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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Testing and Certification

DepartmentDepartment of Food and Health Sciences

Programme NameBachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification

Programme CodeST125203
- Application for self-financed places in Year-3 Entry via Through-train Scheme
(Applicable to VTC Higher Diploma Final Year Students and Graduates Only) 

- Application for self-financed places in Year-1 Entry via VTC Admission S6 Portal ; 
- Application for self-financed places in Year-3 Entry via VTC Web-based Admission System ;
- Application for Mainland Student via Mainland Admission System

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

Medium of InstructionEnglish

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


  • Chemical Testing and Certification Laboratory
  • Food Processing Laboratory
  • Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Food Safety Laboratory
  • Chinese Medicine Laboratory
  • Chemistry Laboratory


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
Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2017 to 31/08/2028

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

  • Chemist
  • Product Safety Engineers
  • Quality Control Officers
  • Quality Assurance Officers
  • Petrochemicals Analysts
  • Gemologist
  • Microbiologist

Professional Recognition

Graduates from this programme are eligible to apply for the Certified Testing Professional (CTP) by the Hong Kong Association for Testing, Inspection and Certification (HKTIC)

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements for Year 1:

Please refer to the General Entrance Requirements for details


Programme-specific Requirements :

  1. For HKDSE, a maximum of two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects can be counted for admission purpose.  Relevant ApL subjects include: Medical Laboratory Science.
  2. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.


Entrance Requirements for Year 3:

Higher Diploma OR equivalent sub-degree qualifications/studies in a relevant area of study.

  1. Additional core 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 1487 or Email:

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
  • The tuition fee for academic year 2024/25 is $3,235 per credit point (for Local Student) and $3,720 per credit point (for Non-local Student). Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.