

 

 

Characteristics

This programme emphasises the contribution of chemistry to Hong Kong and the Greater China region. Additional subjects are available to develop students' skills in communication and chemical analysis. The programme also prepares students for further studies at the degree level in Hong Kong or overseas.

Curriculum

  • The programme includes the University's core curriculum and training in industrial chemistry, process technology and basic chemistry.
     
  • Year One studies focus on the University's core curriculum and underpinning subjects common to science students and basic chemical principles with laboratory skills.
     
  • Year Two studies focus on the applications of chemistry in industrial and commercial sectors, including through polymers, environmental chemistry and analytical chemistry.
     
  • Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at www.polyu.edu.hk/~abct.

Recognition and Prospects

Career Prospects

Graduates can work in production, quality control, waste treatment, environmental management and research and development.

Entrance Requirements

Please click here to view the entrance requirements for non-JUPAS applicants.

Enquiries

For further programme information, please contact:

The General Office (tel: 3400 8689; email: carol.tsang@polyu.edu.hk).

Student Message


No information is available at present.

Additional Documents Required


Transcript / Certificate

Required


Interview Arrangement


Date: Between March to July
Mode:Written tests, group discussions or individual interviews, if necessary
Aims:

To evaluate the suitability of shortlisted applicants for the programme.

Medium:English
Duration:

30 to 60 minutes

Remark:

Phone interviews may be arranged for overseas applicants.