Course Code: SBMS4201
Course Title: Capstone Research Project I
Unit: 3
Faculty Package / Core / Elective: Major Elective
Concentration Area: A
Year of Study: Year 3 or above
Term: 1
Pre-requisit:: SBMS2101, 2105 and 3201
Co-requisite: SBMS2101, 2105 and 3201
Course Coordinator:

Professor IP Pak Kan Jacque and Professor ZHAO Hui


In this course, students will have a chance to integrate both knowledge and skills they have learnt previously in other major courses on biostatistics and epidemiology, bioethics, research techniques, experimental design and journal analysis, and put them into practice. Students will undertake an in-depth research project under the supervision of a faculty member from the School of Biomedical Sciences. Research work should commence during the summer period preceding the final year of attendance. Besides learning basic and advance techniques specific for the research projects, students will learn the skills essential for scientific research including literature search, critical thinking, teamwork and communication skills. The literature review, design and results of the research project will be submitted as a Research Progress Report.


For Experiential Learning activity of Concentration Area A. Both SBMS4201 and SBMS4202 are required for fulfilling the requirement of Concentration Area A.

Offering Year: 2019/20 onwards

Note: Course details and requirement are to be updated from time to time. Students are advised to visit this website and CUSIS for the most updated information.