Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs)
The Award & Mode of Study
This is a five-year full-time credit-based honours programme leading to the award of a Bachelor of Nursing degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Subject to previous qualification obtained, students may be considered for admission with Advanced Standing.
The programme prepares students for registration as general registered nurses with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong. The main subjects of study include biological and behavioural sciences, health promotion and maintenance, nursing practice and theory, nursing research and information technology. Students also gain experience in the care of clients in both hospital and community settings.
The minimum programme requirements for applicants undertaking the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) are as follows:
- Level 3 in Chinese Language and English Language; and
- Level 2 in Mathematics (Compulsory Part); and
- “Attained” in Citizenship and Social Development; and
- Level 3 in two electives (Biology, Chemistry and Physics are preferred subjects, among which the subject with the best score will be given heavier weighting.
- GCE-AL/International-AL (passes 3AL/2AL+2AS in one sitting); or
- International Baccalaureate Diploma; or
- Other high school qualifications: A recognised non-local qualification which qualifies them for admission to a university in the country/region where such qualification is originated; or
- Post-secondary qualifications.
Selected applicants will be contacted individually for interview arrangements.
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Most of our graduates secured nursing jobs in hospitals as they completed the programme. According to our 2020/21 graduate survey, 94.4% of our recent graduates are working in public hospitals while 4.7% are working in private settings. They are dispersed in different specialties:
Source: 2020/21 BNurs graduate survey
Ms. Hiu Lam CHENG
Advanced Practice Nurse, Department of Medicine, Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital
Mr. Simon LAM
Professional Consultant, The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mr. Siu Hong AU YEUNG
Department Operations Manager, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong