To enable students to:

  • develop and maintain an interest in biology, a sense of appreciation and curiosity about the living world, and a respect for all living things and the environment;
  • construct and apply knowledge of biology, understand the nature of science in biology-related contexts, and appreciate the relationships between biological science and other disciplines;
  • develop the ability to make scientific inquiries; think scientifically, critically and creatively; and solve biology-related problems individually and collaboratively;
  • understand the language of science and communicate ideas and views on biology-related issues;
  • be aware of the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of biology, and be able to make informed decisions and judgments on biology-related issues; and
  • develop an attitude of responsible citizenship, and a commitment to promote personal and community health.



Curriculum Framework

  1. Scientific Investigations
  2. Compulsory Part
    1. Cells and Molecules of Life
    2. Genetics and Evolution
    3. Organisms and Environment
    4. Health and Diseases
  3. Elective Part (a choice of two out of four elective topics)
    1. Human Physiology: Regulation and Control
    2. Applied Ecology
    3. Microorganisms and Humans
    4. Biotechnology