Life & Health SciencesPharmaceutical Studies
Pharmaceutical sciences covers knowledge from different fields of medical sciences, including biochemistry, physiology, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, drug dispensing, cosmaceuticals and pharmaceutical analysis.
Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacy
Graduates from Advanced Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science programme can pursue overseas education in pharmacy or pharmaceutical science. They can also enrol in HKU SPACE's BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science programme. MSc Clinical Pharmacy programme further enriched the practicing pharmacist with skill and knowledge in clinical pharmacy.
Drug Dispensing and Administration
Foundation Certificate in Basic Dispensing Practice and Use of Medicines, together with Diploma in Pharmaceutical Services in Primary Care programmes, provide 300 hours of structured training in the field of drug dispensing, management and pharmaceutical services.
第二部分 (基層醫療藥物服務單元)： HK$12,000
The programme aims to equip frontline professionals with advance knowledge on pathology and the principles of pharmacology in treatment of patients with mental illness and neurological disorders. The programme will focus on the pathology of various mental illness and neurological disorders, including bipolar disorders, depression, and dementia. The programme will also highlight the application of psychiatric drugs and or neurological drugs to different psychiatric illnesses and or neurological disorders. Clinical management and monitoring of drug efficacy and side effects will be addressed.
The programme intends to develop frontline health professionals’ clinical competency on understanding and management of health and drug issues in elderly people. The programme content aims to enhance the understanding of the management of the health issues, the interpretation of the health status, therapeutics for chronic diseases, infectious diseases and cancer. The programme will also highlight the duties and tasks of care givers.
As regenerative medicine technologies are developing rapidly over the past few years, the term “Regenerative Medicine” appears very often in the public media. It calls the public attention to the usage, safety, and business opportunities of regenerative medicine in science and in medical areas.
The Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Bureau encourages local tertiary institutions to conduct more research projects in future on regenerative medicine. Accordingly, there is a market need of nurturing students the basic knowledge of regenerative medicine, especially in regenerative pharmacology in order to open up their career opportunities in regenerative medicine business in the future.