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Certificate for Module (Advancing the Management of Long-term Conditions [Health & Social Care Professions] )
證書 (單元 :長期病患管理 [社康照顧專業])

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
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Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
To be confirmed
34 hours
Course Fee
Deadline on 21 Feb 2024 (Wed)
3762 0833
3104 9137
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This programme focuses on critically applying knowledge and understanding to support service development for people with long term conditions’; promoting self-management and collaborative working. This programme is based on best practice discussed within national and international policy and guidelines. It will explore in depth the impact of long-term conditions on the individual, their family and carers.


The programme aims to encourage practitioners to further develop their knowledge and skills in order to maximise person centred care during routine practice and develop services to support individuals with long term conditions’ in line with health and social care policy.

Programme Details

Programme Objectives

On completion of the programme, students should be able to:

  1. Critically analyse, discuss and debate government policies and priorities in relation to long term condition
  2. Critically appraise models of service delivery
  3. Critically analyse and discuss the application of health psychology to the management of long-term conditions with a focus on self-management
  4. Explore and evaluate the evidence base relating to intervention programmes as applied to their own area of practice


Programme Outlines

  • Current government policies and priorities in relation to long term conditions
  • Service Design and provision for patient centred care in long term conditions
  • Health psychology and health behaviour concepts, models and theories
  • Bio-psychosocial approach to designing, implementing and evaluating health and social care services
  • Working in partnership with service users (e.g. Self-Management UK, shared decision making)
  • Evidence-based best practice, applicable to individuals at different stages of the condition, from acute to community care.



Assessment for this programme is based on coursework assignments.


Mode of Delivery

The programme will be delivered through face-to-face seminars and class-interactive discussions.



Upon sucessful completion of the programme, students will be awarded Certificate for Module (Advancing the Management of Long-term Conditions [Health & Social Care Professions] ) within HKU System through HKU SPACE.

Students will be granted 20 credits at FHEQ# UK Level 7 which may contribute towards future study of the University of Plymouth MSc Advanced Professional Practice.


Application Code 2175-HS203A Apply Online Now
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Days / Time
  • Wednesday, 7:00pm – 10:00pm and occasionally Saturday afternoons 2:30pm - 5:30pm.


Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$14900

Entry Requirements

Applicants shall be health or social care professionals who hold a bachelor’s degree with second class honors or equivalent in any subject awarded by a recognised university.

If the degree or equivalent qualification is from an institution where the language of teaching and assessment is not English, applicants shall provide evidence of English proficiency such as: 

             (i) HKDSE English Language Level 3 or above OR

             (ii) HKALE Grade D or above OR     

             (iii) HKCEE English Language Grade C (Syllabus B) (obtained before 2007) or Level 3 (obtained after 2007) OR

             (iv) an overall band of 6.5 average with no subtests lower than 5.5 in the IELTS OR

             (vi) equivalent qualifications.

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.


  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Advancing the Management of Long-term Conditions [Health & Social Care Professions] )
證書 (單元 :長期病患管理 [社康照顧專業])
COURSE CODE 41C142186 FEES $14,900 ENQUIRY 3762-0833
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Advancing the Management of Long-term Conditions [Health & Social Care Professions] )

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])


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Enrolment Method

Interested candidates should apply by returning the special application form, together with relevant supporting documents, copy of Hong Kong Identity Card (or valid working / dependent visa with original entry permit) and an application fee of HK$150 cheque made payable to "HKU SPACE" (non-refundable) to either:

By post: Attn to Dietetics, Food and Nutritional Sciences, 13/F., Fortress Tower, 250 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong. OR

In person: any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Counters (Attn: Dietetics, Food and Nutritional Sciences). OR

By online: through HKU SPACE website.



  • Applicants should note that simply meeting the minimum admissions requirements does not guarantee entry to a programme. Places are subject to availability and selection criteria, if any.

  • As Hongkong Post adopted new postage rates on 1 January 2018, please make sure that sufficient postage is provided when you send us your supporting documents by post. For mails with postage underpaid, we shall return the mails to senders or ask them to pay for the shortage. Such actions may delay the processing of the applications concerned. For new postage rates please refer to Hongkong Post

Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay 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

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • 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, Alipay, 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 payment 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.