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Dietetics, Food & Nutrition

Dietetics, Food & Nutrition

Public awareness of the importance of nutrition and health has increased the demand for quality education in food and nutrition. Since 1995, the Dietetics, Food and Nutrition area has offered quality education in food and nutritional sciences to those with a personal or professional interest in the field.

We provide an extensive articulation network of programmes for students who wish to study part-time, from short courses, certificates, and diplomas to degree (Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food and Nutrition) and Master levels (MSc/PgD in Human Nutrition / Dietetics).

Our flagship programme, the Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics, is the only local programme that trains students to be dietitians. Graduates are qualified for employment as dietitians in Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Department of Health and the Hospital Authority. In addition, graduates are eligible to apply for registration as dietitians with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council, UK).


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This programme aims to equip dietitians and nutritionists with the knowledge of the community nutrition services in Hong Kong. The processes involved in the development and evaluation of new community nutrition services will also be covered. In addition, the programme offers a supervised practicum which provides practical experience for students.
Start To be advised
Duration 4 months
Fee HK$16,500
The programme aims to provide students with the knowledge of food safety, food hygiene management as well as principles and regulations for quality assurance. This certificate has been recognized by Food and Environmental Hygiene Department as equivalent to Hygiene Managers training course.
Start 04 DEC 2017 (MON)
Duration 5 months
Fee $14,300 / $10,000 (Advanced Certificate with Module A exemption)
The aim of this programme is to provide students the fundamental knowledge of biology and chemistry. This will equip them with the science foundation to further their studies in the field of biological sciences.
Start To be advised
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$4,800
This new course introduces the latest trends and developments in clinical nutrition, hospital food service and community nutrition support in a hospital system. This course is suitable for those who wish to develop a career in clinical and community nutrition or to gain practical experience for further study.
Start To be advised
Duration 5 days
Fee HK$5,700 per person (*including 6 breakfast, 5 lunches and 3 dinners, transportation for local tour, airport pickup and drop off). (excluding air flight, accommodation and ariport tax)
開課日期 待定
修業期 4個星期
課程費用 HK$1,280
This course is designed for individuals who have an interest in food, nutrition and health. It will provide them with a better understanding of a balanced diet and its importance for health and disease prevention.
Start 13 JUL 2017 (THU)
Duration 8 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
開課日期 2017年7月11日 (星期二)
修業期 5個星期
課程費用 HK$1,200
The aim of this programme is to provide students with the basic knowledge in human biology and chemistry which will prepare them for further studies in the field of food and nutrition and related disciplines.
Start 05 JUN 2017 (MON)
Duration 3.5 months
Fee HK$5,500
This is an extension programme of the HKU SPACE Understanding Food and Nutrition course. The course is designed for students who wish to broaden their knowledge on food and nutrition.
Start 20 APR 2017 (THU)
Duration 9 weeks
Fee HK$1,900
開課日期 2017年4月11日 (星期二)
修業期 3個星期
課程費用 HK$700