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Seamless articulation to widely recognised postgraduate programmes 

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To Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) at University of Melbourne (UoMelb)

  • In collaboration with University of Melbourne (UoMelb) in Australia, HKU Science will provide a pathway to BSc 6901 students of the following majors to articulate into the DVM of the UoMelb:
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological Sciences
    • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
    • Ecology & Biodiversity
    • Food & Nutritional Science
  • Provides a new pathway to talented students who aspire to pursue a career in veterinary
  • Facilitates selected HKU science undergraduates, upon successful completion of a minimum of 6 semesters and gaining 186 credits under BSc 6901 programme, to enrol in DVM at UoMelb
  • Credits obtained during the first year of DVM at UoMelb can be transferred to HKU as electives, subject to relevant HKU regulations, for the purpose of fulfilling the credit requirements of the BSc programme
  • Students obtain 2 degrees from the 2 universities – the HKU BSc degree and the DVM in UoMelb in as little as 7 years
  • A maximum of 5 places will be offered annually to accommodate selected HKU BSc students who demonstrate good academic achievements
  • Scholarship will be provided by HKU Faculty of Science to partially cover selected students’ tuition fees for their first year of study at UoMelb

 

Articulation pathway to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Melbourne

The articulation pathway facilitates selected students, upon successful completion of a minimum of 6 semesters and gaining 186 credits under BSc 6901 programme, to enroll in DVM at UoMelb. Credits obtained during their first year of DVM at UoMelb can be transferred to HKU as electives, subject to relevant HKU regulations, for the purpose of fulfilling the credit requirements of the BSc Programme. Graduates will be conferred 2 degrees from the 2 universities – the HKU BSc degree and the DVM in UoMelb in no less than 7 years. The internationally accredited programme allows graduates to find employment as a practising veterinarian in many countries without further training. Graduates can also register as veterinary surgeons and practise in HK through Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong.

 

About DVM at UoMelb

The UoMelb is a renowned university in the global arena and its DVM programme ranks 15th in Veterinary Science of QS World University Rankings 2018 Melbourne

 

  • The internationally accredited programme allows graduates to find employment as a practising veterinarian in many countries without further training
  • Accredited by
Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc (Australia)abc
American Veterinary Medical Association (USA)AVMA
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK)RCVS

Graduates can register as veterinary surgeons and practise in HK through Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong SVB

For current HKU Science students who are interested in this DVM articulation pathway, please click here for details (HKU portal login required)

 

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To the Science Taught Postgraduate Programmes at HKU

  • An articulation pathway attaching 6901 Bachelor of Science,  6729 Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science and 6224 Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Applied Artificial Intelligence to master programmes at HKU Science
     
  • Provides a convenient channel of specialised training for deepening knowledge in specific fields of science, with guaranteed admission to the taught postgraduate programmes offered by the Faculty to selected outstanding BSc/ BSc(ActuarSc)/ BASc(AppliedAI) students
     
  • Upon successful completion in 5/ 5.5 years, students will be able to obtain a BSc/ BSc(ActuarSc)/ BASc(AppliedAI) degree (4 years) plus a MSc/ MStat degree (1 year) or MDASC degree (1.5 years). The taught Master Programmes offered include:
    • MSc in the field of Applied Geosciences
    • MSc in the field of Food Safety and Toxicology
    • MSc in the field of Food Industry: Management and Marketing
    • Master of Statistics (MStat)
    • MSc in Environmental Management
    • Master of Data Science (MDASC)

 

6901 BSc

6729 BSc(AC)

6224 BASc(Applied AI)

(4 years)

MSc/MStat programme (1 year)

MDASC programme (1.5 year)

 

  • Application is open to students who have completed year 3, with a CGPA of 3.5 at graduation and fulfillment of the MSc/ MStat/ MDASC admissions requirements
     
  • Students who are awarded the highest amount of scholarship will only need to pay 50% of tuition fee
     
  • There is no quota for the aforementioned articulation pathway except that for Master of Data Science, a maximum of 2 places will be offered each year 
     
  • Remarks: the list of TPG programmes for this articulation pathway is subject to change

 

 

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To the Master of Science in Biotechnology at Northeastern University

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  • All graduates with a BSc degree from HKU Science with a GPA of 3.2 or above will be eligible for direct admission to the programme

  • Admitted students may elect to complete the first year of course work online, and then transfer to Northeastern's Boston or California campus to complete the remaining studies