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Why Study with Us

The School of Public Health and Primary Care (SPHPC) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong is one of the largest regional institution with expertise in epidemiology and biostatistics. The newly launched Bachelor of Science in Public Health stands as evidence of our ongoing commitment to excellence in public health education.

Our Epidemiology and Biostatistics programmes are the sole graduate programmes of their kind in Hong Kong. Since inception in the 1980s, over 500 health care professionals have graduated from our programmes and moved on to successful medical, health and academic careers. Our teachers, mostly from in prestigious universities and academic institutions, have substantial experience in teaching and research, and also possess genuine interest in the personal development of their students. World-renowned professors, from leading institutions in the field, are also invited to lecture in the programme. In addition to the traditional topics in epidemiology and biostatistics, our programmes are also highly recognized for their excellence in clinical trials, systematic reviews, and evidence-based medicine.