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Hong Kong Baptist University

JS2420

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) in Chinese Medicine 中藥學學士(榮譽)

BPharm

Short Description

The programme encompasses pharmaceutical science of Chinese Materia Medica, basic theories of Chinese Medicine, basic sciences, Western pharmacy and practicum training. During the four-year of studies, students are required to complete a 15-week practicum, and in the final year, students are required to carry out an Honours Project before graduation. Throughout the programme, research concepts and tools are emphasised, and the concept of “Whole Person Education” is also stressed by providing a student-oriented, adaptive and holistic education in the General Education Programme.

Student Learning Experiences

Students will have opportunities to broaden their knowledge by attending practicum sessions as early as in the Year One of studies.  After completion of the first year of study, students are required to attend a 2-week practicum in the area of Medicinal Botany. During the summer break after the third year and in the fourth year of studies, practicum will take place in either a pharmaceutical plant or a herbarium in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shaoguan and Guangzhou.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities of the BPharm graduates include quality control and manufacturing, business management, new product development and commercial sector of Chinese medicines. Graduates may also continue their studies by applying for research on Chinese medicines at postgraduate level. 

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Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
Two of the following elective subjects:
CHEMISTRYNote2 3
ANY 1 SUBJECTNote3 3

Note 1: No alternative Chinese language qualifications will be accepted in lieu of HKDSE Chinese language. 

Note 2: One elective must be Chemistry.

Note 3: The other elective must be any Category A subjects or Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2).


Remarks on other requirements: 
Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend interview.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGENote2 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote3 3

Note 1: For Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, alternative Chinese Language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University (except for the programmes offered by the School of Chinese Medicine) are listed in the website: https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/jupas_chineserequirement.

Note 2: Equivalences to Level 3 in HKDSE English Language are listed in the website:
https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/jupas_eng_requirement

Note 3:

  • One of the elective subjects must be Category A subjects (Senior Secondary Subjects) (unless specified otherwise).
  • Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2) is recognised for fulfilling elective subject requirements. 
  • Individual programmes may consider Category B subjects (Applied Learning) and/or Category C subjects (Other Languages) for fulfilling elective subject requirements. Please refer to the programme entrance requirements of individual programmes for details.

Remarks on admissions score: Individual programme would adopt different score formulae for calculating applicants’ admissions scores. Please refer to the following link for the updated score calculation and subject weights of our programmes for 2022 entry: https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/jupas_weighting


First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Admissions Office

Email: 334jupas@hkbu.edu.hk

Tel: 3411 2200

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2021 206 227 360 490 390 1673
2020 197 257 430 531 472 1887
2019 197 249 427 611 434 1918
2018 241 303 500 679 551 2274
2017 280 393 618 792 609 2692
2016 274 348 673 808 687 2790
2015 313 460 778 1048 907 3506
2014 417 550 1024 1398 1080 4469
2013 463 629 1084 1378 1092 4646
2012 246 297 543 786 673 2545

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2021 16 4 0 0 0 20
2020 20 1 1 0 0 22
2019 18 2 0 0 0 20
2018 22 2 0 0 0 24
2017 15 3 1 0 0 19
2016 19 3 0 1 0 23
2015 20 3 2 0 0 25
2014 14 5 0 0 0 19
2013 12 1 1 1 0 15
2012 4 3 1 1 4 13