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Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Chinese Medicine (MPS)

School of Chinese Medicine

Study Mode Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years

Tuition Fee HK$120,000/programme

Cut Off Date 28 Feb 2019

Year of Entry 2019 September

Funding Nature Self-financed

Application Deadline28 Feb 2019

Programme DirectorProf YU Zhiling 

Selection Process
  1. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
  2. Short-listed applicants may be interviewed by the Programme Board if necessary.
  3. Application result will be reflected in the application status in the online application system.
Aims

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.

Programme Structure 

Units Requirement 29 units
Compulsory Courses 23 units
 Dissertation* 6 units

* Students can take either Dissertation or two courses (Thinking Approach and Methodology of Chinese Medicine and Formulation Theories and Practices of Chinese Medicinal Formulae)

For those who have not previously studied Chinese Medicine or Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine, they must take an additional course, Overview on Chinese Medicine and Chinese Materia Medica, as supplement. 

An additional course fee will be charged to those who are required to take the course as supplementary study.

 

Study Curriculum The study curriculum may change from time to time. Applicants may make reference to the programme website for details of the list of courses.

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 (2), (3) or (4) above may be required to pass an assessment conducted by the Programme Management Committee.

 

Language Proficiency Requirement

Applicants must have:

  1. obtained a bachelor's degree with Chinese language as the primary medium of instruction in the major courses; or  
  2. obtained Grade E or above in Chinese Language and Culture in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination; or 
  3. obtained Level 3 or above in Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE); or 
  4. passed the Chinese language test arranged by the School of Chinese Medicine, HKBU.

The academic results of the supplementary course obtained by the students will be recorded in the student transcript (Satisfactory/Fail) without GPA grading.

  1. The above information is for reference only and is subject to change without prior notice. Hong Kong Baptist University reserves the right of final decision and interpretation in case of any dispute.
     
  2. Please note that a non-refundable admission confirmation fee, including the first instalment of tuition fee plus other administrative fees must be paid upon acceptance of the admission offer.