HKUMed UG Prospectus 2022

Minor Options and Electives Students can plan their study 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: Modes of Learning 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. Internship Opportunities BSc(Bioinformatics) students are provided with ample opportunities to gain work experience in the industry as well as local and international research laboratories relating to bioinformatics and health data science. An internship can be taken as a credit-bearing course during the semester, or as a non-credit bearing experience during the summer break. The workplace learning experience will enable students to apply knowledge gained during their studies 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 6