Skip to main content
Start main content

HKU-Cambridge Undergraduate Recruitment Scheme (Natural Sciences)

Study Path for YSS Students in the Cambridge Scheme (2+2+1)

HKU

Cambridge

Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
HKU Undergraduate Degree

Available for students in the 6901 BSc
Programme majoring in:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Earth System Science
  • Ecology & Biodiversity
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology 
  • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology 
  • Physics

 

 

Cambridge Undergraduate Degree

Specialisation for a Natural Sciences degree at Cambridge in year 4:

  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Genetics
  • Materials Science
  • Pathology 
  • Physics
  • Physiology, 
    Development & Neuroscience
  • Plant Sciences
  • Zoology

Or a broad Science programme:

  • Biological & Biomedical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences

 

Cambridge
Master’s Degree
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences 
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Materials Science
  • Physics
  • Systems Biology

Remarks:
1. Students will study 3 science subjects in Year 3 to get prepared for the specialisation in Year 4.
2. Students who do NOT opt for a Master’s degree at Cambridge will take more research internships at HKU to fulfill the University’s graduation requirements.
3. Students will pay HKU fees and Cambridge fees for their study at HKU and Cambridge, respectively.