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JS1202

BSc Chemistry 理學士(化學)

BScCHEM

Short Description

The Department of Chemistry offer one undergraduate major, BSc in Chemistry. This major focuses on the application of knowledge, enabling students to understand important scientific issues, current technologies and the future challenges facing Hong Kong, its immediate region and the world.

The major aims to provide students with a firm foundation in chemical sciences with a focus on analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and physical chemistry. It is designed to train and produce graduates who are able to pursue a developing career in local and regional industrial, commercial, government, education, and research sectors.

Four stream options for students to choose from:

  • Comprehensive Chemistry (accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC))
  • Cosmetic Chemistry
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Global Research Enrichment and Technopreneurship (GREAT)

Talented students can select one of the programmes to complete two degrees with an accelerated pace:

Remarks:

# Indicative intake quotas for JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions, subject to change.


Useful Links:

Useful Information for JUPAS Applicants
Assessment of Applications
Interview Arrangements
Flexible Admission Arrangement for JUPAS Applicants
Special Consideration for JUPAS Applicants
CityU Scholarships for Hong Kong Talents
CityU Tiger Programme
JUPAS Admissions Score Reference

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
One of the following elective subjects:
CHEMISTRY 3
One of the following elective subjects:
BIOLOGY 3
BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL STUDIES (ACCOUNTING) 3
BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL STUDIES (BUSINESS MANAGEMENT) 3
DESIGN AND APPLIED TECHNOLOGY 3
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY 3
PHYSICS 3
ANY 1 SUBJECT for students who have attained Level 3 or above in MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 3

Notes for Elective Subject(s):

  • Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and Category C other language subject (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning (ApL) subjects are not counted as elective subjects.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Notes:

  • Liberal Studies would be used as the alternative of the core subject requirement of Citizenship and Social Development.
  • Unspecified electives may include Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) (except for JS1801) and Category C other language subjects (at grade E or above) (except for JS1200, JS1201, JS1217, JS1801, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807). If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning (ApL) subjects are not counted as elective subjects, except for JS1041, JS1042, JS1043, JS1044, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807.
  • Please refer to the minimum entrance requirements webpage for details.
  • Applicants who are marginally failed to meet the entrance requirements of the programme may still have opportunity of admission. CityU will continue the flexibility towards the minimum entrance requirements for JUPAS applicants in 2024/25 entry. The details of flexible admission arrangement will be announced in due course.


Remarks:

  • For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

CityU accepts repeat results and will use the best results in assessing whether applicants fulfil the entrance requirements and to calculate admission scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

Contacts

Department of Chemistry

Email: chem.enquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3442-7404

Admissions Office

Email: ugadm.local@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3442-7640

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 321 437 410 423 300 1891
2022 268 374 412 434 294 1782
2021 236 319 387 433 289 1664
2020 224 346 448 497 332 1847
2019 217 390 527 561 425 2120
2018 293 492 651 665 469 2570
2017 384 523 642 786 534 2869
2016 698 832 1003 1135 833 4501
2015 915 1054 1411 1581 1112 6073

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 50 4 2 0 0 56
2022 50 6 3 0 0 59
2021 41 5 2 0 0 48
2020 40 4 3 0 0 47
2019 29 11 6 0 0 46
2018 36 6 2 0 0 44
2017 38 4 4 0 0 46
2016 86 16 4 0 0 106
2015 75 7 1 0 0 83
Footnote(s)
The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.