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Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Testing and Certification

FacultyFaculty of Science and Technology

DepartmentDepartment of Food and Health Sciences

Programme NameBachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification

Programme CodeST125203 (Application via VTC Web-based Admissions System)

Mode, Year of Study Accepting Entry & Duration of StudyFull-time: 4 Years (Year 1 Entry) / 2 Years (Year 3 Entry)

Medium of InstructionEnglish supplemented with Cantonese 

Campus(es)/Venue(s)Programme core modules conducted at Tsing Yi campus and some General Education (GE) elective modules on other campuses

 

Qualifications Framework 資歷架構

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification is recognised under the QF
QF Level: 5
QR Registration No.: 17/000596/L5
Validity Period: 01/09/2017 to 31/08/2022

 

Programme Aims

This programme aims to provide an integrated Testing & Certification (T&C) training to students, in order to equip them with the knowledge and practical skills to work in the complex and ever-changing environment of the T&C industry. It emphasizes on both scientific knowledge and practical skills in four important areas of T&C - integrated science, analytical science, testing technologies, quality control and management - which would allow the graduates to pursue a professional career in the T&C industry.

Career Prospects

Graduates will be capable of assuming supervisory and technical duties in the T&C industry.  Examples include Technical Assistant, Quality Assurance Assistant and Chemist. They can advance to managerial positions, such as Senior Chemist, Technical Consultant and Technical Manager, with accumulated working experience and professional.

Professional Recognition

The programme has sought professional recognition from Hong Kong Association for Testing, Inspection and Certification (HKTIC)

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements for Year 1:
Level 3 or above in the HKDSE English Language and Chinese Language; AND Level 2 or above in the HKDSE Mathematics, Liberal Studies and one Elective Subject; OR Equivalent.
You may also refer to the General Entrance Requirements for more information. 

Remarks :

  1. A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
  2. An "Attained" and an "Attained with Distinction" in an HKDSE relevant Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects can be counted for admission purpose. Relevant ApL subjects include: Food and Beverage Operations, Western Cuisine.
  3. Applicants may be required to attend an interview with an original work portfolio.

 

Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.
Remarks:

  1. Bridging modules are required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. For enquiry please contact Faculty of Science and Technology (Telephone No: 2176 1415).

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
  • The tuition fee for academic year 2017/18 is $2,480 per credit point. Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.