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Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Testing and Certification

Programme Curriculum

 Year 1  Year 2
  • Essential Chemistry
  • General Biology
  • Mathematics for Applied Sciences
  • Microbiology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • General Laboratory Techniques and Safety
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 1
  • GE Core Module: The Human Spirit
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 1
  • Physical and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Chemistry
  • Physical and Mechanical Testing
  • Introduction to Consumer Product Testing
  • Testing Techniques of Drug and Chinese Medicine
  • Quality Management and Laboratory Accreditation
  • GE Core Module: Habits of Scientific Thinking
  • GE Core Module: Social Dynamics of Organisations
  • GE Elective Module 1
  • GE Elective Module 2

 

 Year 3  Year 4
  • Inspection in Practice
  • Quality Control and Food Safety Management
  • Testing Standards and Regulations
  • Measurement Uncertainty,  Method Validation and Development in Testing
  • Material Testing and Characterization
  • Advanced Analytical Food Techniques
  • Work-integrated Learning
  • Industry / Profession Specific Elective 1*
  • GE Core Module : Chinese 2
  • GE Core Module : English for Academic Studies 2
  • GE Core Module : English for Professional Purposes

Chemical Testing and
Certification Discipline Core
  • Analytical Instrumentation for Chemical Testing
  • Polymer Chemistry and Nanotechnology

Microbiological Testing and
Certification Discipline Core
  • Analytical Techniques for Microbiological Testing (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Molecular Biology (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Management Systems for Inspection and Certification
  • Advanced Topics in Testing and Certification
  • Final Year Project
  • Industry / Profession Specific Elective 2*
  • General Education Elective Module 3
  • General Education Elective Module 4

Chemical Testing and
Certification Discipline Core
  • Forensic Analytical Science
  • Spectroscopic Techniques for Structure Determination
  • Advanced Instrumentation Analysis

Microbiological Testing and
Certification Discipline Core
  • Food Toxicology
  • Biochemical and DNA Technologies
  • Medical Microbiology

 

 Programme Electives*
  • Pollution Control and Environmental Analysis
  • Gemological Science
  • Environmental Sampling, Monitoring and Analysis
  • Food Analysis
  • Food Testing and Certification
  • Food Laws and Regulations
  • Food Facilities and Financial Management
  • Nutritional Biochemistry