Bachelor of Science (JUPAS Code: JS2510)

Programme Structure




Component Unit Requirement
Major Discipline Courses Year One Curriculum
13-16
Major (Required)
49-60#
University Core Requirements Language Chinese
3
English
6
Healthy Lifestyle
2
The Art of Persuasion
2
General Education (GE) Programme
18
Free Elective Courses
24-32#
Total 
128*

It is possible for science students to pursue Minor Programmes in addition to the basic requirements listed above.


* The unit requirement of BSc (Hons) in Bioresource and Agricultural Science is 129 units with the additional unit for Summer Internship.

# The unit requirements for Major (Required) Courses and Free Elective Courses are different for different programmes:

BSc (Hons) in Applied Biology

Students majoring in BSc (Hons) in Applied Biology are required to take 49-52 units of Major (Required) courses, together with the 13-16 units of Year One Curriculum courses, making up a total of 65 units of Major Discipline courses. They are required to take 32 units of free elective courses.

BSc (Hons) in Bioresource and Agricultural Science^

Students majoring in BSc (Hons) in Bioresource and Agricultural Science are required to take 52-55 units of Major (Required) courses, together with the 13-16 units of Year One Curriculum courses, making up a total of 68 units of Major Discipline courses. They are required to take 30 units of free elective courses. Total Unit Requirement: 129

BSc (Hons) in Computer Science

Students majoring in BSc (Hons) in Computer Science are required to take 57-60 units of Major (Required) courses, together with the 13-16 units of Year One Curriculum courses, making up a total of 73 units of Major Discipline courses. They are required to take 24 units of free elective courses.

Other Major Programmes

For other science majors, students are required to take 51-54 units of Major (Required) courses, together with the 13-16 units of Year One Curriculum courses, making up a total of 67 units of Major Discipline courses. They are required to take 30 units of free elective courses.


^ Subject to University's official approval.

Note: The above information is for reference only. In case of discrepancy, the information provided by the Hong Kong Baptist University prevails.


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Major Discipline Courses

  • Align with basic courses related to the major discipline, including a final year project as capstone course.

Year One Curriculum

  • Year One Curriculum courses refer to the list of science courses that you will study in the first year, so you can build up a solid foundation before moving on to your Major programme.

General Education Courses

  • Help you acquire a wide range of transferable skills, guiding principles, attitudes for future professional and personal lives as well as a better understanding of the world around you.

Free Elective Courses

  • Being application-oriented in nature, they are built upon the major discipline courses and can flexibly tie in with different major discipline courses to suit your specific development needs.

Minor Programmes

In order to widen students’ academic exposure, students can make use of 15 units of electives to pursue a minor programme. A great variety of minor programmes will be offered by the Faculty of Science.

  • Analytical and Testing Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Physics and Green Energy
  • Statistics