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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

JS4550

Biomedical Sciences 生物醫學

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Short Description

This programme aims to provide graduates with an integrated and holistic training in biomedical sciences. Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach and coupling theories with practical and hands-on training, the programme will produce solidly trained graduates for diversified career paths in scientific research, health system policy and management, or clinical, pharmaceutical, diagnostics and healthcare related professions, as well as leaders with global perspective.

Upon completion of the Programme, graduates will have:

  • had a strong, broad-based foundation and advanced specialised knowledge in selected areas of biomedical sciences and research;
  • developed a broad range of skills and values, including a capacity for lifelong learning and conducting biomedical research;
  • acquired skills to apply critical and creative thinking to analyse problems, to identify ethical dilemmas relating to biomedical sciences and research, and to offer feasible solutions;
  • demonstrated good understanding of the policy issues and strategic management pertaining to public health, pharmaceutical industry, diseases and medicine;
  • been equipped with practical and hands-on training and exposure to real-life scenarios through experiences in a biomedical research laboratory or within an industrial setting;
  • developed effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Remarks:
For the structure of the 4-year undergraduate curriculum, please click here.

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 3
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECTNOTE 3
One of the following elective subjects:
BIOLOGY 3
CHEMISTRY 3
NOTE:
The subject can be any New Senior Secondary elective subject (Category A) or Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.

REMARK:
The programme accepts specific Applied Learning course(s) with "Attained with Distinction" as an extra elective subject.
Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2018 for details.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote2 3

Note 1
Applicants with very special circumstances may be granted waivers of this requirement on a case-by-case basis. For details, please click here.

Note 2:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects#; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.    

#Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling (i) above.


Note 3:

"Attained with Distinction" in Applied Learning subjects will be accepted by some programmes as an extra subject for awarding bonus points. For details, please click here.     

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

Most programmes offered by CUHK consider the best results in the same subject taken by a candidate in more than one sitting of HKDSE.  Some programmes may have specific arrangements and the admission scores of candidates seeking admission on the strength of results from more than one sitting of HKDSE may be adjusted.  Details of calculation of scores in more than one sitting of HKDSE for the 2018-19 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

School of Biomedical Sciences

Email: sbs-biomedsci@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 39436838

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 175 206 388 551 504 1824
2016 151 160 333 496 416 1556

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 21 0 0 0 0 21
2016 20 0 0 0 0 20
Footnote(s)
(1) These are indicative admission quotas, which are subject to adjustment. 
(2) For latest information on interviews for 2018 entry, please visit
http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm