HKUMed UG Prospectus 2022

This programme is centred around a series of anchoring courses across the four-year curriculum. These anchoring courses enable vertical and horizontal integration of various courses from diverse disciplines across different year levels. The flexible design of the curriculum allows students to take a multitude of disciplinary elective courses in biomedical sciences, statistics, computer science and biomedical engineering. The programme focuses on essential statistical data analysis skills, key algorithms for biomedical informatics and fundamental concepts in modern genomic and health technology. Students are required to complete 240 credits of courses in the four-year curriculum, of which 96 credits are major courses, 36 credits are Common Core courses, and 18 credits are Language Enhancement courses. The remaining 90 credits are for minors and electives. 3