Required Courses

Course code Course Credit
CHEM 1010 General Chemistry IA
[Remarks: Students without Level 3 or above in HKDSE Chemistry [or equivalent] are required to take CHEM 1004 before taking CHEM 1010.] or
3
1020 General Chemistry IB 2
CHEM 1030 General Chemistry II 3
MATH 1003
1012
1013
1020
1023
Calculus and Linear Algebra or
Calculus IA or
Calculus IB or
Accelerated Calculus or
Honors Calculus I
3
3
3
4
3
PHYS 1001
1111
1112
1312
Physics and the Modern Society or
General Physics I or
General Physics I with Calculus or
Honors General Physics I
3
3
3
3

Electives

Students are required to earn 9 credits from the following lists of courses, with at least 3 credits from each area.
Course code Course Credit
LIFS 3060 Microbiology 3
LIFS 3140 General Genetics 4
LIFS 3260 Microbiology Laboratory 3
LIFS 4140 Cancer Biology 3
LIFS 4370 Human Genetics and Personalized Medicine 3
LIFS 4380 Pharmacology and Toxicology 3
LIFS 4550 Biochemistry of Nutrition 3
LIFS 4630 Advanced Topics in Biotechnology   3
LIFS 4760 Biochemistry of Diseases 3
BTEC 5340 Biomarkers and Medical Devices 3
BTEC 5380 Drug Discovery and Development 3
CHEM 2110 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2155 Fundamental Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1
CHEM 2311 Analytical Chemistry 3
CHEM 2355 Fundamental Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 1