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Teaching and Learning

Master of Public Health programme 

HKU School of Public Health houses many renowned researchers, scientists and experts that are currently at the forefront of advising governments worldwide, international agencies and organizations on response measures and strategies for the COVID-19 pandemic.

The University Grant Council (UGC) will be awarding fellowships, each worth HK$120,000, to 20 incoming local MPH students in recognition of the School’s strategic contribution to capacity building in Hong Kong. Students awarded with the fellowship will pay HK$48,000 for MPH tuition, as compared to the full tuition of HK$168,000. Click here to find out more.

BASc(GHD) Programme (JUPAS Code: JS6250)

COVID-19 shows us more than ever that global health and development issues are interlinked with every aspect of our lives. Decisions made now will have huge health, political, economic and social impact. To develop solutions to COVID-19 and other complex challenges we have to reframe our approach and think from a broad and multidisciplinary perspective.

The Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Global Health and Development [BASc(GHD)] is a ground-breaking interdisciplinary programme that prepares students for a range of careers in an increasingly complex and globalised world. Click here to find out more.

Featured Publications of the Month

  1. Lam T.Y., Jia N., Zhang Y.W., Shum H.H., Jiang J.F., Zhu H., Tong Y.G., Shi Y.X., Ni X., Liao Y., Li W.J., Jiang B.G., Wei W.,  Yuan T.T., Zheng K., Cui X.M., Li J., Pei G.Q., Qiang X., Cheung Y.M., Li W.J., Li L.F., Sun F.F., Qin S., Huang J.C., Leung G.M., Holmes E.C., Hu Y.L. Guan Y. and Cao W.C., Identifying SARS-CoV-2 related coronaviruses in Malayan pangolins, Nature. 2020. 583(7815), 282-5. [link]
  2. Ali ST, Wang L, Lau EHY, Xu XK, Du Z, Wu Y, Leung GM, Cowling BJ.  Serial interval of SARS-CoV-2 was shortened over time by nonpharmaceutical interventions.  Science. [link]
  3. Zhang J., Litvinova M., Wang W., Wang Y., Deng X., Chen X., Li M., Zheng W., Yi L., Chen X., Wu Q., Liang Y., Wang X., Yang J., Sun K., Longini I.M., Halloran M.E., Wu P., Cowling B.J., Merler S., Viboud C., Vespignani A., Ajelli M. and Yu H., Evolving epidemiology and transmission dynamics of coronavirus disease 2019 outside Hubei province, China: a descriptive and modelling study, Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2020, 20(7), 793-802. [link]
  4. Liu Y., Yan L.M., Wan L., Xiang T.X., Le A., Liu J.M., Peiris J.S.M., Poon L.L.M. and Zhang W., Viral dynamics in mild and severe cases of COVID-19.  Lancet Infectious Diseases 2020; 20(6): 656-7. [link]

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