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BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management 科技及管理學雙學位課程

T&M-DDP

Short Description

Overview

Under the Academy of Interdisciplinary Studies, the Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management (T&M-DDP) is designed to provide a world-class interdisciplinary education that emphasizes technological innovation and managerial leadership with an inclination towards a global perspective. T&M-DDP, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, offers high-caliber students an inspiring opportunity to gain two internationally-recognized degrees in five years: Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) or Bachelor of Science (BSc), and Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

T&M-DDP empowers students the skills to analyze issues from both technological and business viewpoints and to solve problems with both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Students also develop awareness of different cultures and global perspectives and foster a willingness to serve. With double degrees in technology and management, our graduates have a wide variety of career advancement opportunities.

Curriculum

As a fully-integrated program, T&M-DDP students study engineering/science and business courses every year. In addition to the major disciplines, students are also exposed to courses in mathematics, entrepreneurship, social science and humanities, and business communications in English and Chinese which sharpen their analytical skills, critical thinking, and broaden their horizons. The program is challenging yet rewarding as it delivers outstanding opportunities for students to acquire broad and deep knowledge in technology and management.

Engineering/Science Options:
  1. BEng in Aerospace Engineering*#
  2. BEng in Bioengineering*
  3. BEng in Chemical Engineering*
  4. BEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering*#
  5. BEng in Civil Engineering*#
  6. BEng in Computer Engineering*#
  7. BEng in Computer Science*#
  8. BEng in Decision Analytics*#
  9. BEng in Electronic Engineering*#
  10. BEng in Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management*#
  11. BSc in Integrative Systems & Design*#
  12. BEng in Mechanical Engineering*#
  13. BSc in Biotechnology (offered by the School of Science)
AND Business Options:
  1. BBA in Economics
  2. BBA in Finance
  3. BBA in General Business Management
  4. BBA in Global Business
  5. BBA in Management
  6. BBA in Marketing

*These majors can be declared with an Extended Major in Artificial Intelligence
#These majors can be declared with an Extended Major in Digital Media and Creative Arts

Enrichment Activities & Signature Courses

Apart from overseas exchange and internship opportunities, T&M-DDP offers a series of unique TEMG courses to cultivate students’ innovative thinking, deepen their knowledge of technology and management, and develop their communication and interpersonal skills, equipping them to become tomorrow’s global leaders:

T&M International Business Plan Competition (TEMG4970): This is a popular international event co-organized with overseas partner institutions in different continents, such as the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Bayreuth and University of Sao Paulo, just to name a few. Participants work in multinational teams to develop creative applications and viable business plans for an emerging technology.

T&M Corporate Consulting Projects (TEMG4950) and T&M Prototyping and Research Projects (TEMG4940): Students solve real-world challenges faced by our corporate sponsors using advanced technology and business strategies in the format of consulting, desktop research or solution prototyping. Past corporate sponsors include Arup, Bayer Japan, Google, UBS Zurich/APAC, P&G, HARMAN, IBM, and PCCW-HKT, among many others.

T&M Case Analysis and Product Innovation (TEMG3950): This is a fundamental course to develop students’ structured problem-solving skills using MECE frameworks, and communication skills using 5-Step Persuasive Selling in essay and presentation format. Also, it helps foster critical thinking using techniques such as Design Thinking, Value Proposition Design, and Business Model Canvas.

T&M Professional Activities (TEMG1010): Throughout the 5-year program, a variety of Technology & Management enrichment activities e.g. Survival Camp, Executive Forum, career workshops, are offered to enhance students’ presentation and communication skills, develop their cross-cultural understanding, and cultivate their leadership abilities. These professional activities are customized for each class to meet the specific needs of students at different development stages.

Career Prospect

Dynamic and forward-looking, T&M-DDP graduates can handle technological issues and understand business management. Our graduates work in diverse industries: Banking and Finance (25%), Engineering (23%), Further Studies (15%), Consultancy (13%), Business Management (11%), Information Technology (11%) and Startups (2%). (as of 2022)

Remarks:
Interview is compulsory for admissions. Selected Band A applicants will be invited to attend an interview in May or July 2024.

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTNote1 Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 3
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
BIOLOGY or CHEMISTRY or PHYSICS or COMBINED SCIENCE or INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3
Or
BIOLOGY or CHEMISTRY or PHYSICS or COMBINED SCIENCE or INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY 3
ANY 1 SUBJECTNote2 3
Notes:
  1. The result(s) of Liberal Studies (Level 2 or above) achieved in previous sitting(s) will also be considered.
  2. The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.
  3. Interview is compulsory for admissions. 

For more details about admissions score calculation, please refer to: https://join.hkust.edu.hk/admissions/jupas/.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTNote2 Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote4 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3
Notes: 
  1. Non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students may use an alternative Chinese subject, an HKDSE Other Language subject, or an HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese subject to satisfy the University’s Chinese language requirement. 
  2. The result(s) of Liberal Studies in previous sitting(s) will also be considered in HKUST General Entrance Requirement. Level 2 or above is required. 
    "Attained" level in Citizenship and Social Development and the result(s) of Liberal Studies will not be considered in the admissions score calculation.
  3. The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.
  4. Grade C or above in Category C (Other Languages) subjects can count as Elective 2 (for some programs).

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

Once the minimum entrance requirements have been met, the best results achieved in all sittings will be used for calculating admissions scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

In 2023/24, for local students admitted to the BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management, the tuition for their 5th year (i.e. 9th and 10th regular terms) of study is HK$30,000 per term.

Contacts

Ms Yoyo Lau

Email: techmgmt@ust.hk

Tel: (852) 2358 8989

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 50 34 65 97 97 343
2022 66 37 74 104 125 406
2021 71 50 68 107 126 422
2020 64 45 91 125 130 455
2019 71 36 90 99 130 426
2018 84 55 102 149 155 545
2017 108 57 112 159 177 613
2016 110 60 113 177 185 645

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 13 0 0 0 0 13
2022 20 0 0 0 0 20
2021 28 0 0 0 0 28
2020 20 0 0 0 0 20
2019 20 0 0 0 0 20
2018 18 0 0 0 0 18
2017 21 0 0 0 0 21
2016 20 0 0 0 0 20