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Higher Diploma in Applied Nutritional Studies


Higher Diploma in Applied Nutritional Studies

Course summary

This programme aims to provide professional knowledge, practical training and management skills in the area of nutrition and health food industry. It nurtures students to pursue a career in the nutrition and health related field and further study to become a registered dietitian. It covers a spectrum of modules including nutrition assessment and therapy, public health education and promotion, menu planning and healthy foodservice management, health food product development and Chinese food therapy. The programme is suitable for students who have enthusiasm in promoting healthy eating concept to improve human health.

This programme is also designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

Entry Requirement

Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.


Remarks :
An "Attained" and an "Attained with Distinction" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects can be counted for admission purpose.
A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
Holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) award upon successful completion of prescribed modules are eligible to apply for Higher Diploma Programmes.
This programme is only applicable to applicants with HKDSE Chinese Language qualifications.

Address of the institution

VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wan Chai, Hong 

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Institution

VTC

Programme type

Higher Diploma

Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

2 year(s)