Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Health Care

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
Hong Kong
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 45,405

About this course

The programme aims to train a new breed of healthcare administrators and nutritionists for the rapidly expanding healthcare industry.  It covers a wide range of subjects in the foundation studies, including infection control, patient care, geriatric care, etc.  Starting from Year 3, the programme will be divided into specialist streams in ‘Health Administration’ and ‘Nutrition and Health’.   Internship opportunities in healthcare institutions will also be provided to students for them to gain practical experience and enhance their employability.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

  • Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
  • IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.
  • IELTS overall score at 6 or equivalent 

Curriculum

YEAR 1

  • Chinese 1
  • GE Core Module 1: The Human Spirit
  • Essential Chemistry
  • Health Psychology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Principles of Healthcare Management
  • English for Academic Studies 1
  • Introduction to Hospital Services
  • Human Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Nutritional Science

YEAR 2

  • GE Core Module 2: Habits of Scientific Thinking
  • Principles & Practice of Dispensing
  • Principles & Practice of Patient Care
  • Principles & Practice of Rehabilitation
  • Human Pathophysiology
  • Infection Control Management
  • English for Academic Studies 2
  • Geriatric Care
  • Mental Health Care
  • Health Organisation Management
  • GE Elective Module 1

YEAR 3

  • Chinese 2
  • GE Core Module 3: Social Dynamics of Organisations
  • Healthcare Counselling Practice
  • Primary Health Care & Health Promotion
  • Patient & Public Relations Management
  • Professional English for Science & Technology
  • Healthcare Facilities Management
  • Occupational Safety & Health Management
  • Procurement & Biomedical Materials Management
  • GE Elective Module 2
  • Research Methods
  • Work-integrated Learning

YEAR 4

  • Epidemiology & Public Health Management
  • Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Community Healthcare Practice
  • Final Year Project
  • Leadership and Strategic Management in Healthcare Services
  • Legal & Ethical Issues in Healthcare Services
  • GE Elective Module 3
  • GE Elective Module 4

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