City University of Hong Kong City University of Hong Kong College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences

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Email: bsc.bms@cityu.edu.hk

This programme emphasizes the integration of fundamental knowledge in biomedical sciences with investigative skills and state-of-the-art technologies to enable students to understand the causes, diagnoses and treatments of human disorders and disease. The programme is designed to prepare graduates for employment in biomedical research, medical device and diagnostics, and biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Our unique industry-informed curriculum provides the students with extensive exposure to medical laboratory technology and modern biotechnology, and applied research and clinical/industrial training opportunities through our strategic partnership with healthcare and medical laboratory sectors, and biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Programme Overview

Full Major Title: Biomedical Sciences
Full Award Title: Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences
Mode of Study: Full-time
Duration of Study: 4 years (For Normative 4-year Degree), 2 years (For Advanced Standing II)

Number of Credits

For Normative 4-year Degree, the number of credit units required to complete the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences programme is 120 credit units. These are distributed through 9 semesters (i.e. 4 years) each up to 18 credit units. The maximum study period is 8 years.

For Advanced Standing II, the number of credit units required to complete Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences programme is 72 credit units. These are distributed through 5 semesters (i.e. 2 years) each up to 18 credit units. The maximum study period is 5 years.

Career Prospects

Possible career choices of the following sectors are available upon students’ graduation:

Medical and Health Services

  • Diagnostics sector in medical and health industry
  • Medical devices sector in health industry
  • Pharmaceutical and laboratory instrumentation industries

Scientific and Research Work

  • Academic laboratory in universities
  • R&D in pharmaceutical and biotech industry
  • Government, forensic or medical laboratories

Management and Consultant

  • Consultancy services
  • Laboratory management and clinical trials management

2 August 2017