Infectious Diseases Courses and Postgraduate Diploma Programme

Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases

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We are now inviting application for admission to the intake of Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases (PDipID) Programme, organized by Department of Microbiology and the Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Faculty of Medicine, HKU.

The PDipID programme aims to provide understanding of, and practical experience in, infectious diseases management for physicians, surgeons, clinical microbiologists, other clinicians and health care workers who are actively involved in the daily management of patients suffering from infectious diseases. Special emphasis is put on infections that are major health problems locally or globally.

The PDipID programme covers the following components over a period of two year:

  • Six two-days Infectious Disease Courses
  • Clinical Attachment (3 Friday Infectious Diseases Rounds, Two Bedside Infectious Diseases Consultations and One Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Round & project presentation)
  • A clinical and/or laboratory surveillance project
  • One Literature Reviews of important topics in Infectious Diseases

To learn more about the PDipID programme, please visit:


Course Fees: HK$28,000

Enquiries: The Course Secretariat (Tel: 2255 2581; Email:

Those who do not intend to pursue the PDipID qualification may opt to take Certificate in Infectious Diseases Course or the Individual Infectious Diseases two-day courses.


Individual Infectious Disease Courses (2-day course)

Offered in April, July, and November each year.

Forthcoming course: Course 5



Delivery mode:


6 April 2024 (Saturday)**



Recorded lectures will be held by “Zoom”



7 April 2024(Sunday)**






On-Site Face to face lectures
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, G/F, William Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

Time: 9:00 – 17:00

Registration Time: 9:00 to 9:30 Note 1
Lecture Time: 9:30 – 16:40 (Tentative)
Quiz Time: 16:00 – 16:20 Note 2 (Tentative)




Both live and pre-recorded lectures will be available online after 7 April 2024** for 12 weeks, until 2:00pm at 30 June 2024**, you may watch all recorded lectures online during this period.

Note 1:



The 2nd day Course (7 April 2024**) will be held in face-to-face format and the venue is Lecture Theatre 1, G/F, William Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, Registration starts from 9:00 am, participants are strongly advised to come early to register and to collect your course materials before the first lecture starts at 9:30 am.


Note 2:


quiz, consisting of 20 MCQs, will be held at the end of the second day’s lectures only (NO online quiz will be provided).


Application form e-Form (Application Deadline for IDC 5: 28 March 2024)

Timetable of IDC 5: Timetable

CME Accreditation:

Participants are required to attend the Zoom Meeting on 6 April 2024** (1st Day Lecture), attend the Face-to-Face Course and complete the quiz on 7 April 2024** (2nd Day Lecture and Quiz).

**To be confirmed


Certificate in Infectious Diseases (CertID)

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Call for applications: rolling basis, April, July, or November each year.

Mode of attendance: part-time (2 years).

Entrance Requirements

All medical or nursing graduates, healthcare/science workers, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, medical doctors, and healthcare workers of the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital.

Method of Instruction

Six two-day weekend courses.

There will be a quiz after completion of each course.

Performance of these quizzes will constitute the basis for assessment.

Medium of instruction: English.

Fees: HK$5,400

Application: e-Form


Course Secretariat

Tel: 2255 2581

Timetable of IDC 5: Timetable

Professional Accreditation

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits have been applied from the respective colleges: (PDipID/CertID only)

  1. Quotable Qualification by Hong Kong Medical Council
  2. CME points by
  • College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
  • Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists
  • Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
  • Hong Kong College of Pathologists
  • Hong Kong College of Physicians
  • The Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists
  • Hong Kong College of Radiologists
  • The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong


Programme Director

Dr. Samson SY Wong


Department of Microbiology, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, School of Clinical Medicine, The University of Hong Kong


Course Secretariat

Tel: 2255-2581