FHDHC Higher Diploma in Health Care

Selected for the “Study Subsidy Scheme For Designated Professions/ Sectors (SSSDP)”

Mode of Study


Medium of Instruction

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



2020-2021 Intake
[Local Students]

  Tuition Fee Per Year
Subsidy from SSSDP ^
Actual Tuition Fee*
Year 1 $66,950 -$37,300 $29,650
Year 2 $66,950 -$37,300 $29,650


^ Starting from academic year 2019/20, the programme is subsidized by the government under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). Local students enrolling in the subsidized places of the programme will receive an annual subsidy up to $37,300.

* Tuition fees will be paid in 2 equal installments, i.e., HK$14,825 each semester


  • Largest SSSDP subsidized Higher Diploma programme in healthcare
  • Extensive articulation pathways to facilitate further study in nursing, allied health, and health science, both locally and overseas
  • Strong and experienced teaching team of nurses and allied health practitioners

The programme has a track record of graduates progressing to further study in nursing.

Programme Information
Entry Requirement
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Graduates' Sharing
Cheung Sin Ying
  • [Tung Wah College] Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) in Nursing

Lau Hok Hoi
  • [OUHK] Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing Science and Certification

Suen Chun Fai
  • [Tung Wah College] Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) in Nursing
Wong Chiu Wing
  • [Nursing School of Hong Kong Sanatorium Hospital] Higher Diploma in Nursing (Enrolled Nurses-General)
The programme greatly enriched my knowledge in health care as some courses were taught by Registered Nurses. We also learned a lot of nursing knowledge beyond the classroom from different types of voluntary work.
Tam Wai Yee
  • [The Education University of Hong Kong] Bachelor of Health Education (Honours)
I acquired more in-depth knowledge and skills in health care from the programme, and became more confident in taking care of patients.
Cheung Ho Yan
  • [OUHK] Higher Diploma in Nursing (General)
Wong Chun Hong Joseph
  • [Tung Wah College] Higher Diploma in Nursing
Mok Hoi Lam
  • [St. Teresa's Hospital School of Nursing] Higher Diploma in General Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) Programme
Lai Sum Yi
  • [School of Nursing, Union Hospital] Higher Diploma in General Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) Programme
The knowledge I learned from this programme helped lay a solid foundation for my further studies in nursing. LiPACE’s campus environment was comfortable and lecturers were nice and helpful with our needs. I enjoyed the programme immensely.



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Modified Date: Jan 17, 2020

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