The postgraduate programs of the Department emphasize training in original research, focusing on fundamental, interdisciplinary and applied areas. Among such areas with greatest potential to achieve significant results of relevance to the growth of technological industry are studies of biologically active molecules, new synthetic methods and materials, and surface chemistry. The Department has modern well equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art instrumentation, glassware, chemicals and other items required for all research activities as covered by the above areas. Research postgraduate students also have access to instrumentation shared with other Departments within the University. Opportunity is provided for research students to participate in both local and overseas conferences.
General University Requirements
Research PG Programs
For MPhil degree programs, applicants should:
For PhD degree programs, applicants should:
NON-local students must allow time to obtain a Hong Kong student visa.
Taught PG Programs
For CHEM MSc degree program, please refer to The MSc in Analytical Chemistry Program Website
English Language Requirements
For the English language requriement, please refer to
In addition to the above, individual school and department may stipulate higher English proficiency requirement.Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Part-time: 8 yearsMaster of Philosophy (MPhil)
Full-time :2 years
Part-time :4 years
For Further Information
For application form and further details about our postgraduate programs, http://pg.ust.hk/cgi-bin/pg/eng/detail.php?catid=3 or contact: