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Applied Biology with Biotechnology (Honours)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

48 months
Duration
18684 USD/year
5425 USD/year
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About

The Applied Biology with Biotechnology (Honours) programme of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University aims to produce competent professionals in biotechnology to meet the needs of biotechnology-related sectors in Hong Kong, China and the world.

Overview

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

In the Applied Biology with Biotechnology (Honours) programme of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, students gain a thorough understanding of the principles, concepts and applications of biotechnology.  Through learning the principles of modern biotechnology, students develop analytical, creative and problem-solving abilities. Graduates from the programme are well prepared for careers in the rapidly expanding bioscience/biotechnology industries in Hong Kong, the region and around the world. They can also pursue further studies in postgraduate programmes locally or overseas.

Programme Characteristics

This programme integrates theory and practice, and culminates in an individual in-depth scientific investigation in the final year.

Students develop both local and global perspectives and have the opportunity to practise in relevant industries, research centres and commercial organizations.

Career Prospects

Graduates from this programme are qualified to work in the rapidly expanding biotechnology industries in Hong Kong, the region and around the world. They pursue careers in the industrial, commercial, education and public sectors in technical, executive or managerial positions. Graduates can also pursue further studies in postgraduate programmes locally or overseas.

Programme Structure

  • As in all undergraduate programmes at PolyU, students complete 30 credits of General University Requirements in which their language competency, personal development and broad global perspective will be developed.
  • Students complete the Discipline Specific Requirements in mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology to build a sound foundation for their studies.
  • Upon completion of the foundation subjects, students are required to complete core biological, biochemical and biotechnological subjects before proceeding to select their Elective Subjects in biotechnology.
  • In the final stage, students complete a Final Year Project in which they tackle a scientific problem or research topic, utilising the discipline specific knowledge, concepts and generic skills developed through the different stages of this programme.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

At least 120 credits (depending on the student's academic attainment)

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For those who are applying on the basis of A-Level qualifications: E in 3 A-Level subjects OR E in 2 A-Level and 2 AS-Level subjects; 
  • For those who are applying on the basis of International Baccalaureate (IB): a minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level (HL) subjects; 
  • For those who are applying on the basis of other qualifications: an appropriate Diploma passed with credit or an appropriate Higher Certificate from a recognised institution; an appropriate Associate Degree / Higher Diploma from a recognised institution; holder of other non-local qualifications (please refer to our Guidelines on Non-local Qualifications for more details about our general requirements for such qualifications) 
  • Satisfy the English Language Requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18684 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 HKD per year
  • International: 145,000 HKD per year

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.

Funding

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