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Associate of Science
Programme Code: 8C112-AS
Programme Leader: CHAN, Wendy Fung-ming 陳鳯鳴
Assistant Programme Leader: WONG, Carrie Hoi-shan王凱珊

Admission Score for this programme (2016/17 Cohort): 12-22
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What is this programme about?

Why this programme?

Articulation rate reached 99% in 2016
Over 40 discipline-specific subjects to suit  ...

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Wilson thinks that HKCC programmes have a broad curriculum and provide flexibility ...

Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate reached 99% in 2016
  • Over 40 discipline-specific subjects to suit your strengths and interests
  • Opportunities for attending talks, visiting laboratories and participating in environmental study visits

 

This programme provides you with a broad-based and holistic education in science. Upon graduation, you will gain a better understanding of your interests, inclination, aptitude and be in a position to make an informed choice on further studies or career development.

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure
You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 25 subjects in total, ...

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates
More than 100 local and overseas bachelor's degree ...

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure

 

You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 25 subjects in total, comprising 12 - 17 General Education Subjects and 8 Discipline-specific Subjects.

 

General Education Subjects

 

8 - 13 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Applied Computing
  • Calculus
  • Chinese Communication for College Students@ OR Elementary Chinese~
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • English for Academic Studies (Science and Technology) I
  • English for Academic Studies (Science and Technology) II
  • Foundation Biology*
  • Foundation Chemistry*
  • Foundation Physics*
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra*
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics*
  • Physics I
  • Practical English for College Students*

 

@Taught in Putonghua
~Students who are non-Chinese speakers, or whose Chinese standards are at junior secondary level or below are required to take this subject.

 

4 Elective Subjects# (from the following cluster areas)

 

  • Community, Organisation and Globalisation
  • History, Cultures and World Views
  • Human Nature, Relations and Development
  • Language and Communication
  • Science, Technology and Environment

 

*Exemptions

 

HKDSE Result

Subject Exempted

Level 3 or above in English

Practical English for College Students

Level 2 or above in Mathematics Extended Module 2

Introduction to Linear Algebra

Level 2 or above in Mathematics Extended Module 1

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Level 2 or above in Physics or Physics component in Combined Science AND Level 3 or above in any one subject (other than English)

Foundation Physics

Level 2 or above in Biology or Biology component in Combined Science

Foundation Biology

Level 2 or above in Chemistry or Chemistry component in Combined Science

Foundation Chemistry

 

For the full list of more than 50 General Education subjects, please click here.

 

Discipline-specific Subjects

 

2 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry I

 

6 Elective Subjects# (from the following subjects)

 

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Architectural Technology in the Built Environment
  • Basic Electricity and Electronics
  • Basic Laboratory Techniques and Safety
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry and Modern Living
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Database Systems
  • Discrete Structures
  • Economic and Social Statistics
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Engineering Design Fundamentals
  • Engineering Materials^
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Mechanics I
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Hygiene and Nutritional Health
  • Foundations of Data Science
  • General Biochemistry
  • General Chemistry II
  • General Microbiology
  • Human Physiology^
  • Human Physiology with Common Diseases
  • Intermediate Environmental Science
  • Introduction to Geomatics
  • Introduction to Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Logic Design
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry^
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics II
  • Regression Analysis
  • Science of Human Movement
  • Survey Adjustment
  • Survey Design and Analysis
  • Textile Studies

 

#Offering of individual elective subjects is subject to resources and quota availability.
^At least one subject should be selected from these three subjects.

 
Intended Learning Outcomes
 
Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates will be able to achieve its intended learning outcomes. For details, please click here.

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates

  

More than 100 local and overseas bachelor's degree programmes have admitted graduates from HKCC's Associate Degree Scheme in Science and Technology. For the articulation track record of graduates, please click here.

    

Career Prospects

 

  • Laboratory Attendant
  • Logistics Trainee
  • Sales Representative of Lab Equipment, Pharmaceuticals or Chemicals
  • Technical Assistant