Undergraduate Programs 2021-22

Students studying a 4-year bachelor’s degree are required to complete the following requirements:

School / Dept / Program Office
Program / Requirements / Abbreviation
Program Title / Requirements
School of Humanities and Social Science
^ This is a major program jointly offered by the School of Humanities and Social Science and the School of Science.
Interdisciplinary Programs Office
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  • To graduate with an additional major, students admitted in 2015-16 or after must complete all the requirements specified for that major, within which there must be at least 20 credits single-counted for that major. These 20 credits cannot be used to fulfill any other requirements for graduation except for the 120-credit degree requirement.
  • To make sure they can complete their program within the normal duration of study, students are recommended to seek academic advice from their Schools and Departments, and follow an appropriate study plan.  For up-to-date information on courses offering and scheduling, students should check it out from their Schools and Departments, and the Registry Services website. Examples on student’s pathways for each major are provided FOR REFERENCE.
  • Students may use no more than 6 credits earned from courses offered in pure online delivery mode to satisfy the graduation requirements of a degree program. This 6-credit limit does not apply to credits obtained through the credit transfer procedures of the University.
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is committed to providing equal educational opportunities to all students. Students with any learning difficulties may reach out to instructors and/or the Counseling and Wellness Center for support. The Center provides a wide range of services and resources: (a) It coordinates with course instructors to provide reasonable academic accommodations or adjustments to courses for students with special educational needs (SEN) and/or temporary health conditions. Students may contact sen@ust.hk to arrange a confidential discussion regarding equitable access to the chosen program and reasonable accommodations; (b) It also provides personal counseling service for students who have concerns on their well-being and personal problems. Students may make an online appointment or contact counsel@ust.hk to arrange a confidential discussion to get help and advice.