Biomedical Sciences

JS4550 生物醫學

20

Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.

4

Duration of Study

The normative study period is 4 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:

1

Programme Highlights

2

2020 Requirements

3

Score Calculation

4

2019 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...

i

When Biology Meets Medicine

The Biomedical Sciences programme provides students with an integrated and holistic training in biomedical sciences, preparing students for diversified career paths in scientific research, health system policy and management, or clinical, pharmaceutical, diagnostics and healthcare related professions.

OUR DESIGN

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Three Unique Concentration Areas

What differentiates the CUHK Biomedical Sciences programme from other local biomedical sciences programmes is having the major electives arranged into three concentration areas:
  • Biomedical Research
  • Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Health Services and Consultation 

OUR DESIGN

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Experiential Learning Opportunities

Experiential Learning is a mandatory requirement of each Concentration Area. It aims at broadening and enriching students’ learning experience. 

OUR DESIGN

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Have you ever been to the laboratories for Biomedical Sciences students?

Watch the following videos and take a tour with us:
1) Virtual tour of laboratories for Biomedical Sciences students [2:18]
2) Virtual tour of Dissecting Laboratory [1:42]

  For more information of the Biomedical Sciences programme, please visit the following...

Programme  |  Website  |  Leaflet  |  Facebook
 
Faculty of Medicine  |  Website |  Video  |  Facebook  |  Instagram  |  YouTube  |  Twitter

Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

Core SubjectLevel
English3
Chinese3
Mathematics3
Liberal Studies2
Elective 1 - one of the following elective subjects:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
3
Elective 2 or M1/M2 Note 13

Note 1: Categoty A subjects only.

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

No

After
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(Late July - Early August)

For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion


Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting


No specific subject weighting

Weighting for all HKDSE subjects = 1

Selection Principle


4C+2X

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of 4 core subjects and 2 best electives (or 1 best elective subject and M1/M2).

Bonus points will be awarded to the 7th subject.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting


No penalty will be imposed

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3: The programme accepts specific Applied Learning (ApL) course(s) with "Attained with Distinction I/II" as an extra elective subject for awarding bonus points. Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2020.pdf for details.

Note 4For 2020 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2019 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2019 entry: 4C+2X

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ555**45*5*5*5*33
M555*555*5*533
LQ5**55*5 55333

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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