M.Sc. On Campus


The University of Hong Kong

36 months
16752 USD/year
16752 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nursing programme at The University of Hong Kong admits Bachelor's degree holders from non-nursing disciplines and prepares them for registration with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong as a Registered Nurse.


Programme Aims

The Nursing programme at The University of Hong Kong provides a comprehensive and holistic nursing education which strives to achieve professional excellence in nursing. Students will develop the capacity to become a transformative nurse, making a positive impact on the outcomes of patients and healthcare systems, with the capacity to become a future leader in the profession.

The curriculum consists of 29 courses (204 credits) including 24 professional core courses and 5 practicum courses, which focuses on quality care, clinical skills, leadership and is designed to be both research-intensive and research-informed.

Upon completion of the programme, graduates are able to:

  • implement comprehensive professional knowledge in nursing practice;
  • apply the scientific evidence to advance health education and nursing care across diverse settings;
  • use ethical principles in decision making and apply the relevant legal parameters within their practice;
  • demonstrate cultural competency and nursing leadership to facilitate interprofessional collaborations and to enhance healthcare outcomes;
  • develop transferable skills required for independent reflective learning and research for continuing professional development; and
  • develop the ability to evaluate personal scholarship, professional growth and excellence in practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Life Sciences for Nursing
  • Applied Psychology for Nursing Practice
  • Science of Therapeutic Nursing
  • Nursing Research
  • Microbiology and Pharmacology for Nursing Practice
  • Health Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


204 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission to the curriculum leading to the degree of MSc(Nurs), candidates shall:

  • comply with the General Regulations;
  • comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
  • hold a Bachelor's degree in a non-nursing discipline of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose in recent 5 years normally;
  • meet the ‘Minimum entry requirements for training of Registered Nurses’ from the Nursing Council of Hong Kong;
  • have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); and
  • satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination if required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16752 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    16752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16752 USD per year during 36 months.
  • HK$130,000 per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 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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