This articulated MPhil/PhD programme is Biomedical Engineering is offered by the Faculty of Engineering as an inter-disciplinary programme in close collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine, building on the strengths of the two Faculties in biomedical sciences and engineering with the aim to educate future leaders who can master the fundamental knowledge base an innovate technology to address various health and clinical challenges in our time and beyond.
- Meet the general qualifications required for admission to the Graduate School. Have a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in a relevant engineering, science, or medical discipline from a recognized university.
- Interested in learning and acquiring new skills across disciplines to address the interdisciplinary challenges in biomedical engineering.
Applicants must also submit in English his/her CV, research outputs, an indicative statement of research interest or purpose of study (about 500 words), academic transcript (showing ranking in class if available), copies of awards (such as scholarships), certificates, and other honors received.
- M.Phil. Students
- Ph.D. Students (Pre-candidacy)
- Ph.D. Students (Post-candidacy)
Description of graduate courses
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What is BME?
Biomedical Engineering (BME) is an interdisciplinary programme offered by the Faculty of Engineering in close collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine.
It involves the use of engineering principles to solve biological and medical problems for the welfare of mankind.
What would you be studying?
There are 3 main streams:
Stream 1: Medical Instrumentation & Biosensors
TeleMedicine, biofluids, neuroengineering, medical robotics
Stream 2: Biomedical Imaging, Informatics & Modeling
Bioinformatics, biomedical modeling, sound and light waves in medicine
Stream 3: Molecular, Cell & Tissue Engineering
Bionanotechnology, biomolecular engineering, musculoskeletal tissue engineering
Career prospects for BME graduates
About Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)
We encourage prospective applicants to apply to our FoE PhD summer workshop and eventually the HKPFS fellowship.
https://info5.erg.cuhk.edu.hk/phdsw/2017/index.html (2017 HKPFS)
https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/index.html (HKPFS details)
Since the workshop has lapsed in this year, we still accept PhD students via the regular admission route. A link to the Graduate School website will be helpful for you. Make sure that the applicants know about the English proficiency requirement.
Scholarship (HKPS and summer workshop)
HKPFS Summer Workshop 2017