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Applied Science Discipline

Higher Diploma in Dispensing Studies

Programme code AS524421

The following section presents the information of Part-time Evening Programmes offered in September 2019. Information of programmes to be offered in academic year 2020/21 will be announced in Mid May 2020.
Modules (Credit)
Semester 1 :
  • Essential Chemistry and Applications (6)
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry (6)
  • Human Physiology (12)
  • Introduction to Professional Practices in Pharmaceutical Services (6)
  • English and Communication : Workplace Interaction (6)
Semester 2 :
  • Pharmaceutics (9)
  • Human Disease (15)
  • Information Technology Essentials - Applied Science (6)
  • English and Communication : Workplace Correspondence (6)
Semester 3 :
  • Basic Pharmacology (15)
  • English and Communication : Persuasive Presentations (9)
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation and Reports (6)
  • Industrial Attachment (10)
Semester 4 :
  • Introduction to Dispensing (15)
  • System Pharmacology I (15)
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice (11)
  • English and Communication : Promotional Materials (10)
  • Whole Person Development - MindShift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness (6)
Semester 5 :
  • Dispensing Practice I (15)
  • System Pharmacology II (15)
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentation, Administrative and Technical Text Writing (9)
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (6)
Semester 6 :
  • Dispensing Practice II (15)
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Infection Control (15)
  • Enrichment Module (6)
Semester 7 :
  • Drug Therapeutics (15)
  • Pharmaceutical Services in Residential Care Home (8)
  • Project (9.5)
  • English and Communication : Reports (9)
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace (3)
Semester 8 :
  • Dispensing Practice III (19)
  • Patient Counseling and Education (8)
  • Project (9.5)
 [Required No. of Credits for Graduation: 331]
Note :
All students will be required to take and pass all of the Structured Whole Person Development modules before graduation. Students possessing at least two-year full-time work experience (from the date of attaining the qualifications that can meet the entry requirements of Higher Diploma Programme) can apply for module exemption subject to passing the related assessment. Please click here  for details.