P95
Master of Science in Health Sciences and Management
理學碩士 (健康科學與管理)

Year of Entry

2020

Application Deadline

Application Closed

Mode of Study

混合

Mode of Funding

Non-government-funded

Indicative Intake Target

60

Minimum No. of Credits Required

30

Normal Study Period

1 year (full-time)
2 years (part-time / combined mode)

Maximum Study Period

2.5 year (full-time)
5 years (part-time / combined mode)

Mode of Processing

Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.
Programme Leader
Prof HE Mingliang
BS (Sichuan University) PhD (The Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry) Postdoc (Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis) Assistant Head (Research) and Professor
General Enquiries
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Outline
Programme Aims and Objectives

Programme Aims

  • To provide a professional education in the discipline of health sciences and management;
  • To upgrade existing biomedical studies’ graduates with the knowledge in health sciences;
  • To prepare students with academic knowledge to become managers and engineers of pharmaceutical companies and health related organisations, and scientists or technicians in different research areas in life sciences and health related fields.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

  • Acquire essential concepts and knowledge of advanced health sciences and management as well as across the boundaries of interdisciplinary disciplines;
  • Develop social responsibility, critical thinking, sustained interest and management skills in healthcare and management, such as ageing, chronic diseases;
  • Apply specialized knowledge to manage and/or solve problems that are critical to future growth of industry, business and social service in government-oriented and non-government organizations;
  • Manage skillfully and work effectively with people possessing diverse educational and experiential backgrounds; and
  • Apply interdisciplinary knowledge to develop abilities for the increasingly competitive and dynamically changing world market.
Entrance Requirements

General Entrance Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the University's general entrance requirements and the following programme-specific entrance requirements:

  • Possess a recognized undergraduate degree in Biology/Medicine/Veterinary Sciences/Bioengineering or a related discipline;
  • Preference will be given to individuals who have completed a holistic undergraduate education with knowledge covering statistics, cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, pathology, infectious diseases, pharmacology, food engineering, patient care, medicine, animal science, and/or business; and
  • Additional attention will be paid to students, who have little training in health related area to ensure that they can follow the progress of the programme.

English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 59 (revised paper-delivered test) or 79 (Internet-based test); or
  • An overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  • A score 450 in the new College English Test (CET-6) of Chinese mainland; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications.
Programme Content

Students are required to complete 30 credit units for graduation from this Master of Science in Health Sciences and Management (MSHSM) programme:

  • 7 core courses (19 credits) + 2 elective courses (6 credits) + 1 project study (5 credits)

MSHSM will be organized as an interdisciplinary programme among Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS), Department of System Engineering and Engineering Management (SEEM), and Department of Management Sciences (MS).

Core Courses (19 credit units)

Course Code

Course Title

Level

Credit Units

Remarks

BMS5001

Common Diseases and Management

P5

3

 

BMS8001

Research Ethics and Methodology

P5

2

 

BMS8102

Frontiers in Biomedical Sciences

P8

2

 

BMS8105

Biotherapy and Nanomedicine

P8

3

 

MS5217

Statistical Data Analysis

P5

3

 

MS5411

Healthcare Management

P5

3

 

SEEM6012

Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship

P6

3

 

Electives (6 credit units)

Choose one course from BMS and one course from SEEM.

Course Code

Course Title

Level

Credit Units

Remarks

BMS5002

Infectious Disease Management 

P5

3

Course will not open if participants are less than 8.

BMS8106

Stem Cell and Regeneration Medicine

P8

3

 

BMS8107

Cancer Biology and Precision Medicine

P8

3

 

SEEM5010

Engineering Management Principles and Concepts

P5

3

 

SEEM6009

Project Management

P6

3

 

SEEM6037

Managing Strategic Quality

P6

3

 

Project Study (5 credit units)

Course Code

Course Title

Level

Credit Units

Remarks

BMS5003

Project Study

P5

5

dissertation and oral defense are needed, supervisor from either BMS, MS or SEEM