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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
The completed Application Form and supporting documents should be sent to the following address with an application fee of HK$300.00

(A crossed personal cheque or bankdraft made payable to: “The Chinese University of Hong Kong”).

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”

Required Documents

Photocopy of certificates of academic/professional qualifications (e.g. examination certificates and other qualifications) and photocopy 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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