This programme aims to provide knowledge in the areas of clinical nutrition and health promotion. This programme has a number of articulation routes to degree level courses in nutrition and provides opportunities for those who are interested in nutrition to build and develop their nutrition knowledge. It also provides continuing professional development for professionals such as nurses, teachers, health professionals and those working in the nutrition and food industry.Entry Requirement
I. a) hold a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized university; or
b) hold a Higher Diploma awarded by a recognized institution with at least 2
years working experience; or
c) hold an Advanced Certificate in Nutrition awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; and
II. provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:
a) have gained in the HKCEE Grade E or Level 2* in English Language (Syllabus B); or
b) have gained in the HKDSE Level 2 in English Language.
* With effect from 2007, HKU SPACE recognises Grade E previously awarded for English Language (Syllabus B) (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)) at HKCEE as an acceptable alternative to Level 2 in English Language subject at HKCEE.
- Students with no nutrition background are recommended to take the Advanced Certificate in Nutrition (HS 37-102-00) prior to commencing the Advanced Certificate in Clinical Nutrition and Health Promotion and Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Nutrition.
- Students with no science background are recommended to take the HKU SPACE Human Biology and Organic Chemistry I/II short courses (HS 37-006-31 and HS 37-006-32) prior to commencing the Advanced Certificate in Nutrition / Clinical Nutrition and Health Promotion / Child and Adolescent Nutrition.
*The information contained in this website is intended for reference only. You are advised to obtain the latest information directly from the relevant institutions.
HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE)Programme type
Advanced CertificateAcademic structure
Part timeDuration of study
0.3 year(s)Application fee