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JSST02: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science (SSSDP)Programme Information for 2021/2022 EntryProgramme codeJSST02Study levelBachelor’s degreeProgramme full title (English)Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Laboratory ScienceProgramme full title (Chinese)醫療化驗科學(榮譽)理學士Programme short nameBSc(MLSc)Programme duration4 yearsURLStudy AreaMedicine, Dentistry and Health SciencesShort descriptionThis is a four-year programme that leads to the award of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science. The first year is devoted to foundation scientific training (e.g. Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry) and other General Education courses (e.g. English and Statistics). The remaining years will be devoted to major subspecialty training in Medical Laboratory practice: Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology & Transfusion Science, Anatomical Pathology, and Medical Microbiology & Virology). The training includes a clinical practicum in public/private medical laboratories. There will also be a final year research project. Graduates are eligible for registration as a Medical Laboratory Technologist “醫務化驗師” (Part II). This statutory registration is a prerequisite for employment in local public and private health services.ContactRegistry – Admissions Team
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firstname.lastname@example.orgEntry requirementsCore subjectsMinimum LevelChinese Language3English Language3Mathematics2Liberal Studies2Elective SubjectsMinimum LevelAny one subject2Alternative Qualification(s) in Chinese Language (for NCS applicants only):ExaminationMinimum grade requiredGeneral Certificate of Education Examination (GCE) – (Advanced Level) (only UK accredited GCE will be considered)Grade E or aboveGeneral Certificate of Education Examination (GCE) – (Ordinary Level) (only UK accredited GCE will be considered)Grade C or aboveGeneral Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (GCSE)Grade C or aboveInternational General Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (IGCSE)Grade C or aboveRequirement remark
Interview requirementYes (on a selective basis)Intake quota45Tuition feesAnnual tuition fees after deduction of subsidy from the Government:2021/20222022/20232023/20242024/2025HK$65,975HK$65,975HK$65,975HK$65,975The College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes based on the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Government annually.
The programme aims to provide students with training and knowledge for equipping them to be an efficient and effective healthcare worker. Applicants are expected to possess substantial knowledge in chemical and biological sciences to HKDSE level in order to benefit from learning.
Preference will be given to applicants who have obtained Level 4 or above for Chemistry or Combined Science (including Chemistry) in HKDSE.
Preference will be given to applicants who have obtained Level 4 or above in English Language in HKDSE.
Applicants should have normal colour vision, as this is usually required for employment in local medical laboratories.
Applicants should be prepared to handle human samples, tissues and body fluids.
The above tuition fee is net of annual subsidy under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). In 2021/22 academic year, the annual subsidy under the SSSDP is $76,800 for laboratory-based programmes. The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the announcement by the Education Bureau. For details, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/sssdp. Only local students are eligible to be subsidised under SSSDP.2020 JUPAS Programme Admission ScoreProgrammeMeanJSST02 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science21.5The Admission Score is computed by the best five subjects in HKDSE, where Level 2 = 2 points, Level 3 = 3 points, Level 4 = 4 points, Level 5/5*/5** = 5/6/7 points.Programme LeaderProfessor Joseph LeePhD in Toxicology/Pathology, University of Hong Kong
BSc in Biochemistry, University of Hull, UK
Fellow, National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, USA
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
Chartered Scientist and Chartered Chemist, UK
Fellow, Hong Kong Society of Clinical Chemistry, HK
Accredited Clinical Biochemist, Department of Health, HK
Registered Medical Laboratory Technologist (Part I), Government of HKSARTel: 3468 6808
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