Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, M.Sc. | Part time | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
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Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

24 months
Duration
9180 USD/year
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About

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism from The Chinese University of Hong Kong aims to equip health care professionals with the latest advances in research and development in the field of diabetes, obesity, metabolic and endocrine diseases. Students can also equip with the skills to diagnose, assess, manage and educate patients with these common but complex diseases in the community.    

Overview

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism from The Chinese University of Hong Kong will have an in-depth understanding of scientific principles underlying regulation of the endocrine system and maintenance of homeostasis including energy metabolism and effective use of currently available diagnostic and assessment tools as well as therapeutic options in the management of diabetes, obesity, metabolic and endocrine diseases.

Students at Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism from The Chinese University of Hong Kong will gain knowledge in:

  • importance of psychological, cognitive and behavioral aspects in the development and management of these chronic diseases     
  • importance of care organization and continuous quality improvement with particular emphasis on practice of evidence-based medicine and patient education using a holistic and multidisciplinary approach 
  • latest advances and controversies in both clinical and basic research programmes in the field of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and their relevance to clinical practice
  • critical appraisal of published data and articles in the field of diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism 
  • conceptualization, design and implementation of clinical research programmes with effective data analysis, interpretation and publication

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Obesity
  • Management of diabetes and pregnancy including gestational diabetes
  • Dyslipidaemia and hypertension
  • Childhood diabetes
  • Cardiovascular complications of diabetes
  • Renal complications of diabetes
  • Therapeutics diabetes education
  • Diabetes in-patient care and special situations
  • Retinopathy
  • Practical aspects of insulin treatment
  • Diabetes self management
  • Quality diabetes care
  • Weight Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. 

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18360 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    9180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18360 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Programme Fee (entire programme): HKD144,060 (HKD72,030 per year for two years)

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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