Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Testing and Certification

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
Hong Kong
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 41,710

About this course

This programme aims to provide an integrated Testing & Certification (T&C) training to students, in order to equip them with the knowledge and practical skills to work in the complex and ever-changing environment of the T&C industry. It emphasizes on both scientific knowledge and practical skills in four important areas of T&C - integrated science, analytical science, testing technologies, quality control and management - which would allow the graduates to pursue a professional career in the T&C industry.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

  • Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
  • IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.
  • IELTS overall score at 6 or equivalent


Year 1

  • 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

Year 2

  • Physical and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Physical and Mechanical Testing
  • Chemical Testing of Consumer Products
  • Testing Techniques of Drug and Chinese Medicine
  • Quality Management and Laboratory Accreditation
  • GE Core Module: Habits of Scientific Thinking
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 2
  • General Education Elective Module 1
  • General Education Elective Module 2

Year 3

  • Material Testing and Characterization
  • Inspection in Practice
  • Advanced Analytical Food Techniques
  • Quality Control and Food Safety Management
  • Testing Standards and Regulations
  • Measurement Uncertainty,  Method Validation and Development in Testing
  • GE Core Module : Chinese 2
  • GE Core Module : Social Dynamics of Organisations
  • GE Core Module : English for Professional Purposes
  • Work-integrated Learning 
  • Analytical Instrumentation for Chemical Testing (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Polymer Chemistry and Nanotechnology (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Analytical Techniques for Microbiological Testing (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Molecular Biology (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Programme Elective 1

Year 4

  • Advanced Topics in Testing and Certification
  • Management Systems for Inspection and Certification
  • Forensic Analytical Science (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Spectroscopic Techniques for Structure Determination (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Advanced Instrumentation Analysis (Chemical Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Biochemical and DNA Technologies (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Food Toxicology (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • Medical Microbiology (Microbiological Testing & Certification Stream)
  • General Education Elective Module 3
  • General Education Elective Module 4
  • Final Year Project (I & II)
  • Programme Elective 2

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