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Major Programmes

Applied Biology

The Applied Biology programme is structured to provide the necessary background and training in the biological sciences to meet local needs in the fields of agriculture and fisheries, biotechnology, conservation, environmental monitoring and pollution control, health and sanitation.

Biotechnology Concentration
This concentration is structured to nurture students with the basic and up-to date knowledge and techniques of biotechnology including molecular biology, immunology, and fermentation and enzyme technology.

Environmental Science Concentration
This concentration is designed to train students with understanding in biological and chemical basis of environmental problems, their control and management, as well as the restoration and remediation of degraded or derelict lands and ecosystems.

Faculty Advising Coordinator
The Faculty Advising Coordinator assumes overall responsibility for coordinating all academic advising/mentoring activities in the Faculty, and to work closely with Academic Advisors and Mentors at all levels to take care of students' development during their studies.

Prof Yuen Pong Chi, Associate Dean of Science

Academic Advisors
Each programme/concentration has an academic advisor to provide guidance to Year 1 students who are interested to study his/her programme, to provide information on relevant courses such as study schedule, course selection and to advise students on any academic issues.

Prof Xia Yiji ( Applied Biology - concentration in Biotechnology )
Dr Jill M Y Chiu ( Applied Biology - concentration in Environmental Science )

The mentor will meet with the student regularly to provide a friendly and supportive environment so that students can approach the mentor for advice on personal, social and/or other problems, if necessary.

Programme Director: Prof Qiu Jianwen

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