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CUSA3003 Biological Science Student Knowledge Enhancement Course 生命科學學生知識增進課程


Course Outline:
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(Last update on: 22 June 2022)


Key facts for Summer 2022:

Date:   5, 12, 19, 26 November 2022 (26 hours)
10 December 2022* (reserved for make-up classes
Time:   10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Teaching Platform:   Face to Face  (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) #
Enrollment:   30
Expected applicants:   Students who are promoting to or studying S4-S6
Tuition Fee:   HKD 3,660.00

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 offered face-to-face lessons at CUHK campus. It may switch to online teaching in accordance with the pandemic development and the policy of the university.


The ‘Biological Science Knowledge Enhancement Course’ is designed specifically for Form 4 to Form 6 students, who are interested in Biological Science. The course is composed of two modules. In Module I of this course, the objectives are to provide the students with basic principles and concepts related to biological science. In Module II, the objectives are to provide the students with more specific knowledge related to the applications of biological science.



Organising units:
  • Biochemistry Programme, School of Life Sciences
  • Centre for Promoting Science Education, CUHK
Category:   Category II – Academy Credit-Bearing
Learning outcomes:   Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
  1. Distinguish what are biomolecules;
  2. Understand how metabolic reactions support life;
  3. Recognize the basic features of human cells;
  4. Understand the physiological processes to maintain homeostasis in human body;
  5. Understand the basic theories of molecular biology and molecular genetics;
  6. Distinguish immunological and haematological components and their functions;
  7. Recognize the relationship between microorganisms and infectious diseases;
  8. Gain knowledge of the basic features of the nervous system and endocrine system
Learning Activities:
  1. Lecture
  2. Exercise and Assignment
Medium of Instruction:   Cantonese supplemented with English
  1. Selected response test or exams
Recognition:   No. of Academy unit(s):  2
* A certificate will be awarded to student who have fulfilled the course requirements.
Expected applicants:   Students who are promoting to S4-S6.
Organising period:   Summer 2016; Summer 2018; Autumn 2020; Autumn 2022
Application Method:   SAYT Online application