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This programme aims to provide students with cutting-edge information and practical experience to pursue a coaching career in youth sports, tertiary and Olympic or professional sports. Students in the programme will learn current practices in sport identification and development, coaching methodology, sport psychology, applied biomechanics, strength and conditioning, application of research, and the administration of sport programs. It will enhance their understanding of coaching programming to meet the specific needs of clients that they are supervising in the community. 
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Start To be advised
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$24,500
This programme is designed for people who are currently working in leisure administration or recreation and sports management positions, or who intend to pursue a career in the management of leisure services.
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Start To be advised
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$24,500
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. 
 
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Start To be advised
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$5880
University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
The Master of Science Tourism and Hospitality Management is offered by HKU SPACE in collaboration with the University of Plymouth and this degree programme carries the same academic status and recognition as that offered to Plymouth’s on-campus graduates.
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Start 25 OCT 2021 (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.)
University of Sunderland, United Kingdom
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 02 OCT 2022 (SUN)
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$101,000
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 To be confirmed +
PgD Dietetics To be confirmed +
MSc research project $35,000
Ulster University, United Kingdom
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 To be confirmed +
MSc research project $35,000
Ulster University, United Kingdom
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 To be advised
Duration 2 years
Fee Application fee: HK$300 (non-refundable)
Course fee: HK$108,000 (to be paid in 2 installments)
Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom

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 To be advised
Duration 2 years
Fee 1st Instalment: HK$74,000 (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 (subject to review)
本課程目標為培養婦科病中醫診療的專業人才。課程為臨床中醫師而設,通過多位經驗豐富的中醫婦科臨床專家的講解,使學員能夠對臨床婦科常見病和疑難病有系統性認識,在現代中醫診斷和鑒別診斷的前提下,制定專科治療策略,施行治療方法,應用於臨床實踐,並提出對臨床中醫婦科學理論與實踐的個人見解。
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開課日期 2021年11月14日 (星期日)
修業期 1年
課程費用 $18,000(獲取錄後繳交)

The programme aims to optimise the employment opportunities of graduates in the field of recreation and ageing and to ensure the ongoing development and acquisition of professional knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for the provision and management of leisure and recreation programmes in a variety of settings. It aims to create in students an awareness of active ageing with its health, recreation, employment, education and social implications.
 
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Start 26 JAN 2022 (WED)
Duration 9 months
Fee HK$37500

The programme aims to provide students with advanced knowledge of the coaching practice and exercise science components that underpin sport coaching and development. The programme will enhance students’ analytical ability, improve their problem-solving skills and encourage innovative solutions to sport coaching problems. It also aims to enable students to develop their coaching expertise alongside their sport-specific qualifications and support qualified sport coaches seeking higher level professional recognition.
 

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Start 04 APR 2022 (MON)
Duration 9 months
Fee HK$38,175