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“Secondary Schools - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Dual Program 2019”

Introduction of DP Program

“Secondary Schools - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Dual Program 2019” aims to provide an alternative pathway for students who are gifted in certain areas so that they can:

  1. Spend most of their time at secondary schools for a healthy, holistic personal development;

  1. Devote part of their time at HKUST studying subjects of their interest at an accelerated pace and earn university credits.

Program Structure

DP has a 3-level progressive structure. At first entry, students can choose one of the following aspects which they have shown excellent achievement or great potential in either Pre-stage Level or Level 1. The Pre-stage Level is specially designed for junior secondary school students (the first three years of secondary school). Students who have successfully completed a level with excellent performance can choose to proceed to the next level of the same aspect in the next year.

Course Level

Content

Course Type

Subjects

Pre-stage

Level

Bridging Courses to Level 1

Non

Credit-bearing

Mathematics

Physics

Level 1

Accelerated Matching Courses in Secondary School Level

Chemistry

Life Science

Mathematics

Physics

 Engineering*

Level 2

Introductory University Level

Credit-bearing

Level 3

University Level Courses on Specialized Subjects

Examples of courses

offered:

- Multivariable Calculus

- Modern Physics

- Organic Chemistry I

- Biodiversity

- Statics

*Engineering level 2 is non-credit bearing course.

Nomination Period: 2 Sep 2019 (Mon) – 30 Sep 2019 (Mon)
Course Period of Pre-stage and Level 1: November 2019 to April 2020, Saturdays

Venue: HKUST Campus
Target: Secondary school students with strong potential and commitment

For details, please visit our website:

https://www.cdgt.ust.hk/eng/Program/Dual_Program/overview.php