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4-Year Programme Structure

Component Unit Requirement
Major Discipline Courses Year One Curriculum
13-16
Major (Required)
51-54#
General Education Courses Language Chinese
3
English
6
Healthy Lifestyle
2
The Art of Persuasion
2
Others
18
Free Elective Courses
30*
Total 
128

It is possible for science students to pursue Minor Programmes in addition to the basic requirements listed above.

#Students majoring in BSc (Hons) in Applied Biology are required to take 49-52 units of Major (Required) courses, together with the 13-16 units of Year One Curriculum courses, making up a total of 65 units of Major Discipline courses.

BSc (Hons) in Computer Science are required to take 57-60 units of Major (Required) courses, together with the 13-16 units of Year One Curriculum courses, making up a total of 73 units of Major Discipline courses.

*Students majoring in BSc (Hons) in Applied Biology are required to take 32 units of free elective courses.

Students majoring in in BSc (Hons) in Computer Science are required to take 24 units of free elective courses.

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Major Discipline Courses

  • Align with basic courses related to the major discipline, including a final year project as capstone course.

Year One Curriculum

"Year One Curriculum" courses refer to the list of science courses that you will study in the first year, so you can build up a solid foundation before moving on to your Major programme.

General Education Courses

  • Help you acquire a wide range of transferable skills, guiding principles, attitudes for future professional and personal lives as well as a better understanding of the world around you.

Free Elective Courses

  • Being application-oriented in nature, they are built upon the major discipline courses and can flexibly tie in with different major discipline courses to suit your specific development needs.

Minor Programmes

In order to widen students’ academic exposure, students can make use of 15 units of electives to pursue a minor programme. A great variety of minor programmes will be offered by the Faculty of Science.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Analytical and Testing Sciences
  • Physics and Green Energy