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Individuals with different genetic make-up can respond differently towards the same food. Nutrigenomics is the science to understand how nutrients interact with human genes, with the ultimate goal of providing personalised nutrition advice according to one’s own genes.
 
This course aims to equip students with the knowledge of genetics and the cutting-edge technologies applied in nutrigenomics that are useful for interpretation of the test results in relation to personalised nutrition. 

By attending the course, Hong Kong Dietitians Association (HKDA) members will be awarded 10 core points.
 
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Start 08 APR 2021 (THU)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$5880
The programme aims to help health professionals to attain higher levels of clinical management roles. It is specially designed in line with leadership competency in contemporary healthcare, which addresses collaborative care, mental wellness at work, and in leveraging technology in healthcare. It also introduces the entrepreneurial concept to prepare participants to work effectively in public, private and social care sectors.
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Start To be advised
Duration 7 months
Fee HK$20460
The University of Newcastle (Australia)
This programme is offered by the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Newcastle in partnership with HKU SPACE. It is designed to meet the general educational needs of registered midwives and nurses seeking to enhance their careers in the areas of clinical practice, education, management, and, research. The programme focuses on the well-being of the childbearing woman, her baby and her family, and the role of the professional as part of an extensive, multi-disciplinary and collaborative team.
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Start 04 SEP 2020 (FRI)
Duration 24 months
Fee AUD4,390 per course*
Total AUD35,120 for all 8 courses*
* All fees are subject to change without prior notice
Ulster University, UK
In association with Ulster University, U.K., HKU SPACE offers a programme leading to the awards of Master of Science (MSc) in Sport and Exercise Nutrition. The programme is offered on a part-time basis with online teaching 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 16 SEP 2020 (WED)
Duration 2 years
Fee Application fee: HK$300 (non-refundable)
Course fee: HK$108,000 (to be paid in 2 installments)
Edinburgh Napier University, UK

This programme is for those wishing to progress to more senior positions in medical laboratories. Students are required to complete a research project and six modules, which will be taught in a blended mode with online tutorials, lectures, hands-on practicals and face-to-face tutorials.

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Start 21 SEP 2020 (MON)
Duration 2 years
Fee 1st Instalment: HK$72,000 (Year 1) Payable upon registration

2nd Instalment: HK$40,000 (Year 2) Payable upon start of 2nd year

3rd Instalment: HK$32,000 (Year 2) Payable upon start of Research Project
University of Sunderland, UK
A course provides an opportunity for pharmacists to develop a clinical knowledge base, expertise and skills in evidence-based practice, specialist therapeutic areas and clinical research.
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Start 03 OCT 2020 (SAT)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$92,000
Do you want to be a future tourism and hospitality industry leader?
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Start 05 OCT 2020 (MON)
Duration 18 months
Fee Course Fees: HK$118,000 to be paid in 3 semesters
Alumni Fees#: HK$106,200 to be paid in 3 semesters

# Graduates of Bachelor Programmes of HKU SPACE in collaboration with the University of Plymouth will enjoy an alumni discount with tuition fee HK$106,200 to be paid in 3 semesters.
(The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.)
The management of food safety is an increasingly high profile and complex issue. The safety of food is paramount to the health and well-being of consumers and the economic viability of industries involved in the food chain. Government officials regulating food safety, and industry representatives operating within legal and quality standards frameworks, require specialized knowledge and skills to help them identify and effectively manage risks. In response to this, the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK and the HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE) collaborate to deliver this Outreach Franchise MSc in Food Safety Management.
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Start To be advised
Duration 2.5 years
Fee $130,000 payable by three instalments
First instalment: HKD60,000; (Subject to review)
Second instalment: $60,000; (Subject to review)
Final instalment: $10,000 (for Research Project) (Subject to review)
In association with the Ulster University, U.K., HKU SPACE offers the Master of Science (MSc) in Dietetics. The programme is offered on a part-time basis (except for the clinical placement) which falls in line with the school’s mission in delivering flexible programmes which meet the needs of potential students and the community.

Holders of the MSc in Dietetics fulfill the criteria for employment as dietitians by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority. Graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), UK.
Reference no. of exempted courses under NLHPE: 450321
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Start To be advised
Duration 3 years
Fee Total to be paid :
PgD in Human Nutrition $95,000 +
PgD Dietetics $157,000 +
MSc research project $35,000
Ulster University, UK
In association with the Ulster University, UK, HKU SPACE offers a programme leading to the award of Master of Science (MSc) in Human Nutrition. The MSc 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.

Reference no. of exempted under NLHPE: 450320
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Start To be advised
Duration 2 years
Fee Total to be paid :
PgD in Human Nutrition $95,000 +
MSc research project $35,000