The Higher Diploma in Heath Care programme (HDHC) aims to to equip students with knowledge, skills and professional demonstration in the roles of health care assistants in various health sectors, involving both private and public healthcare providers, as well as affiliated institutions like, elderly homes, and care homes for disable.
Students will take part in the practicum to acquire the workplace experience and further consolidate their knowledge into real-life practice. The integration of theoretical knowledge, laboratory practice and workplace experience will better prepare students for immediate employment and further studies.
The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF).
QF Level: 4
QR Registration No.: 20/000607/L4
Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2020 - 31/08/2026
5 Core Modules
11 Specialised modules
Main Campus : SSP Campus
Other Learning Centre: CSW Campus
Completion of all required modules including 96hrs practicum package.
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)
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.
Tuition fee： $56,000
Tuition fee： $56,000
The tuition fee is charged on subject basis with HKD $7,000 per subject, total of 16 subjects are to be studied.
#The tuition fee will be subject to adjustment by annual review.
#Tuition fees pay in 20 instalments for full time and 40 instalments for part time (direct debit is mandatory in paying tuition fees)
FASP provides means-tested financial assistance to needy full-time students pursuing locally-accredited, self-financing post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree. The scheme aims to provide financial assistance to needy students so that no eligible students will be denied access to post-secondary education because of lack of means.
For details of the schemes, please visit SFO website at: https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/en/postsecondary/fasp/overview.htm
The NLSPS is used to complement the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) to provide loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees of locally-accredited, self-financing full-time post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree
For details of the schemes, please visit SFO website at: https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/en/postsecondary/nlsps/overview.htm
To promote the development of the self-financing post-secondary sector, the Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme (SPSS) is set up under the Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund to offer scholarships and awards to students pursuing full-time locally-accredited self-financing sub-degree or bachelor's degree (including top-up degree) programmes at non-profit-making education institutions.
For details of the schemes, please visit SPSS website at: https://www.cspe.edu.hk/en/Overview-Measures-Fund-SPSS.html
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Hong Kong Health Paraprofessionals Association, and be employed as occupational therapy assistants, physiotherapy assistants or rehabilitation assistants in rehabilitation and healthcare sectors.
Applicants possessing the following admission requirements are eligible to apply for the programme:
Starting from 2 months before commencement of semester September, February, June
Complete the Online Application form
Applicants will be required to submit/upload the following documents: