Bachelor On Campus


The Chinese University of Hong Kong

48 months
18685 USD/year
5425 USD/year
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The Pharmacy programme of The Chinese University of Hong Kong was the first UGC funded pharmacy programme in Hong Kong. It is a 4-year full-time programme that prepares graduates for a 1-year internship before licensure. 


Two Decades of Innovation

  • Pioneered an outcome-based Bachelor of Pharmacy curriculum that has been regarded as one of the best at CUHK.
  • Pioneered the first Master of Clinical Pharmacy and the first Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy in Hong Kong.
  • Pioneered the first university-led community outreach program that also serves as an active learning platform for our students.
  • In partnership with the private sector, successfully translated technological innovations created in the School’s research laboratories into a recognized health supplement in Hong Kong.

Programme of Choice for Talented Students

  • The Pharmacy programme of The Chinese University of Hong Kong prepares graduates for a successful career in any healthcare setting by emphasizing problem solving, decision making, critical and creative thinking built upon a strong foundation of basic knowledge and skills.
  • Exposes students to an array of innovative learning environments, including oversea exchange and outreach into the community.
  • A dynamic training program known for its excellence in balancing knowledge- and practice-based teaching, integrating western and traditional Chinese Medicine, and emphasizing the importance of behavioral and social sciences that is the foundation of modern patient care.
  • Has forged a strong teaching partnership with the Hospital Authority, Department of Health, community pharmacy, private hospitals, multinational pharmaceutical companies, and local pharmaceutical manufacturers.
  • Has the strong support of alumni and leaders in the pharmacy profession.
  • Driven by a rich tradition of excellence in discovery, learning, and entrepreneurship under the aegis of a world class academic staff.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Anatomy and physiology 
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

GCE-AL / International-AL / IB / Other high school qualifications

  • GCE-AL / International-AL: 3AL / 2AL+2AS in one sitting (All grades must be obtained from examinations taken within a twelve-month period.)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma (for preferred subject requirements of the programmes, please click hereThis file may not be fully web accessible)
  • Other high school qualifications: A recognised non-local qualification which qualifies them for admission to a university in the country / region where such qualification is originated

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18685 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18685 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5425 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5425 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National: 42,100 HK$
  • International:145,000 HK$

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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