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Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management

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BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management
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5Y
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JS5901 BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management
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program-based-admission
BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management
Description
Students who have developed clear interests in this program may apply and be admitted directly to this program.
school-based-admission
One of the schools in HKUST
Description
Students can get admitted to one of the following Schools first, and enroll in Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management in their second year through Major Selection Exercise:
• School of Science
• School of Engineering
• School of Business and Management
• School of Humanities and Social Science
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Overview
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The Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management (T&M-DDP) is designed to provide a world-class interdisciplinary education that emphasizes technological innovation and managerial leadership with an inclination towards a global perspective. T&M-DDP, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, offers high-caliber students an inspiring opportunity to gain two internationally-recognized degrees in five years: Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) or Bachelor of Science (BSc), and Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

Dual Degree students learn how to analyze issues from technological and business viewpoints and solve both quantitative and qualitative problems. Students also develop awareness of different cultures and global perspectives and foster a willingness to serve. With double degrees in technology and management, our graduates have a wide variety of career advancement opportunities.

Curriculum

As a fully-integrated program, T&M-DDP students study engineering/science and business courses every year. In addition to the major disciplines, students are also exposed to courses in mathematics, entrepreneurship, social science and humanities, and business communications in English and Chinese to sharpen their analytical skills and critical thinking and broaden their perspectives. The program is challenging but delivers outstanding opportunities for students to acquire broad and deep knowledge in technology and management.

Engineering/Science Options:

  • BEng in Aerospace Engineering*
  • BEng in Bioengineering*
  • BEng in Chemical Engineering*
  • BEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering*
  • BEng in Civil Engineering*
  • BEng in Computer Engineering*
  • BEng in Computer Science*#
  • BEng in Decision Analytics*
  • BEng in Electronic Engineering*
  • BEng in Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management*
  • BSc in Integrative Systems & Design*#
  • BEng in Mechanical Engineering*
  • BSc in Biotechnology (offered by the School of Science) 

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Business Options:

  • BBA in Economics
  • BBA in Finance
  • BBA in General Business Management
  • BBA in Global Business
  • BBA in Management
  • BBA in Marketing

*These majors can be declared with an Extended Major in Artificial Intelligence
#These majors can be declared with an Extended Major in Digital Media and Creative Arts

Enrichment Activities & Signature Courses

A variety of enrichment activities help students consolidate multi-dimensional problem solving skills, communications skills, and global understanding through real-life practices. Examples include exchange programs, internships, executive forum, and leadership training.  The following are some key enrichment activities and signature courses offered to T&M-DDP students.

T&M International Business Plan Competition (TEMG4970)
A popular international event, co-organized with overseas partner institutions in different continents. Past partners include the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Bayreuth and University of Sao Paulo. Participants work in multinational teams to develop creative applications and viable business plans for an emerging technology.

T&M Corporate Consulting Projects (TEMG4950)
Students seek novel ways to create value and solve real-life technology & management problems faced by our corporate sponsors. Past corporate sponsors include Arup, Bayer, Google, HARMAN, IBM, and Li & Fung, among others.

T&M Prototyping and Research Projects (TEMG4940)
Students can gain deep insight into an industry domain by working with corporate-sponsors to understand a new trend in the industry, appreciate the business challenges behind the problem, and develop a working prototype incorporating innovative business strategies and advanced software tools. 

T&M Case Analysis and Product Innovation (TEMG3950)
The course consists of two parts. Part 1 "Case Analysis" is for students to develop structured problem-solving skills using MECE frameworks and communicate solution using 5-Step Persuasive Selling in essay and presentation format. Part 2 "Product Innovation" is for students to develop critical thinking skills using techniques such as Design Thinking, Value Proposition Design, and Business Model Canvas.

T&M Professional Activities (TEMG1010)
T&M-DDP offers a series of Technology & Management Professional Training among the 5 years which aims to build presentation and communication skills, cross-cultural understanding, and confidence. We have customized professional activities for every class to match student needs at different stages.

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Career Prospects
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Dynamic and forward-looking, T&M-DDP graduates can handle technological issues and understand business management.

Our graduates work in diverse industries. (as of 2021):

  • Banking and Finance (24%)
  • Engineering (23%)
  • Further Studies (16%)
  • Consultancy (14%)
  • Business Management (11%)
  • Information Technology (10%)
  • Startups (2%)
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The Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) offers far more than just two degrees. The faculty members are really supportive and encouraging, always seeking to inspire our creativity and innovation. We are given numerous exclusive opportunities for international exposure that help us continuously challenge the status quo of the world. With the T&M-DDP, we are able to step out of our comfort zone and embark on an exciting journey beyond the known.
Student Name
Karen LAM (Hong Kong)
Student Program
BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management
Year
Class of 2021
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