Students can enroll for either (a) a part-time mode of study consisting of four semesters over two calendar years, or (b) for a 1-year full-time programme

Online application (Full-/Part-time) (Click here to apply)

* Those who do not wish to pursue the MMedSc degree may just take the Specialised Module  Occasional Students Application Form. Please contact the Module Coordinator or send in your enquiry

* International students are advised to take the length of time required for visa application into consideration.

Programme Overview

Master of Medical Sciences (MMedSc)

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

The University of Hong Kong

These FIVE modules account for Module value of 6 (120 hours):


Module 1: Principle of Genetic Counselling (Module value=1, 20 hrs)

Module 2: Risk Calculation & Effective Communication in Genetic Counselling (Module value=1, 20 hrs)

Module 3: Clinical Application of Genetic, Cytogenetic & Biochemical Analyses in Genetic Diagnosis and Screening (Module value=1, 20 hrs)

Module 4: Genetics in Medicine (Module value=2, 40 hrs)

Module 5: Public Health Genomics (Module value=1, 20 hrs)



Student will be assessed through in-course assessment (e.g. assignment ad/or class performance, individual and group work, practical assessment on counselling skill, report on clinical attachment) and final examination (Paper and/or OSCE stations) (100%)


Dissertation will be separately assessed (100%)