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Master of Science in Human Nutrition

Master of Science in Human Nutrition

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

Applicants should be:

  • degree holders in human nutrition or related science subjects or
  • non-related science and non-science degree holders who have successfully completed:
    • HKU SPACE Advanced Diploma in Nutrition/Child & Adolescent Nutrition and
    • HKU SPACE Advanced Certificate in Human biochemistry and Physiology
  • and provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).
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

2 year(s)

Application fee



29755881 (Phone)