Research Postgraduate Course Modules

RPGs are required to take 2 compulsory courses and 2 elective courses from the list below. Students will be asked to attend related undergraduate courses. If you have any question, please contact course co-ordinator.

(1) Departmental courses “only refers to departmental core and elective courses”
(2) Safety Course SSAF6001 is treated as an independent course of the Faculty that candidates must complete this course before candidature could be confirmed (i.e. SSAF6001 not counted as the departmental coursework requirement).

 

Student needs to take 1 compulsory + 2 other courses.
Course Code Course Title Course coordinator
SSAF6001 (Compulsory) Basic Laboratory Safety Course for RPg Candidate in the Faculty of Science Faculty of Science
BIOL8021 ^ (Compulsory) Presentation Skills and Research Seminars in Cell and Molecular Biology Dr. C B Chan
BIOL8022 * (Compulsory) Science Communication (Semester 1) Dr. D M Baker
BIOL8023 * (Compulsory) Topics in Ecology & Biodiversity (Semester 2) Dr. D M Baker
BIOL6002 Special Topics in Botany Dr. W K Yip
BIOL6003 Special Topics in Biotechnology Dr. W K Yip
BIOL6004 Advanced Topics in Food Science Dr Olivier Habimana
BIOL6005 Advanced Topics in Nutrition Dr Jimmy Louie
BIOL6007 # Biostatistics (Semester 2) Prof. Kenneth Leung
BIOL6009 Advanced Studies in Ecology & Biodiversity for Postgraduate Students Prof. Gray Williams
BIOL6014 Guided Study in Endocrine/Microbial Research Dr. J D Gu
BIOL6015 Advanced Experimental Techniques in Endocrinology/ Microbiology Dr. J D Gu
BIOL8017 Advanced studies in Environmental Sciences Prof. Gray Williams
BIOL8018 ‘Omics’ and Systems Biology Dr. Zhang Jiangwen
^ For students in the Division of Molecular & Cell Biology. Except for those 3-year PhD students who have completed comparable coursework in a previous Master’s Programme
* For students in the Division of Ecology & Biodiversity. Except for those 3-year PhD students who have completed comparable coursework in a previous Master’s Programme
# Students who plan to undertake ecological research and have not previously passed BIOL6007 must take this course during the first year of their postgraduate studies.

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