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General & Environmental Sciences

The School provides a wide range of programmes in response to public interest, covering such topics as food safety, pesticide safety, science communication, landscape design and environmental improvement to promote quality of life. Courses are offered at varying levels to provide students with both sound fundamental knowledge and advanced teaching designed to develop professional competencies.

Additionally, in view of global urbanization and the increasing concern on promotion of green measures, programmes related to environmental studies are offered to students pursuing training in green management, sustainability and green building.

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This is the first green building programme integrated with vital green management topics offered at postgraduate level in Hong Kong. It is designed for students who aspire to acquire green building knowledge in tackling green building design considerations required in building related project. It is also suitable for students who want to pave the path to become green building professionals. This programme also equips students with the knowledge of carbon management, environmental policy and auditing issues for understanding essential green initiates for building related practitioners.
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Start 01 MAR 2019 (FRI)
Duration 1 year to 3 years
Fee Total programme fee: HK$41,600 paid in 2 instalments

• First instalment: HK$20,800 (For Module 1 to 4)
• Second instalment: HK$20,800 (For Module 5-6 and 8-9)
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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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)
This is the first green building programme integrated with vital green management topics offered at postgraduate level in Hong Kong. It is designed for students who aspire to acquire green building knowledge in tackling green building design considerations required in building related project. It is also suitable for students who want to pave the path to become green building professionals. This programme also equips students with the knowledge of carbon management, environmental policy and auditing issues for understanding essential green initiates for building related practitioners.
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Start 01 MAR 2019 (FRI)
Duration 1 year to 3 years
Fee Total programme fee: HK$41,600 paid in 2 instalments

• First instalment: HK$20,800 (For Module 1 to 4)
• Second instalment: HK$20,800 (For Module 5-6 and 8-9)
In recent years there has been a marked increase in demand for quality landscaped outdoor areas. To meet the growing need for a part-time training programme in landscape design, HKU SPACE is offering a one-year Certificate Course in Landscape Design. This programme is intended to provide comprehensive coverage of different aspects of landscape design through lectures, site visits, computer workshops and case studies.
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Start 23 FEB 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$23,000 plus expenses incurred in optional field trips / site visits.

With theories, practices and real-life case studies, this programme provides students with the basic knowledge and skills in sustaining cultural landscape asset, including ecology, sustainable agriculture, community engagement and partnerships between different stakeholders and sectors. 課程利用理論及實例個案傳授生態學、永續農業、社區參與及協作等文化景觀保育相關的基本知識和技能,介紹以協作或伙伴合作模式進行價值和資本的永續管理。

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Duration 10 months
With the advances of molecular technology and identification of increasing number of genetic variants and disease markers, genetics has become an integral part of modern medicine.
 
Genetic counselling, a communication process which deals with the occurrence, or risk of occurrence, of a genetic disorder in a family, is in high demand in Hong Kong, because of the need for pre-test and post-test counselling for the increasing number of complex genetic and genomic tests.
 
This short course aims to create awareness and provides an introduction to the field of genetic counselling to healthcare professionals.
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Duration 10 weeks
Fee HK$9000
本課程旨在讓從事滅蟲服務的工作人士,對有害生物之防治及控制、安全事項、除害劑的使用等具有更深入的認識和理解。本課程與[香港蟲害控制從業員協會]合辦。
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開課日期 待定
修業期 11個星期
課程費用 HK$2,900
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Duration 2 years
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Duration 2 years
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Duration 2 years
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Duration 2 years