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Foundation Certificate in Nutrition (Weight Management)

Foundation Certificate in Nutrition (Weight Management)

Course summary

This programme is designed to enable those who have an interest in nutrition to gain up-to-date knowledge and develop skills to achieve a healthy weight. This programme is also suitable for both nurses and allied health workers working with overweight or underweight patients and employees of fitness, health and beauty centres where clients wish to achieve ideal body weight.

Entry Requirement

Applicants shall have:
1. (a) gained in the HKCEE Grade E in four subjects or equivalent qualifications and Level 2 in English Language*; OR
(b) gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in five subjects including English Language;
2. reached the age of 21 or above with working experience.

*With effect from 2007, HKU SPACE recognizes Grade E previously awarded for Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)) at HKCEE as an acceptable alternative to Level 2 in these two subjects at HKCEE.

Address of the institution


*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

Foundation Certificate

Academic structure

Part time

Duration of study

0.4 year(s)

Time for application


Application fee



37620833 (Phone)