Year 1 Subjects
Year 2 Subjects
Year 3 Subjects
Year 4 Subjects
Elective Subjects

Year 1 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
--- 
Complete 1 subject from elective group A  

2
30 hrs
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BSAP1101 
Anatomy and Physiology  

Objectives: To equip students with the basic knowledge of human anatomical structures and functions of various systems. Contents: Basic functions of the cell and skeletal muscles; Respiratory system; Digestion and absorption; Energy metabolism and body temperature; Urinary system; Nervous system; Sense organs.
4
60 hrs
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BSBC1102 
Biochemistry  

Objectivess: To equips students with fundamental knowledge of biochemistry and to prepare for the further study in the medical-related subjects such as immunology and pharmacology. Contents: The structures, functions, synthetic and metabolic pathways of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids; Enzymes functions and reaction kinetics; The synthesis, transcription and modifications of deoxyribonucleic acid; Regulations of gene expression.
4
60 hrs
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BSCB1101 
Cell Biology  

Objectives: To provide students with the background knowledge of traditional cell biology on organelles structures and functions. Contents: Introduction of the diversity of cells, their basic constituents and critical functions; Organelles; Plasma membrane and transport; Signaling; Genetic code and protein synthesis; Endomembrane system and protein sorting; Mitochondria and cellular energetics; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Nucleus and cell cycle.
3
45 hrs
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BSGB1101 
General Biology  

Objectives: To equip students with the scientific concepts and terminology of important biological processes. Contents: Introduction; Methods and concepts in biology; Chemical foundations of cells; Diversity of life; Gas exchange and respiration; Digestion and metabolism; Endocrine systems; Motor systems; Reproduction and development; sensory systems; Nervous systems; Circulation and immunity; temperature control and fluid regulation.
3
45 hrs
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BSGC1101 
General Chemistry  

Objectives: To equip students with a good foundation in chemical knowledge that allows students to make qualitative and quantitative inquiries into topics in health science. Contents: Introduction; Stoichiometric chemistry; Thermal chemistry - chemical equilibrium and chemical kinetics; Gas-ideal gas and their calculations; Solution – concentration and properties; Acid, base and salt; Oxidation, Reduction and Electrochemistry; Basic structures of material-atom and molecule; Chemistry and life – atmosphere, pollution and its environmental relationships; Water – purification and pollution; Daily chemistry.
3
45 hrs
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BSIM1102 
Immunology  

Objectives: To enable students to understand the fundamental principles of immunology and basic immunological techniques through lectures and practical sessions. Contents: Innate and adaptive immunity in human; Structures and functions of complements and antibodies; T cell receptor structure and function of T lymphocytes; Antigen presentation to T lymphocytes and B cells, cytokines, auto-immune diseases, transplantation and hypersensitivity.
3
45 hrs
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BSLP1101 
Introduction to Laboratory Science Profession  

Objectives: To introduce students to laboratory science related to the current situation of laboratory science occupation in Macao. Contents: Introduction of laboratory science; Duties of medical laboratory and public health laboratory scientists; History and development of medical laboratory and public health laboratory profession; Professional ethics and licenses; Visits to laboratory science profession related institutes.
1
15 hrs
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BSLT1101 
Basic Laboratory Techniques I  

Objectives: To equip students with basic laboratory techniques that are essential for further practical training in biomedical science areas. Contents: Laboratory safety; Operation and calibration of basic scientific equipment, such as balance, thermometer, container; Equipment for heating-up and temperature control; Freeze-drying equipment; Filtration under vacuum; Aseptic laboratory techniques; Fume hood; Biological safety cabinet; Anaerobic system (glove box); Thermocycler; Air sampler; ELISA reader; Separation and purification of materials: recrystallization, distillation and extraction; Chromatography; Thin-layer chromatography; Gas-chromatography; Liquid-chromatography; Electrophoresis; Microscopy techniques and calibration.
4
60 hrs
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BSLT1102 
Basic Laboratory Techniques II  

Objectives: To equip students with basic laboratory techniques that are essential for further practical training in biomedical science areas. Contents: Laboratory safety; Operation and calibration of basic scientific equipment, such as balance, thermometer, container; Equipment for heating-up and temperature control; Freeze-drying equipment; Filtration under vacuum; Aseptic laboratory techniques; Fume hood; Biological safety cabinet; Anaerobic system (glove box); Thermocycler; Air sampler; ELISA reader; Separation and purification of materials: recrystallization, distillation and extraction; Chromatography; Thin-layer chromatography; Gas-chromatography; Liquid-chromatography; Electrophoresis; Microscopy techniques and calibration.
4
60 hrs
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BSMB1102 
Microbiology  

