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

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

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Email: bsc.bs@cityu.edu.hk

This major aims to nurture students to embark on professional, educational, scientific or technical career after graduation. We provide a rigorous, broad-spectrum curriculum combined with specialization in major fields of biology such as cancer biology, nanobiotechnology, neurobiology and ecology. The programme presents an in-depth study of modern biology, with courses ranging from bioinformatics to biochemistry, genetics and cellular molecular biology. It provides a thorough understanding of how science is done with state-of-the-art equipment in laboratory for students interested in research and other science-based careers.

Programme Overview

Full Major Title: Biological Sciences
Full Award Title: Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
Mode of Study: Full-time
Duration of Study: 4 years (For Normative 4-year Degree)

Number of Credits

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

Career Prospects

Upon graduation, students can work in various areas, such as:

Bio-related Scientific Research

  • Academic laboratory in universities
  • R&D in pharmaceutical and biotech industries

Management and Consultant

  • Consultancy services
  • Laboratory management

Various Government Departments

  • Environmental Protection Department
  • The Government Laboratory
  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

Commercial, Industrial and Education Sectors

7 September 2017