Double Degree B.Sc. (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences & B.Medicine (Chinese Medicine)

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Curriculum & Course Descriptions for students admitted in AY2013 and before

Year 1
Semester 1
(21 AU)
BS1001 Introductory Biology Major-Core 3 AU
BS1003 Organic Chemistry Major-Core 3 AU
BS1102 TCM in Ancient Chinese (医古文) Major-Core 6 AU
BS0001 Biology and Society GER-Core 3 AU
GER-PE  ​GER-PE ​3 AU
GER-UE   ​GER-UE ​3 AU
Year 1
Semester 2
(21 AU)
BS1005 Biochemistry Major-Core 3 AU
BS1006 Principles of Genetics Major-Core 3 AU
BS1007 Molecular and Cell Biology I Major-Core 3 AU
BS1008 Bioinformatics and Statistics Major-Core 3 AU
BS1101 Basics of TCM (中医基础理论) Major-Core 6 AU

HW0302 Mastering Communication

GER-Core 3 AU

Year 2
Semester 1
(25 AU)
BS2001 Physiology Major-Core 3 AU
BS2002 Microbiology Major-Core 3 AU
BS2004 Molecular and Cell Biology II  Major-Core 3 AU
BS2101 Anatomy  Major-Core 4 AU
BS2102 Chinese Materia Medica (中药学) Major-Core 6 AU
BS2103 TCM Diagnostics (中医诊断学) Major-Core 6 AU
Year 2
Semester 2
(23 AU)
BS3104 Pathology (病理学) Major-Core 3 AU
BS2105 Emperor’s Canon of Internal Medicine (内经学) Major-Core 6 AU
BS2106 TCM Formulary (方剂学) Major-Core 8 AU
BS2107 TCM Internship I (课间见习 I) Major-Core 3 AU
GER-UE GER-UE 3 AU

Year 3
Semester 1
(24 AU)
BS3018 Plant Biology Major-Core 3 AU
BS3101 Treatise on Exogenous Febrile Diseases (伤寒论) Major-Core 6 AU
BS3103 TCM Internship II (课间见习 II) Major-Core 3 AU
BS3108 Acupuncture and Moxibustion ( 针灸学) Major-Core 6 AU
Major-PE from Table B Major-PE 3 AU
GER-UE GER-UE 3 AU
Year 3
Semester 2
(24 AU)
BS2007 Immunology Major-Core 3 AU
BS2104 Biomedical Pharmacology (药理学) Major-Core 3 AU
BS3102 Synopsis of the Golden Chamber (金匮要略) Major-Core 6 AU
BS3106 Seasonal Febrile Diseases (溫病学) Major-Core 6 AU
BS3103 TCM Internship III (课间见习 III) Major-Core 3 AU
Major-PE from Table C Major-PE 3 AU

 

Inter-semester Break
(May-July)

BS4020 Final Year Project

Major-PE 12 AU

 Traditional Chinese Medicine Advanced Principles and Clinical Training at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM), China (Year 4 and Year 5)

 

Year 4
Semester 1
Basics of Diagnostics (诊断学基础) Core
Internal Medicine of TCM (中医內科学) Core
Orthopaedics, Traumatology of TCM (中医骨伤学) Core
​Ophthalmology of TCM (中医眼科学) Core
Otolaryngology of TCM (中医耳鼻喉科学) Core
Selected Literature in TCM (各家学说) Core
Year 4
Semester 2

Core

Gynaecology of TCM (中医妇科学) ​Core
External Medicine of TCM (中医外科学) ​Core
Paediatrics of TCM (中医儿科学) ​Core
Dermatology of TCM (中医皮肤病学) ​Core
TCM Tui-Na (中医推拿学) 
​Core

 

 

Year 5
Semester 1 & 2
(18 AU)

TCM Clinical internship (中医临床实习)

Core

 

Table B
BS3001 Neurobiology Major-PE 3 AU
BS3003 Developmental Biology Major-PE 3 AU
BS3004 Cancer Biology and Therapy Major-PE 3 AU
BS3005 Advanced Molecular Genetics Major-PE 3 AU
BS3021 Bioimaging Techniques in EM Major-PE 3 AU
BS3023 Regulatory Control of Healthcare Products and Medical Devices  Major-PE​ 3 AU​
​​BS3338 Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop
             (Series II) – Effect of anti-mitotic drugs on cancer cells
​Major-PE ​3 AU
​BS3342 Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series II) - Role of Actin cytoskeleton regulators in metastasis  ​Major-PE 3 AU​
BS3344# Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series II) – Macromolecular Crystallography Major-PE 3 AU​
BS4001 Current Topics in Muscle Biology & Neuromuscular  
              Diseases
​Major-PE ​3 AU
BS4006 Virology ​Major-PE ​3 AU
BS4009 Biology of Aging ​Major-PE ​​3 AU
BS4010 Synthetic Biology ​Major-PE ​​3 AU
​​BS9001 Research Experience ​Major-PE ​3 AU
 
Table C
BS3006 Bioentrepreneurship Major-PE 3 AU
BS3008 Computational Biology & Modelling ​Major-PE 3 AU​
BS3010 Current Topics in Stem Cell and Developmental Biology Major-PE 3 AU
BS3011 Protein Folding & Biomolecular NMR Major-PE 3 AU
BS3012 Functional Genomics and Proteomics Major-PE 3 AU
BS3013 Drug discovery & Development, Biotechnology ​Major-PE ​3 AU
​BS3014 Biological Foundations of Behavior ​Major-PE ​3 AU
BS3015 The RNA world ​Major-PE ​3 AU
​BS3019 Neuropsychology of Stress and Resilience ​Major-PE ​3 AU
BS3022 Protein Trafficking ​Major-PE ​3 AU
​BS3028 Chemical Biology Major-PE​ ​3 AU
​​BS3332 Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) – Methods in Histology ​Major-PE ​​3 AU
​​BS3335 Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop (Series I) - Protein behavior in health and disease – biophysical tools ​Major-PE ​​3 AU
​​BS3336 Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop
             (Series I) – Proteomics Workshop
​Major-PE ​​3 AU
​​BS3339 Undergraduate Advanced Experimental Biology (UAEB) Workshop
             (Series I) – Neurobiology
​Major-PE ​​3 AU
AAB20D Ecology ​ ​Major-PE  ​3 AU

 # Major PE which is conducted during the 1-week term break or during the 2 weeks before term starts.