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Postgraduate Diploma in Human Nutrition

Postgraduate Diploma 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 must: -

1. (i) hold a degree with at least 2ii Honours standard in food and nutrition, physiology, biochemistry, human biology or other relevant scientific discipline or equivalent.    OR

   (ii) demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior learning.


2. provide evidence of English proficiency, such as

   (i) HKDSE English Language 3 or above   OR

   (ii) HKALE Grade D or above  OR

   (iii) HKCEE English Language (Syllabus B) C or above  OR

   (iv) an IELTS overall band of 6 with 5.5 or above in reading, writing, listening, and specking or equivalent.

Address of the institution


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HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE)

Programme type

Postgraduate Diploma

Academic structure

Part time

Duration of study

1 year(s)

Application fee



29755881 (Phone)