Science Faculty Package

Applicable to students admitted in 2022-23

 

Faculty Package Requirement

 

 

Students are required to complete a minimum of 9 units (12 units for Earth and Environmental Sciences) of courses as follows:

 

 

      Units

Chemistry                                                                

Group B: CHEM1070

Group D: PHYS1001 or 1002 or 1111

A course from the following

Group A: LSCI1000 or 1001 or 1002 or 1012

Group C: MATH1520 (preferred) or 1010 (preferred) or 1018 or 1550

Group E: STAT1011 or 1012

         9

 

 

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Group C: MATH1010 or 1018 or 1520

Group E: STAT1011 or 1012

Two courses from the following

Group A: LSCI1012 (preferred) or 1002

Group B: CHEM1070 (preferred) or 1072

Group D: PHYS1001 or 1002 or 1111 or 1113

        12

 

 

 

Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology,                 

Food and Nutritional Sciences, Molecular Biotechnology)

Group A: LSCI1002

Group B: CHEM1280 (preferred) or 1070

A course from the following

Group C: MATH1520 (preferred) or 1010 or 1018

Group D: (PHYS1001 or 1002) (preferred) or 1111

Group E: STAT1012 (preferred) or 1011

         9

 

 

Mathematics (including Enrichment Stream)                                      

Group C: MATH1010 or 1018 or 1030 or 1038

Group E: STAT1011

A course from the following

Group A: LSCI1000 or 1001 or 1002

Group B: CHEM1070 or 1072 or 1280

Group D: PHYS1001 or 1002 or 1111

         9

 

 

Physics (including Enrichment Stream in Theoretical Physics)                            

Group D: PHYS1111 or 1113

Group C: MATH1010 or 1018

A course from the following

Group B: CHEM1070 or 1072 or 1280

Group E: STAT1011 or 1012 

Group A: LSCI1000 or 1001 or 1002 or 1012

         9

 

 

Risk Management Science                                                 

Group C: MATH1010 (preferred) or 1018

Group E: STAT1011

A course from the following

Group A: LSCI1000 or 1001 or 1002 or 1012

Group B: CHEM1070 or 1072 or 1280

Group D: PHYS1001 or 1002 or 1111 or 1113, or

Courses from Faculty Package of the Business Administration:

DSME1031 or 1040 or HTMG1010 or MGNT1020

         9

 

 

Statistics                                                                

Group E: STAT1011 or 1012

Group C: MATH1010 or 1018 or 1520

A course from the following

Group A: LSCI1000 or 1001 or 1002 or 1012

Group B: CHEM1070 or 1072 or 1280

Group D: PHYS1001 or 1002 or 1111 or 1113

         9

 

 

Course List

 

Course Code

Course Title

Unit(s)

Group A (Note 1)

 

 

LSCI1000

Biochemistry of Health and Disease

3

LSCI1001

Basic Concepts in Biological Sciences

3

LSCI1002

Introduction to Biological Sciences

3

LSCI1012

Introduction to Life Forms in Biosphere

3

 

 

 

Group B (Note 2)

 

 

CHEM1070

Principles of Modern Chemistry

3

CHEM1072

General Chemistry

3

CHEM1280

Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biomolecules

3

 

 

 

Group C (Note 3)

 

 

MATH1010

University Mathematics

3

MATH1018

Honours University Mathematics

3

MATH1030

Linear Algebra I

3

MATH1038

Honours Linear Algebra I

3

MATH1520

University Mathematics for Applications

3

MATH1550

Methods of Matrices and Linear Algebra

3

 

 

 

Group D (Note 4)

 

 

PHYS1001

Essential Physics

3

PHYS1002

General Physics

3

PHYS1111

Introduction to Mechanics, Fluids, and Waves (University Physics I)

3

PHYS1113

Mechanics, Fluids and Waves (University Physics I)

3

 

 

 

Group E (Note 5)

 

 

STAT1011

Introduction to Statistics

3

STAT1012

Statistics for Life Sciences

3

 

Explanatory Notes:

1.

Group A

LSCI1000 - an introductory course suitable for students (other than those who are majoring in Life Sciences) who want to know the biochemical basis of various cellular functions and their relevance to disease

LSCI1001 - a foundation course suitable for students with a general interest in biology and with no biology training at HKDSE level

LSCI1002 -  suitable for students who have taken HKDSE Biology, Integrated Science or Combined Science with a Biology component

LSCI1012 - suitable for students with or without HKDSE Biology background

 

 

2.

Group B

CHEM1070 - an introductory course suitable for students with a good background of HKDSE         Chemistry

CHEM1072 -  suitable for students majoring in Science and Engineering with no or little background in Chemistry

CHEM1280 -  suitable for students majoring in Life Sciences, Chinese Medicine, Pharmacy and Medicine

 

 

3.

Group C

MATH1010 and 1030 -  suitable for students majoring in Physical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering

MATH1018 and 1038 -  suitable for students majoring in Mathematics

MATH1520 - suitable for students majoring in Life Sciences, Social Sciences and Business                            Studies    

MATH1550 -   suitable for students of Year 1 or 2 who have only general mathematics training and may need the essential Linear Algebra to proceed in their study of Statistics or Economics; students majoring in other areas including Business, Social Sciences, Medicine, or Life Sciences may find this course helpful

 

 

4.

Group D

PHYS1001 - suitable for students with no physics training at HKDSE level

PHYS1002-  a non-calculus-based course suitable for students with HKDSE Combined Science with a Physics component

PHYS1111 - the first course of a calculus-based introductory physics series

PHYS1113 - suitable for potential majors in Physics, Mathematics and other Physical Sciences, and with a good background of HKDSE Physics, Mathematics and Mathematics Extended Part Module 2

 

 

5.

Group E

STAT1011 - suitable for students majoring in Science, especially Physics, Chemistry and Risk Management Science, and also useful to those majoring in Engineering, Quantitative Finance, Actuarial Studies and Economics

STAT1012 - suitable for students majoring in Life Sciences, and also useful to those majoring in Pharmacy, Medical Science and Health Science