B.Sc. (Hons) in Biological Sciences with Biomedical Materials Major

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Course Exemptions

Table 1- Course Exemptions for Students
 
A Level Qualifications: Exemptions from selected Year 1 courses will be offered to students in the Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences degree programme who have meet the criteria listed below. A maximum of three exemptions from Year 1 courses will be awarded.
 
A Level Subject
Exemptions
Criteria
H2 Biology
BS1001 Introductory Biology
Grade A in H2 Biology
H2 Chemistry
BS1003 Organic Chemistry
Grade A in H2 Chemistry
H3 Molecular Biology
BS1007 Molecular & Cell Biology I
Distinction or Merit in the H3 subject
H3 Organic Synthesis & Mechanism
BS1003 Organic Chemistry
Distinction or Merit in the H3 subject
H3 Proteomics
BS1005 Biochemistry I
Distinction or Merit in the H3 subject
Other H3 subjects
Exemption will be granted on a case by case basis
Distinction or Merit in the H3 subject
 
Local Polytechnic Qualifications: Exemptions from selected Year 1 courses will be offered to students in the Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences degree programme on a case by case basis. Exemptions will be based on academic merit and relevance of polytechnic courses completed. Students admitted into Year 1 may be granted exemption from up to 3 Year 1 courses.
In addition to the 3 year 1 modules, students with relevant diplomas* may be exempted from BS1001 Introductory Biology as well.
*Diplomas which are eligible for direct year 2 admission.