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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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BSc in Integrative Systems and Design 理學士(綜合系統與設計)

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Short DescriptionUpdated

This program provides a multi-disciplinary training to students in integrative systems and design. It adopts a student-centric curriculum, which is created based on their talents and interests, and a project-based learning approach in which students study and work in teams. Students acquire knowledge in design and systems thinking, specific technology and entrepreneurial spirit through learning-by-doing. The birth of disruptive innovations requires both cutting-edge science and engineering advancement and creates a huge demand for innovators who can integrate know-hows that span different disciplines in a human-centered mindset.

Remarks:

Interview/Team-based Design Challenge and the submission of Design and Technology Project experience document (DTP)/ Student Learning Profile (SLP)/  Other Experiences and Achievements (OEA) are compulsory for admission.

RequirementsUpdated

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
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 or DESIGN AND APPLIED TECHNOLOGY 3
ANY 1 SUBJECTNote1 3
Or
BIOLOGY or CHEMISTRY or PHYSICS or COMBINED SCIENCE or INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY or DESIGN AND APPLIED TECHNOLOGY 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

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

Remarks:
(1) Candidates applying for admission to the BSc in ISD (ISDN) program are encouraged to upload a Design and Technology Project experience document (DTP), describing school or personal-initiated projects and extracurricular activities using the following link (https://ust.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5dr7G33zTlaBDlH). It highlights candidates’ previous project work detailing the how, why and what of the projects. JUPAS students may use their Student Learning Profile (SLP) or Other Experiences and Achievements (OEA) in lieu of the DTP. Please note that the submission of DTP, SLP or OEA is MANDATORY; candidates who fail to submit any one of the three required documents will not be considered for the application. Detailed guidelines and deadlines for submission can be found at https://isd.ust.hk/academics/bsc-in-integrative-systems-and-design-isd.
(2) The shortlisted candidate will be invited for the MANDATORY Interview/Team-based Design Challenge. For the format and schedule of the Interview/Team-based Design Challenge, please visit: https://isd.ust.hk/academics/bsc-in-integrative-systems-and-design-isd.
(3) For more details about admission score calculation, please refer to: https://join.ust.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

Contacts

Division of Integrative Systems and Design

Email: isd@ust.hk

Tel: 3469 2723

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 31 40 77 105 90 343
2019 69 61 87 113 95 425

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2020 10 0 0 0 0 10
2019 10 0 0 0 0 10