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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • All applicants must fulfill the General Admissions Requirements & “English Language Proficiency Requirement” prescribed by the Graduate School, CUHK

  • In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should:

      >​ have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Medical Sciences or Engineering disciplines from a recognized university;  or

      > have completed a programme of study in a tertiary educational institution equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and obtained relevant           professional working experience  

Potential Entrants

  • Secondary School Teachers

  • Researchers who want to update their knowledge in biological sciences

  • Professionals who want to understand what biochemical and biomedical sciences are, and to learn about their potential applications

  • Fresh graduates who wish to broaden their knowledge in biochemical and biomedical sciences

Proposed Intake

  • 40 students each year

How to Apply?

How to Apply? 

  • Online Application through the Graduate School Website

Documents Required

  • All applicants who apply for admission through online application should submit the hardcopy of the following supporting documents to the relevant Graduate Divisions by the deadline. Otherwise, their applications may not be further processed. All documents submitted will not be returned. Please always quote the Application No. in your future correspondences.

      1. Copies of Degree Certificates;
      2. Official Transcripts from the University attended by applicants
      3. Confidential Recommendations from two referees respectively
      4. Documents showing the applicant has fulfilled the Graduate School's English Language Proficiency Requirement;
      5. Copies of Identity card or Passport;
      6. Application Fee Receipt (Not necessary for credit card payment through online application);
      7. Other supporting documents upon request of the relevant Graduate Division.

<Notes for Application>

* Non-CUHK qualifications: Photocopies will NOT be accepted. Applicants should first download the “Transcript Submission Covering Sheet” and send it to their universities to apply for transcripts. Transcripts should be returned directly to relevant Graduate Divisions in sealed envelope.

# It should be sent directly from the referees to the relevant Graduate Division/ Programme. (i) Input two referees’ information through the “Online System for Applicants of Postgraduate Programmes”; or (ii) Download the “Confidential Recommendation” / “Referee’s Report” and send one to each of your referees and request them to return the recommendations to the relevant Graduate Division.

Application Deadline 

  • For 2024/25 admission: 31 March 2024 

  • Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled.  Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.

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