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Short Courses in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care offer courses and degrees across all areas of public health practice.  We offer all students grounding in professionally recognized competencies and in areas increasingly recognized as core to public health.  We are also offer courses in areas of special interest – including epidemiology, environmental health, health promotion, health management.  

Short courses are available either as stand alone opportunities or as a component part of certificate, diploma or degree programmes within the School. They aim to provide continuing education opportunities for those interested in health and healthcare as well as provide training including 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.


English will be used as the medium for instruction.


CME Accreditation


Students are required to obtain a ‘satisfactory pass’ in the assessment for the specified module(s). Upon satisfying these requirements, the “Certificate of Completion” for the selected module will be awarded.


Students who attended at least 75% of the lectures, seminars, tutorials, and practical sessions but did not take the assessment would be awarded a “Certificate of Attendance” instead.

Admission Requirements
A bachelor’s degree preferably in medicine or an approved related field. For non-professional degree holders, honours not lower than second class are required.

Required Documents
Photocopy of identity card, certificates and transcripts of academic/professional qualifications (e.g. diploma/ certificates or other qualifications). Original documents must NOT be sent.


Application Deadline
This application form should be completed and returned at least TWO weeks before the courses commence.

How to apply
he completed application form and supporting documents should be sent to the following address with an application fee of HK$100.00 (A crossed personal cheque or bankdraft made payable to: “The Chinese University of Hong Kong”).


Course Administrator
MSc in Epidemiology & Biostatistics Programme
2/F, School of Public Health,
Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T., HONG KONG
“Short Course Application”

Apply Now for Year 2022 - 2023

Tuition Fee Payment
Students are required to pay full tuition fee before the course commences. The tuition fee, once paid, is non-refundable or non-transferable. Payment(s) can be made by a crossed cheque or bankdraft, payable to “The Chinese University of Hong Kong”

Application Fee: HK$100.00
Course Fee: In modular basis

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

Course Timetable

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