Area of Study Programme Title Mode University Remark
Health and Life Sciences BSc (Hons) Human Biosciences Full Time Coventry University Application Closed Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
Health and Life Sciences BSc (Hons) Environmental Science Full Time Northumbria University Application Closed Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
Health and Life Sciences BSc (Hons) Food Science and Nutrition Full Time Northumbria University Application Closed Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
Health and Life Sciences BSc Degree Programme in Chinese Medicinal Pharmaceutics Part Time China Pharmaceutical University Application Closed Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) 

Science Top-up Degrees for HD/AD Graduates | VTC SHAPE

Enrol a Science related top-up degree programme offered by VTC SHAPE in collaboration with partner universities, suitable for relevant HD/AD graduates.

Health and Life Science Top Up Degree l SHAPE

As a leading non-local degree programme operator in Hong Kong, School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) offers over 45 top-up degrees including science top up degree programmes for students’selection.

In collaboration with 3 partner universities from the UK and Mainland China, SHAPE is offering 4 science top up degree programmes under the Health and Life Sciences study area. Without studying abroad, students can study at VTC campuses to enjoy a mix of learning experiences offered by the partner universities and local lecturers. During the study of science top up degree, students will also benefit from international knowledge exchange and transfer. All UK science top up degrees are recognized at QF Level 5 which is equivalent to the level of the qualification of locally-accredited bachelor’s degrees.

Our science top up degree programmes under Health and Life Sciences

4 science top up degree programmes in both full-time and part-time modes are on offer for eligible higher diploma graduates and sub-degree holders, including:

BSc (Hons) Human Bioscience by Coventry University;

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science by Northumbria University;

BSc (Hons) Food Science and Nutrition by Northumbria University; and

BSc Degree Programme in Chinese Medical Pharmaceutics by China Pharmaceutical University.

Why Our Science Top Up Degree Programmes?

One might wonder why you should take your science top up degrees from SHAPE. There are various advantages you can gain from studying SHAPE programmes. To enhance your study experience, all science top up degrees are taught by the expertise from the partner universities and local lecturers, you will gain both academic and practical knowledge in the science-related field which are essential to your career path. Moreover, all science top up degrees are awarded by the universities, graduates will carry the same academic status as that offered to the students studying on-campus at the partner universities.

On top of all these, eligible SHAPE science top up degree students can apply for the following financial assistance schemes:

Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP)

Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)

Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS)

Continuing Education Fund (CEF) (Only applies to part-time mode only)

Chinese Medicine Personal Training Funding Scheme of Chinese Medicine Development Fund (CDMF) (Only applies to eligible students of BSc Degree Programme in Chinese Medicinal Pharmaceutics)

Career prospects of science top up degree graduates

The science top up degree programmes equip students with the knowledge and competence to perform jobs effectively in various science-related industries. Graduates may apply positions in different sectors, including laboratories of universities, hospitals and biotechnology companies, food manufacturing operations, food product or nutrition companies, pharmacies, Chinese medical clinics.

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Recognised under the Qualifications Framework
Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only)
Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS)
CEF Reimbursable Course (Only applicable to the selected modules of the programme offered in Part-time mode)
Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only)
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