FTD59 Higher Diploma in Health Care


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Except for Chinese language courses, lectures will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese as appropriate) and teaching notes and course assessments are in English.


2 Years Full-time


[Local Students]
Full-Time : HK$130,800
(Paid in 4 equal semester installments, HK$32,700 each)



  • The programme is locally accredited and registered as QF Level 4
  • Graduates may apply for direct admission to Year 3 of 5-year nursing degree programme
  • Curriculum designed in accordance with medical, nursing and pharmaceutical practitioners’ recommendations applicable in healthcare settings
  • Taught by local practitioners in nursing and para-medical fields
  • Clinical placement for building up students’ hands-on experience and competence in performing the roles and duties of health workers

The programme aims to equip students with the theoretical underpinning academic knowledge, practical skills and professional manner required for practice in the healthcare sectors. It also equips health workers who are committed to working in the healthcare sectors. It is designed with strong vocational elements for the students to achieve competence, as well as enhanced soft skills to meet the demand from both the employers and the community. Graduates of the programme are eligible to apply for a number of local and overseas degree programmes in health related areas such as Nursing for top-up degree articulation.

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Modified Date: Feb 04, 2019

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