The medium of instruction for classroom teaching (in all forms) at HKBU is English, except for those courses that are granted exemption.
HK$42,100 (local); HK$160,000 (non-local) i
|HKDSE Core Subject(s)
|CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
|MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART
|ANY 2 SUBJECTS Notes
Notes for elective subjects:
1) One of the electives must be any Category A subjects (excluding Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2));
2) The other elective can be any of the following subjects:
a) Category A subjects (including Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2));
b) Category B (Applied Learning) subjects with "Attained with Distinction (I)" or above;
c) Category C (Other Language) subjects at Grade C or above.
Remarks on other requirements:
High choice banding in JUPAS application is preferred.
Technological innovation is transforming the global landscape of health and wellness, driving changes in the society and creating new opportunities for the industry. This programme will equip students with the necessary skill-set to apply and integrate technologies with their domain knowledge in health and wellness. Graduates will be technologically competent, entrepreneurial and adventurous. They will be able to identify problems and use cutting-edge health and social technologies to meet the emerging needs in the societies.
This transdisciplinary programme consists of two concentrations – Health and Social Wellness Concentration and Health Technology and Informatics Concentration.
Health and Social Wellness Concentration
Students in the Health and Social Wellness Concentration may choose courses in social identity & health cultures, health planning and communication, smart cities for healthy living, and innovative solutions for social enhancement.
Health Technology and Informatics Concentration
Students in the Health Technology and Informatics Concentration may take courses in the health management system, biotechnology, smart living technology, and healthcare intelligence.
It is open to students from all academic backgrounds.
Both concentrations will adopt an integrative curriculum covering a range of coherent topics. The Health and Social Wellness Concentration will cover social identity, health communication, healthy living and social enhancement. The Health Technology and Informatics Concentration will examine health management, biotechnology, smart living and healthcare intelligence.
Teaching will be informed by cutting-edge research particularly in HKBU’s Interdisciplinary Research Clusters of Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in Health and Health & Drug Discovery. Various pedagogies will be adopted such as research-led learning, problem-based and solution-driven learning, service-learning, and guided study as directed by academic advisors.
Student Learning Experiences
Students will work closely in teams alongside with professors, professionals and students to provide solutions to real-life issues in health and wellness. They will also undergo multiple experiential learning activities in and outside Hong Kong.
Graduates of the Social and Personal Wellness Concentration will find positions in corporate health and wellness teams, publishing industry, family health; or work as health or wellness coach/consultant. Those of the Health Technology and Informatics Concentration may work as health informatics specialists, data-based medical diagnosticians, or health data or social impact analysts.
i. Subject to University annual review.
Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2) can be recognised for fulfilment of the second elective requirement.
The Programme will consider Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with “Attained with Distinction (I)” or above for fulfilment of the second elective requirement.
The scores for Category B subjects are converted as follows:
Attained with Distinction (II)=4, Attained with Distinction (I)=3
The Programme will consider Category C subjects (Other Language) at Grade C or above for fulfilment of the second elective requirement.
The scores for Category C subjects are converted as follows:
A=7, B=5.5, C=4, D=2.5, E=1
|HKDSE Academic Score (plus interview score, if any)
|Derived from the score formula of individual programme
(The programme will consider the best 5 HKDSE subjects in Academic Score calculation.)
|Applicable to School Principal's nominees / applicants with a disability / OEA applicants / regular applicants with interview
|Band A applicants will be ranked first then Band B, and so on.
A (Prog. Choice 1 - 3) >
B (Prog. Choice 4 - 6) >
C (Prog. Choice 7 - 10) >
D (Prog. Choice 11 - 15) >
E (Prog. Choice 16 - 20)
|HKDSE English Score
|Take the best score of HKDSE English Language Result
As programmes select students not only on the basis of the HKDSE results, the actual results of the students admitted to each programme may vary from year to year (depending on the overall results achieved by applicants in a particular year, the number of applicants applying to the programme, changes in selection criteria, etc.). Please be reminded that information listed above is for reference ONLY and is subject to change, and should NOT be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme.