|Year of Entry||2017|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
|Mode of Study||Full time|
|Normal Duration of Programme||3 years (for Advanced Standing I); 2 years (for Advanced Standing II)|
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|Tuition Fee||Click here for more information|
Dr Peng SHI
|Deputy Major Leader||
Dr Cecil T H CHEN
Dr Chung TIN
This major aims to pursue excellence in education, research and innovation through the fusion of engineering with life sciences for the advancement of human health. The objectives of the major are to provide integrative educational opportunities that allow students to learn passionately, think critically and independently and innovate creatively so that they are prepared:
As a graduate, you will find career opportunities in engineering services, public health consulting, government departments and laboratories and the commercial and educational sectors. Alternately, you can pursue postgraduate studies. This major will provide you with the expertise required to meet the needs of increasing public concern regarding food safety and quality, bio-security, the growing demand for advancements in pharmaceutical and health maintenance products, medical diagnostics and therapeutic treatments and an awareness of human health and wellness.
To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and have studied a science- or engineering-related discipline at a high school or post-secondary institution
have completed an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of ≥ 3.0 or an equivalent overall mark, or a credit award in a science- or engineering-related discipline.
Preference will be given to applicants with physics and mathematics backgrounds.
HKDSE students will apply through JUPAS. They may select this major after the first year of study at the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (JS1207, first-year studies). For details, click here.
For details of the programme's curriculum structure, please visit the 'Undergraduate Catalogue' (Note: The catalogue for the 2016 cohort is for reference only. The 2017 catalogue will be published around July 2017.)
The College of Science and Engineering and the Department offer work placement opportunities through various internship schemes that provide students with full-time job attachments in firms not only in Hong Kong, but also in the Pearl River Delta region and overseas. Through such placements, students will:
For details, please visit the College's Co-operative Education Centre's website.
Furthermore, for students to broaden their educational horizons, gain language experience and enhance their awareness of different cultures, the Department, College and University offer a number of credit-bearing exchange programmes with various partner institutions around the world including universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific region.