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									FACULTY OF SCIENCE
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
 Main Features of the Science
    Curriculum Structure

• Common admission to
  6901 Bachelor of Science programme
• Restructured course requirements to
  provide a greater flexibility and
  curriculum options
             6901 Bachelor of Science
 One entry in application for a choice of 15 Science
  majors [except BSc (Actuarial Science) – 6729]
  Astronomy                   Environmental Science *
  Biochemistry                Food & Nutritional Science
  Biology                     Mathematics
  Biotechnology               Mathematics/Physics
  Chemistry                   Microbiology
  Earth Sciences              Physics
  Ecology & Biodiversity      Risk Management
                              Statistics

  *Available from Sept 2009
                Major-Minor and
              Double-Major Options
                                                          Optional

                                                         Selection of
                                                          2nd Major
                                    +                    第二主修科
  One Science Major
     理科主修科                                                Optional
                                    +
                                                         Selection of
                                                           Minors
                                                           副修科


90 choices of minors and second majors in Science, Arts, Social Sciences,
Business & Economics, Education, Computer Science, and Sports Science

(quota & timetabling restrictions may apply)
       Combination Examples
Science combinations
Major in Biochemistry, Minor in Ecology & Biodiversity
Double Major in Earth Sciences and Physics


Science and non-Science Combination
Major in Mathematics, Minor in Journalism and Media
Studies
Major in Chemistry and Minor in Chinese History
Faculty Academic Advisory System


 Faculty Academic Advisors

  advise students on course selection
   and study plans

  oversee students’ development and
   study progress
6901 Bachelor of Science programme


         Admission
       Requirements
   Minimum Faculty Admission
         Requirements
JUPAS
  Grade E or above in UE* & CLC
  At least 2ALs or 1AL+2ASs
  Grade E or above in at least 1 AL + 1 AS in
    Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Pure Mathematics, Applied
    Mathematics, Mathematics & Statistics, Computer Studies,
    Computer Applications, Geography or Economics#

    # It is preferable for students taking AL/AS Economics to have also taken
    an AL/AS subject in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or
    Mathematics & Statistics
    *The University normally requires a grade D in Use of English but special
    consideration has been given to those students with a grade E in Use of
    English applying for this programme.
          Admission Interview
 Interview is an important process; interview
  performance will be counted (5%) towards
  admissions

 Suitable candidates may be invited to attend
  interviews (generally those in Band A)

 Applicants will be assessed on areas such as
  communication skill, logical thinking, analytical
  skill, motivation and attitude
     Selection Criteria for 6901
• HKALE –– 70%
 * Bonus on one of the AL science subjects
   with a grade A

 * UE counted

• HKCEE –– 25%

• Interview performance counted 5%
Science Entrance Scholarships
for JUPAS students
(for 6901 BSc programme)

HKALE results       #                          Scholarship amount (HK$)

Grade A in at least 2AL subjects*                             $10,000
Grade A in at least 2AL and 1AS subjects*                     $20,000
Grade A in at least 3AL subjects*                             $40,000


# The results must be obtained in the 2009 HKAL examination and in one sitting.


*All these subjects exclude AS Chinese Language and Culture, and AS Use of
English.
2008 Admission Data
• No. of First Year students admitted in 2008: 483
   – BSc students: 415
   – Actuarial Science students: 68
• % of Non-JUPAS students: 10-15%

• No. of Second Year students admitted through the Direct
  Admissions Scheme: 29


2008 JUPAS Admission Grades
                    UE            CLC                2AL+1AL/AS
    TOP              A              C                      AAA
 MEDIAN              C              D                      ACD
 LOWEST              C              C                      CCD

Note: The grades represent the students who were at the top, middle and lowest position
of the admission list of the programme.
        Enquiries

Faculty of Science, HKU

Email: science@hku.hk
Website: www.hku.hk/science
Phone: 2241 5285, 2859 2683
THANK YOU   FACULTY OF SCIENCE
            THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
HKCEE Minimum Requirements
• Grade E in 7 subjects (first or second
  attempt);

• 6 subjects shall be obtained at one and
  the same time; and must include:
  – English Language (syllabus B);
  – Chinese Language; or a language other than
    Chinese and English
  – Mathematics
Non-JUPAS Admission Procedures
Admission to year 1 : 6901
• Interview         : March / April 2009
• Offer/con. Offer : from April 2009

Admission to Year 2: 16 Science majors

								
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