The school not only provide two public health related Bachelor programmes to train young public health professionals:
Bachelor of Science in Public Health Programme
The Bachelor of Science in Public Health Programme was launched in 2009. It is the only undergraduate programme of its kind in Hong Kong. It provides students who have interests in public health with valuable insights into population health issues. This programmes is bench-marked with world-class universities in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice
The two-year, full-time Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice articulation programme was launched in 2013. It aims at equipping graduates with knowledge, skills and competencies to effectively implement community health programmes.
Minor Programme in Public Health
This programme provides a basic understanding of current public health issues and is targeted towards students from all disciplines. Core public health skills such as foundations in public health, epidemiology, infectious disease, health and social behaviour and introduction to health system will be discussed.
All CUHK students are welcome to apply Minor Programme in Public Health. Students are required to complete at least 15 units (old curriculum students) or 18 units (new curriculum students) of courses to fulfill the requirement of a Minor Programme.
As part of the Faculty of Medicine, our Division staff is engaged in the coordination and teaching of the following courses of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) Programme. Our educational perspectives reflect the need to develop a community based approach to care along with the development of skills needed to enhance health in the community.
MEDF1120: Public Health
MEDU2500 & MEDU3500: Doctor and Patient I & II
MEDU3340 & MEDU4340: Integrated Clinical Communication Skills I & II
MEDU4010: Community and Family Medicine
Last Updated: 22 June 2020