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Nursing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months


RNs with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing gain a clinical edge while studying at the PolyU, enabling them to:

  • Be an Advanced Practising Nurse
  • Be a Nurse Leader in the changing health care system


  • Enables Registered Nurses to be Advanced Practising Nurses and Nurse Leaders in the changing healthcare system
  • Offers admission scholarships, overseas placement scholarships and dissertation scholarships to eligible students
  • Allows students to develop their specialty areas in various specialties
  • Allows students to choose the completion of either a dissertation or a practicum.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cancer Nursing 
  • Pain & Symptoms Management 
  • Palliative and End of Life Care 
  • Community-based Nursing Intervention
  • Health Promotion in the Community 
  •  Children and Adolescents in Family Context

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in nursing from PolyU or its equivalent;
  • Currently practising in a specialist field. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    562 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 562 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    447 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 447 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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HK$3,500 per credit for local studentsHK$4,400 per credit for non-local students (Subject to review)

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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