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Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) Programme

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) Programme

Course summary

HKU Nursing provides interdisciplinary learning opportunities - our students join medical students in our specialized Patient-Care Project. Delivers quality teaching - our programme focuses on the whole spectrum of nursing knowledge and prepares our students as competent nursing professionals.
Leaders with an international outlook - our exchange opportunities with renowned Universities worldwide equip students with valuable experiences in different nursing care settings.HKU has strong links with international top schools of nursing in academic exchanges and research collaboration. Students are provided with sponsorships to participate in overseas exchange programme. They have opportunities to study in the top overseas Universities for 2-4 weeks such as University of Pennsylvania and Case Western University. HKU Nursing prepares excellent nursing researchers - Undergraduate Research Fellowship Programme (URFP) enhances students’ learning experience and grooms the next generation of nursing researchers.

Entry Requirement

To be eligible for admission under the Direct Admissions Scheme to Senior Year Places (DAS), candidates should be graduates of recognized full-time Associate Degree (AD) or Higher Diploma (HD) programmes (healthcare or nursing related curriculum) in community colleges in Hong Kong which should be of at least two years in duration. Final-year students on such programmes can also apply and their application will be considered subject to their completion of the programme by August 2015.
Candidates for admission should also satisfy with the university minimum entrance requirements.

** There are twenty five senior year places for direct entry to the third year of the 5 year Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) degree programme.

Address of the institution

Pokfulam, Hong Kong

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The University of Hong Kong

Programme type


Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

3-5 year(s)


2859 2433 (Phone)