Abbreviation FT / PT
MNurs FT / PT

The Master of Nursing (MNurs) programme aims to provide opportunities for nursing graduates to advance their knowledge and skills so as to prepare them for the expanded and extended roles arising from health care reform and the rapid changes in health needs in Hong Kong.

The curriculum consists of three compulsory core courses, three track core courses, three elective courses and a capstone experience which includes a Translational Nursing Research course and a Dissertation or Clinical Research Project.

Upon completion of the programme, graduates are able to:

1. apply competently the advanced knowledge and skills in order to promote a culture of professional excellence in nursing practice;
2. contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge and practice through research and evidence-based practice;
3. reflect on their own practice so that they can construct, articulate and evaluate their own philosophy, self-reflection and professional ethics in health care and nursing practice;
4. commit to life-long learning to enhance the ability to tackle ill-defined problems in pursuing practice and to ensure the best practices in healthcare setting of nursing;
5. lead, collaborate and coordinate multi-disciplinary team work and communicate with the nursing practitioners and general public effectively and professionally; and
6. provide leadership to the health care profession and nursing practice.

Mode of Attendance

Part Time (two years)

Full Time (one year)

Medium of Instruction
English
Programme Entrance Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the curriculum leading to the degree of Master of Nursing, candidates shall:

a. comply with the General Regulations;
b. comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
c. be a Registered Nurse holding a Bachelor's degree in nursing from this University, or from another university, or comparable institution accepted for this purpose; and
d. satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination if required.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)
Dr Kelvin Wang, Programme Director
Tel:  3917 6636
Email: mpwang@hku.hk

Dr Mandy Ho, Associate Programme Director
Tel:            3917 6973
Email:        mandyho1@hku.hk

Dr Angie Lam, Assistant Programme Director
Tel:            3917 6975
Email:        angielam@hku.hk

Contacts
Tel: 3917 6651
Fax: 2872 6079
Email: mnurs@hku.hk
Website: https://nursing.hku.hk/education/master-of-nursing-programme

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