Faculty of Medicine
Digital Health
Offered As: Minor
URL: https://www.bioinfo.hku.hk/minors
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 36
What is it about? It is about learning key skills in bioinformatics and their applications in modern digital health technology, with the aim to equip students with up-to-date knowledge and tools to develop new computational methods and software for real world medically-relevant data and solving specific biomedical problems.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute School of Biomedical Sciences


Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor Minor:
Students are required to complete 36 credits of the following courses subject to the University's regulations on credit double-counting:

Select at least two courses from below list:
BIOF1001, BIOF2001, BIOF3001, BIOF3003, BIOF3006, BIOF4002, BIOF4003

Select at least two courses from below list:
BMED2500, BMED3501, COMP3314, COMP3317, COMP3340, STAT3612, BMED4500, BMED4504
Career opportunities The Minor programme explores the application of bioinformatics to digital health, and is highly relevant to students who aspires a scientific or academic career in the field.
Further information https://www.bioinfo.hku.hk/minors
Contact Telephone: 3917 9488
Email: biof@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.