Revised on: 28 July, 2014
  1. Course Director
  2. Deputy Course Director
  3. Objectives
  4. Learning outcomes
  5. Programme of Study
  6. Schedule and Venue
  7. Teaching Faculty
  8. Assessment
  9. Admission Requirements
  10. Modular exemptions
  11. Graduation Requirements
  12. Fees and Application
  13. Past Project Title List

1. Course Director

Prof. Timothy Kwok Chi Yui

2. Deputy Course Director

Prof. Eliza L Y Wong
BScN, MPH, PhD, Accredital Mediator, FHKCHSE, FCHSE
Associate Professor, School of Public Health & Primary Care,
CUHK

3. Objectives

To provide training for professionals involved in the care of the elderly in diverse settings. The course will provide an understanding of the biological changes with age from the cellular level to the physical and psychological changes occurring to the whole person, demography, socioeconomic aspects, the concept of successful ageing, clinical aspects and service organization. The MSc course will also cover the principles of epidemiology and statistics, and research methodology, in the study of the elderly.

Graduates of the course will have a good understanding of the biological, socioeconomic, epidemiological, and clinical aspects of ageing as well as different modes of care. They will be able to play a role in policy decisions regarding the well being of elderly populations, contribute to improvements and maintenance of good standards of care in diverse care settings, and carry out research in these areas.

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