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What will I learn?


  • To provide an opportunity of further education for working professionals in the field of analytical chemistry testing, certification and related areas.
  • To offer a programme of study relevant to the needs of public and industrial laboratories as well as research organisations.
  • To ensure our MSc graduates have an extensive knowledge and a critical understanding of the basic theoretical principles and applications of modern physico-chemical methods towards solving problems of chemical analysis.

The programme also provides training in laboratory management, quality assurance/quality control, computer applications and laboratory automation, and helps instill an integrated analytical mind in students so that our MSc graduates can comfortably assume supervisory or managerial positions in establishments dealing with chemical analysis or related fields.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$120,000.00 (12,19,017) per year
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022


Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelor's degree for admission to a Taught Postgraduate degree programme; English Language Requirements: TOEFL - 550 (Paper-based), 79 (Internet-based); or IELTS (Academic): Overall Band at 6.5; or CET-6 (College English Test band 6): 450.

For international students

Applicants should possess a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with honours in Chemistry or in Physical and Life Sciences, such as Biomedical Science, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Food Science, Pharmacology, etc. where a strong emphasis is placed on analytical techniques and measurements, from a recognised university or comparable institution; or a qualification deemed to be equivalent.

Applicants should fulfill any one of the following English requirements:

  • TOEFL: 79 (internet-based); or
  • IELTS (academic): overall band of 6.5; or
  • CET-6 (College English Test band 6): 450; or
  • Applicants who had successfully graduated from a bachelor's degree programme that adopts English as the medium of instruction.


Applicants with an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent may also apply, and will be required to satisfactorily complete an English enhancement course offered by the University if admitted.

Applicants who do not possess a formal degree qualification but have substantial documented relevant working experience in Analytical Chemistry may be considered. Applicants will be interviewed to determine their suitability for studying the programme.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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