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Professional Certificate Programmes

Professional Certificate Programme in Biostatistics/ Professional Certificate Programme in Epidemiology is a 1-year part-time programme. 4 Courses in Biostatistics/ Epidemiology (9 credit units in total) are required for graduation. 

Professional Certificate Programme

in Biostatistics

Professional Certificate Programme

in Epidemiology

Programme Recognition 

The programmes were designed in accordance with the Hong Kong Qualification Framework Level 6 on the Qualifications Register (QR). Our students are eligible to apply for unit exemption of the Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Master of Science in Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health and/ or Master of Public Health after graduation based on the Policy on Course and Unit Exemptions for Postgraduate Students in CUHK. The application is subject to the approval from Taught Postgraduate Programme Committee and Graduate School.


Applicants should have possessed a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, or equivalent. Relevant education background and working experience in the health-related area would be preferred.


Applications will be processed on a rolling basis. Early application is therefore highly advantageous.

How to Apply
Complete the Online Application Form with the application fee HK$300.00 paid. The Application fee by crossed CHEQUE made payable to "The Chinese University of Hong Kong" should be sent IN A WEEK to:

Course Administrator
MSc in Epidemiology & Biostatistics Programme
Rm202, 2/F, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care,
Prince of Wales Hospital,
Shatin, N.T., HONG KONG
“Professional Certificate Programme in Biostatistics Application” ”Professional Certificate Programme in Epidemiology Application”

Application Deadline 

23 August 2024

Required Documents

Scanned copy of certificates of academic/professional qualifications (e.g. examination certificates and other qualifications) and scanned copy of the applicant’s HKID card/other identity document as given in the Application Form.  Original documents must not be sent.

The Programme reserves the right to cancel the course if the number of registered students is insufficient or for other unanticipated reasons.    

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