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Science Master Class 科研專才啟導課程

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 in 4 years
    • a BSc plus a MRes
  • Learning from
    • 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 included in 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

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Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 5
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 4
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 4
Two of the following elective subjects:
COMBINED SCIENCE 3
BIOLOGY 3
PHYSICS 3
CHEMISTRY 3
INTEGRATED SCIENCE 3

Candidates with level 4 in English Language and good results in other HKDSE subjects will be exceptionally considered on a case-by-case basis.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 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. Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

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.  The policy on the calculation of scores in combined sittings of HKDSE for the 2021-22 exercise will be finalized at a later stage, which will be posted on our website https://www.hku.hk/dse.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Faculty of Science

Email: science@hku.hk

Tel: 3917-2683