Young Medical and Healthcare Professional Summer Programme

Course Code: YMHPSP2019

Faculty of: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Managed by: HKU Summer Institute

Level-of-study: S4-S5* or equivalent in the academic year of 2018/2019

Course Period: July 15, 2019 to July 21, 2019

Course Fee: HKD 9,800

Early Bird Offer: Apply on or before February 28, 2019
– 5% discount on course fee
(the early bird offer is not valid in conjunction with other discounts)

Deadline for Application: March 31, 2019

  • Non-local Applicants:  March 31, 2019
  • Local Applicants:          May 31, 2019

*S4 is equivalent to antepenultimate year of secondary studies
*S5 is equivalent to students in their penultimate year of secondary studies



This is a 7-day programme designed for S4 – S5 secondary school students to explore their potentials and interests in medical and health sciences professions. The programme will enable students to gain an insight into their career prospects and allow them to interact with Faculty members and leading experts. Students will also have chances to intermingle with current students from medical and related disciplines and learn more about university life at HKU.

Course Outline

This programme consists of a wide range of learning activities to enhance students’ understanding of medical, dental and health sciences topics through lectures, interactive workshops, laboratory practical sessions and experiential visits. We aim to demonstrate the diversity of expertise and specialties through a hands-on approach and tertiary learning experience. Students will have a chance to understand global health issues, form discussion groups and solve the respective problems from different perspectives of various healthcare professional roles.

Supported by:

  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Castle Peak Hospital
  • The Mental Health Foundation

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