General Degree Program

  • Biological Science / Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Biological Science students will follow a prescribed programme in their first two years, covering the three main disciplines, with some limited options in ancillary areas. In their Level III, students of the biological science intake will be required to register for the core/compulsory courses of any two disciplines from Chemistry, Plant Sciences or Zoology and other courses of their choice. Students of the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology direct intake will follow a prescribed set of courses designed to give them intermediate and advanced knowledge in these areas.

  • Physical Science/ Industrial Statistics and Mathematical Finance

During the first two years, the faculty offers various subject combinations and students are expected to select one subject combination. Although subject combinations are defined in the third year as well, students are given flexibility to move across combinations to follow a variety of course units. Each subject combination consists of four subjects, and in the first two years, students are required to select a subject combination, and course units from at least three subjects, specified within that combination.
The subjects thus selected are termed main subjects. Students must register for the compulsory course units from each main subject. In order to treat any subject offered by a student at a given level of the general degree programme as a main subject, he/she must register for at least six course unit credits from that subject (seven in the case of Chemistry). In the three year general degree programme of the Industrial Statistics and Mathematical Finance intake, students are expected to follow course units as specified in the Annexes 8, 9 and 10 at Levels I, II and III, respectively.

  • Requirements for the Four-year General Degree programme

In the four-year general degree programme students are expected to follow course units at Levels I and II of their relevant programmes first, according to the instructions provided. If the student wishes to opt for the four-year degree programme, he/she may do so at the end of the Level II, provided that all the necessary requirements have been fulfilled. Students who wish to be selected for the four-year general degree are required to obtain an overall GPA of 2.5 at the end of the first two years of study.

Subject StreamSubjects Offered Intake
Biological Sciences
(List of Courses)
Plant Sciences
Zoology
Biochemistry
Environment Science
Chemistry
Computer Science
120
Physical Sciences
(List of Courses)
Applied Mathematics
Pure mathematics
Statistics
Physics
Chemistry
Computer Science
240
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
(List of Courses)
Biochemistry
Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
60
Industrial Statistics & Mathematical Finance
(List of Courses)
Industrial Statistics
Financial Mathematics
Management Science
Computer Science
90