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    A range of Specialist Fields

    The Health and Life Sciences Discipline covers a wide range of specialised and occupational areas, including:

    • Analytical Science
    • Applied Nutritional Studies
    • Beauty and Personal Care Products
    • Biomedical Science
    • Biotechnology
    • Chemical Technology
    • Conservation and Tree Management
    • Dispensing Studies
    • Environmental Protection and Management
    • Environmental Science
    • Food Technology and Safety
    • Health Studies
    • Medical Centre Operations
    • Occupational Safety and Emergency Operations
    • Pharmaceutical Science
    • Rehabilitation Services
    • Vision Health Care


    Rich Industry Knowledge

    Our experienced teachers share their professional knowledge with students and equip them with the necessary knowhow and skills to excel in the industry. Diversified learning experience and activities include:

    • Lectures
    • Laboratory works
    • Tutorials
    • Case studies
    • Visits
    • Seminars
    • Project work
    • Industrial attachment


    Modern Facilities

    Our campuses house laboratories and facilities with sophisticated instruments, such as the Analytical Testing Training Centre, Smart Living Home and Health Tech Center, all contribute to facilitate students' training and product development in the respective specialised areas.


    Career Prospects

    Graduates are highly sought after by government bodies, the science, healthcare and medical sectors.

    Industry Recognition


    Programmes offered by the Health and Life Sciences discipline are recognized by various professional bodies subjected to fulfillment of requirements, including:
    • Australian Institute of Medical Scientists, Australia
    • Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong
    • Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government
    • Hong Kong Association for Testing, Inspection and Certification
    • Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization
    • Hong Kong Food Hygiene Administrators Association
    • Hong Kong Food Professionals Association
    • Hong Kong Food Science and Technology Association Limited
    • Hong Kong Pharmacy Technicians Association
    • Labour Department, Hong Kong SAR Government
    • Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Hong Kong
    • Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom
    • Social Welfare Department, Hong Kong SAR Government
    • The Cosmetic & Perfumery Association of Hong Kong Limited
    • The Hong Kong Society of Cosmetic Chemists 
    • Tree Management Office, Hong Kong SAR Government


    VTC Experts (Health and Life Sciences)

    Continue Professional Development

    Health and Life Sciences Discipline provides short courses for professional development to facilitate life-long learning.

    For detail, please visit here.

    Campus Offering Programmes from Health and Life Sciences Discipline
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