Objectives: To equip students with the knowledge in microorganisms and their clinical significance, which enable students to understand and manipulate basic microorganism analysis techniques, and to establish their aseptic concept. Contents: Definitions, features and classifications of microbes including bacteria, virus, fungus and parasites; Role of microbes in human’s health and diseases; Host immunity, disinfection and sterilization; Common bacteria, viral, fungal, and parasitic infection; Analytical techniques include microscopy, culture and biochemistry characterization, aseptic techniques, and microbiology laboratory safety.
4
60 hrs
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BSOC1102 
Organic Chemistry  

Objectives: To equips students with the knowledge in basic structures, properties and reactions of organic compounds. Contents: Introduction; Properties and Structure of organic compounds; Classification of organic compounds – hydrocarbons (aliphatic and aromatic compounds) and their derivatives (alcohols, phenols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, amine, carboxylic acids and their derivatives-acid anhydrides, amide, ester); Reactions of organic compounds; Organic compound analysis; Organic chemistry and daily life.
3
45 hrs
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BSPP1102 
Pathophysiology  

Objectives: To equip students with the knowledge in mechanisms and laws about occurrence, process, prognosis of different diseases and to explain the relationships among pathophysiology, biology, genetics, anthropotomy, histology, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, pathology, pharmacology, immunology, microbiology, and parasitology. Contents: Disease introduction; Disorders of water and electrolyte metabolism; Acid-base disturbances; Hypoxia; Fever; Stress; Edema; Shock; Disseminated intravascular coagulation; Ischemia-reperfusion injury; Cellular signal transduction and disease; Apoptosis and diseases; Cardiac insufficiency; Respiratory insufficiency; Hepatic insufficiency; Renal insufficiency.
4
60 hrs
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COMP1101 
Information Technology Fundamentals  

The course introduces students to fundamental ideas about the contemporary roles of computers. Equipped with computer knowledge, students learn how to face the challenges of rapidly changing information technology in the workplace. The aim of this course is to enable students to understand how computers are integrated into our social and working environments. Emphasis is placed on how to use computer technology as a tool to enhance productivity.
2
30 hrs
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COMP1102 
Advanced Computer Applications  

This course prepares students for the challenges of tomorrow’s workplace by equipping them with practical knowledge and skills to engage in fast-moving information technology. Extensive hands-on exercises are provided using business applications and operating systems to reinforce the concepts. Software may include the advanced topics on spreadsheets, word processing, presentation and the web browser.
2
30 hrs
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ENGL1101 
English I  

Objectives: To increase students’ exposure to different contexts of using English for authentic communicative purposes both in daily lives and at work. Oral presentations are required for assessment. Contents: Introduction of themselves; Talking about transportation, food, future plans, landmarks and monuments; Describing holidays, festivals, customs, special events, movies and books; Use modals verbs for making suggestion and requests, etc.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL1102 
English II  

Objectives: To increase students’ exposure to different contexts of using English for authentic communicative purposes both in daily lives and at work. Oral presentations are required for assessment. Contents: Introduction of themselves; Talking about transportation, food, future plans, landmarks and monuments; Describing holidays, festivals, customs, special events, movies and books; Use modals verbs for making suggestion and requests, etc.
3
45 hrs
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PEDU1100 
Physical Education  

The subject enables students to understand the concepts of physical fitness and learn how to promote health and fitness. Discussion topics on basic knowledge of physical education may include wellness, human energy systems, safety. This subject introduces students to theories and practice of selected sport events.
2
30 hrs
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Year 2 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
--- 
Complete 1 subject from elective group A  

2
30 hrs
---
--- 
Complete 1 subject from elective group B  

2
30 hrs
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BSAC2101 
Analytical Chemistry  

Objectives: To equip students with the knowledge in structures and composition analysis methods which will be useful for further study in other related subjects. Contents: Introduction; Area of analytical chemistry; Classification of analytical methods: inorganic analysis – cations and anions identifications, quantitative analysis: gravimetric analysis and volumetric analysis (acid, base titration, oxidation/reduction titration, precipitate titration, complex titration); Instrumental analysis – electrochemical analysis, spectroscopic analysis; Organic analysis.
3
45 hrs
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BSCC2101 
Clinical Chemistry  

