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Biotechnology and Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology and Business (BIBU) program, jointly developed by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s School of Science and School of Business and Management, is the first undergraduate program in Hong Kong that connects biotechnology to business. 
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Overview

The programme

The interdisciplinary  Biotechnology and Business curriculum at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology equips students with a solid foundation of essential technical knowledge (life science, biotechnology) and business know-how (accounting, finance, economics, operations management, etc). Ideal candidates will be students who are technically competent and interested in biotechnology applications, and who are eager to develop a leadership career in the biotech or life science-related industries.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biotechnology and Business Seminar 
  • Biotechnology Entrepreneurship and Business Operations 
  • Biotechnology Management 
  • Biotechnology and Business Capstone Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • IB Diploma

  • Reference Information to Reflect the Intake Quality or Competitiveness for Admission
  • Mid 50% Score Range for 2020 Intake: 36 –40 (including bonus points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18057 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Local Tuition Fee
  • HK$42,100
Non-local Tuition Fee
  • HK$140,000

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 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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