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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
English
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
Year

Tuition Fee (HK$)

Year 1
$42,200
Year 2
$42,200
Programme Total
$84,400
Annual Average
$42,200
  • Tung Wah College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes based on the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Government annually.
  • Tuition fees are normally charged by two instalments per annum and are payable before the commencement of each semester.  New students are required to settle the balance of the tuition fee for the first semester (i.e. after deducting deposit) upon programme registration in August.
  • Students are required to pay additional fees for all retake/additional courses which would be charged at the rate of the normal cohort and be calculated by the number of credits to be taken. Please refer the details in the College’s Fees Regulation at https://www.twc.edu.hk/en/Administration_Units/fo/our_service/student-area.
  • The tuition fee for the programme under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) is the net fee paid by a student after deduction of subsidy from the Government. In 2020/21 academic year, the annual subsidy under the SSSDP is $74,600 for laboratory-based undergraduate programmes and $37,300 for laboratory-based sub-degree programmes . The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the decision by the Education Bureau. 
  • All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • For more details about the College's tuition fee payment schedule and fees regulation, please refer to the "Tuition Fee Payment Schedule" and "Fees Regulation" at "https://www.twc.edu.hk/en/Administration_Units/fo/our_service/student-area".


Entrance Scholarships
Entrance Scholarships for 2020/2021 Entry
Selection criteria
Scholarship amount (per head)
Subjects for calculation of HKDSE score
All Year 1 students admitted to the programme via standard entry with a HKDSE score of 14 or above
 
HK$ 20,000
  • Chinese Language
  • English Language
  • Any other 3 subjects but not more than 2 Applied Learning subjects
 

NOTE: An annual scholarship of HK$ 20,000 will be renewable for students maintaining outstanding academic achievements with cGPA 3.3 or above during the normative study period of the concerned programme.



QF Information
QF level
4
QR registration no.
18/000257/L4
Registration validity period 01/09/2018 to 31/08/2021

 



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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
Telephone
(852) 3190 6678
Email
enquiry@twc.edu.hk