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Graduation

  PROGRAMMES   MODE OF STUDY   DURATION
  Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics   Full-time   1 year
  Part-time   2 years
  Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology and Biostatistics   Part-time   10 months

  Diploma in Epidemiology

  Diploma in Biostatistics

  Part-time 

  Part-time

  10 months

  10 months

Recognition of the Programmes
The Hong Kong Medical Council recognizes both the Master of Science and Postgraduate Diploma degrees in Epidemiology and Biostatistics as quotable qualifications. Hong Kong local Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for non-specialists can also be obtained.

Transfer of Credits
Graduates from the Postgraduate Programme and other Postgraduate Programme in Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health & Primary Care, with an average result of B or above, may be exempted from the core courses should they apply for further studies in the Master of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Programme.

Graduation Requirements
1. Master of Science Programme & Postgraduate Diploma Programme: Student's performance is assessed on a course-by-course basis. Students are required to attend at least 75% of the lectures, seminars, tutorials, and practical sessions, and to obtain a ‘satisfactory pass’ in the assessment of each module, with a cumulative overall GPA of at least 2.0 (out of a total of 4).

2. Diploma Programme: Student's performance is assessed on a course-by-course basis. Students are required to attend at least 75% of the lectures, seminars, tutorials, and practical sessions, and to obtain a ‘satisfactory pass’ in the assessment of each module, with a passing grade of "D" or above.

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