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Clinical Gerontology and End-of-Life Care

12 months
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About

Clinical Gerontology and End-of-Life Care from The Chinese University of Hong Kong aims to provide knowledge and training for professionals involved in the care of older people and in end-of-life care in diverse settings.  

Overview

Clinical Gerontology and End-of-Life Care from The Chinese University of Hong Kong covers a wide range of topics in biological, social, biological and clinical gerontology. It also covers service models for older people and palliative care, and ethical principles in elderly and end-of-life care. The optional programme in clinical gerontology will cover epidemiology, research methodology and clinical topics in geriatric medicine while the optional programme in end of life care will cover symptom control and medical care of people at end of life. The project and case studies will train the students in the application of knowledge and in the planning and execution of scientific enquiry or service improvement.

Students at Clinical Gerontology and End-of-Life Care from The Chinese University of Hong Kong will:

  • Be able to participate care and conduct multidisciplinary care discussions 
  • Be able to plan health services research or evaluation of services and data analysis

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Demography, Sociology, Social Work and Health Economics and Psychology of ageing
  • Biology of Ageing & Concept of Successful Ageing and Measurement
  • Service Models for Ageing & Population
  • Ethical Principles and Dilemmas in End of Life Care
  • Epidemiology and Research Methodology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

29 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

  • Students should hold a Bachelor’s degree in health or social sciences from a recognized university, normally with honours not lower than second class, or completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to our honours degree. 
  • They must also fulfill the ‘English Language Proficiency Requirement’ as stipulated by the Graduate School before being considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19117 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19117 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19117 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19117 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Full time HK$150,000 per annum
  • Part time HK$75,000 per annum

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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