Approved Courses for Research Degree Students

Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health

PhD students are required to fulfill the stipulated core courses and electives requirements.

Core Courses for PhD Students (6 credits) for 2018 cohort or before:

Code Course Title Credits 2020 - 2021
Semester / Term
BMS8001 Research Ethics and Methodology 2 A
BMS8102 Frontiers in Biomedical Sciences 2 B
BMS8103 Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology # 3 A
 

Core Courses for PhD Students (9 credits) for 2019 cohort and thereafter:

Code Course Title Credits 2020 - 2021
Semester / Term
BMS8102 Frontiers in Biomedical Sciences 2 B
BMS8103 Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology # 3 A
PH8001 Computational Biology, Experimental Design and Data Science 3 Summer
PH8002 Infectiuos Disease Epidemiology 2 Summer
PH8003 Communication Skills-Conference Organisation 3 B
BMS8105 Biotheraphy and Nanomedicine 3 A
BMS8106 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine 3 A
BMS8107 Cancer Biology and Precision Medicine 3 B
BMS8108 Advanced Neuroscience 3 A
BMS8110 Genomics and Bioinformatics 3 A
BMS8111 Immunology and Infectious Diseases 3 -

 

Research Methodology and Ethics Course(s) for PhD Students (2 credits) for 2019 cohort and thereafter:

Code Course Title Credits 2020 - 2021
Semester / Term
BMS8001 Research Ethics and Methodology 2 A

 

Electives for PhD Students**(3 credits):

Code Course Title Credits 2020 - 2021
Semester / Term
BMS8105 Biotheraphy and Nanomedicine 3 A
BMS8106 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine 3 A
BMS8107 Cancer Biology and Precision Medicine 3 B
BMS8108 Advanced Neuroscience 3 A
BMS8110 Genomics and Bioinformatics 3 A
BMS8111 Immunology and Infectious Diseases 3 -

* PH offers PhD programme and currently has no MPhil programme.
**Electives will be offered subject to sufficient enrolment.

# The number of credit units of BMS8103 is changed from 2 to 3 effective from Semester A 2020/2021. It is not applicable to students who took the course in Semester A 2019/2020 or before.