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Community Health Practice

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Open for
Programme Code
Study Period
2 Years
Open for
Non-JUPAS Senior Year
Programme Introduction

Promoting Community Health through Service

The Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice is a comprehensive two-year programme that empowers graduates to implement effective community health initiatives. This articulation programme provides a seamless progression from Associate Degree/Higher Diploma programmes and serves as a pathway for future advancement to a Master’s in Public Health. Aligned with international standards, the programme equips graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to become specialists in health education and promotion. With a focus on community-based healthcare, the programme recognises the influence of socio-political, economic and cultural factors on individual and community health. By fostering the development of well-trained community health practitioners (CHPs), the programme addresses the need for quality community health education and promotion. CHPs play a vital role in cost reduction for health and social care systems by preventing health issues, promoting a healthy lifestyle, and facilitating access to appropriate services. This programme prepares graduates to positively impact the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities through innovative and evidence-based interventions.

Craft Your Path

Get ready to make a meaningful impact on individual and community health.

The BSc in Community Health Practice offers a comprehensive curriculum focused on key areas.

Elevate Your Insights — Discover global, regional and local health challenges by acquiring technical knowledge and theoretical foundations.

Mastery of Health Promotion — Address significant health issues through immersive coursework and a real-world practicum.

Career Prospects

The BSc in Community Health Practice opens diverse career opportunities for graduates.

  • About 25% are employed in Public Health (Public/Education Institutes), where they contribute to health promotion, disease prevention and community health initiatives.
  • About 25% are employed in Public Health (NGO/Private), working on projects related to community health education, advocacy and programme management.
  • About 13% are employed in Other Sectors, leveraging their skills in communication, research and program planning. These sectors include healthcare administration, social services, corporate wellness and consulting.
  • About 37% pursue Further Studies (Master of Public Health or related fields). This enables them to specialize in areas like epidemiology, health policy, global health and community health research.

With a BSc in Community Health Practice, graduates have a wide range of career paths to choose from, allowing them to make a significant impact on improving the health and well-being of the community.

Data as of June 2023

If you are interested in this programme, please review the application requirements and deadlines specific to the respective admission scheme to increase your chances of getting accepted.


More Information:

The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care:

Room 202C, 2/F, School of Public Health Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong

(852) 2252 8427