Professional Certificate Programme in
Chinese and Integrative Medicine Management 2021

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Health Services Management programme is a multidisciplinary field of inquiry and practice concerned with the delivery, quality and costs of healthcare for individuals and populations. This Professional Certificate Programme is modelled upon the existing very successful Master of Science in Health Services Management Programme (MScHSM) which emphasizes on “Open your eyes, Grow your mind, Pave your way”. It is designed to address key challenges in managing Chinese and Integrative Medicine services and is composed of courses that are specific to Chinese and Integrative Medicine, and a selection of other courses from the MScHSM portfolio that would be most suitable for an entry level health services manager.

The four courses in the programme are:

- Health System, Policy and Management
- Healthcare Organization and Management
- Quality & Safety Management
- Topics in Chinese Medicine Practice Management

Programme Highlights

  • Blended learning emphasizing on interactions and enriching insights

  • Case studies that bring together experiences and critical thinking

  • Taught by experienced health management leaders who had worked in Health Industry for more than 10 years.

  • QF Level 5 Professional Certificate Programme

  • Accredited Certificate Programme by the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong

  • Duration: (1 Year Part-Time Study - from Sep 2021)

What you can learn:

Upon the completion of the programme, you will have acquired the ability to

  • Understand the concepts of health services management including healthcare organisations and management, basic financial management with an advanced understanding on the structural and functional characteristics of health systems;

  • Develop the student’s competency in applying the knowledge and learning to appraise day-to-day management and operational problems in Chinese medicine organisations;

  • Understand the concept, framework, practical approaches and current movement for safe, efficient, effective, and patient-centred healthcare and be able to apply these skills in change and quality management;

  • Understand the particularities in managing Chinese and integrative medicine services in group or tripartite practice environments;

  • Develop and evaluate evidence based integrative medicine service models.

Programme Director

Prof. YEOH, Eng-kiong


  • Professor of Public Health, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Programme Co-directors

Prof. HUNG, Chi-tim

MBBS, Dip Pain Management (HKCA), MSc (Health & Hospital Mgt)(Birm), FANZCA, FHKCA, FRACMA, FHKCCM, FHKAM (Anaesthesiology), FHKAM (Community Medicine)


Professor of Practice in Health Services Management,JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
ACHS Surveyor

Hospital Chief Executive, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hospital Authority
Cluster Chief Executive, New Territories East Cluster, Hospital Authority
Hospital Chief Executive, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hospital Authority
Cluster Chief Executive, Kowloon Central Cluster, Hospital Authority
President, Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists
Vice-President (Education & Examinations), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine


Prof. LEUNG, Ting-Hung

MBBCh (Dubl), MSc (Public Health) (Singapore), FHKAM (Community Medicine), FRACMA


Director, School of Chinese Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Head, Chinese Medicine Division, Department of Health, HKSAR Government
Deputy Director of Health, Department of Health, HKSAR Government
Controller, Centre for Health Protection, HKSAR Government
Temporary Advisor in traditional medicine, WorldHealth Organization

Tuition Fee

  • Application Fee: HK$300

  • Tuition Fee: HK$34,300 for the completion of the 4 courses 

  • All payment received are non-refundable.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree awarded by a recognized institution and preferably possess at least one year of working experience in Chinese medicine clinic or related healthcare organization

How to Apply?

Application should be submitted online at or via Paper Form to our admission office


Postal Address: Room 202, 2/F, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T. (CIMM 2021)

  • The following documents to be submitted to our CIMM Admission office:

    • Copies of Qualification certificates

    • A copy of HKID card

    • A Recommendation letter

    • A Personal statement indicating your background and interest in the Programme (1 page of A4 size paper is appreciated)

    • A crossed cheque of HK$300 made payable to “The Chinese University of Hong Kong” (Please write your name, contact number and "Application fee for CIMM Programme" at the back of the cheque) *Non-refundable*

  • Shortlisted candidates might be invited for the interview.​​

  • Successful applicants will receive a confirmation. Tuition fee should be paid by cheque within 2 weeks after confirmation and send to us

The Programme reserves the right to cancel the course if the number of registered students is insufficient or for other unanticipated reasons.

Application Deadline: 31 JULY 2021

Room 202, School of Public Health,

Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin,

N.T., Hong Kong

(852) 2252 8448 / 8428

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