This degree aims to provide a comprehensive education in food and nutrition, enabling graduates to have a wide range of employment and progression options.
It is an extension programme to Honours Degree level for applicants who hold higher diplomas or associate degrees or the combined credit transfer equivalent, obtained from successfully completing a number of Advanced Certificates at HKU SPACE^.
This programme offers the opportunity for sub degree graduates, who are already in the workplace to obtain a BSc (Honours) degree in Food and Nutrition and to enhance their knowledge and career progression.Entry Requirement
(i) hold a Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Food Management or equivalent; OR
(ii) *have successfully completed all the required HKU SPACE programmes namely
Advanced Certificate in Nutrition and
ANY TWO of "Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Nutrition Or Advanced Certificate in Clinical Nutrition and Health Promotion Or Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition" and
Advanced Certificate in Food Service Management and
Advanced Certificate in Quality Control and Food Safety Management and
Advanced Certificate in Human Biochemistry and Physiology; OR
(iii) provide evidence of their ability to undertake the programme through the accreditation of prior certificated and experiential learning.
AND provide evidence of English proficiency, such as
(i) HKCEE English Language (Syllabus B) at Grade E or level 2; OR HKDSE Examination Level 2 in English;
(ii) an overall band of 6 with subtest of 6.0 in the IELTS or equivalent.
Degree/Associate Degree holder in Biological Related Sciences who have successfully completed the "bridging courses" will normally have satisfied the entry requirements. These bridging courses are decided by programme team based on the applicant's academic background.
Degree holders in non-related sciences who have successfully completed the HKU SPACE programmes namely: Advanced Certificate in Nutrition and Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Nutrition or Advanced Certificate in Clinical Nutrition and Health Promotion or Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and Advanced Certificate in Human Biochemistry and Physiology will normally have satisfied entry requirements.Address of the institution
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HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE)Programme type
Part timeDuration of study
2 year(s)Application fee