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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nutrition and Healthcare Management

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Nutrition and Healthcare Management

With effect from 2021/22 academic year, this new programme title will be used. The programme title before 2021/22 academic year was "Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Health Care ".


DepartmentDepartment of Food and Health Sciences

Programme NameBachelor of Science (Honours) in Nutrition and Healthcare Management

Programme CodeST125205
- Application for self-financed places in Year-3 Entry via Through-train Scheme
(Applicable to VTC Higher Diploma Final Year Students and Graduates Only) 

- Application for self-financed places in Year-1 Entry via VTC Admission S6 Portal ; 
- Application for self-financed places in Year-3 Entry via VTC Web-based Admission System ;
- Application for Mainland Student via Mainland Admission System

Mode, Year of Study Accepting Entry & Duration of StudyFull-time: 4 Years (Year 1 Entry) / 2 Years (Year 3 Entry)

Medium of InstructionEnglish

Venue(s)Programme core modules would be conducted at Tsing Yi campus and some General Education (GE) elective modules on other campuses


  • Simulated Ward
  • Dispensing Training Centre
  • Health Science Laboratory
  • Rehabilitation Centre


Qualifications Framework

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nutrition and Healthcare Management is recognised under the QF
QF Level: 5

QR Registration No.: 20/000723/L5

Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2021 to 31/08/2028


Programme Aims

The programme aims to train a new breed of healthcare administrators and nutritionists for the rapidly expanding healthcare industry. In order to match a shift of emphasis of the present healthcare system from treatment-oriented to prevention-focused in Hong Kong, the programme curriculum covers a wide range of health related areas, including nutrition, health science and healthcare administration & management, etc. Internship opportunities in healthcare companies/organizations will also be provided to students so as to enhance their practical experience and employability.

Career Prospects

  • Product Specialists in medical companies
  • Healthcare Officers
  • Nutritionists
  • Medical Centre Administrators
  • Health Information Management Officers
  • Assistant Operations Officers
  • Pharmaceutical Product Specialists
  • Healthcare Research Officers

Professional Recognition

Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Hong Kong Management Association and Associateship of the Hong Kong College of Health Services Executives, and membership of the Hong Kong Nutrition Association as nutritionists.

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements for Year 1:

Please refer to the General Entrance Requirements for details 
Programme-specific Requirements :
  1. For HKDSE, a maximum of two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects can be counted for admission purpose.  Relevant ApL subjects include: Fundamental Health Care, Health Care Practice.
  2. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.


Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.

  1. Additional Core modules are required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. For enquiry please contact Faculty of Science and Technology (Telephone No: 2176 1487 or Email:

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
  • The tuition fee for academic year 2024/25 is $3,235 per credit point (for Local Student) and $3,720 per credit point (for Non-local Student). Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.