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Research Postgraduate Courses (Full List) (2019/20)

IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. All MPhil and 4-year PhD candidates are required to complete three Research Postgraduate courses of the Medical Faculty. For other requirements stipulated by the Graduate School, please visit the Graduate School website: https://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/current-students/courses-workshops-dialogues-career-preparation

  2. Students who would like to take courses offered by other Faculties in lieu of the 3 required courses of the Medical Faculty are required to submit a formal application with endorsement from the Principal Supervisor to the Faculty Office in advance.

  3. Students should contact the relevant course coordinators for the examination timetables.

  4. Students who are interested in taking more Faculty/Departments courses than the minimum specified requirement will have to complete the Application Form attached and pay a special course fee of HK$200 per course.


Department

Course Code

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Medicine

MMPH6196

Cell Metabolism

Semester 1

MMPH6205

Current Therapeutic Strategies for Metabolic Diseases

Semester 2

Microbiology

MMPH6119

Current Topics in Medical Microbiology

Not offered

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

MMPH6120

Assisted Reproduction Technology (Laboratory)

Semester 2

MMPH6147

Research Seminars in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Across Semesters (semester 1 enrollment only)

MMPH6186

Research Methodologies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Semester 1

Orthopaedics & Traumatology

MMPH6124

Basic Medical Bioengineering

Semester 1

Pathology

MMPH6001

Laboratory Methods and Instrumentation

Semester 1

MMPH6016

General Cytopathology

Semester 1

MMPH6020

Molecular Medicine

Semester 2

MMPH6139

Techniques and Applications of Molecular Pathology

Semester 1

MMPH6140

Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics of Cancer

Semester 2

MMPH6176

Current Topics and Techniques in Immunology

Semester 2

Pharmacology & Pharmacy

MMPH6127

Principles of Drug Action

Semester 1

MMPH6128

Therapeutic Strategies for the Management of Cardiac and Respiratory Diseases

Semester 2

MMPH6129

Basic and Applied Toxicology

Not offered

MMPH6172

Advances in Vascular Biology and Therapeutics

Semester 1

MMPH6185

Advanced Drug Delivery and Drug Development

Semester 1

MMPH6022

Therapeutic Antibodies

Semester 2

Psychiatry MMPH6192 Course and Outcome of Psychotic Disorders 1

Not offered

MMPH6193 Critical Appraisal and Evidence-based Approaches in Psychosis   1

Not offered

MMPH6194 Neurocognitive of Dysfunctions in Psychosis 1

Semester 2

MMPH6195 Neurobiological Processes in Psychosis 1

Semester 2

MMPH6197 Clinical Decision Making in Psychotic Disorders 1

Not offered

MMPH6198 Descriptive Psychopathology 1

Semester 1

MMPH6199 Early Intervention for Psychosis 1 Semester 2
MMPH6200 Introduction to Psychotic Disorders: Epidemiology and Aetiology 1 Semester 1
MMPH6201 Pharmacological Interventions for Psychosis 1 Semester 2
MMPH6202 Psychosis and Society: Stigma, Legal and Ethical Issues1

Not offered

MMPH6203 Psychosocial Interventions for Psychosis1

Semester 2

MMPH6204 Specialized Case Intervention for Psychosis1

Not offered

Surgery

MMPH6138

Laboratory Animal Handling and Surgical Techniques

Semester 2

School of Biomedical Sciences

MMPH6005

Practical Bioinformatics

Semester 1

MMPH6007

Advanced Cell Biology and Neurobiology

Semester 2

MMPH6008

Genes and Gene Functions in Diseases

Semester 2

MMPH6009

Integrative Perspectives of Body Functions

Semester 2

MMPH6011

Working with Genes and Proteins

Not offered

MMPH6019

Advances in Cardiovascular Physiology

Semester 2

MMPH6134

Biomedical Sciences Seminar

Both Semesters (1&2)

MMPH6149

Recent Advances in Biomedical Technology

Semester 2

School of Chinese Medicine

MMPH6187

Current Research and Development of Chinese Medicines

Semester 2

School of Public Health

MMPH6002

Introduction to Biostatistics 2

Semester 1

MMPH6003

Introduction to Epidemiology

Semester 1

MMPH6006

Evidence Based Practice

Not offered

MMPH6106

Advanced Epidemiological Methods I 1

Semester 2

MMPH6107

Epidemiology of Important Health Conditions 1

Not offered

MMPH6108

Principles of Public Health 1

Semester 1

MMPH6109

Health Behaviour and Communication1

Semester 1

MMPH6115

Health Leadership and Management 1

Semester 1

MMPH6116

Health Economics 1

Semester 2

MMPH6117

Advanced Statistical Methods I 1

Semester 2

MMPH6141

Health and Society

Semester 1

MMPH6146

Health Policy and Politics 1

Semester 2

MMPH6150

Advanced Statistical Methods II 1

Summer

MMPH6154

Health Promotion and Health Education 1

Not offered

MMPH6157

Intermediate Epidemiology 1 Semester 1

MMPH6158

Perspectives in Health Care Management 1

Not offered

MMPH6159

The Practice of Public Health 1

Semester 2

MMPH6164

Risk: Perception, Decisions and Communication 1

Summer

MMPH6167

Infectious Disease Epidemiology 1 Semester 2

MMPH6168

Infectious Disease Modelling 1

Summer

MMPH6170

Resources for Health

Summer

MMPH6173

Introductory Public Health Genomics

Summer

MMPH6177

Statistical Inference Using R

Not offered

MMPH6178

Health Informatics

Not offered

MMPH6179

Public Health Leadership

Not offered

MMPH6180

Public Health Law and Ethics

Not offered

MMPH6181

Public Health Nutrition

Not offered

MMPH6182

Health Communication

Not offered

MMPH6183

Human Resources (HR) in Health Care Organisations

Not offered

MMPH6188

Environmental Health Assessment

Summer

MMPH6189

Environmental Health Hazards and Interventions

Semester 2

MMPH6190

Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology 1

Not offered

MMPH6206

Emerging Infectious Diseases and "One Health"

Semester 2

MMPH6207

Infectious Diseases in Public Health

Semester 2

MMPH6208

Measurement in Health Semester 1

MMPH6209

Qualitative Health Research

Semester 2

MMPH6210

Advanced Epidemiological Methods II

Summer

MMPH6211

Molecular Epidemiology: Microbial Genetics and Evolution

Summer

HKU-Pasteur Research Pole

MMPH6171

HKU - Pasteur Virology Course 1

Summer

MMPH6174

HKU - Pasteur Immunology Course 1 Not offered

MMPH6175

HKU - Pasteur Cell Biology Course 1

Semester 1

Note:

1. Approval from the Department must be sought prior to enrollment

2. For research postgraduate students in the School of Public Health, MMPH6002 Introduction to Biostatistics can be taken in lieu of GRSC6035 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Sciences & Related Disciplines) or GRSC6037 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Sciences & Related Disciplines) but it will not be counted towards fulfilling the coursework requirement of 3 core courses of the Medical Faculty.