Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBiomedSc)

Hong Kong

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The award
BBiomedSc

How long you will study
years

Domestic course fees
HKD 42100 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
HKD 171000 per year

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About Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Hong Kong

Programme Aims and Features

Biomedical sciences cover a wide-range of scientific and allied disciplines, including molecular and cell biology, genetics and genomic science, bioinformatics, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, biological and medicinal chemistry, immunology, microbiology, and public and environmental health.

The study of biomedical sciences focuses on the relationships between humans, health and disease, translating biomedical applications of basic sciences to the clinical practices of health services and healthcare industry.

The Faculty offers an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences with the aim to offer strategic training in the fundamentals of state-of-the-art sciences and to nurture graduates with a broad but core knowledge of key biomedical disciplines. Three minors will be offered, namely, 'Biotechnology and Clinical Research', 'Genetics and Genomics' and 'Kinesiology' under the programme.

In 2013, the Faculty concluded an agreement with The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh to launch a one-year attachment programme which enables BBiomedSc students to take the Year 1 courses of the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVM&S) degree of The University of Edinburgh on an elective mode, and to articulate into the BVM&S degree of The University of Edinburgh upon completion of BBiomedSc at HKU. Graduates will be conferred two degrees awarded by the two universities respectively with a total duration of seven years of studies.

In 2016 and 2017 respectively, the Faculty concluded an agreement with The Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney (USYD) to launch two further study abroad programmes which enable HKU BBiomedSc students to articulate into USYD’s Master of Physiotherapy (MPhty) and Master of Diagnostic Radiography (MDR). Graduates will be conferred the bachelor’s and the master’s degrees awarded by the two universities respectively with a total duration of five and a half years of studies.

Agreement was also concluded in 2017 with the School of Public Health, The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) for HKU BBiomedSc students to articulate into UC Berkeley's Master of Public Health (MPH) programme. A bachelor's and a master's degree by HKU and UC Berkeley will be awarded with a total duration of five years and three months of studies.

A highly selected group of BBiomedSc students may be allowed to take the Year 1 courses of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree programme of HKU on an elective mode during Year 3, and to articulate into the MBBS programme upon completion of the BBiomedSc degree. Graduates will be conferred two degrees awarded by HKU with a total duration of eight years of studies.

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 awardBBiomedScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    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 - 37, candidates should have completed the full IB Diploma, including CAS, TOK, and the Extended Essay.
  • GCE A-Level/International A-Level - 1A* and 2A's, 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: 550 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 - 92%, Candidates should present a minimum of 5 subjects in the Grade 12 Indian Board examinations.

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