FHDGERO Higher Diploma in Applied Gerontechnology

Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE) Higher Diploma / Associate Degree / Diploma Programmes   FHDGERO Higher Diploma in Applied Gerontechnology  
Improving cognitive abilities:
Interactive cognitive training tool
Raising quality of life in elders: 3D food printing of soft meals
Promoting physical activity: robot assistant teaching exercise to elders
Staying connected: ICT training for elders

Mode of Study


Medium of Instruction

Except for Chinese language courses, lectures will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese as appropriate) and teaching notes and course assessments are in English.


2 Years full-time


2023-2024 Intake
[Local Students] HK$140,280
(Paid in 4 equal installments, HK$35,070 each semester)
[Non-Local Students] HK$182,600
(Paid in 4 equal installments, HK$45,650 each semester)

Continuing Education Fund

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund


[ Consent for CEF Course Participant upon Enrolment]

Qualifications Framework

Level 4

Programme Leader

Dr. AU YEUNG Ho-kong Christopher
BSc (Hons) Leeds, MSc (Hons) Edinburgh, PhD Cardiff



  • The first and only sub-degree programme in HK to train personnel in using gerontechnology and plan ICT programmes for the elderly and their caregivers
  • Pathway to jobs in health care organizations adopting gerontechnology
  • Career development for young people interested in seeking opportunities in the silver economy
  • Extensive networking with industry and NGO partners to broaden students’ horizon and career paths

This is a programme that takes a positive outlook on the ageing society and the opportunities afforded by the silver economy. It trains students to be expert advisers on use of gerontechnology products and related technology applications to enable ageing-in-place.

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