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Life & Health Sciences Dietetics, Food & Nutrition

Advanced Diploma in Sport and Exercise Nutrition
運動營養學高等文憑

Course Code
HS011A
Application Code
1490-HS011A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Duration
10 months
Language
English
Course 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)
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Deadline on 03 Apr 2017 (Mon)
Enquiries
3762 0833
2707 3620

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.

Programme Outline
 
Part I – Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Module A: Basic Nutrition
Module B: Nutritional Requirements in Sport and Exercise
Module C: Nutrition Guidelines in Sport and Exercise
 
 
Part II – Advanced Diploma in Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Module D: Applied Nutrition in Sport and Exercise
Module E: Nutrition and Performance
 
There will be no time limit for students choosing to further their studies from the Certificate to the Diploma level.
 
Award
All students will initially enroll on the Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition. Upon successful completion of Modules A-C, students will be awarded an Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition. On completion of Modules A- E, students will be awarded an Advanced Diploma in Sport and Exercise Nutrition.
 
Students who successfully complete the Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition together with the Advanced Diploma in Food Business Management, Advanced Certificate in Human Biochemistry and Physiology and Advanced Certificate in Food Science and either the Advanced Diploma in Child and the Adolescent Nutrition or the Advanced Diploma in Nutrition and other bridging courses are eligible to apply for  entry into the BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition extension programme offered by HKU SPACE in collaboration with the Ulster University, UK.
 
Days / Time
  • Monday 6:45 - 9:45pm
  • Thursday 6:45 - 9:45pm; some Saturday afternoons
Duration
  • 5 months (Modules A, B, C) +
    5 months (Modules D, E)
Venue
  • HKU SPACE Learning Centre (usually Fortress Hill, Causeway Bay, Admiralty or North Point)
Applicants shall hold:
 
I.  (a) a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized university; OR
    (b) a Higher Diploma awarded by a recognized institution with at least 2 years working experience; OR
    (c) an Advanced Certificate in Nutriton awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE;
 
AND
 
II. provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:
1.HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 2 or above; OR
2.HKCEE English Language at level 2 from 2007 - 2011 or Grade E in English Language Syllabus B or Grade C in the case of Syllabus A before 2007.
 
All students will initially enroll on the Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition programme. Upon successful completion, they may enroll on the Advanced Diploma in Sport and Exercise Nutrition programme. There will be no time limit for students choosing to further their studies from the Certificate to the Diploma level.
 
Students with no science background are recommended to take the HKU SPACE Human Biology and Organic Chemistry I / II short courses prior to commencing this course Students should also consider taking the HKU SPACE Advanced Certificate in Human Biochemistry and Physiology course.
 
Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course 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)

Application Form Application Form

Enrolment Method

Interested candidates should apply by returning the special application form, together with relevant supporting documents, copy of Hong Kong Identity Card (or valid working/dependent visa with original entry permit) and an application fee of HK$150 cheque made payable to "HKU SPACE" (non-refundable) to either:

By post: Attn to Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, 13/F., Fortress Tower, 250 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong. OR

In person: any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Counters (Attn: Dietetics, Food and Nutrition). OR

By online: through HKU SPACE website.

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Course fees can be paid by cash or EPS at any HKU SPACE enrolment counters.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify theprogramme title(s) for application and applicant’s name. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/MasterCard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or MasterCard, including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”, at anyHKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE MasterCard can enjoy a 10-month interest-freeinstalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

The course fees of all open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes can be settled by using PPS via the Internet. Applicants may also pay the relevant course fees by VISA or MasterCard online. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.

Notes

  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.

  2. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder’s credit card account.

  3. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses cannot be transferred from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on approved transfers.
  5. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued at the end of a course.