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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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Start To be advised
Duration 2 years
The aim of this programme is to provide students with an understanding and basic knowledge of nutrition that will better equip them to assist clients to optimize their sporting and exercise performance through good nutrition. All students will initially enrol on the Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition programme and upon successful completion may enrol onto the Advanced Diploma in Sport and Exercise Nutrition programme.
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Start To be advised
Duration 10 months
Fee HK$14,300 (Cert level – Mod A, B, C) plus HK$13,900 (Dip level - Mod D & E)
HK$10,000 (Cert level with Mod A exemption) plus HK$13,900 (Dip level -Mod D & E)
This programme is designed to provide students with the knowledge of food science, including chemical and analytical aspects of food components, relation of microorganisms and food as well as principles of food processing and preservation techniques.
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Start To be advised
Duration 5 months
Fee HK$15,900
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.
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Start 04 DEC 2017 (MON)
Duration 5 months
Fee $14,300 / $10,000 (Advanced Certificate with Module A exemption)
This programme is designed to enable degree holders without a background in biochemistry/physiology to pursue the BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition / MSc in Human Nutrition offered by HKU SPACE in collaboration with Ulster University, UK.
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Start 13 NOV 2017 (MON)
Duration 9 months
Fee $19,500 (whole certificate); $6,500 (module E only)
Application to Module E only is permitted to graduates from this certificate before 2009.
本課程旨在教導學員認識基本營養學飲食原則、了解長者的生理變化及營養需要、及透過健康的膳食來預防疾病。本課程尤其適合需要照顧長者的人士,例如安老院和日間護理中心的職工、護士和其他專職醫療人員。本課程也歡迎任何對長者營養及膳食管理有興趣的人士報讀。
 
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開課日期 2017年10月11日 (星期三)
修業期 5個月
課程費用 HK$7000
Ulster University, UK
In association with the Ulster University, UK, HKU SPACE offers a programme leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) in Human Nutrition. The PgD in Human Nutrition programme is offered on a part-time basis which falls in line with the school’s mission in delivering flexible programmes which meet the needs of potential students and the community.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year
Fee PgDip in Human Nutrition $82,000 (2 instalments)