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Higher Diploma in Nursing (An Enrolled Nurse to Registered Nurse Conversion Programme)


Higher Diploma in Nursing (An Enrolled Nurse to Registered Nurse Conversion Programme)

Course summary

The aim of the Higher Diploma in Nursing is to prepare Enrolled Nurses with advanced nursing knowledge and evidence based clinical skills in nursing to competently provide high quality nursing care to patients and their significant others in a variety of health care settings.

Entry Requirement

Applicants should:
1. Be Enrolled Nurses registered with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong with at least three years’ post-enrolment clinical experience; OR

2. Have a minimum of one year post enrolment clinical experience and have a minimum of 5 subjects in the HKCEE / HKDSE as specified in the following:
Applicable to applicants with HKCEE results:
Grade C in at least one subject and Grade E in at least three other subjects in which one of them must be a science subject AND Grade D in English Language (Syllabus B) or English Language at Grade B (Syllabus A) or Level 3 in English Language;
Applicable to applicants with HKDSE results:
English Language and Chinese Language at Level 3 or above AND Mathematics, Liberal Studies and one other subject (preferably in science) at Level 2 or above; OR

3. Have a minimum of six months’ post enrolment clinical experience and have already obtained the following:
Applicable to applicants with HKALE results:
Grade E or above in two subjects at Advanced Level; OR Grade E or above in one subject at Advanced Level and Grade E or above in two subjects at Advanced Supplementary Level (except Use of English and Chinese Language & Culture);
AND
Grade E or above in Use of English AND Chinese Language & Culture at Advanced Supplementary Level; OR

4. Be graduates of Diploma in General Nursing (Enrolled Nurses) accredited by the Nursing Council of Hong Kong.

All applicants are required to attend a face-to-face interview.

Address of the institution

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Institution

HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE)

Programme type

Higher Diploma

Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

3 year(s)

Time for application

26/05/2014

Application fee

$150/$200