The University of Hong Kong's Medical Faculty is the oldest faculty in tertiary-education in Hong Kong. Its origins go back to 1887, when the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese was founded by the London Missionary Society. Besides training doctors and nurses, the Faculty has always been at the forefront of medical research and development of new clinical services for the benefit of humankind.

The Medical Faculty is the largest in the University with more than 330 professoriate staff, 3,000 undergraduate students, and 1,600 postgraduate students. It is one of the most technologically advanced medical institutions in the region.

The Faculty is committed to serving the lifelong-learning needs of the community. Its departments have dedicated efforts in developing high-quality taught postgraduate programmes, and have on-going dialogues with target groups including clinicians, nurses, healthcare professionals and biomedical graduates to explore their interests and needs for professional developments.

The Faculty offers 7 full-time undergraduate programmes, 5 research postgraduate programmes and 11 taught doctors/masters and postgraduate diploma/certificate programmes. Further details about the Faculty can be found at http://www.med.hku.hk/ .

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