The School of Life and Health Sciences (LHS) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, was established on November 14, 2018. LHS is the fourth School of CUHK-Shenzhen, proceeded by the School of Management and Economics (SME), the School of Sciences and Engineering (SSE), and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), that offers courses leading to baccalaureate to graduate degrees.
Inheriting the excellent academic traditions and rigorous academic spirit of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), established upon the research foundations of the three Nobel Laureate Research Institutes, aiming at the frontiers and long-term goals of the disciplines, LHS shall offer undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees. The Academic Board of CUHK takes charge of the approval and supervision of degree programs, guiding and managing teaching and teaching-related matters, and supervising the level of CUHK-Shenzhen degree qualification. CUHK-Shenzhen graduates are awarded degree certificates by CUHK.
The School of Life and Health Sciences admits undergraduate students into two major programs: One in Bioinformatics and the other in Biomedical Science & Engineering. The third undergraduate program in Pharmaceutical Science is under planning. The School is also open for postgraduate admission in the MPhil-PhD program in Biological Sciences.
LHS is to pursue excellence in teaching, research and innovation in life and health sciences for the benefit of human health and well-being. LHS strives to be an internationally recognized life and health science school that offers inspiring educational opportunities for students, conducts interdisciplinary research projects with global impact, and serves the life and health science profession and the community with distinction. LHS gathers elites from all over the world through open recruitment to build a faculty with innovative spirit and bilingual teaching ability.