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University of Hong Kong




​Location: Hong Kong

Collaboration: Outreach franchise


The University of Hong Kong is one of the top 25 Universities in the world. The University's Department of Extra Mural Studies (DEMS) was established in 1956/57, the first continuing education unit in a university in the region. DEMS played a significant role in the provision of lifelong learning opportunities for the wider community. In 1992, it was renamed as the School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE). The University has a recognised role in lifelong learning and, as the continuing education arm of the University, HKU SPACE fulfils this part of the University's mission by providing learning opportunities for personal, professional and career advancement for people from all walks of life.​


The collaboration launched In 2006, following approval in 2002, with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and Association of Public Health Inspectors in Hong Kong granting government sponsorship for twenty students.


Cardiff Metropolitan University offers the following programmes in partnership with Hong Kong University:

  • ​​MSc Food Safety Management (Outreach franchise)

For more information about University of Hong Kong, please visit their website.