Introduction

The Hong Kong Baptist University has started its endeavour in the advancement of teaching and research in Chinese medicine since 1996. It launched the first full-time degree programme in Chinese medicine in 1998/1999, which was the first degree programme in Chinese medicine funded by the University Grants Committee of the government. The programme marked the milestone in Chinese medicine education being included in the formal higher education system of Hong Kong. In the year of 2001, the University took a step forward and introduced the only Bachelor of Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine programme in Hong Kong. Currently, there are over 230 students studying in different years.

Objective

In order to cope with the trend of development in Chinese medicine in Hong Kong, we are committed to develop scientific education in Chinese medicine, nurture a new generation of high quality Chinese medicine practitioners / pharmacists, and experts in teaching and research of Chinese medicine.