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Higher Diploma in Human Nutrition

Higher Diploma in Human Nutrition

Course summary

Provide concrete knowledge and vocational foundation in nutritional and food science to understand nutritional requirements at various life stages
Cover knowledge in human sciences subjects such as Anatomy and Physiology, Chinese Medicine Nutrition, Public Health Issues and Health Promotion
Able to articulate to bachelor's programmes in health care related disciplines and etc.
Arrange co-curricular activities to widen students' horizons, such as visits to labs, menu design for people with special nutrition needs, organizing health talks for the elderly or children
Conduct chemical experiments in the laboratory of the Faculty of Science in CUHK campus

Entry Requirement

Applicants should fulfill any one of the following requirements:

Level 2 in five subjects in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination including Chinese Language and English Language (no more than two Applied Learning subjects can be used in the application*); or equivalent; or
Pass in one A Level or two AS Level subjects, plus five passes in HKCEE including Level 2/ Grade E in Chinese Language and English Language, or equivalent; or
Satisfactory completion of the Yi Jin Diploma Programme; or
Aged 21 or above.
* "Attained" and "Attained with Distinction" Level in Applied Learning subjects will be considered as equivalent to Level 2 and Level 3 in HKDSE subjects respectively.

# Interview is required.

Address of the institution

Inter-University Hall, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin

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School of Continuing and Professional Studies, CUHK

Programme type

Higher Diploma

Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

2 year(s)

Application fee



2209 0221 (Phone)