Full-time JUPAS Programme

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing Science and Certification

Jupas Programme Code: JSSU68
Non-Jupas Programme Code: BSCHTSCJ1 (Year 1 Entry) or BSCHTSCJS (Senior Year Entry)

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JSSU68 is a Government Subsidised Programme under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). For details, please visit the website HERE.

The aims of the programme are to provide students with analytical, technical, theoretical and practical knowledge in aspects of testing science; and equip them to play a key role in the industry of testing science. Graduates will acquire a broad knowledge of the concepts, techniques, and tools in testing science and certification. Graduates will find career opportunities in a broad range of testing and certification industries. Typical positions include testing specialist, testing technician, production supervisors, quality controller, merchandiser, etc. Graduates would also be qualified for further study in testing science, applied sciences or related areas in any tertiary institutions in Hong Kong and elsewhere.

Entrance Requirements:

  • Year 1 Entry
    • To be eligible to apply for admission to full-time Bachelor Degree programmes with Honours, a student shall have attained in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination:Level 3 or above in Chinese and English; Level 2 or above in Mathematics , Liberal Studies and an elective subject.
      Core Subjects Minimum Level
      Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
      Any 1 Elective Subject 2
    • Students who do not possess HKDSE qualification are eligible to apply for admission if they have a qualification equivalent to HKDSE. They should submit the application directly to the University under the non-JUPAS route [More]. Applicants who have already applied through the JUPAS scheme 2018 are NOT eligible to apply for those programmes through non-JUPAS application.
  • Senior Year Entry
    • The requirement for Senior Year entry will be a holder of recognized Higher Diploma, Associate Degree, or equivalent, in Science or related discipline.
The programme structure is as follows:

Total: 160 Credits

Courses Weighting
Core(Common) 95 Credits
Core(elective) 25 Credits
Mathematics and Information Technology 10 Credits
English Language 10 Credits
General Education 20 Credits
Year One
General Education Course I General Education Course II
Effective Use of English I Computer Applications for Test Engineers (TC S120F)
Essential Biology (BIOL S103F) Probability and Distribution (STAT S151F)
Lab Safety and Good Laboratory Practice (SCI S110F) Essential Chemistry (CHEM S102F)
Year Two
General Education Course III Basic Cellular and Molecular Biology (BIOL S236F)
English for Effective Communication Metrology and Calibration (TC S220F)
Physical and Organic Chemistry  (CHEM S234F) Principles of Product Design and Manufacturing Process Management (TC S280F)
Basic Biochemistry & Microbiology (BIOL S235F) Guided Laboratory Practice (TC S291F)
Year Three
Quality Management for Science and Technology (TC S319F) Microbiology and Toxicology (BIOL S351F)
Measurement Uncertainly and Test Method Development (TC S320F) Conformity Assessment & Lab Accreditation (TC S311F)
Analytical Chemistry (CHEM S350F)
Any two of the following courses:
  • Food Analysis (SCI S365F)
  • Greenhouse Gas Validation and Certification (TC S375F)
  • Principles of Good Manufacturing Practice (TC S380F)
  • Product Environmental, Health & Safety Standards (TC S372F)
Biochemical and DNA Technology (TC S356F)
Year Four
General Education Course IV Management Systems for Inspection & Certification Bodies (TC S312F)
Any two of the following courses:
  • Food Safety Management System: Audit & Certification (TC S462F)
  • Management System Certification: ISO 14001 & ISO 50001 (TC S472F)
  • Selected Topics in Food Safety (SCI S463F)
  • Safety & Reliability for Science & Technology (TC S409F)
  • Audit, Inspection & Certification (TC S426F)
Any one of the following courses:
  • Emerging Technologies in Food Analysis (SCI S364F)
  • Green Environmental¬†Monitoring in Practice (ENVR S374F)
Professional Practice and Ethics (TC S420F)
Testing Science and Certification Project (TC S493F)

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