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Faculty of Science and Technology
Self-financed Programmes

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification

Programme code ST125203

Curriculum
Year 1 :
  • Essential Chemistry
  • General Biology
  • Mathematics for Applied Sciences
  • Microbiology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical & Inorganic Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • General Laboratory Techniques & Safety
  • GE Core Module : Chinese 1
  • GE Core Module : Creativity & Innovation in Society
  • GE Core Module : English for Academic Studies 1 
Year 2 :
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Chemistry
  • Physical & Mechanical Testing
  • Introduction to Consumer Products Testing
  • Testing Techniques of Drug & Chinese Medicine
  • Quality Management & Laboratory Accreditation
  • GE Core Module : Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • GE Core Module : Technology, Society & Work
  • General Education Elective 1 
  • General Education Elective 2
Year 3 :
  • Material Testing & Characterization
  • Inspection in Practice
  • Advanced Analytical Food Techniques
  • Quality Control & Food Safety Management
  • Testing Standards & Regulations
  • Measurement Uncertainty, Method Validation & Development in Testing
  • GE Core Module : Chinese 2
  • GE Core Module : English for Academic Studies 2
  • GE Core Module : English for Professional Purposes
  • Work-integrated Learning 
  • Analytical Instrumentation for Chemical Testing (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Polymer Chemistry & Nanotechnology (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Analytical Techniques for Microbiological Testing (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Molecular Biology (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Programme Elective 1
Year 4 :
  • Advanced Topics in Testing & Certification
  • Management Systems for Inspection & Certification
  • Forensic Analytical Science (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Spectroscopic Techniques for Structure Determination (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Advanced Instrumentation Analysis (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Biochemical & DNA Technologies (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Food Toxicology (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Medical Microbiology (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • General Education Elective Module 3
  • General Education Elective Module 4
  • Final Year Project (I & II)
  • Programme Elective 2
Remark: Programme Electives are 1) Gemological Science, 2) Pollution Control & Environmental Analysis, 3)  Environmental Sampling, Monitoring & Analysis, 4) Food Analysis, 5) Food Testing & Certification, 6) Food Laws & Regulations, 7) Food Facilities & Financial Management, and 8) Nutritional Biochemistry.