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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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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
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).

Dual Degree students learn how to analyze issues from technological and business viewpoints and solve both quantitative and qualitative problems. 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 to sharpen their analytical skills and critical thinking and broaden their perspectives. The program is challenging but 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 Management
   5. BBA in Marketing

*These majors can be declared with an Extended Major in Artificial Intelligence

Enrichment Activities & Signature Courses
A variety of enrichment activities help students consolidate multi-dimensional problem solving skills, communications skills, and global understanding through real-life practices. Examples include exchange programs, internships, executive forum, and leadership training. The following are some key enrichment activities and signature courses offered to T&M-DDP students.

  • T&M International Business Plan Competition (TEMG4960)
    A popular international event, co-organized with overseas partner institutions in different continents. Past partners include the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Bayreuth and University of Sao Paulo. Participants work in multinational teams to develop creative applications and viable business plans for an emerging technology.
  • T&M Corporate Consulting Projects (TEMG4950)
    Students seek novel ways to create value and solve real-life technology & management problems faced by our corporate sponsors. Past corporate sponsors include Arup, Bayer, Google, HARMAN, IBM, and Li & Fung, among others.
  • T&M Corporate Proof-of-Concept Projects (TEMG4952)
    Students form a team to conduct proof-of-concept (POC) projects under the supervision of a corporate sponsor. Project scope is designed by the course instructor together with the corporate sponsor. Final deliverables often include a presentation to a large audience and POC software demonstration. Past project made use of software such as blockchain, machine learning and data visualization and analysis of fintech applications.
  • T&M Case Analysis and Value Proposition Design (TEMG3950)
    Through case studies of business strategies and technologies, students’ problem-solving skills are developed with an emphasis on basic frameworks and tools, including how to structure solutions in a written and oral format. The course also focuses on improving problematic product design concepts by the use of Design Thinking methodology to sharpen understanding of customers' hidden pains and needs for higher value propositions.
  • T&M Professional Activities (TEMG1010)
    T&M-DDP offers a series of Technology & Management Professional Training among the 5 years which aims to build presentation and communication skills, cross-cultural understanding, and confidence. We have customized professional activities for every class to match student needs at different 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 (24%), Engineering (23%), Further Studies (16%), Consultancy (14%), Business Management (11%), Information Technology (10%) and Startups (2%).


Interview is compulsory for admissions. Selected Band A applicants will be invited to attend an interview in May or July 2022.

Remarks:

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
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 SUBJECTNote1 3

Note 1: The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.

Remarks: 
(1) Interview is compulsory for admissions. 
(2) For more details about admissions score calculation, please refer to: https://join.hkust.edu.hk/admissions/jupas/.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3
Or
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3
ANY 1 SUBJECT 3

Remarks:

  • The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.

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 2020/21, 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

Mr Dennis Wong

Email: wongdenniskf@ust.hk

Tel: 2358 8261

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
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
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
Footnote(s)
(1) As the 2022/23 academic year is the beginning of the 2022/23 - 2024/25 triennium for which the allocation of UGC-funded places are still subject to the Government's approval, the number of intake places shown above is indicative only and subject to changes or confirmation.