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Higher Diploma in Nursing (Pathway 1)

Higher Diploma in Nursing (Pathway 1)

Course summary

(Chinese version only)

Entry Requirement

1. recognized by the Nursing Council of Hong Kong General ENs ; and
2. now available at medical institutions registered nurses serving general ; and
3. (A) has at least three years of experience working in general nursing after registration Nursing Council ;
(B) one year after registration with general nursing experience in Hong Kong Nursing Council and obtained the following qualifications :
(a) obtain at least five passes in HKCEE , including :
(i) Chinese Language Grade D ( or third grade ) or above ;
(ii) any of the following science subjects at Grade E or above: biology, chemistry, human biology , mathematics, physics ;
(iii) any two of the following subjects at Grade E ( or English Language Level 2) or above: accommodation services , Additional Mathematics , Biology, Buddhism , chemistry, Chinese history, Chinese literature , business, computer and information technology, design and Technology , Design and Technology ( alternative Syllabus ) , the economy, economic and Public Affairs , Electronics and Electricity , English Language ( Syllabus A or B ) , English Literature , French , Geography, Government and public Affairs , Graphical Communication , History, home Economics (Food , Home and Family ) , human Biology , Integrated Humanities, Mathematics, Music , physical Education, Physics , Principles of Accounts , Mandarin, religion, science and technology , social education, visual arts , Word Processing and Business Communication ;
(iv) any other subjects at Grade E or above ; and
(b) within 1-3 subjects at any one level C ( or English Language or Chinese Language Level 3) or more ;
(C) Upon registration with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong's experience and qualifications for the three months to obtain the following general nursing work :
(a) obtained in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination Advanced Level subjects at Grade E or above in two subjects , or at senior level courses to obtain a Grade E or above Level subjects won two Grade E or above ( excluding Use of English and Chinese Language and Culture ) ; and
(b) Grade E or above in ASL Use of English and Chinese Language and Culture ; or
(c) scored five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma exam , or equivalent , or any of the above academic qualifications .
(i) five core subjects are: the four core subjects , including English Language and Chinese Language Level 3 or above ; Mathematics and Liberal second level or above , and
(ii) to obtain a second level or above subjects in Group A of the NSS elective subjects

Address of the institution


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The Open University of Hong Kong

Programme type

Higher Diploma

Academic structure

Part time

Time for application


Application fee