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HKU Medical and Healthcare Academy for the Talented (Optional Residential Programme)


Programme Date and Time: July 22-26 2024, (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Target: S4-5 / Year 11-12 / 2025-26 September University Intake

Programme Fee:

HK$5,700* (Academy member)

HK$8,550* (Non-member)

*HKU Residential Hall optional, please apply with application code ACTMACT2024-RH. The application deadline is May 8. Offers will be sent by end of May.  

Delivery Mode of Programme: Face-to-face

Grant*: HK$0

*Please fill in the grant application for overseas students HERE

Programme Code: ACTMACT2024

Registration: [FULL]

Application Deadline: 

April 1, 2024 (23:59) for non-local student

May 31, 2024 (23:59) for local student


This is a 5-day programme designed for S4 – S5 secondary school students to explore their potentials and interests in medical and health sciences professions. The programme will enable students to gain insight into their career prospects and allow them to interact with Faculty members and leading experts. Students will also have chances to intermingle with current students from medical and related disciplines and learn more about university life at HKU.

Course Outline:

This programme consists of a wide range of learning activities to enhance students’ understanding of medical, and health sciences topics through lectures, interactive workshops, laboratory practical sessions. We aim to demonstrate the diversity of expertise and specialties through a hands-on approach and tertiary learning experience. Students will have a chance to understand global health issues, form discussion groups and solve respective problems from different perspectives of various healthcare professional roles.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain insight into career prospects in medical and health sciences professions
  • Interact with faculty members and leading experts in the field
  • Interact with current students from medical and related disciplines
  • Enhance understanding of medical and health sciences topics through lectures, workshops, and laboratory practical sessions
  • Experience a hands-on approach to learning
  • Understand global health issues
  • Form discussion groups to problem-solve from different perspectives of healthcare professional roles.

Selection and Result Announcement: All applications will be assessed according to applicants’ individual calibre and potential. Application results and payment details will be announced to successful applicants via email.


Supported by: 

Faculty of Education

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine


*It is our firm belief that no student should be denied admission due to financial difficulties. Grant is available for students who can provide supporting documents issued by the Student Finance Office for receiving a full grant of Student Textbook Assistance Scheme or documents from the Social Welfare Department for obtaining CSSA. To apply, please select the specific programme on the system accordingly.

Disclaimer: Programme contents and formats are subject to change.  We will continue to work closely with professors to refine our programme and ensure that students will have a safe and enjoyable time. Programme fees and application fees are non-refundable.