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Science Master Class (double degree) 科研專才啟導課程 (雙學位課程)

SMC

Short Description

The double degree elite Programme

  • caters specifically to the needs of science-inclined students and incubates the next generation of scientists
  • allows students to learn from the best minds and be inspired by Science Masters (renowned scientists), enhancing their scholastic potential in science
  • equips students to translate scientific knowledge into practical applications with far- and wide-reaching impacts

 Features

  • Fast-track for completing 2 degrees at accelerated pace
    • a BSc plus a MRes
  • Learning from Science Masters– Grand Masters through special tutorials and Masters as academic advisers
  • Catering the needs of elite students
    • disciplinary-based intensive study for research-aspired students
    • ample opportunities available in our flagship Young Scientist Scheme (YSS) including Summer Research Fellowship, Overseas Research Fellowship, Exchange Study and be considered for the Cambridge-track for Natural Sciences disciplines
  • Research-oriented
    • Research postgraduate courses and research projects to enhance the students’ frontier scientific knowledge and research skills

Remarks:
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Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT1 Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 4
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
Two of the following elective subjects:
BIOLOGY or CHEMISTRY or PHYSICS 3
Or
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3
BIOLOGY or CHEMISTRY or PHYSICS 3

Remark:

  1. Level 2 in Liberal Studies achieved in previous sitting(s) will be considered in lieu of Citizenship and Social Development.

The components of Combined Science must not overlap the other science elective.

The calculation of programme score considers category A subjects and M1/M2 only. Please refer to hku.hk/dse for details.

The result(s) of Liberal Studies, Combined Science and Integrated Science achieved in previous sitting(s) will also be considered.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT3 Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING)4 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT (EXCLUDING APPLIED LEARNING, OTHER LANGUAGE) 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Remark:

  1. "Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education” is referred to as “HKDSE”.
  2. "Attained with Distinction" obtained prior to 2018, or "Attained with Distinction (I)" or "Attained with Distinction (II)" obtained in or after 2018, in Applied Learning subjects (other than Applied Learning Chinese) will be used as additional supporting information. In the meantime, student learning experiences in Applied Learning subjects may be considered within the context of other learning experiences in their application.
  3. Level 2 in Liberal Studies achieved in previous sitting will be considered in lieu of Citizenship and Social Development.
  4. Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.
The result(s) of Combined Science and Integrated Science achieved in previous sitting(s) will also be considered.

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

In general, most of the programmes offered by HKU consider the best results achieved by candidates in different combination of sittings, except for a few programmes which only consider the latest results.  Few programmes may also impose a penalty on HKDSE repeaters.  Please refer to https://www.hku.hk/dse for details.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Faculty of Science

Email: sci.ug.admission@hku.hk

Tel: +852 3917 2683

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 89 60 71 85 75 380
2022 46 33 57 54 69 259
2021 51 41 52 55 48 247

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 21 0 0 0 0 21
2022 13 0 0 0 0 13
2021 17 0 0 0 0 17