Young Medical and Healthcare Professional Summer Programme

Course Code: YMHPSP 2017

Level-of-study: Secondary 4-5 students (or equivalent) in the academic year 2016-2017

Course Period: July 16, 2017 to July 25, 2017

Programme Fee: HKD 6,800

Deadline for Application:

  • Non-local Applicants:  March 31, 2017
  • Local Applicants:          May 31, 2017


Type of Programme: Non-credit-bearing course

Area of Interest: Medicine, Healthcare

Managed by: HKU Summer Institute


  • Students:       Local; Non-local
  • Study Level:  Secondary 4 -5 Students (or equivalent) in the academic year 2016-2017


This is a new 10-day programme designed for S4 – S5 secondary school students to explore their potentials and interests in medical and health sciences professions. The programme will enable students to gain an insight into their career prospect and allow them to interact with Faculty members and leading experts. Students will also have chances to intermingle with current students from medical and related disciplines and learn more about the university life at HKU.

Course Outline

This programme consists of a wide range of learning activities to enhance students’ understanding of medical and health sciences topics through lectures, interactive workshops, laboratory practical sessions and/or visits. We aim to demonstrate the diversity of expertise and specialties through a hands-on approach and tertiary learning experience. Students will have a chance to understand global health issues, form discussion groups and solve the respective problems from different perspectives of various healthcare professional roles.

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