Higher Diploma in Health Care

 

Programme Structure

 

Mode of study
Graduation Requirements

Full-time, 2 years
Part-time, 2-3 years

Completion and obtained Pass or above in 16 required subjects

Remarks

Qualified applicants may be exempted from up to 8 modules, which will be decided on a case-by-case basis. (e.g. exemption of maximum 8 modules for Higher Diploma; and exemption of maximum 4 modules for Certificate)

 

 

Modules
Subjects
5 Core Modules
  • Introduction to Academic English
  • Practical Chinese
  • Project Skills
  • Professional Ethics
  • English for Business Communication
11 Specialised modules
  • Introduction to Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
  • Care of Vulnerable People: Gerontology and Disabled I
  • Care of Vulnerable People: Gerontology and Disabled II
  • Care of Vulnerable People: Gerontology and Disabled III
  • Care of Vulnerable People: Gerontology and Disabled IV (Practicum)
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Exercise and Recreational Activities in Rehabilitation
  • Fundamentals of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Introduction to Pathophysiology
  • Counselling to Older People

 

 

Advanced standing

Enrolled students who have prior qualifications from other institution may apply credit transfer or course exemption. Each application will be considered individually.

For more information, please refer to entry requirements.