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The Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases [PDipID] programme and infectious diseases update courses aim to provide understanding of and practical experience in infectious-disease management for physicians, surgeons, clinical microbiologists, other clinicians and healthcare workers who are actively involved in the daily management of patients suffering from infectious diseases. Special emphasis is placed on infections that are major health problems locally or globally. The programme lasts for two years on a part-time basis, and comprises teaching and prescribed work including lecture courses, a clinical attachments, a project and a literature review. Students who do not intend to pursue the PDipID qualification may opt to take the individual two-day courses.
The programme is recognised as a quotable qualification by the Medical Council of Hong Kong.
Notes about fees for this course
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To be eligible for admission to the courses leading to a taught postgraduate qualification, a candidate:
a) shall comply with the General Regulations;
b) shall hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;
c) shall satisfy any other admission requirements which may be prescribed from time to time for the relevant curriculum; and
d) for a candidate who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).
An application for exemption from the above requirements shall be considered on a case by case basis.
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