What's Happening in IPO

23 Sep 2015

Information Session for the New Major: Individualized Interdisciplinary Major

IPO will launch a new major - Individualized Interdisciplinary Major (IIM) in academic year 2016/2017. An information session for students was held on 21 Sep 2015.

IIM offers a non-traditional, cross-School academic pathway for exceptional Hong Kong and international students with the vision, talents and character to create their own study program.  IIM students have the academic freedom to combine courses from different departments and Schools at HKUST, and even different universities, to develop an interdisciplinary major tailor-made to their intellectual interests. It is the first of its kind in Greater China Region. 

Program Director, Prof. King L. CHOW introduced the new major to the students at the information session and welcomed students who had any new idea and interest in special major to talk with him. Prof. CHOW will access the possibility initially and identify relevant faculty to further develop the study proposal with the students if feasible.  

If you are interested to know more about IIM, you may browse the program website iim.ust.hk , contact Mr Matthew CHIK at 3469 2017 / iim@ust.hk or join the next information session to be held on 29 Oct 2015.  Stay tuned for more details! 

  • IIM Program Director, Prof. King L. CHOW, introduced the new major to the students.