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News & Events > News & Events > Applications for the Doctor of Health Science Programme - 2020 Intake
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Applications for the Doctor of Health Science Programme - 2020 Intake

Date: 17 Jun 2020

The Doctor of Health Science (DHSc) programme offered by the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (FHSS) for admission in September 2020 is now open for application:

  • Hong Kong’s only professional doctoral programme focusing on health science and services
  • preparing health care practitioners for leadership roles in the science and practice of health care through systematic enquiry and theory application
  • recognised as a terminal professional degree for health care disciplines, with graduates able to use the title ‘Dr’ before their names
  • with an option to graduate with a generic award or one of the following specialisms:
  • - Medical Laboratory Science*
    - Medical Imaging and Radiation Science*
    - Nursing
    - Occupational Therapy*
    - Optometry*
    - Physiotherapy*
    - Prosthetics and Orthotics

* These specialism awards are listed quotable qualifications under their respective boards of the Supplementary Medical Professions Council .

The application deadline is 30 June 2020. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews and offers may be made on a rolling-basis. The first round of interview will be conducted soon. We have a quota for admissions and the application will be closed when all the places are filled up.

For more information, please refer to the leaflet and visit the programme website .