The research-oriented postgraduate programs develop students into scientists capable of conducting independent and original research.
The School offers a number of interdisciplinary programs at the PG level. Our taught postgraduate programs are designed to provide students with intensive training on professional careers and enhance students’ competitive capability in job markets while our research postgraduate programs aim to provide students with advanced knowledge and comprehensive training in research on specific science areas.
Taught Postgraduate
Our taught postgraduate programs emphasize the linkage of scientific professionalism with real-world problems. The programs are designed to provide students with intensive training on professional careers and enhance students’ competitive capability in job markets. We actively maintain strong network crosses industries, offering our students an advantageous position in the markets.
Research Postgraduate
Our research postgraduate programs aim to provide students with advanced knowledge and comprehensive training in research on specific science areas. The programs focus on developing student’s research competency and equipping students with state-of-the-art expertise in conducting independent and original research.

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The Prospectus helps students to understand the taught postgraduate programs and research postgraduate programs offered by the School of Science.
School of Science Postgraduate Prospectus
Students will be able to know more about the research focus of each academic unit that are related to various aspects of their studies.
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