BSc in Biomedical Sciences, CUHK - Our Curriculum

To fulfill the Major requirement, students are required to complete 72 Units of specified courses including Faculty Package (10 Units), Major Core (30 Units), Concentration Area (14 Units) and Major Electives (18 Units).

Year of attendance List of Courses
Year
1
Foundation Course for Health Sciences I
Public Health and Healthcare Ethics
Communication Skills
Faculty
Package
Human Structure and Function
Biomedical Sciences and Society
Biochemistry of Human Body
Major
Core
Year
2
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Genes, Inheritance and Molecular Biology
Human Physiology
Introduction to Bioethics
Techniques in Biomedical Research
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Year
3 or above
Immunology
Medical Biochemistry and Diagnostics
Human Diseases
Modern Medicine

Bioinformatics, Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics
Drug Design and Development
Medical Genetics
Pharmacogenomics and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacognosy

PLUS One Concentration Area

Major
Electives

 

Concentration Areas Courses Experiential Learning Activities
A
Biomedical
Research
Experimental Design, Journal Analysis and Scientific Writing

PLUS at least 2 courses from the following:

Cancer Biology
Development and Reproduction
Neuroscience
Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
Vascular and Metabolic Biology
Capstone Research Project
B
Strategic
Management and Entrepreneurship
Pharmaceutical Industry Nowadays
Health Services Management
Intellectual Property Law for Entrepreneurs
Design Thinking and Practice
Toolkit for Entrepreneurs
Innovation Bootcamp 
Biomedical Internship
C
Health Services
and Consultation

Biopharmaceutical, Pharmacopoeia and Accreditation
Forensic Science
Clinical Anatomical Pathology
Instrumental Analysis and Application in Biomedical Sciences 
Molecular Techniques in Genetics and Medicine

Biomedical Internship