Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases (PDipID) 21st Intake
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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Extended to 18 September, 2020
We are now inviting application for admission to the 21st intake of Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases (PDipID) Programme & Infectious Diseases Courses, organized by Department of Microbiology and the Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU.
The PDipID programme and Infectious Diseases Courses aim to provide understanding of, and practical experience in, infectious diseases management for physicians, surgeons, clinical microbiologists, other clinicians and health care workers who are actively involved in the daily management of patients suffering from infectious diseases. Special emphasis is put on infections that are major health problems locally or globally.
The Programme is recognised as a quotable qualification by the Medical Council of Hong Kong.
Mode of Attendance:
Part Time (two years)
Course Structure: 
·         Six two-days Infectious Disease Courses
·        Clinical Attachment (3 Friday Infectious Diseases Rounds, Two Bedside Infectious Diseases Consultations and One Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Round & project presentation)
·         A clinical and/or laboratory surveillance project
·         One Literature Reviews of important topics in Infectious Diseases
Programme Entrance Requirements:
To be eligible for admission to the curriculum leading to the Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases, a candidate shall:
(a) comply with the General Regulations;
(b) comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
(c) hold the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of this University, or a degree or another qualification of equivalent standard from another university or comparable institution accepted for this purpose; and
(d) satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if required.
To learn more about the PDipID programme, please visit:
 Course Fees: HK$28,000
Department of Microbiology
Carol Yu Centre for Infection
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Admission & Enquiries:
The Course Secretariat (Tel: 2255 2584; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)