Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Major Declaration for SCIENCE Students

Major Declaration for SCIENCE Students

(For 2021 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
  • Chemistry or
  • Physics or
  • Combined Science or
  • Mathematics (Module 1) or 
  • Mathematics (Module 2)
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 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 MATH1018 or PHYS1111 or PHYS1113 or STAT1011
Life Sciences # LSCI1002
Mathematics MATH1010 or MATH1018 or MATH1030 or MATH1038
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 / CHEM2860 / CHEM2870, 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 / MATH1018 / PHYS1111 / PHYS1113 / STAT1011
Life Sciences # LSCI1002, LSCI2002, BCHE2030, and BIOL2120
Mathematics 1. MATH1010 or MATH1018, and 
2. MATH1030 or MATH1038, and
3. MATH2010 or MATH2018, and
4. MATH2020 or MATH2028, and
5. MATH2040 or MATH2048
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 / MATH1018 / MATH1030 / MATH1038 / 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