Abbreviation FT / PT
MNurs PT

The Master of Nursing (MNurs) programme provides opportunities for nursing graduates to prepare for advanced nursing practice in keeping with the rapid changes in healthcare in Hong Kong. The curriculum consists of six core modules, three elective modules and a capstone experience which includes a Translational Nursing Research course and a Dissertation. The objectives of the programme are:
1. to apply competently the advanced knowledge and skills in order to become more autonomous and independent in their practice;
2. to contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge and practice through research and evidence-based practice;
3. to reflect on their own practice so that they can construct, articulate and evaluate their own philosophy, self-reflection and professional ethics in healthcare practice;
4. to internalise an awareness of the importance of a commitment to lifelong learning and the responsibilities and obligations of being a nursing leader;
5. to lead, collaborate in and coordinate multidisciplinary teamwork; and
6. to provide leadership in the healthcare profession.

Mode of Attendance

Part Time (two years)

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; and
(b) comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula; and
(c) be a Registered Nurse holding a Bachelor's degree in nursing from this University, or from another university, or a comparable institution accepted for this purpose; and
(d) be eligible for active nursing registration with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong, or its equivalent;  and
(e) satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination if required.

Programme Admissions Advisor
Dr Kelvin Wang
Tel:  3917 6636
Fax: 2872 6079
Email: mpwang@hku.hk

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