Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food and Nutrition - HKU SPACE: Dietetics, Food & Nutrition courses
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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food and Nutrition

Ulster University, United Kingdom
Awarded by
Ulster University, United Kingdom
Course Code
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Start Date
11 Oct 2021 (Mon)
2 years
Course Fee
Course fee: HK$132,000 (to be paid in 3 instalments)

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.

This degree aims to provide a comprehensive education in food and nutrition, which enables graduates to have a wide range of employment and progression options for further study.

It is an extension programme to an honours Degree level for applicants who hold the higher diplomas or associate degrees or the combined credit transfer equivalent, obtained from successfully completing required Advanced Certificates at HKU SPACE.
Teaching Block 1
  • Transferable Skills: Biosciences
  • Microbiology
  • Global Innovation-led Entrepreneurship
Teaching Block 2
  • Health Promotion and Nutrition Education
  • Food Safety Management
  • Nutrition Research Methodologies
Teaching Block 3
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Nutrition
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Food, Nutrition and Dietetics Research Project
Upon successful completion graduates may apply to pursue  postgraduate degrees (taught or research) in tertiary institutions or at HKU SPACE.
Information is subject to change by HKU SPACE and Ulster University without prior notice. Please contact Programme Staff for latest information.
Application Code 1950-HS014A -

  • 3 sessions per week including Mon, Wed, Fri (7:00-10:00 pm) or Sat (2:30-5:30 pm)
Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

Applicants shall:
(a) (i) hold a Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Food Management or equivalent; OR
      (ii) *have successfully completed all the required HKU SPACE programmes namely:
  • Advanced Certificate in Nutrition and
  • ANY TWO of "Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Nutrition Or Advanced Certificate in Clinical Nutrition and Health Promotion Or Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition" and
  • Advanced Certificate in Food Service Management and
  • Advanced Certificate in Quality Control and Food Safety Management and
  • Advanced Certificate in Food Science and
  • Advanced Certificate in Human Biochemistry and Physiology; OR
       (iii) provide evidence of their ability to undertake the programme through the accreditation of prior certificated and experiential learning.
(b) provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:
       (i) HKCEE English Language (Syllabus B) at Grade E or level 2; OR HKDSE Examination Level 2 in English; OR
      (ii) an overall band of 6 with subtest of 5.5 in the IELTS or equivalent.
Based on the applicant's academic background, bridging courses at HKU SPACE suggested by the programme team may be required.
Degree/Associate Degree holder in Biological Related Sciences who have successfully completed the "bridging courses" will normally have satisfied the entry requirements. These bridging courses are decided by programme team based on the applicant's academic background. (e.g. Applicants with limited knowledge in food science are normally required to study Advanced Certificate in Food Science prior to entry to the BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition programme).
Degree holders in non-related sciences who have successfully completed the HKU SPACE programmes namely: Advanced Certificate in Nutrition and  Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Nutrition or  Advanced Certificate in Clinical Nutrition and Health Promotion and  Advanced Certificate  in Food Science and Advanced Certificate in Human Biochemistry and Physiology will normally have satisfied entry requirements.
Application Fee

HK$150 non-refundable

Course Fee
  • Course fee: HK$132,000 (to be paid in 3 instalments)

Application Form Application Form

Enrolment Method
Interested candidates should apply by returning the speial application form, together with relevant supporting documents and an application fee of HK$150 (non-refundable) to either:
By post: Attn to Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, 13/F., Fortress Tower, 250 King's Road, Hong Kong.
In person: any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Counters (Attn: Dietetics, Food and Nutrition)
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS  or WeChat Pay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS or WeChat Pay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/MasterCard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or MasterCard, including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE MasterCard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

The course fees of all open admission courses (courses enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes can be settled by using PPS via the Internet. Applicants may also pay the relevant course fees by VISA or MasterCard online. Please refer to the Online Services for details.


  • For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, WeChat Pay, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For additional certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.