Master of Primary Health Care Programme /
Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care
Hong Kong Baptist University
In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education. In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).
Today HKBU encompasses eight Faculties/Schools offering a range of undergraduate programmes, associate degree and higher diploma programmes as well as taught postgraduate programmes and research postgraduate programmes leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees. It prides itself on its dual focus on teaching and research and encourages service to society among its staff and students. Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning.
School of Continuing Education
Established in 1975, the School of Continuing Education (SCE), one of the faculties and schools of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), offers a wide range of full-time and part-time programmes through its College of International Education, Continuing and Professional Education Division as well as Early Childhood and Elementary Education Division to meet the needs of the rapidly changing society.
In addition to HKBU’s postgraduate, undergraduate, associate degree, higher diploma, diploma and certificate programmes, the School also collaborates with overseas universities to offer programmes which lead to a non-local award. To support teaching and research in early childhood education, the School runs the HKBU Kindergarten, the first university-affiliated kindergarten in Hong Kong.
On a self-financing basis, the School operates at two University campuses in Kowloon Tong and Shek Mun as well as four learning centres conveniently located along the Mass Transit Railway lines.
Dedicated to “Imparting Knowledge, Connecting People”, we look forward to being your partner in your pursuit for lifelong learning and professional development.
Western Sydney University
The Western Sydney University (WSU) is a metropolitan university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney, a diverse and growing region of economic opportunity and community aspiration. The University is a substantial and influential institution with 40,000 students enrolled across the six campuses. The University is designed for the knowledge economy of the 21st century where economic growth and social outcomes will depend on the skills of individuals and communities, and where education will be flexible and continually adapt to meet individual needs.
School of Nursing and Midwifery
The School of Nursing and Midwifery is a national leader in nursing and midwifery education, research and scholarship with the largest undergraduate pre-registration nursing degree course, and a wide selection of postgraduate programmes in midwifery and specialty areas of nursing in Australia.
Having a reputation for providing contemporary, relevant and high quality education, the School also commits to support clinical education and research activities. With strong associations with Area Health Services in Western Sydney, the School, as globally connected, has links with universities over the world.
The programme provides invaluable opportunities for health-related professionals to develop a balanced and holistic approach to their professional role within an integrated, dynamic and complex health system. Enabling the creation of the supportive milieu that promotes health, the programme not only supports the development of visionary and pro-active professionals capable of providing leadership in the health care industry, but also facilitates understanding of the relationship that exists between political acumen, capacity building and strong industry partnerships.
Who Should Attend
All health and allied health professionals
- Degree awarded carries the same recognition status as in Australia
- Unique postgraduate programme focusing on Primary Health Care
- Good reputation with 16 intakes since 1996
- Students completed the first 6 units may choose to exit with a Graduate Diploma
- Adopt a flexible continuous assessment approach
- Offer 18-hour face-to-face teaching for each unit by experienced local experts in the field
- Study one unit in each term with steady study schedule
- Full access to both online and on-campus library facilities
- Free workshops to hone students’ academic writing and library research skills