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General Information
Higher Diploma in Health Science
2 years full-time

Programme Description

The programme provides opportunities for young people to enter health service industries from a pre-professional level. It is unique in terms of combining the clinical skills with laboratory skills in a two-year training and supporting employment for positions of clinical assistant and laboratory assistant in public/private clinics and medical/ life science laboratories.  Moreover, this programme reinforces academic components in biomedical science so that graduates may articulate to a degree programme in medical and health disciplines such as medical science, nursing and other related disciplines.

Mode of study
Medium of Instruction
Total no. of credits
60 credits

Programme Leader
Dr. Angela Li
PhD in Neuroscience, HKU, MSc in Neurophysiology, WCUMS, 
MD, Suzhou Medical College, China,
Member, Society of Neuroscience, USA,
Member, Chinese Association of Physiological Science, China

Tuition Fee
Tuition Fee (HK$)*
Year 1
Year 2
Programme Total
Annual Average

*The College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes which is capped at the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Education Bureau annually.



QF Information
QF level
QR registration no.
Registration validity period 01/09/2018 to 31/08/2021


Entrance Scholarships
Entrance Scholarships for 2019/2020 Entry
Selection criteria
Scholarship amount (per head)
Subjects for calculation of HKDSE score
All Year 1 students admitted to the HD(ECE) /HD(HSc) Programmes via standard entry with a HKDSE score of 14 or above
HK$ 20,000
(renewable with cGPA 3.3 or above)
  • Chinese Language
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Liberal Studies
  • one Elective / Applied Learning subject

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King’s Park Campus
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Nos. 90A & 98, Shantung Street, Mongkok,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
(852) 3190 6678