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

Key facts for Autumn 2020:

Date:   8 half day sessions (26 Hours)
10, 17, 24, 31 October,
7, 14, 21, 28 November,
5* December 2020
Time:   10:00 am – 1:15 pm
Teaching Platform:   Zoom
Enrollment:   20
Expected Applicants:   Students who are promoting to or studying S4-S6
(with background in physics, chemistry or mathematics)
Tuition Fee:   HKD 2,928.00
Lecturer:   Dr. LO Fai Hang
Course Outline:   Download HERE

* This date is reserved for make-up classes in case there is any cancellation of classes due to unexpected circumstances.

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
Application Method:   SAYT Online application