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BusinessManagement & Human Capital Leadership

Executive Certificate in Medical Beauty Ethics and Operations Management

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Start Date
24 May 2017 (Wed)
6 months
English supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
HK$16500 per programme

The programme aims to enable practitioners and operational staff in the field of medical beauty to acquire the knowledge and skills required to enhance the disciplinary and professional standard of the operations in the medical beauty industry. 


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  • Students will apply the knowledge and management skills to enhance the corporate standards and governance of the medical beauty industry
  • Students will apply the knowledge and skills to enhance the professional standard and operational effectiveness of a medical beauty business
  • Students will understand about the controversies in medical beauty ethics  


  • Medical practitioners and management professionals in the medical beauty field;
  • Operational staff and emerging managers in medical beauty salons;
  • People who may be interested to join the industry; and
  • Customers who are interested to attain an understanding in the medical beauty profession.


  • Small group discussion and presentation
  • Mini-lecture
  • Real case problem solving and decision making
  • Experiential activities and debriefing (field trips and optional study tours) 
Executive Certificate in Medical Beauty Ethics and Operations Management
Module 1 Business Ethics and Professional Conduct for Medical Beauty Practitioners
Module 2 Products and Customer Services Management in Medical Beauty Business
Module 3 Medical Beauty Salon Operations Management

Each module will be assessed by one individual assignment (1000 words).

Days / Time
  • Wednesday 9:30am - 12:30pm
  • 6 months
    21 hours per module x 3 modules
  • HKU SPACE Learning Centres
Lecturer/Guest speaker Academic and Professional Qualifications
Dr. Lui Ngo Yin
  • Diploma in Clinical Dermatology, Cardiff University
  • Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine, Monash University
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, CUHK
  • Technical Trainer of CLEVIEL in HK (2016)
  • Technical Trainer of Discovery PICO in HK (2016)
Dr. Poon Tsz Chung, Andy
  • Diploma in Clinical Dermatology, Cardiff University
  • Member, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, HKU
Mr. Chiu Tan Hoi, James
  • Fellow of Australian College of Health Service Management
  • Fellow of Hong Kong College of Health Service Executives
  • Master of International Health Management, University of New England
  • Advanced Diploma in Health Informatics, HKU
Mr. Virgil Zhou
  • 17 years of experience in System development and analysis
  • 10 years of solid experience in developing Medical and Aesthetic Management system
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Mr. David Roper
  • Strong track record in business startup, marketing and business management
  • Strong network and consultancy expertise in business projects
  • Solid teaching and training experience in tertiary education
  • LLM (Chinese Business Law), CUHK
  • MBA, University of Strathclyde

Applicants with relevant qualifications and substantial senior level work experience will be considered on individual merit.

Applicants shall hold:

  1. a relevant professional qualification; or
  2. an Associate Degree/ a Higher Diploma or equivalent, and have at least 2 years of work experience in medical beauty sector; or
  3. a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized university or equivalent

For any enquires on the eligibility, please contact the programme team at 2867 8477 or .

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$16500 per programme
  • (10% Discount for groups of more than 5 students)
  • (20% Discount for groups of more than 10 students)

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Group application form

Enrolment Method

We provide online application and payment service for students to make enrolment via the Internet. Enrolment will be confirmed once students have made the payment online by using either PPS or credit card.

For first-come, first-served courses:
  1. Complete the online application form
    Click the "Apply Now" button on the top right hand corner of the course webpage to make online application. Follow the instructions to fill-in the online application form.
  2. Make Online Payment
    Pay the course fees by either using

    PPS via Internet - You will need a PPS account and a PPS Internet password. For information on how to open a PPS account and how to set up a PPS Internet password, please visit

    Credit Card Online Payment - Course fees can be paid by VISA or MasterCard via a secure online payment gateway for all first-come, first-served courses.

For award-bearing programmes:

Selected award-bearing programmes also provide online enrolment and payment service for its students.

If your programme accepts online enrolment and payment, a re-enrolment icon will be shown on the course webpage. Click the icon and follow the instructions to perform online enrolment and payment. You will receive relevant information from the programme team nearer the time of enrolment.

You may click here directly to access the online enrolment and payment service.

Please note the followings:

  1. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Enrolment will be confirmed once you have made the payment online. You will receive a payment confirmation after payment has been made successfully. You are advised to keep your payment confirmation for future enquiries.
  2. Fees paid are not refundable except as statutorily provided or under very exceptional circumstances.
  3. To make an application online, you will need a computer with connection to the Internet and a web browser with JavaScript enabled. Internet Explorer 5.01 or above is recommended as the web browser.


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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.


  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.