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6901 BSc



Quality assured through recognition by international professional bodies


Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals, Hong Kong

logo of Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals, Hong Kong
  • The Environmental Science Major has been conferred the accreditation
  • Students need to complete 7 specific advanced courses for the accredited pathway and can enroll in HKIQEP’s Student Membership during their HKU study
  • Students who graduate on the HKIQEP accredited programme will:
    • have a fast-track to Professional Membership (only 5 years of work experience needed after the degree)
    • be exempted from certain portions of the Professional Assessment

Royal Society of Biology Accredited Degree

Royal Society of Biology, UK

  • Biological Sciences MajorEcology & Biodiversity Major and Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Major have been conferred the accreditation
  • The Ecology & Biodiversity Major is the first programme of its type accredited by RSB in Asia
  • Students completed the RSB accredited programme will be awarded a certificate by the School of Biological Sciences, authorised by the RSB, to recognise their achievements

  • Graduates will receive one year of guest membership of RSB at Associate level and this will help them to:
    • stay up-to-date with what is happening across the life sciences
    • gain additional recognition for their skills and experience
    • develop their professional network 
    • demonstrate their support for the future of biology


Royal Society of Chemistry Accredited Degree

Royal Society of Chemistry, UK  

  • Exclusively for students who wish to specialise in chemistry
  • Students completed the RSC accredited Chemistry programme will be awarded a certificate by the Department of Chemistry, authorised by RSC, to recognise their achievements
  • All students in the final year of this accredited programme are qualified to apply for membership to RSC
The Geological Society

The Geological Society, UK

  • Students completed specified Geology Intensive programme and fulfilled the specific project requirement in EASC4999 Earth Sciences Project will receive an accredited degree which provides an accelerated route to achieve the qualification
  • Students completed the Geological Society accredited programme will be awarded a certificate by the Department of Earth Sciences, authorised by the Geological Society, to recognise their achievements

  • Qualification recognised internationally and in Hong Kong, and chartered geologists are regarded as professionally equivalent to chartered engineers