The Master of Science in Nursing [MSc(Nurs)] Programme 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. The Programme 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.
Programme Entrance Requirements :
To be eligible for admission to the curriculum leading to the degree of MSc(Nurs), candidates shall:
a. comply with the General Regulations;
b. comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
c. 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;
d. meet the 'Minimum entry requirements for training of Registered Nurses' from the Nursing Council of Hong Kong;
e. have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); and
f. satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination if required.
What You’ll Learn
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:
1. implement comprehensive professional knowledge in nursing practice;
2. apply the scientific evidence to advance health education and nursing care across diverse settings;
3. use ethical principles in decision making and apply the relevant legal parameters within their practice;
4. demonstrate cultural competency and nursing leadership to facilitate interprofessional collaborations and to enhance healthcare outcomes;
5. develop transferable skills required for independent reflective learning and research for continuing professional development; and
6. develop the ability to evaluate personal scholarship, professional growth and excellence in practice.