Program Outcomes

HKUST Graduates Attributes – ABC LIVE

HKIE Desirable Program Outcomes

HKUST’s Engineering Programs are accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). To be consistent with the requirements of the Washington Accord, Program outcomes that describe what students are expected to know and to do by the time of graduation must include:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering appropriate to the degree discipline

(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data

(c) an ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints, such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability

(d) an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

(e) an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems

(f) an ability to understand professional and ethical responsibility

(g) an ability to communicate effectively

(h) an ability to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context, especially the importance of health, safety and environmental considerations to both workers and the general public

(i) an ability to stay abreast of contemporary issues

(j) an ability to recognise the need for, and to engage in life-long learning

(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice appropriate to the degree discipline

(l) an ability to use the computer/IT tools relevant to the discipline along with an understanding of their processes and limitations

Program Outcomes


Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Program (CBME)

Chemical Engineering Program (CENG)

Chemical and Environmental Engineering Program (CEEV)


Civil Engineering Program (CIVL)

Civil and Environmental Engineering Program (CIEV)


Computer Science Program (COMP)


Computer Engineering Program (CPEG)


Electronic Engineering Program (ELEC)


Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management Program (IEEM)

Logistics Management amd Engineering Program(LME)


Mechanical Engineering Program (MECH)