With strong foundations built in research, HKUMed has made tremendous contributions to the study and treatment of various diseases. 53 of our Faculty members are listed among the top 1% of scientists in their fields, while 234 of papers published by our researchers are among the top 1% of papers cited worldwide according to ISI's Essential Science Indicators. Complimented by state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology, we are dedicated to providing world-class support and opportunities for our research postgraduates.
We also offer a wide range of full-time and part-time taught postgraduate programmes, with dedicated efforts from our Departments in driving forward the ongoing developments of its taught curriculum. The taught programmes operate on a semester system, and candidates' academic progress is normally assessed by a combination of written examinations and project assignments throughout the year, as well as a dissertation which will constitute a significant portion of the work of the degree.