Faculty of Science, CUHK - Major Declaration for SCIENCE Students

Major Declaration for SCIENCE Students

(For 2017 Entry)


Students admitted via SCIENCE Broad-based Admission Scheme can declare major at any of the three phases and admission is guaranteed.

Phase I: Entry Obtained Level 5 or above in a HKDSE subject specified by the potential major programme
OR
Granted course exemption for the course specified by the potential major programme for major declaration in Phase II
OR
Obtained 88% or above in JEE total score
Phase II:
End of Year 1
Obtained C+ or above in ONE course from the Faculty Package specified by the potential major programme
OR
TAKEN (NOT necessarily ALL PASSED) a set of courses specified by the potential major programme in Phase III (for students admitted with Advanced Standing only)
Phase III:
End of Year 2
TAKEN (NOT necessarily ALL PASSED) a set of courses specified by the potential major programme

 

Phase I: Entry

Major Programme HKDSE Subject (Obtained Level 5 or above)
Chemistry
  • Chemistry or
  • Combined Science (Component - Chemistry) *
Earth System Science
  • Biology or
  • Chemistry or
  • Physics or
  • Combined Science
Life Sciences #
  • Biology or
  • Chemistry or
  • Combined Science (Component - Chemistry or Biology) * or
  • Integrated Science or
  • Technology and Living (Food Science and Technology)
    (applies to Food and Nutritional Sciences only)
Mathematics
  • Mathematics (Module 1) or
  • Mathematics (Module 2)
Physics
  • Physics or
  • Combined Science (Component - Physics) *
Statistics
  • Mathematics or
  • Mathematics (Module 1) or
  • Mathematics (Module 2)

* The subject and specified component have to be Level 5 or above

 

Phase II: End of Year 1

Major Programme Faculty Package Course (Obtained C+ or above)
Chemistry CHEM1070
Earth System Science CHEM1070 or LSCI1002 or MATH1010 or PHYS1111 or PHYS1113 or STAT1011
Life Sciences # LSCI1002
Mathematics MATH1010 or MATH1030
Physics PHYS1111 or PHYS1113
Statistics STAT1011 or STAT1012

 

Phase III: End of Year 2

Major Programme Courses Should Be Already Taken
Chemistry 1. CHEM1070, and
2. Any ONE Laboratory course from CHEM1870 / CHEM2408 / CHEM2820 / CHEM2830 / CHEM2850, and
3. Any TWO Lecture courses with course code CHEM2XXX
Earth System Science 1. ESSC2010, ESSC2020, and
2. Any ONE course from CHEM1070 / LSCI1002 / MATH1010 / PHYS1111 / PHYS1113 / STAT1011
Life Sciences # LSCI1002, LSCI2002, BCHE2030, and BIOL2120
Mathematics MATH1010, MATH1030, MATH2010, MATH2020, and MATH2040
Physics 1. PHYS1111 or PHYS1113
2. PHYS1122, PHYS1712, and PHYS2041
Statistics 1. STAT2001, STAT2006, and
2. Any ONE course from STAT1011 / STAT1012, and
3. Any ONE course from MATH1010 / MATH1030 / MATH1520 / MATH1550

# Life Sciences includes Biochemistry, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Environmental Science, Food and Nutritional Sciences, and Molecular Biotechnology

 

Enquiry

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Email     sfo@cuhk.edu.hk