Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO)
Working closely with all Schools, the Interdisciplinary Programs Office brings together different disciplines to offer brand-new interdisciplinary educational experiences in Technology & Management and Environmental Management & Technology. It also offers an Individualized Interdisciplinary Major, the first in Greater China, allowing students to create their own curricula to fulfill different intellectual interests.
- #18 in Engineering and Technology
(QS World University Rankings 2020)
- #6 in Social Science and Management in Asia
(QS Asian University Rankings 2019 by Faculty)
- #50 in Environmental Sciences (#1 in Hong Kong)
(QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020)
The IPO currently offers two four-year BSc degree programs and a five-year dual degree program:
- BSc in Environmental Management and Technology (EVMT)
- BSc in Individualized Interdisciplinary Major (IIM)
- BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (DDP)
Students in the five-year Dual Degree Program can choose to enroll in either a specific engineering discipline or a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology, together with a Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business Management.
Besides, students are also allowed to apply for direct admission to the program: Environmental Management and Technology.
Please visit the HKUST website of the Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) for details on EVMT, IIM, DDP.