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Applied Science Discipline

Higher Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science

Programme code AS114202

Graduates may articulate to the degree programmes offered by Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi):
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chinese Medicinal Pharmacy

Graduates can apply for admission to the following programmes :
  • Bachelor of Science in Chinese Medicinal Pharmaceutics (Reg No. 231191)# offered by the China Pharmaceutical University, China (in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE)) (part-time)
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE.
Career Prospects
Graduates of the Technology and Management Stream may be employed as technical / supervisory staff of pharmaceutical manufacturers, or as medical representatives / product registration executives of pharmaceutical traders.
Graduates of the Chinese Medicines Stream may be employed as dispensers in Chinese medicine dispensaries, or as technical / supervisory staff in testing laboratories or as research assistants in research institutes for Chinese medicine industries.