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Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Course summary

This programme is designed to provide academically challenging postgraduate education for graduates who wish to pursue a career in human nutrition. The programme will provide students with the opportunity to extend their knowledge and critical skills in human nutrition and to apply such methods and techniques to the resolution of nutritional problems. For graduates who proceed to the PgD Dietetics programme, the qualification will provide them with the knowledge to practice dietetics with individuals and groups in the hospital and the community setting. 

Entry Requirement

Students to be selected for progression to PgDip in Dietetics: will have attained good academic results; have no crimial record; are in good health as evidenced by the completion of a satisfactory medicial report; have excellent communication skills as assessed by an interveiw; and a demonstrated commitment to the dietetics profession.  Ability to speak and read Chinese is essential.  In each case, the candidate shall satisfy the Admissions Committee that he/she is unlikely to be disadvantaged in his/her studies by language.

Address of the institution


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HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE)

Programme type


Academic structure

Part time

Duration of study

3 year(s)

Application fee



29755881 (Phone)