兒童及青少年營養學高等證書 - 香港大學專業進修學院: Dietetics, Food & Nutrition課程
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Life & Health SciencesDietetics, Food & Nutrition

Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Nutrition
兒童及青少年營養學高等證書

Course Code
HS004A
Application Code
1765-HS004A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
07 Jan 2020 (Tue)
Next intake(s)
January / February 2021
Duration
4 months
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$16,800
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Deadline on 12 Nov 2019 (Tue)
Enquiries
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This programme aims to provide students with the knowledge in childhood and adolescent nutrition. This programme has a number of articulation routes to degree level courses in nutrition and provides an opportunity for those who are interested in nutrition to build and develop their nutrition knowledge. It also serves as a continuing professional development for those who are working with or plan to work with children and adolescents such as nurses, teachers, health professionals, school lunch providers.

Programme Outline
This programme consists of two modules namely:

  • Module A: Nutrition for Children and Adolescents
  • Module B: Nutrition for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs

Mode of Delivery
The programmes will be delivered through lectures, face-to-face seminars and class-integrative discussions.

Award
  • Students who successfully complete this Advanced Certificate and the Advanced Certificate in Nutrition are eligible for the award of Advanced Diploma in Child and Adolescent Nutrition
Articulation
  • Students who complete the Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Nutrition and the relevant programmes offered by HKU SPACE are eligible for entry into the two years part-time BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition extension programme offered by HKU SPACE in collaboration with the Ulster University , U.K. (Details refer to Progression Path)

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Days / Time
  • Tuesday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm and
  • Friday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm; some Saturday afternoons
Venue
  • HKU SPACE Learning Centre (usually Fortress Hill, Causeway Bay, Admiralty or North Point)

Applicants shall:

I.  a) hold a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognised university; OR
    b) hold a Higher Diploma awarded by a recognised institution with at least 2 yrs working experience;OR
    c) hold an Advanced Certificate in Nutrition awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE;
 

AND

II. provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:  
      a) have gained in the HKCEE Grade E or Level 2* in English Language (Syllabus B); OR
       b) have gained in the HKDSE Level 2 in English Language.
 

* With effect from 2007, HKU SPACE recognises Grade E previously awarded for English Language (Syllabus B) (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)) at HKCEE as an acceptable alternative to Level 2 in English Language subject at HKCEE.

Students with no nutrition background are recommended to take the Advanced Certificate in Nutrition (HS001A) prior to the commencement of Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Nutrition.

Students with no science background are recommended to take the HKU SPACE Human Biology and Organic Chemistry I/II short courses (SC398A and SC399A) prior to commencing the Advanced Certificate in Nutrition / Clinical Nutrition and Health Promotion / Child and Adolescent Nutrition

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$16,800

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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 Nutritional Sciences, 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 Nutritional Sciences). OR

By online: through HKU SPACE website.

 

       Remarks:

  •  Applicants should note that simply meeting the minimum admissions requirements does not guarantee entry to a programme. Places are subject to availability and selection criteria, if any.

  • As Hongkong Post adopted new postage rates on 1 January 2018, please make sure that sufficient postage is provided when you send us your supporting documents by post. For mails with postage underpaid, we shall return the mails to senders or ask them to pay for the shortage. Such actions may delay the processing of the applications concerned. For new postage rates please refer to Hongkong Post https://www.hongkongpost.hk/en/postage_rate_2018/

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Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please write the programme title(s)  and the applicant’s name on the back of the cheque. You may either:

  • in person by submitting the payment, completed form(s), and required supporting documents to any of our enrolment centres; or
  • by mailing the above documents to any of our enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. 
3. VISA/MasterCard

Course applicants, who are holders of HKU SPACE Mastercard, can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses of HK$2,000 and over. For enquiries, please contact our enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

Online payment for short courses (first come, first served) and selected award-bearing programmes is available using PPS, VISA or Mastercard. 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 online PPS will be reimbursed by a cheque; fees paid by credit card will be reimbursed to credit card account used for payment.
  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 teams for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses are not transferrable. 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 each approved transfer.
  5. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment, receipt, or personal information sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’ to any of our enrolment centres. Such copies will normally be issued at the end of a course.