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Nursing, M.N.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #25 (QS) ,
The Master of Nursing (MNurs) programme at The University of Hong Kong provides opportunities for nursing graduates to prepare for advanced nursing practice in keeping with the rapid changes in healthcare in Hong Kong. 

About

The University of Hong Kong's Medical Faculty is the oldest faculty in tertiary-education in Hong Kong. Its origins go back to 1887, when the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese was founded by the London Missionary Society. 

We offer a master degree in Nursing at The University of Hong Kong. Besides training doctors and nurses, the Faculty has always been at the forefront of medical research and development of new clinical services for the benefit of humankind.

The Medical Faculty is the largest in the University with more than 400 full-time teaching staff, around 800 research staff and 780 research postgraduate students. It is one of the most technologically advanced medical institutions in the region.

Upon completion of the programme, graduates are able to:

  • apply competently the advanced knowledge and skills in order to become more autonomous and independent in their practice;
  • contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge and practice through research and evidence-based practice;
  • reflect on their own practice so that they can construct, articulate and evaluate their own philosophy, self-reflection and professional ethics in healthcare practice;
  • internalise an awareness of the importance of a commitment to lifelong learning and the responsibilities and obligations of being a nursing leader;
  • lead, collaborate in and coordinate multidisciplinary teamwork; and
  • provide leadership in the healthcare profession.

Programme Structure

  • The curriculum consists of 3 compulsory core courses (18 credits), 3 track core courses (18 credits), 3 elective courses (18 credits) and a capstone experience which includes a Translational Nursing Research course (6 credits) and a Dissertation (9 credits), making a total of 69 credits.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  •  comply with the General Regulations;
  • comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
  • be a Registered Nurse holding a Bachelor's degree in nursing from this University, or from another university, or comparable institution accepted for this purpose; and
  • satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination if required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

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