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Bachelor of Nursing

Hongkong

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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs) is a five-year full-time programme leading to an honours degree. The objective of the BNurs programme is to provide comprehensive and holistic nursing education and nurture generic nurses who will be able to work as competent practitioners in various health care settings.

The credit-based curriculum is broad-based and multidisciplinary, the learning outcomes will enable students to obtain knowledge through the study of different disciplines, and to develop an inquiring mind, interpersonal skills and an understanding of the socio-cultural context in which nursing is practiced in Hong Kong.

The degree programme emphasizes the integration of theory and practice, whilst comprehensive learning of clinical skills is under the supervision of experienced teaching staff.

What You’ll Study

The BNurs curriculum includes various courses with an aim to prepare students to be capable of working in different settings as nursing professionals.

The main areas covered are Nursing Core Courses, Nursing of Specialised Populations, Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Practice, Foundations in Nursing Research, Nursing Electives, Nursing Practica, Life Sciences, Clinical Pharmacology and Behavioural Sciences.

This curriculum structure also includes 1 Life Enrichment Learning Course.

Exciting Opportunities

Modes of Learning

The BNurs programme incorporates various teaching and learning strategies, e.g., problem-based learning; inter-professional team-based learning; audiovisuals; computer-assisted learning, demonstrations, field trips and educational visits to clinical agencies and community settings.

Clinical Practicum

Students will have the opportunity to learn and practice under the instruction and supervision of experienced teachers as well as registered nurses in all aspects of nursing – from basic to advanced complex care, in community and in comprehensive teaching hospitals.

Overseas Exchange Opportunities

The programme is designed to nurture nursing leaders with an international outlook. Students are provided with sponsorships to participate in overseas exchange programmes in top universities.

Professional Recognition

Graduates from the Bachelor of Nursing degree programme will be able to function independently to assess and appraise the health care needs of the community. Students who have satisfactorily completed all programme requirements will be eligible for direct registration as registered nurses with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong.

Career Prospects

Students who have satisfactorily completed all programme requirements will be eligible for direct registration as registered nurses with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong.

Which department am I in?

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
HK$171,000.00 (17,88,703) per year
Application deadline

Expected August 2023

More details

Start date

Expected January, September 2023

Venue

The University of Hong Kong

MG 14, Ground Floor, Main Building,

The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam,

Southern, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education/HKCEE/HKALE or equivalent. English Language Requirement: IELTS - An overall band of 6.5 in IELTS Academic Module; TOEFL - A score of 93 in the TOEFL internet-based test, or an overall score of 70 in the revised TOEFL Paper-delivered Test; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English / Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English - Level C1 or an overall score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; or Grade C or an overall score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English. Grade C in English First Language at IGCSE; or Grade B in English as a Second Language at IGCSE.

For international students

Competitive Admission Standards:

  • An International Baccalaureate Diploma with 31 points out of 45 or equivalent
  • GCE A-Level / International A-Level: Candidates should present at minimum of 2A 1B level subjects, excluding English and Chinese language or equivalent
  • SAT Reasoning Test / ACT plus Writing and SAT Subject Test / Advanced Placement Test: Candidates should have completed - Redesigned SAT: 1350; SAT Subject Tests: 550 in each of the 3 subjects; AP Exams: Level 3 in each of the 3 subjects or equivalent

You must achieve at least one of the following English Language Requirements to be considered for admission to HKU.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

GCSE / GCEO

  • Grade C in English Language at GCSE/GCEO;
  • Grade C in English First Language at IGCSE; or
  • Grade B in English as a Second Language at IGCSE

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English / Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English

  • Level C1 or an overall score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; or
  • Grade C or an overall score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English

SAT Reasoning Test: Sub-scores of 550 in both Critical Reading and Writing in the same attempt of the SAT Reasoning Test (prior to March 2016); or Test scores of 31 in Writing and Language and 30 in Reading in the same attempt of the Redesigned SAT Reasoning Test;

IELTS: An overall band of 6.5 in IELTS Academic Module;

A score of 93 in the TOEFL internet-based test, or an overall score of 70 in the revised TOEFL Paper-delivered Test.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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