Pharmaceutical Sciences in Chinese Medicine

Study mode:On campus Study type:Day Languages: English
Local:$ 15.4 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 15.4 k / Year(s) Deadline: Mar 31, 2025
351–400 place StudyQA ranking:3649 Duration:1 year

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The programme adopts a pragmatic approach to strengthen students’ knowledge and skills in pharmaceutical sciences in Chinese medicine. It aims at upgrading students’ ability to comprehend and master the theoretical knowledge of Chinese Medicine pharmacy so that their research ability and problem solving skills can be enhanced through learning of the latest research methodologies and technologies. The programme will help train a generation of modern and scientific professionals in applied Chinese Medicine pharmacy, especially in the areas of product development, quality assurance, drug safety assessment, production management and trading of Chinese medicines or/and healthcare products.

 

Compulsory Courses 23 units
Research Methodology and Practice in Chinese Medicine 3 units
Mechanism of Action and Safe Application of Chinese Medicines 3 units
Utilization of Medicinal Plant Resources and Advanced Pharmacognosy 3 units
Advanced Pharmaceutics in Chinese Medicine 2 units
Methods and Techniques for Quality Control of Chinese Medicines 2 units
Advancement in Contemporary Chinese Medicines 3 units
Laboratory Practice in Chinese Medicines 2 units
Marketing & Management of Industry for Chinese Medicines 2 units
Translational Medicine and Drug Discovery: Theory & Practice (Chinese Medicines) 3 units
   
Dissertation OR 2 courses: 6 units
Thinking Approach & Methodology of Chinese Medicine 
 
Formulation Theories & Practices of Chinese Medicinal Formulae  
   
Supplementary Course (for those who have not previously studied Chinese Medicine or Chinese Medicine Pharmacy)*  
Overview on Chinese Medicine and Chinese Materia Medica 4 units
 

Academic Qualification

  1. A bachelor of Chinese Medicine or Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine degree; or
  2. A non-Chinese Medicine degree, but with qualifications equivalent to the above, e.g. applicants with a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Science or Medicine ; or
  3. Pharmacists or registered Chinese Medicine practitioners of Hong Kong; or
  4. Graduates of Professional Diploma of Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine or programmes of similar nature, who have more than three years of relevant working experience.

Applicants with qualifications listed in (b), (c) or (d) above may be required to pass an assessment conducted by the Programme Management Committee.


Language Proficiency Requirement

Applicants must have:

  1. Obtained Grade E or above in Chinese Language and Culture in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination; or
  2. Obtained a bachelor’s degree with Chinese language as the primary medium of instruction in the major courses; or
  3. Passed the Chinese language test arranged by the School of Chinese Medicine, HKBU.

The Government offers financial assistance in the form of non-means-tested loan to all students.  The beneficiaries are expected to repay their loans within a specified period after graduation.  Scholarships are bestowed upon selected recipients including new students on the basis of academic merits and other criteria stipulated by the donors.

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