Objectives: To equip students with the basic operation procedures, scientific and technical knowledge in clinical chemistry. Contents: Introduction; Sampling and pretreatment of clinical specimens; Quality control in clinical chemistry laboratory; Reference values; Instruments in clinical chemistry laboratory; Clinical enzymology; Items in clinical chemistry - proteins and amino acids, blood glucose, acid-base balance and electrolyte, elemental analysis, liver function test, renal function test, cardiac and tumor markers, endocrines, therapeutic drug and anesthetic drugs monitoring, nutrition analysis, pregnancy and foetoplacental system inspections, urine, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and stool analysis; Common clinical chemistry reactions.
6
90 hrs
BSBC1102
BSCI2102 
Clinical Immunology  

Objectives: To provide students with the knowledge of clinical immunology and to learn the applications of immunological techniques from practice. Contents: The methods for the detection of innate and adaptive immunity, function of complements and clinical significance with tests; The immuno-complex formation by antigens and antibodies with cytokins, and with the clinical determination for the auto-immune diseases, transplantation and hypersensitivity by all kinds of instrumentation.
4
60 hrs
BSIM1102
BSCM2101 
Clinical Microbiology  

Objectives: To prepare students for a career in routine diagnostic microbiology laboratory in clinical practice. Specimen processing, isolation and identification of key microbial agent of infectious diseases, as well as interpretation of results are to be emphasized. Contents: Clinical specimen processing, isolation and identification of pathogenic microbes, genetic tools in identification, pathogenic waste disposal, microbiology laboratory safety, laboratory result interpretation.
6
90 hrs
BSMB1102
BSCM2102 
Clinical Microscopy  

Objectives: To equip students with the principles and applications of different kinds of microscopes and microscopic examinations, and to understand the clinical significances of microscopic findings in clinical specimen examinations. Contents: Understanding the physiological meanings and clinical significances of various bodily fluids diagnostic, including: urine, stool, sputum, synovial fluid, serious fluid, cerebrospinal fluid, semen and amniotic fluid.
3
45 hrs
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BSHM2102 
Clinical Hematology  

Objectives: To equip students with the knowledge in the disorders of the cellular and coagulable components of the blood, including anemia, leukemias, and other disorders of the bone marrow, and disorders of the blood coagulation and hemostasis. Contents: Normal hemopoiesis; Development and maturation of blood cells and hemoglobin, anemia and polycythemia, leukemias, hemostasis and thrombosis; Basic hematological techniques and reference ranges.
6
90 hrs
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BSPA2102 
Parasitology  

Objectives: To prepare students for routine diagnostic parasitology laboratory in clinical practice. Specimen processing, parasite identification, as well as interpretation of results are to be emphasized. Contents: Host-parasite relationship, epidemiology of common parasitic infections, life cycle and pathogenesis of common parasite disease, clinical specimen processing, diagnostic techniques, laboratory safety and result interpretation.
2
30 hrs
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BSVR2101 
VIrology  

Objectives: To prepare students for a career in routine diagnostic virology laboratory in clinical practice. Specimen processing, identification, as well as interpretation of results are to be emphasized. Contents: Common biological characteristics, pathopoiesis and clinical features of different viruses, specimen processing and transportation, virus isolation and identification, interpretation of results, pathogenic waste disposal, laboratory safety.
2
30 hrs
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CHIN2121 
College Chinese I  

This course is intended to train students in Chinese reading comprehension and literary appreciation, and acquaint them with basic knowledge and techniques of Chinese practical writing. Through the development of techniques of reading, analyzing and appreciating Chinese works, students are expected to cultivate aesthetic taste, cultural awareness and humanistic values, as well as the ability to collect material, shape ideas, and think logically in the process of reading and writing.
2
30 hrs
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CHIN2122 
College Chinese II  

This course is a continuation of "College Chinese I" with emphasis on enhancing students’ knowledge and techniques of practical writing in Chinese, as well as their writing ability in general.
2
30 hrs
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ENGL2101 
English III  

Objectives: To increase students’ exposure to different contexts of using English for authentic communicative purposes both in daily lives and at work. The four macro-skills are covered and writing skills are to be emphasized. Oral presentations are required for assessment. Contents: Continuation of English I and II which include expression of likes and dislikes; Agreements and disagreements; Talking about social problems and offer solutions; Discussing about historic and future events; Describing major life events and regrets about the past, etc.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL2102 
English IV  

