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    Applied Science

    A range of Specialist Fields
    The Applied Science Discipline covers a wide range of specialised and occupational areas, including:

    • Biotechnology
    • Biomedical science
    • Chemical analysis
    • Chemical technology
    • Pharmaceutical technology
    • Food supply chain management
    • Food technology
    • Health food business
    • Nutritional science
    • Beauty
    • Healthcare Studies
    • Environmental science


      Rich Industry Knowledge

    Our experienced teachers share their professional knowledge with students and equip them with the necessary knowhow and skills to excel in the industry. Diversified learning experience and activities include:

    • lectures
    • laboratory works
    • tutorials
    • case studies
    • visits
    • seminars
    • project work
    • industrial attachment


    Modern Facilities

    Our campuses house laboratories and facilities with sophisticated instruments, such as the Analytical Testing Training Centre, Chinese Medicine Industry Development Centre and Environmental & Food Technology Development Centre, all contribute to facilitate students' training and product development in the respective specialised areas.


    Career Prospects

    Graduates are highly sought after by government bodies, and the healthcare and medical sectors.

    Industry Recognition

    Courses offered by the discipline are recognized by various professional bodies, including:

    • Hong Kong Food Council
    • Hong Kong Food Science and Technology Association
    • Institute of Food Science and Technology, UK
    • Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, UK
    • Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
    • Royal Australian Chemical Institute
    • Institute of Food Technology, USA