Faculty of Medicine
Genetics and Genomics
Offered As: Minor
URL: https://www.sbms.hku.hk/education/undergraduate-education/bachelor-of-biomedical-sciences/curriculum
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 36
What is it about? It is about understanding the basis of health and diseases, with an aim to provide an up-to-date account of our knowledge of genetics and genomics, and their role in health and disease development.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute School of Biomedical Sciences

Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor No pre-requisite requirement

Students are required to complete 36 credits of the following courses subject to the University's regulations on credit double-counting:
BBMS1003/BIOC1600, BBMS2003, BBMS2007, BBMS3007, BBMS3008, BBMS3009, BBMS4003, BIOC3605, BIOC4612, BBMS4004, BIOF3002
Career opportunities The Minor programme explores the application of genetics and genomics to clinical practice and population health, and is highly relevant to students who aspires a scientific or academic career in the field.
Further information https://www.sbms.hku.hk/education/undergraduate-education/bachelor-of-biomedical-sciences/curriculum
Contact Telephone: 3917 9488
Email: sbms@hku.hk
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.