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Admission Requirements

Applicants should either be (a) a degree holder or (b) a health care professional holding relevant qualifications with 5 years of experience in endocrinology care or research.

Two confidential recommendations are required for those who do not hold a university degree. 


Graduates of Basic Course in General Endocrinology and Metabolism in 2016 and in 2018 are eligible to apply for exemption of Module 1 with a lower programme fee.

Medical doctors who have taken clinical attachment for at least three months at one of the following accredited training centers for endocrinology with a written certification from the trainer are eligible to apply for exemption of EM3C1 – EM3C5:

Prince of Wales Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Queen Mary Hospital

The written certification should be attached to the form of Application for Exemption to Clinical Attachments.

Application Procedures

Application must be made using the downloadable Application Form and returned to the Programme Office with full fees on or before 13 April 2020. 

Please also submit the following documents together with this form:

a. a recent passport size photo

b. a copy of your Hong Kong Identity Card / Passport

c. copies of your academic certificates

d. copies of attendance certificate(s) of the Basic Course in General Endocrinology & Metabolism (if any)

e. separate crossed cheques for application fee and exemption fee (if applicable) made payable to "The Chinese University of Hong Kong"


Mailing Address of the Programme Office 

Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong 

3/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building 

Prince of Wales Hospital 

Shatin, New Territories

Hong Kong