Objectives: To increase students’ exposure to different contexts of using English for authentic communicative purposes both in daily lives and at work. The four macro-skills are covered and writing skills are to be emphasized. Oral presentations are required for assessment. Contents: Continuation of English I and II which include expression of likes and dislikes; Agreements and disagreements; Talking about social problems and offer solutions; Discussing about historic and future events; Describing major life events and regrets about the past, etc.
3
45 hrs
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Year 3 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
--- 
Complete 1 subject from elective group B  

2
30 hrs
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BSBB3102 
Immunohematology (Blood Bank)  

Objectives: To enable students to understand the fundamental principles of human immunohematology and blood bank basic techniques through lectures and practical sessions. Contents: ABO and other blood groups, reagents for immunohematology, blood transfusion products with preparation and storage methods, antigens/antibodies reaction of RBCs; Anti-human globulin test, direct and indirect Combs test, type and screen test for blood transfusion procedures, blood collection and screening test for donors; Human leukocytes antigens detection, and the prevention of diseases from blood transfusion; Transfusion reaction, hemolytic diseases for new born babies, stem cells collection and test procedures with clinical perspectives.
2
30 hrs
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BSHE3102 
Health Education and Promotion  

Objectives: To equip students with the principles and methods for health education and promotion. Contents: Theory in health education and promotion; Health behaviour; Health communication; Health assessment; Health education intervention planning and evaluation; Health promotion in school, community; Healthy city; Health education and promotion in Macao.
3
45 hrs
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BSHP3101 
Histopathology  

Objectives: To enable students to understand the principles, basic techniques and practical skills in cytology, histology, histopathology, and special immuno-chemical staining methods. Contents: Basic construction of cells and tissues with microscopic smear examination practice in circulation, digestive with glands, respiratory, genital with glands; The Histology practice including: preparation of smears for cells and tissues, immuno-chemical staining and special staining in histology, the smears of tumors with types and different phases, immuno-complex diseases, female-genital diseases; Cytology practice including: plural fluid, sputum, urine and Pap smears.
5
75 hrs
BSPP1102
BSLM3102 
Laboratory Management  

Objectives: To equip students with the basic knowledge of instruments, specimens and related tools in a clinical laboratory and in the management of it. Contents: Clinical analysis instruments, specimens and related tools; Laboratory safety; Reagent storage and equipments maintenance; Staff training; Hazard management; Quality control and substantial quality improvement; Resource management; Laboratory information system (LIS); Management clinical laboratories in various sizes (large, medium and small).
3
45 hrs
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BSMB3101 
Molecular Biology  

Objectives: To introduce students with the basic knowledge of molecular biology, key concepts, experimental methods and procedures in current molecular biology laboratory. Contents: Isolation and extraction of nucleic acids; Purification & quantitation of nucleic acids; Blotting; molecular cloning; Selection and analysis of recombinant DNA; Polymerase chain reaction; DNA and protein fingerprinting; DNA sequencing; microarrays; Bioinformatics and genetic diagnosis.
6
90 hrs
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BSMD3102 
Molecular Diagnostics  

Objectives: To enable students to understand the mechanisms and diagnosis of diseases by using molecular biology techniques. Contents: Based on the molecular biology techniques to identify/diagnose parental status, cancer markers or virus; Hybridization, PCR, DNA matrix, cross gene hybridization (CGS), and study of natural reaction against macrophage protein 1 (NRAMP1) techniques.
4
60 hrs
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BSPH3101 
Public Health Analysis (Chemistry)  

Objectives: To equip students with theories and practices in laboratory analysis technologies of food and water quality in chemical aspects, with emphasis on analytical procedures, quality standards, and result interpretation. Contents: Water sampling methods; Significance of water quality to public health; Analytical methods for water quality; Drinking water treatment; Food sampling methods; Analysis of food additives, residues and contaminations, as well as analysis of food nutrition.
3
45 hrs
BSAC2101
BSPH3102 
Public Health Analysis (Microbiology)  

Objectives: To equip students with theories and practices in laboratory analysis technologies in environmental samples, including food, water and air quality in microbiological aspects, with emphasis on analytical procedures, quality standards, and result interpretation. Contents: Sampling methods; Quantitative parameters: total bacterial count, Yeast & mould count, coliforms, E. coli, Vibrio parahemolyticus, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus, Pseudomonas and Clostridium perfringens; Qualitative parameters: Salmonella, Vibrio cholerae, Listeria monocytogenes, E. coli O157, Shigella, Campylobacter, Clostridium botulinum, Legionella, and foodborne virus and parasites.
4
60 hrs
BSMB1102
BSRM3102 
Research Methods  

