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Application for Diploma in Epidemiology / Diploma in Biostatistics

Diploma in Epidemiology / Diploma in Biostatistics is a 1-year part-time programme. Courses in Epidemiology / Biostatistics (9 credit units in total) are required for graduation. 

Diploma in Epidemiology (9 Credit Units) Diploma in Biostatistics (9 Credit Units)
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Epidemiological Study Designs
  • Analysis of Epidemiological Data
  • Protocol Development
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Linear Models
  • Categorical & Survival Data Analysis
  • Protocol Development


  • Bachelor’s degree, and should preferably be working in health-related areas.

Extended Application Deadline

15 July 2020 

Submission of Application Form
The completed application and supporting documents should be sent to the following address with an application fee of HK$300.00 (A crossed personal cheque or bankdraft made payable to: “The Chinese University of Hong Kong”).

Course Administrator
MSc in Epidemiology & Biostatistics Programme
2/F, School of Public Health,
Prince of Wales Hospital,
Shatin, N.T., HONG KONG
“Diploma in Epidemiology/ Biostatistics Application”

Required Documents

Photocopy of certificates of academic/professional qualifications (e.g. examination certificates and other qualifications) and photocopy of the applicant’s HKID card/other identity document as given in the Application Form.  Original documents must not be sent.

Tuition Fee in 2020-21: HK$43,650.00*

Tuition Fee Payment

Students are required to pay the first installment of course fee HK$21,825* (half of full fees) before the course commences. The fees, once paid, are non-refundable or non-transferable. Payment(s) can be made by a crossed cheque or bankdraft, payable to “The Chinese University of Hong Kong”

The Programme reserves the right to cancel the course if the number of registered students is insufficient or for other unanticipated reasons.    

*Subject to annual review.

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