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Dietetics, Food & Nutrition

Public awareness of the importance of nutrition and health has increased the demand for quality education in food and nutrition. Since 1995, the Dietetics, Food and Nutrition area has offered quality education in food and nutritional sciences to those with a personal or professional interest in the field.

We provide an extensive articulation network of programmes for students who wish to study part-time, from short courses, certificates, and diplomas to degree (Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food and Nutrition) and Master levels (MSc/PgD in Human Nutrition / Dietetics).

Our flagship programme, the Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics, is the only local programme that trains students to be dietitians. Graduates are qualified for employment as dietitians in Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Department of Health and the Hospital Authority. In addition, graduates are eligible to apply for registration as dietitians with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council, UK).

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The different genetic make-up of individuals may affect the efficiency of digestion, absorption and utilisation of certain nutrients. As a result, different persons show different responses to the same food. Nutrigenomics is the science to understand the interaction between nutrients and human genes. The ultimate goal of nutrigenomics is to provide 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 to understand how diet interacts with our genes, so as to be able to interpret the test results for personalised nutrition advice.
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Start 24 OCT 2018 (WED)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$5880
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.
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Start To be advised
Duration 3 years
Fee To be confirmed.
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.
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Start To be advised
Duration 2 years
Fee Course Fee (total: $117,000)
PgDip in Human Nutrition $82,000 (2 instalments)
MSc Project $35,000
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 Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) 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.
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Start To be advised
Duration 2 years
Fee To be confirmed
Ulster University, UK
In association with the Ulster University, UK, HKU SPACE offers a programme leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) in Human Nutrition. The PgD 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.
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Start To be advised
Duration 1 year
Fee PgDip in Human Nutrition $82,000 (2 instalments)
Ulster University, UK
This programme offers the opportunity for sub degree graduates or equivalent to pursue a BSc (Honours) degree in Food and Nutrition and develop a career in food and nutritional area.
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Start 15 OCT 2018 (MON)
Duration 2 years
Fee Course fee: HK$132,000 (to be paid in 3 instalments)
本課程旨在教導學員認識基本營養學飲食原則、了解長者的生理變化及營養需要、及透過健康的膳食來預防疾病。本課程尤其適合需要照顧長者的人士,例如安老院和日間護理中心的職工、護士和其他專職醫療人員。本課程也歡迎任何對長者營養及膳食管理有興趣的人士報讀。
 
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開課日期 2018年10月10日 (星期三)
修業期 5個月
課程費用 HK$7000
隨著大眾日益關注飲食對健康和疾病的影響,現代膳食要求已不單顧及營養需求,更注重其他功效,如預防疾病及提升健康狀況等。因此,健康食品和營養補充品的需求越來越大。本課程旨在教導學員認識基本營養學飲食原則、介紹各種常見疾病、體重管理的營養需求,並涵蓋流行營養補充劑的應用,以提升學員的基礎營養學知識。
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開課日期 2018年11月21日 (星期三)
修業期 5個月
課程費用 HK$7,950
The programme aims to provide students with the knowledge of food safety, food hygiene management as well as principles and regulations for quality assurance. This certificate has been recognised by Food and Environmental Hygiene Department as equivalent to Hygiene Managers training course.
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Start 03 DEC 2018 (MON)
Duration 5 months
Fee $14,800 / $10,500 (Advanced Certificate with Module A exemption)