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Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Course summary

This programme is designed for those persons involved in sport and exercise to enable them to acquire a basic knowledge in sport nutrition to maximize performance. It also provides a form of continuing professional development for doctors specializing in sport medicine, trainers, coaches, physiotherapists, PE and sports teachers and as continuing education for other interested individuals e.g. professional sports men or women.

Entry Requirement

Applicants shall hold:
I. (a) a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized university; or
(b) a Higher Diploma awarded by a recognized institution with at least 2 years working experience; or
(c) an Advanced Certificate in Nutrition awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE;


II. provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:
(a) HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 2 or above;
(b) HKCEE English Language at level 2 from 2007 - 2011 or Grade E in English Language Syllabus B or Grade C in the case of Syllabus A before 2007.

Students with no science background are recommended to take the HKU SPACE Human Biology and Organic Chemistry short course prior to commencing this programme Students should also consider taking the HKU SPACE Advanced Certificate in Human Biochemistry and Physiology course.

Address of the institution


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HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE)

Programme type

Advanced Certificate

Academic structure

Part time

Duration of study

0.4 year(s)

Time for application


Application fee



37620833 (Phone)