HKUMedUG2023-Full ebook

Minor Options and Electives Modes of Learning Internship Opportunities Students can plan their optional and elective studies with the remaining 90 credits in various manners. They may opt to take a minor and/or electives offered within the BSc(Bioinformatics) curriculum or offered in other curricula. The minor options offered in the BSc(Bioinformatics) curriculum include: Students will be exposed to a wide range of learning experiences, varying with courses they are enrolled in. These experiences include traditional lectures, data science laboratory practicals, problem-based learning tutorials, web-based learning, as well as research projects. BSc(Bioinformatics) students are provided with ample opportunities to obtain work experience in the field of bioinformatics and health data science as well as in local and international research laboratories. An internship can be taken as a credit-bearing course during the semester, or as a non-credit bearing experience during the summer break. This workplace learning experience will enable students to apply academically acquired knowledge in real work environments. Minor in Digital Health Example courses: • Artificial Intelligence in Medicine • Digital Health • Biomedical Signals Processing and Modelling in Biomedical Applications Minor in Biomedical Data Science Example courses: • Sequence Bioinformatics • Global Health Informatics • Statistical Machine Learning UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2023 06