Objectives: To equip students with the concepts of scientific research, experimental design, data organization, research project implementation, proposal and thesis writing. Contents: Research concepts and hypotheses; Literature review; Experiment and research design; Data organization; Proposal writing; Research program implementation; Data analysis; Thesis writing; Investigation on critical thinking.
4
60 hrs
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BSST3101 
Biostatistics  

Objectives: To equip students with an understanding of health survey, research protocol and statistical analysis via lectures, case studies, case discussions, literature review, and participation in health survey and research projects. Contents: Concepts and general terms in biostatistics; Descriptive statistics; Quantitative statistics; Normal distribution; Regression and correlation; T-test; Chi square test; Basic knowledge and application of SPSS; Discussion of statistical analysis.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL3101 
English V  

Objectives: To increase students’ exposure to different contexts of using English for authentic communicative purposes both in daily lives and at work. The four macro-skills are covered and writing skills are to be emphasized. Oral presentations are required for assessment. In addition, medical terminologies about health concepts, diseases and others are added with the focus on reading comprehension. Contents: Continuation of English III and IV which include making recommendations; Explaining reasons and conditions; Discussing daily habits and how to communicate with others, etc.
2
30 hrs
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ENGL3102 
English VI  

Objectives: To increase students’ exposure to different contexts of using English for authentic communicative purposes both in daily lives and at work. The four macro-skills are covered and writing skills are to be emphasized. Oral presentations are required for assessment. In addition, medical terminologies about health concepts, diseases and others are added with the focus on reading comprehension. Contents: Continuation of English III and IV which include making recommendations; Explaining reasons and conditions; Discussing daily habits and how to communicate with others, etc.
2
30 hrs
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Year 4 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
BSIL4101 
Internship I  

Objectives: To educate students with good professional ethics, rigorous scientific attitudes and working styles, to develop knowledge acquisition abilities, creativity as well as team spirit through practical experiences. Contents: Students will practice in different institutes that are related to the laboratory science profession (hospital laboratories, public laboratories, or private companies). Under the supervision of the staff in these institutes, students’ performances will be evaluated. The internship training covers clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology, clinical hematology, histopathology and public health analysis.
5
500 hrs
BSCC2101, BSCI2102, BSCM2101, BSHM2102, BSPH3101, BSPH3102
BSIL4102 
Internship II  

Objectives: To educate students with good professional ethics, rigorous scientific attitudes and working styles, to develop knowledge acquisition abilities, creativity as well as team spirit through practical experiences. Contents: Students will practice in different institutes that are related to the laboratory science profession (hospital laboratories, public laboratories, or private companies). Under the supervision of the staff in these institutes, students’ performances will be evaluated. The internship training covers clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology, clinical hematology, histopathology and public health analysis.
5
500 hrs
BSCC2101, BSCI2102, BSCM2101, BSHM2102, BSHP3101
BSTL4101 
Thesis I  

Objectives: To equip students with the academic skills in writing a review article and conducting research in a defined area of interest, leading to a better understanding of the knowledge learned and to be more competitive in the future work and study. Contents (Thesis I): Research question conception; Literature review; Organization and summarizing the information from the literature; Proposal writing. Students are required to submit a research proposal at the end of Thesis I. Contents (Thesis II): Data collection; Data analysis; Result discussion; Thesis writing. Students are required to submit a thesis at the end of Thesis II.
2
30 hrs
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BSTL4102 
Thesis II  

Objectives: To equip students with the academic skills in writing a review article and conducting research in a defined area of interest, leading to a better understanding of the knowledge learned and to be more competitive in the future work and study. Contents (Thesis I): Research question conception; Literature review; Organization and summarizing the information from the literature; Proposal writing. Students are required to submit a research proposal at the end of Thesis I. Contents (Thesis II): Data collection; Data analysis; Result discussion; Thesis writing. Students are required to submit a thesis at the end of Thesis II.
4
60 hrs
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ENGL4101 
English VII  

