Sept 2023 EntryProgramme code: JS3150
Accumulation of at least 121 (for Biomedical Engineering stream students) or 131 (for Biomedical Engineering with Prosthetics and Orthotics stream students) credits plus 5 Industrial Centre training credits and 4 (for Biomedical Engineering stream students) or 8 (for Biomedical Engineering with Prosthetics and Orthotics stream students) Work-Integrated Education training credits for the award of BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Engineering.
Dr. Hin Chung LAU
Biomedical engineering is recognised around the world as one of the fastest growing areas of innovation. It covers a wide spectrum of applications, such as devices used by health professionals in their diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative practices; implants that are placed in patients for their health maintenance; prostheses, orthoses and assistive devices that are used by people with special needs to facilitate their daily activities; and healthcare products and exercise equipment to promote general health.
This developing global field requires professionals who understand both the health issues that motivate the development of these technologies and the engineering solutions that they offer. It needs individuals with a solid foundation in both health sciences and engineering technologies.
Our BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Engineering curriculum prepares students for such a challenging career. They have opportunities to take courses in both life sciences and engineering and to integrate these concepts into interdisciplinary applications that improve human health.
In addition to building foundational knowledge through on-campus classes, students engage in practical learning through an industrial internship/clinical attachment (a 280-hour industrial internship for BME stream students and a 560-hour clinical attachment for BME with P&O stream students). These internships/attachments offer good opportunities for students to put what they have learned into practice and to accumulate work experience. The internships/attachments occur in industry settings and hospitals, and some of our students participate in overseas placements (e.g. in Canada, China, Czech Republic, Japan, Singapore, the UK and the USA).
Exchange opportunities are available with our overseas partner institutes:
Students also have opportunities to join Faculty-level and University-level exchange programmes.
Information on the courses offered can be obtained here.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Scheme in Biomedical Engineering
Only students with a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or above can be considered for enrolment in the following secondary majors:
The department offering the secondary major may set a quota and additional admission requirements apart from the above GPA requirement. Students must apply to and obtain approval from the Department of Biomedical Engineering, not later than the commencement of the second year of study, to be admitted into a secondary major.
Re-accreditation will be sought from the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) for this programme.
Students who complete the prosthetics or orthotics courses offered in the programme are eligible to sit the certification examination of the Hong Kong Society of Certified Prosthetist-Orthotists (HKSCPO). The programme has been accredited by the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) as a Category I professional programme.
Professional Engineering Practice
Professional Clinical Practice
Basic and Applied Research in Engineering, Biology or Medicine
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