Application for 2022 intake is now open!
Today’s competitive job market demands specialization beyond a bachelor’s degree. The Master of Science in Gastroenterology, Asia’s first and only premier postgraduate programme in gastroenterology, is designed to address those growing career demands. It will give you the knowledge, experience, and opportunities to set you apart as a future leader in the ever-expanding GI field.
INCLUSIVITY OF AN EXCLUSIVE DEGREE
Digestive diseases are rapidly increasing by number and complexity. Cancers related to digestive disorder account for 45% of deaths in WHO Western Pacific region.* In response to the soaring demand for all-round GI professionals, the number of registered gastroenterologists in Hong Kong rose from 61 in 2001 to 199 in 2018. A specialized degree in gastroenterology, therefore, will give you a competitive edge in a commencing and advancing your career in the ever expanding GI field.
You don’t have to be a gastroenterologist or an aspiring one to enroll in our programme. Our alumni come from diverse professional backgrounds.
Fresh degree graduates, doctors, nurses, researchers, dietitians, pharmacists, allied health practitioners, Chinese medicine practitioners, nutritionists, radiation therapists all find our programme beneficial in preparing them to tackle even the most difficult digestive diseases.
One of its kind, the Master of Science in Gastroenterology programme boosts features unmatched by any degree in Asia. Combining multidisciplinary approaches, leadership coaching, researching opportunities, invaluable network, and critical thinking training, our programme offers an unsurpassed education in GI for people who are ready to become a leader in the field.
Principles in Gastroenterology
Statistics & Research Methodology
Communication & Health Administration
GI & Liver Diseases
Management of GI Diseases
Our faculty is made up of world-class medical experts. You will learn from these exceptional professors from a spectrum of specialties with outstanding academic credentials and a breadth of clinical experience.
Professor Grace Wong
Professor Yeoh Eng Kiong
Professor Justin Wu
Professor Fung Hong
Professor Joseph Sung
Our programme is offered by the prestigious The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), which has been ranked No. 7 in Time Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2019. With more than 20,000 local and international enrolments annually, CUHK consistently attracts the brightest students with its stimulating learning environment and excellent academic reputation. Be amongst one of them to make a wise choice in joining our community.
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No. of International Students
Times Higher Education (THE)
ASIA University Rankings 2021
in Medicine in Asia
by QS World University Ranking
QS World University Rankings 2022
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Join our community of foremost experts and leading healthcare professionals. Turn your aspiration into reality! Registering for the programme is easy. We are ready to assist you in every step!