The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department of Community and Family Medicine
4/F, School of Public Health,
Prince of Wales Hospital,
Shatin, N.T.
Hong Kong
China

Tel: +852 (0)2252 8800
Fax: +852 (0)2606 3500/3791
Email: cfm@cuhk.edu.hk
Internet: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/med/cmd/index.html


Courses on this page:    Master of Public Health Programme
Applied Nutrition and Family Health

Course Title Master of Public Health Programme
Institution Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country China
Type Master
Topics Public/Global Health: Health Policy and Planning
Public/Global Health: Epidemiology and Disease Control
Health Determinants: Environment and Ecology
Health Research and Methods: Statistics
Health Research and Methods: Social Sciences
Health Research and Methods: Behavioural Sciences
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Department of Community and Family Medicine, Hong Kong
Objectives/
Content

The MPH programme is an integrated theory-practice curriculum that allows students to achieve professional public health competency. It provides broad public health perspectives and skills necessary to assume effective leadership in public health practice, reflecting the three domains of health improvement, health protection and health service quality.

Core Courses:
1. Foundations of Public Health
2. Epidemiology I
3. Biostatistics I
4. Health Policy and Management
5. Environmental Health Sciences I
6. Environmental Health Sciences II
7. Sociomedical (Behavioural) Sciences
The core courses of the MPH are equivalents to the required courses of Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management & Public Health.

Concentration Areas
16 units from any of the following:
Epidemioogy & Biostatistics
1. Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Health Protection
2. Infectious Diseases
3. Occupational Health
Health Services
4. Gerontology and Geriatrics
5. Health Services Management
6. Men’s Health
7. Women’s Health
Health Improvement
8. Public Health in Practice including health promotion and global health

Next Beginning September - June every year
Duration 1 year (full-time ) , 2 years (part - time)
Participants'
Profile
The target candidates are health professionals, administrators, nurses, veterinarians, academics, teachers, social workers and researchers who are committed to protecting and improving the health of communities.
Requirements Bachelor´s Honours Degree or Bacheolor´s degree in medicine or an approved health related field
Structure A total of at least 36 credit units must be accumulated from the programme’s core, concentration areas and electives courses for conferment of the MPH degree. Students are required to take 16 units of the core courses; 16 units from the concentration areas, including either a practicum or selected project work depending on area of concentration; and 4 units from accepted electives for the concentration areas.
Teaching staff Academic staff of the School of Public Health, Department of Community & Family Medicine, Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Medical Research Support Centre [Clinical Trials, Evidence Based Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics], Centre for Occupational & Environmental Health Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and affiliated local & international staff.
Course fee HK$130,000 ( 1 year full-time)
HK$65, 000 per year (2 years part-time)
For further
information
Chan Queenie
Tel: +852 (0)2 251 88 86
Email: mph_cuhk@cuhk.edu.hk
Internet: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/med/cmd/MPH/images/pam10.pdf
Last update 30/05/2007 mas
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Course Title Applied Nutrition and Family Health
Institution Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country China
Type Diploma
Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics Health Determinants: Nutrition and Malnutrition
Healthcare areas: Health Promotion and Education
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Department of Community and Family Medicine, Hong Kong
Objectives/
Content

Basic nutrition, family health and special nutrition requirements throughout the lifespan, physical activity, nutritional therapy for commmon diseases, food safety and food borne illnesses.

Next Beginning Diploma: September - July every year
Certificate: September - April every year
Participants'
Profile
Health care professionals, social workers, professionals related to health promotion and food industry.
Course fee Diploma: HK$23,000
Certificate: HK$9,5 00
For further
information
Lam Eric
Tel: +86 (0)2635 0106
Fax: +86 (0)2645 3276
Email: mph_cuhk@cuhk.edu.hk
Last update 30/05/2007 mas
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