Biomedical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

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How long you will study
4 Years

Domestic course fees
HKD 42100 per year

How you will study

Course starts
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International course fees
HKD 171000 per year

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About Biomedical Engineering at The University of Hong Kong

Programme Aims and Features

The BEng(BME) (6925) degree is offered by the Faculty of Engineering in conjunction with LKS Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong. The goal of this programme is to cultivate the next generation of engineers who will play an integral role in improving health and quality of life through engineering designs/principles and technological innovations. Built upon a strong interdisciplinary foundation across basic sciences, mathematics, engineering and life sciences, this programme covers a wide scope of modern BME disciplines and a variety of BME-related experiential learning opportunities. Such inclusive training allows students to learn how to apply engineering principles to advance biomedical practices and research; and to establish professional, ethical and social responsibilities on health-related issues.

The programme features are as follows:

  • Interdisciplinary and inclusive BME training - It offers foundation courses in electrical/mechanical engineering, biochemistry and life sciences. It also provides inclusive BME training that covers quantitative and design-oriented analysis to tackle biomedical diagnostic/therapeutic problems; hands-on learning (research/internship opportunities); and the exposure to a wide variety of advanced BME topics, ranging from tissue engineering, biomaterial and biotransport, bioinformatics, to biomedical imaging technologies/applications.
  • An articulation pathway to MBBS programme - The programme allows high-caliber students to opt for the MBBS Programme (offered by LKS Faculty of Medicine), subject to holistic assessment based on academic and interview performance. Upon completion of the BEng(BME) degree, the selected BME students can be given advanced standing with exemption of at most 2 years.
  • Diverse graduation pathways - The programme prepares the BME graduates with a broad career pathways in the biomedical/biotechnology industry in research and development (including co-founding biotechnology-related start-ups), practicing as biomedical engineers in hospital and other public sectors, and further education in graduate (Master or Ph.D. degrees) in Hong Kong or overseas.

Professional Recognition

BENG(BME) programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBEngHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesHKD 42100 per yearInternational course feesHKD 171000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

You (or your parents) only need to pay a fraction of the cost of education in Hong Kong, even though our educational standards are at an international level. We value what you bring to HKU, in terms of your background and culture, and our fees are set at a level that students everywhere can afford, as long as your academic results are good enough!

Entry requirements

If you take the International Baccalaureate Diploma, GCE A-level/International A-Level, SAT/AP or All India Senior School Certificate Examination and Indian School Certificate, please take note of the standards as below:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma - 33, candidates should have completed the full IB Diploma, including CAS, TOK, and the Extended Essay.
  • GCE A-Level/International A-Level - 2A's and 1B, candidates should present at minimum of 3 A-level subjects, excluding English and Chinese language.
  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT plus Writing and SAT Subject Test/Advanced Placement Test - Redesigned SAT: 1350, SAT Subject Tests: 650 in each of the 3 subjects, AP Exams: Level 3 in each of the 3 subjects
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination and Indian School Certificate - 90%, Candidates should present a minimum of 5 subjects in the Grade 12 Indian Board examinations.

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