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



Organized by Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine, HKU and the Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Faculty of Medicine, HKU.


Online application is now open at


The PDipID programme is recognised as a quotable qualification by the Medical Council of Hong Kong.


The PDipID programme covers the following components over a period of two years:
- Six two-day 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 Review on important topics in Infectious Diseases


Course Fees: HK$28,000


To learn more about the PDipID programme, please visit: Click Here


How to apply?

Please apply via the HKU online application system at: Click Here 


Academic Director:

Dr Sridhar, Siddharth, Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine, HKU


Admission & Enquiries:

The Course Secretariat (Tel: 2255 2584; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)