Taught Postgraduate Programmes

Master of Medical Sciences (MMedSc)


Timetable (2020-2021)
Master of Medical Sciences Core Courses Timetable

IMPORTANT NOTES

i.   Change(s) to the selection of Core and Specialised Courses will only be allowed before the end of September each year.  At least one Core Course should be selected from either of the two main sections, i.e. Research Methods and Biological Systems.

ii.  All students admitted in 2020-2021 are required to attend the Orientation and Induction Courses.

iii. The timetable is subject to change without further notice, please kindly check the latest timetable before commencement of classes.

iv. Details of the courses can be found at: http://www.med.hku.hk/images/document/03edu/taught/mmedsc/curriculum/index.html.

Course Code Course Name Timetable
SEMESTER 1

MMSC6001

Induction Course: Dissertation Writing (Compulsory)

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MMSC6002

Orientation and 
Induction Course: Clinical Trials and Biostatistics (Compulsory)

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CMED7100

Introduction to Biostatistics

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CMED7200

Introduction to Epidemiology

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MEDI6500

Cell Metabolism

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PATH6600

Fundamentals of Common Human Diseases

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PATH6100

Laboratory Methods and Instrumentation 

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PATH6300

General Cytopathology

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PHAR6100

Principles of Drug Action

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SBMS7100

Practical Bioinformatics

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SEMESTER 2

PAED7100

Principles to Genetic Counselling

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PATH6500

Practical Course in Laboratory Methods

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PATH6700

Recent Advances in Cancer Biology

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PHAR7300

Therapeutic Antibodies

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SBMS7200

Genes and Gene Functions in Diseases

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SBMS7500

Advanced Cell Biology

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SBMS7600

Integrative Perspectives of Body Functions

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SURG6910

Laboratory Animal Handling and Surgical Techniques

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Frequently Asked Questions
1. Where is MMedSc Office?
  • 6/F, William MW Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong (map)
  • Open
    Monday-Thursday: 09:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:45
    Friday: 09:00-13:00 and 14:00-18:00
  • Closed
    Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday
2.  Where can I find MMedSc general information? 3.  What can I find the courses I have enrolled?
  • Notice of admission
  • Moodle > My courses (via HKU Portal after September 1)
4.  Can I change the core/specialised courses?
  • Yes.  Application has to be submitted to MMedSc Office by September 30 (download application form). Applications without the signature of supervisor and Head of Department will NOT be proceeded.
5.  Where can I find the timetable?
  • Induction/core courses (download timetable)
    Please do NOT refer to the version on HKU Portal which may not be the most updated one.
  • Specialised courses
    Please contact the relevant Departmental Coordinators directly (contact details).
6.  Who is my supervisor?
  • Please contact the coordinator of your specialised field of study (contact details).