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Pharmaceutical Studies

Pharmaceutical Studies

Pharmaceutical sciences covers knowledge from different fields of medical sciences, including biochemistry, physiology, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, drug dispensing, cosmaceuticals and pharmaceutical analysis.

Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacy

Graduates from Advanced Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science programme can pursue overseas education in pharmacy or pharmaceutical science.  They can also enrol in HKU SPACE's BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science programme.  MSc Clinical Pharmacy programme further enriched the practicing pharmacist with skill and knowledge in clinical pharmacy.

Drug Dispensing and Administration

Foundation Certificate in Basic Dispensing Practice and Use of Medicines, together with Diploma in Pharmaceutical Services in Primary Care programmes, provide 300 hours of structured training in the field of drug dispensing, management and pharmaceutical services.   

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This course is suitable for youngsters who are interested in a career as a pharmacist.  It covers the daily work of a pharmacist, basic concepts of pharmacology and career options in the pharmaceutical industry, via interactive workshops and laboratory demonstrations. 
Start To be advised
Duration 2 weeks
Fee HK$4,200
非處方藥物也稱普通零售藥品或「OTC藥」 (Over-the-counter drugs)。消費者透過自行判斷、購買和使用OTC藥,用以治療輕微及自限性的小病(self-limiting disease),從而緩解不適及輕度的症狀。本課程針對常用OTC藥進行系統介紹,以提升公眾對藥物的功能及安全性的認識。

開課日期 2018年10月5日 (星期五)
修業期 6日
課程費用 HK$1,750
開課日期 待定
修業期 3日
課程費用 HK$900
The programme provides students with a foundation in drug safety and pharmacovigilance principles so as to enable them to be competent in the field. Staff who are working in pharmaceutical production, import/export of pharmaceuticals, retailing and wholesaling of pharmaceuticals, procurement and supply of pharmaceutical products, pharmaceutical regulatory affairs department, risk communication for the drug safety and/or pharmaceutical education can apply.
Start 22 FEB 2019 (FRI)
Duration 10 months
Fee HK$12000
The aim of this course is to help participants to understand local laws, regulations, guidance and enforcement actions that apply to Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices, and to provide participants with an overview of the Undesirable Medical Advertisement Ordinance.
Start 23 AUG 2018 (THU)
Duration 18 hours
Fee HK$1800

As regenerative medicine technologies are developing rapidly over the past few years, the term “Regenerative Medicine” appears very often in the public media.  It calls the public attention to the usage, safety, and business opportunities of regenerative medicine in science and in medical areas.

The Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Bureau encourages local tertiary institutions to conduct more research projects in future on regenerative medicine.  Accordingly, there is a market need of nurturing students the basic knowledge of regenerative medicine, especially in regenerative pharmacology in order to open up their career opportunities in regenerative medicine business in the future.

Start 19 OCT 2018 (FRI)
Duration 10 months
Fee HK$12000
開課日期 2019年2月21日 (星期四)
修業期 6個月
課程費用 HK$7,600
開課日期 2018年10月4日 (星期四)
修業期 5個月
課程費用 HK$8300
The programme aims to delineate the application of medical technologies in aesthetics, in terms of concepts including their efficacy, mechanisms, and safety precautions.  Graduates from this programme will have more in-depth knowledge and skills to provide assistance to medical professionals in the operation of aesthetics procedures and on the daily operation of the aesthetics clinic.
Start 08 OCT 2018 (MON)
Duration 8 months
Fee HK$13800
This programme covers areas of study in life sciences, chemistry and pharmaceutical science. Graduates of this programme may apply for admission to pharmacy programmes in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.  Graduates may also apply for admission to various programmes offered by the University of Manchester, U.K.  Some exemptions may be granted by those overseas Universities, including the University of Manchester, University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, University of South Australia and La Trobe University. Graduates can also apply to the BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science programme, being run by HKU SPACE in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampton.
Start 02 OCT 2018 (TUE)
Duration 2 years
Fee Year 1: HK$44,500#, to be paid in 2 instalments;
Year 2: HK$44,500, to be paid in 2 instalments.

Fee of module exemption application: HK$500 EACH module (Non-refundable)

# The module fee of "Basic Principles of Chemistry", which is pending for approval, is not included.