Objectives: To increase students’ exposure to different contexts of using English for authentic communicative purposes both in daily lives and at work. The four macro-skills are covered and writing skills are to be emphasized. Oral presentations and oral interviews are required for assessment. In addition, medical terminologies about health concepts, diseases and others are added. Writing resumes and covering letters are to be included. Contents: Continuation of English IV and VI which include expression of opinion and reporting events; Analyzing information; Talking about scientific advances, etc.
2
30 hrs
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ENGL4102 
English VIII  

Objectives: To increase students’ exposure to different contexts of using English for authentic communicative purposes both in daily lives and at work. The four macro-skills are covered and writing skills are to be emphasized. Oral presentations and oral interviews are required for assessment. In addition, medical terminologies about health concepts, diseases and others are added. Writing resumes and covering letters are to be included. Contents: Continuation of English IV and VI which include expression of opinion and reporting events; Analyzing information; Talking about scientific advances, etc.
2
30 hrs
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Elective Subjects - Group A
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
CHIN2100
Introduction to Chinese Culture

This course aims to introduce students to key aspects of traditional and modern Chinese culture in order to help them to better understand the Chinese experience and worldview. Topics include: development of the Chinese language and writing system, calligraphy and brush painting, cultural geography, urban life, martial arts, mainstream popular culture, music, and cuisine.
2
30 hrs
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HIST1111
History and Culture of Macao

The course introduces students to the development and history of Macao since the Ming dynasty, and the role of Macao both in the contemporary history of China and in boosting the Sino-western cultural exchanges. The course serves as a foundation in studying the society, arts and culture of Macao. Topics include methodology in historical studies, colonialism and Sino-Portuguese relationship during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, urban development, the origin and development of arts, the handicraft industry, borders, as well as the development of Catholicism in the territory.
2
30 hrs
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HIST1112
Cultural Heritage

The course covers world heritage from ruins to historic architecture, stone carving, murals, modern historical archaeology, and important objects from the arts to literature such as manuscripts, books and reference materials; historical cities that are valued are analysed through their unique architectural styles which blend well with the environment. The course widens students perspectives regarding world cultures and heritage.
2
30 hrs
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MUS1100
Music / Film Appreciation

This course introduces related theories of Chinese and Western music and the art of film. It aims to nurture in students aesthetic appreciation of music from the perspectives of feeling, understanding, creating, expressing and analysing. Students will have the opportunity to see and study some internationally outstanding films, the course aiming to enrich students’ audio-visual sense of beauty, and to establish good habits in the culture of music and film.
2
30 hrs
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PHIL2100
Philosophy

This course provides an introduction to basic concepts, looking at general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind and language. It is distinguished from other methods of addressing fundamental questions by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument. The course is designed to guide and arouse students appetite for independent, critical thinking and problem-solving.
2
30 hrs
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SOCI2100
Introduction to Sociology

This course introduces the basic principles, perspectives and concepts in sociology, which could be taken as tools for analysis of social phenomena in local and global contexts. The content of the course materials involve the rise of capitalism after the industrial revolutions in Europe, modernization, rationalization, globalization, social structure, institutions, social interactions, social problems in contemporary societies.
2
30 hrs
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Elective Subjects - Group B
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
BSPE1101
Clinical Nutrition

Objective: To provide students with the clinical aspects of nutrition evaluation, and nutrition in specialized patients. Contents: Food and nutrition; Nutrition label; Nutrition needs during life cycle; Diseases and nutrition; Medical nutrition therapy.
2
30 hrs
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BSPE2101
Food Safety

Objective: To provide students with the basics of food safety and public health nutrition. Contents: Nutrition in community settings; Food safety; Food hygiene; Food contamination; Food-induced illnesses; Survey of food intoxication; Management in food hygiene; Risk analysis of food safety; Food safety system in Macao; Case study in food safety issues.
2
30 hrs
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BSPE2102
Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Objective: To provide students with the basics of public health and preventive medicine. Contents: History of public health and preventive medicine; Basic functions of public health; Population, community and health; Determining factors of health; Evaluation of community health status; Preventive medicine (Healthy people; Risk-carrying individuals; Patients); Disease prevention in community settings (Environment; Living style; Health services); Health policy; Health plan; Emergency health planning; Public health in Macao.
2
30 hrs
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PSYC1100
Introduction to Psychology

Objective: To provide students with the basics of psychology. Contents: Introduction; Personal growth; Wisdom; Character; Learning; Memory; Emotion Motivation; Abnormal behaviour; Classification of psychiatric illnesses; Basic nursing care of psychiatric patients.
2
30 hrs
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