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JSST02

Offered by TWC: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science 由東華學院開辦:醫療化驗科學(榮譽)理學士

BSc(MLSc)

Short Description

This is a four-year programme that leads to the award of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science.  The first year is devoted to foundation scientific training (e.g. Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry) and other General Education courses (e.g. English and Statistics).  The remaining years will be devoted to major subspecialty training in Medical Laboratory practice: Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology & Transfusion Science, Anatomical Pathology, and Medical Microbiology & Virology).  The training includes a clinical practicum in public/private medical laboratories. There will also be a final year research project.  Graduates are eligible for registration as a Medical Laboratory Technologist “醫務化驗師” (Part II).  This statutory registration is a prerequisite for employment in local public and private health services.

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Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECT* 2

Applicants with previous HKDSE subject result of A040 ‘Liberal Studies’ will be used as the alternative of the core subject requirement of A045 ‘Citizenship and Social Development’.

* Preferred subject: Chemistry or Combined Science with Chemistry*

  • The programme aims to provide students with training and knowledge for equipping them to be an efficient and effective healthcare worker.  Applicants are expected to possess substantial knowledge in chemical and biological sciences to HKDSE level in order to benefit from learning.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have obtained:
    • Level 4 or above in English Language in HKDSE
    • Level 4 or above for Chemistry or Combined Science with Chemistry* in HKDSE
  • Applicants should have normal colour vision, as this is usually required for employment in local medical laboratories.
  • Applicants should be prepared to handle human samples, tissues and body fluids.
  • Students with HKDSE English Language results at Level 3 are required to complete non-credit bearing English enhancement course(s) in the first year of study.

* For applicants with 2012-2023 HKDSE subject results

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
One of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
Please refer to individual institution for programme-specific entry requirements.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 151,190

Tuition fees (after deduction of subsidy from the Government)
2024/2025: $71,420
2025/2026: $71,420
2026/2027: $71,420
2027/2028: $71,420

Tung Wah College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes based on the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Government annually.

The above tuition fee is net of annual subsidy under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). In 2024/2025 academic year, the annual subsidy under the SSSDP is $79,770 for laboratory-based undergraduate programmes. The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the announcement by the Education Bureau. For details, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/sssdp.

Only local students are eligible to be subsidised under SSSDP.

Contacts

Registry – Admissions Team

Email: applytwc@twc.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3190 6673

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 286 472 520 529 580 2387
2022 248 402 542 554 626 2372
2021 246 387 493 522 585 2233
2020 294 477 592 534 681 2578
2019 307 526 679 650 706 2868
2018 388 630 738 726 813 3295
2017 347 590 674 672 752 3035

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 36 6 0 0 0 42
2022 46 6 0 0 0 52
2021 51 1 0 0 0 52
2020 47 3 0 0 0 50
2019 41 4 0 0 0 45
2018 29 1 0 0 0 30
2017 19 1 0 0 0 20