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4-Year Programme Structure

Component Unit Requirement
Major Discipline Courses Common First Year courses
16
Major (Required)
45#
General Education Courses Language Chinese
3
English
6
Information Technology
3
Numeracy
3
Physical Education
2
Others
21
Free Elective Courses
30*
Total 
129

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

#Students majoring in BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and BSc (Hons) in Computing and Information Systems are required to take 54 units of Major (Required) courses, together with the 16 units of Common First Year courses, making up a total of 70 units of Major Discipline courses.

*Students majoring in BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and BSc (Hons) in Computing and Information Systems are only required to take 21 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.

Common First Year Courses

  • To equip you with a strong foundation in various fields of science by acquiring knowledge and skills essential for studies at a later stage.

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