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Professional Certificate Programme in
Chinese and Integrative Medicine Management 2022-23

Programme Overview

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 4 courses in the programme are:

- Quality & Safety Management (2 units): Sep - Nov 2022 (Course Description)
- Health System, Policy and Management (1 unit): Nov 2022 (Course Description​)
- Healthcare Organization and Management (2 units): Apr - Jun 2023 (Course Description​)
- Topics in Chinese Medicine Practice Management (2 units): Jun - Sep 2023 (Course Description​

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 2022 to Sep 2023)

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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.

Our Faculty


Prof. YEOH, Eng-kiong

Programme Director


Professor of Public Health,

JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK


Prof. HUNG, Chi-tim

Programme Co-director

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, CUHK

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Prof. LEUNG Ting-hung

Programme Co-director


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

Professor of Practice in Health Services Management,

JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Study Mode

  • One to Two weekdays' evenings (from 6:30pm to 9:30pm)

  • School of Public Health Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin (10 minutes' walk from City One Shatin MTR Station)


  • Each course has its own assessment method including examination, essay or presentation 

Tuition Fee

  • Application Fee: HK$300

  • Tuition Fee: HK$34,650 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. (Attn: CIMM 2022-23)

  • 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 Jul 2022

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