Making an original discovery occupies a central place in our Discovery-enriched Curriculum (DEC).
The goal of the DEC is for all CityU students to have the chance to make an original contribution to their field of study as an integral part of their professional education. It is a groundbreaking approach to the integration of teaching and learning, one that emphasises the discovery of new knowledge.
In short, “discovery” is now fully integrated into the DNA of CityU’s curriculum through our dual emphasis on education and research, integrated with our focus on innovation.
The curriculum structure is as follows:
Depending on their entry qualifications, applicants may be admitted to a college/school, or with advanced standing.
|First-year Entrants||Advanced Standing I Entrants||Advanced Standing II Entrants|
|Gateway Education||30 credit units||21 credit units||12 credit units|
|College/School Requirement (see notes)||0 - 27 credit units||0 - 27 credit units||0 - 27 credit units|
|Major||≥45 credit units||≥45 credit units||≥45 credit units|
|Minor (optional)||15 - 18 credit units||15 - 18 credit units||15 - 18 credit units|
|Free Electives||Remainder to fulfil the credit requirements for graduation, if necessary||Remainder to fulfil the credit requirements for graduation, if necessary||Remainder to fulfil the credit requirements for graduation, if necessary|
|Minimum Credit Units for Graduation||120 credit units, depending on major||90 credit units, depending on major||60 credit units, depending on major|
|Maximum Credit Units for Graduation||144 credit units||114 credit units||84 credit units|
For a bachelor's degree with a normal study duration longer than 4 years, the minimum credit units for graduation and the maximum credit units for the degree shall be approved by the Senate based on individual programme needs.
Please click Degree Requirements to read more about the requirements for each component and details of the majors/minors/courses offered.
For the curriculum structure of the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme, please click here.