The University of Hong Kong's Medical Faculty is the oldest faculty in tertiary-education in Hong Kong. Its origins go back to 1887, when the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese was founded by the London Missionary Society. Besides training doctors and nurses, the Faculty has always been at the forefront of medical research and development of new clinical services for the benefit of humankind.

The Medical Faculty is the largest in the University with more than 320 full-time teaching staff, around 840 research staff and 700 research postgraduate students. It is one of the most technologically advanced medical institutions in the region.

The Faculty is committed to serving the lifelong-learning needs of the community. Its departments have dedicated efforts in developing high-quality taught postgraduate programmes, and have on-going dialogues with target groups including clinicians, nurses, healthcare professionals and biomedical graduates to explore their interests and needs for professional developments.

The Faculty offers five full-time undergraduate programmes to about 2,000 students, and four research postgraduate programmes and 15 taught doctors/masters and postgraduate diploma/certificate programmes to about 1,400 postgraduate students. Further details about the Faculty can be found at http://www.med.hku.hk/.

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