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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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BSc (Hons) in Medical Laboratory Science 醫療化驗科學(榮譽)理學士學位

MED LAB SCI

Short Description

Medical Laboratory Science is an important scientific discipline in the healthcare sector. Medical laboratory scientists perform laboratory analysis of clinical samples, which aids in disease diagnosis, treatment, risk assessment and the investigation of underlying disease mechanisms.

This programme equips graduates with the knowledge, techniques, reasoning skills and professional attitudes that are necessary to be qualified medical laboratory scientists.

Remarks:
Not applicable

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
There is no compulsory subject requirement. Preferred subjects with the highest weighting for admission score calculation include:
  • English;
  • Mathematics;
  • Extended modules of Mathematics;
  • Biology;
  • Chemistry; and
  • Combined Science with Biology and Chemistry.

Normal colour vision is not one of the admission criteria, but applicants should note that normal colour vision may be required for employment in the medical laboratory profession.
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
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Flexibilities on admission selection are available as follows:

  1. Individual Broad Disciplines (BDs) / degree programmes will accept one relevant Applied Learning (ApL) subject for meeting the entrance requirements. An attainment at Attained with Distinction (I) level or above / Attained with Distinction (obtained in 2017 or before) is required.
  2. Other Language subjects (i.e. Category C) offered in the HKDSE Examination will be accepted as elective subjects. Grade E or above is required.
  3. If students have taken both M1 and M2, they will only be considered as one subject and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.
  4. Students endorsed by schools for meeting EDB’s specified circumstances and having achieved the required grade in Chinese in one of the following examinations will be regarded as obtaining a Level 3 in HKDSE Chinese for meeting our entrance requirements:
    Exam                      Level                      Min. Grade            
    GCE O-Level C
    GCSE N/A C
    IGCSE N/A C
    HKDSE ApL(C) N/A Attained
    GCE A-Level E
    GCE AS-Level E
  5. No penalty is applied to applicants with multiple attempts in HKDSE Examination. Similar subjects are considered once and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.
  6. There is no compulsory subject requirement for our programmes. Preferred subjects, if applicable, are listed in the 'Entrance Requirements & Subject Weightings' section of individual programme entries. Satisfactory performance in preferred subjects will have a positive influence on admission selection. However, applicants who have not taken the preferred subjects will still be considered for admission but they may need to take relevant underpinning subjects after admission to PolyU.
  7. For admission to the BSc(Hons) in Nursing and BSc(Hons) in Mental Health Nursing, students must have Level 3 or above in at least two HKDSE elective subjects from Category A. Please refer to www.hkeaa.edu.hk/en/hkdse/assessment/subject_information/ for details of the HKDSE subject categories.
  8. The study places offered by PolyU through JUPAS are intended primarily for admission of local school leavers. Applicants who are studying a programme or have attained qualifications at the same or above level as the programmes for which they are applying will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  9. Please note that local and non-local applicants are considered under different admission routes with different intake quotas. Non-local JUPAS applicants seeking admission on the basis of HKDSE results will be considered in competition with other non-local applicants holding various international qualifications. Please click here for details on the admission requirements for non-local applicants.

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

No penalty is applied to applicants with multiple attempts in HKDSE Examination. Similar subjects are considered once and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

General Office of the Department of Health Technology and Informatics

Email: hti.dept@polyu.edu.hk

Tel: 3400 8578

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 203 223 422 599 552 1999
2017 316 224 442 611 517 2110
2016 255 275 483 699 640 2352
2015 315 271 557 844 842 2829
2014 375 351 795 1108 992 3621
2013 494 539 1005 1477 1207 4722
2012 379 542 1175 1859 1588 5543

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 52 0 0 0 0 52
2017 51 1 0 0 0 52
2016 52 0 0 0 0 52
2015 38 1 0 0 0 39
2014 40 0 0 0 0 40
2013 40 0 0 0 0 40
2012 44 0 0 0 0 44