Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences



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

Number of Credits

The number of credit units required to complete the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical 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

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

Medical and Health Services

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

Education and Research

  • Professors/lecturers in universities
  • Principle investigators in universities and non-profit research institutes
  • Scientists/Researchers in pharmaceutical and biotech R&D industries

Management and Consultant

  • Product marketing and sales
  • Consultancy services
  • Laboratory management
  • Clinical trials management


  • Environmental Protection Department
  • Food and Health Bureau
  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department


  • Patent law firm
  • Public health
  • Journalism

30 September 2019