Faculty of Medicine
Biomedical Data Science
Offered As: Minor
URL: https://www.bioinfo.hku.hk/minors
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 36
What is it about? The Minor programme places emphasis on data science integration, such as data preprocessing, data quality assessment, data visualisation and clustering to equip students with knowledge on the role of modern data analytics in the scientific process and medical applications.
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, COMP1117, STAT1016, STAT1600, BIOF2001, STAT2604, BIOF3001, BIOF3002, BIOF3005, BIOF3006, BIOF4002, BIOF4003

Select at least two courses from below list:
BBMS1003/BIOC1600, BBMS2003, BBMS2007, BBMS3002, BBMS3008, BBMS3009, BBMS4003, BBMS4004, BIOC3605, BIOC4612
Career opportunities The Minor programme is designed to educate and prepare future bioinformaticians to acquire knowledge and managerial skills in research, hospitals and the healthcare industries.
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.