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(Last update on: 21 June 2021)
Key facts for Summer 2021:
|Date:||3 whole day sessions (total 18 contact hours)
13, 20, 27 November, 11* December 2021
|Time:||10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm|
|Teaching Platform:||Face to Face (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) #|
|Expected applicants:||Students who promoting to or studying S5-S6 who are interested in biomedical sciences|
|Tuition Fee:||HKD 3,180.00
For students who apply with the certificates of CUSA1013 Great Discoveries
in Biomedical Sciences, their tuition fee will be HKD$1,590.
|Lecturer:||Dr. LO Fai Hang|
|* This date is reserved for make-up classes in case there is any cancellation of classes due to unexpected circumstances.
# This course is only offered face-to-face lessons at CUHK campus.
This course aims at deciphering how the work of some famous scientists in the field of life sciences has affected our daily life and our society. The course first provides students with the general knowledge of some basic processes in life, namely biochemistry, cell biology, and immunology, followed by how the knowledge has helped us to cope with the natural adversities such as diseases. The improvements of our quality of life by the technological advances in life sciences will also be discussed. Finally, how the development in life sciences has brought revolutionizing impacts on our lives, civilization, and modernization will be presented. Through a series of learning activities, students are encouraged to comprehend and to connect the discoveries in life sciences to daily scenarios. This course is particularly suitable for students who want to understand more on how discoveries in life sciences, which have transformed the way we think and live throughout the centuries.
|Category:||Category II – Academy Credit-Bearing|
|Learning outcomes:||Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:|
|Medium of Instruction:||Cantonese supplemented with English|
|Recognition:||No. of Academy unit(s): 1.25
* A certificate will be awarded to student who have fulfilled the course requirements.
|Expected applicants:||S5-S6 students who are interested in biomedical sciences|
|Organising period:||Summer 2017; Summer 2019; Autumn 2021|
|Application Method:||SAYT Online application|