The School of Applied Science aims to nurture a passion for science and research in you and prepare you for a rewarding career in the vibrant food, F&B, chemical and life sciences industries.
The School’s ability-driven curriculum strives to develop competence, character and change-readiness in you to enable you to stay competitive in a rapidly changing global world. This is achieved through various learning approaches such as Problem-based Learning, e-learning, internship, project and research work, as well as non-academic activities like Overseas Community Projects and Student Leadership Programme.
The School has also carved out niche areas in applied research such as Traditional Chinese Medicine, membrane technology, plant biotechnology, proteomics, nanotechnology, analytical services, environment and water technology, baking science and technology, hydroponics and nutrition assessment. These research projects encourage multi-disciplinary technical teams to collaborate and innovate.
The full-time diploma courses offered by the School are:
^ This is a common first year course taken by Business, Logistics & Operations Management and Marketing students.* This is a common first year course taken by Electronics, Media & Communication Technology, Computer Engineering, Microelectronics and Aerospace Electronics students.