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Bachelor of Nursing Programme (Part-Time) for Registered Nurses

Bachelor of Nursing Programme (Part-Time) for Registered Nurses
Programme Overview
This programme (in the generic or public health stream) is a conversion programme for registered nurses graduating from hospital-based higher diploma or professional diploma programmes who are currently working in local hospitals, the Department of Health, private clinics, and/or non-governmental organizations.
BNurs(PT) for RN Leaflet 
2 Years *

*Advanced standing credits may be granted to Professional Diploma holders who have successfully completed equivalent course(s) within 5 years before admission to this programme, subject to the University's approval.

This programme consists of eight core courses and two elective courses. The elective courses are provided according to the streams (generic / public health) students have selected. As first-degree baccalaureate nursing students, they must have to complete all core courses and the selected elective courses as required before they are able to graduate.

Teaching and learning strategies will normally consist of lectures, seminars, tutorials, laboratory sessions, presentations, case studies, audio-visual programmes, online learning, flipped classroom and self-directed learning.

The course assessment will be mainly based on course work assignments, seminar presentations, student projects and examinations.

Students will be provided with outgoing exchange opportunities for broadening their horizon and enhancing cultural and professional knowledge exchange.

Students who successfully complete the programme and pass all courses in Year I and Year II will be awarded a Bachelor of Nursing in one of the following five divisions: First Class Honours, Second Class Honours Division One, Second Class Honours Division Two, Third Class Honours and Pass. The grade point average obtained by candidates at the end of the programme determines the Honours Award.

Entrance Scholarship - Bachelor of Nursing (Part-time) for Registered Nurses

Up to three scholarships shall be awarded each year to students admitted to the Programme on the basis of academic merit upon admission and successful completion of the first year of studies. Students may be invited to a selection interview if necessary. 

Lau Wing Kai Memorial Prizes

One prize shall be awarded to a student who has attained the highest total aggregate of marks in the first year of studies.

BL Wong Memorial Prize in Nursing Studies

One prize shall be awarded to a student who has attained the highest total aggregate of marks in the two years of studies.

To be eligible for admission to this programme, an applicant

  1. shall comply with the University General Regulations;
  2. shall comply with the Regulations for First Degree Curricula;
  3. shall be registered as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong or hold recognized equivalent qualifications; and
  4. may be required to take a qualifying test of language ability and nursing knowledge.

    English Language Requirement:
    Chinese Language Requirement:

Application fee: HKD 450 (non-refundable)

Composition fee (subject to the University's approval):
HKD 1,725 per credit (60 credits) /
HKD 103,500 for the whole programme

A.  Application

Application should be submitted online via

B.  Supporting documents

Please (i) upload the following supporting documents; and
(ii) post the original or certified true copies (sample of declaration form in Hong Kong) of the required documents to the School of Nursing [BNurs (PT) for RN Programme Office, 5/F, Academic Building, 3 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong], before the application deadline AND within four weeks from the date of the creation of your online application account.

  1. Public examinations results (e.g. HKDSE, HKCEE, HKAL) (certified true copies) 
    (sample of declaration form in Hong Kong / sample of notary public in China)
  2. Certificate of Registration AND valid practising certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Hong Kong or the nursing authority in your own country (certified true copies) (sample of declaration form in Hong Kong)
  3. Complete official transcript(s) (original / certified true copies) (sample of declaration form in Hong Kong)
  • Applicants (including HKU graduates) should attach a copy of final transcript with a complete record of courses attended, examination results, overall result and date of award
  • For all current studies which have yet to be completed, applicants should attach a copy of their most up-to-date transcript
  1. Graduation Certificate(s) (certified true copies)  (sample of declaration form in Hong Kong)
  2. TOEFL / IELTS official score report (if applicable)
  • for applicants from universities or comparable institutions outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English.
  1. HKID (for local applicants) (certified true copies)  (sample of declaration form in Hong Kong)
  1. Two academic / employment reference reports (Download from here)
  • Please note that the School will NOT send invitation to the referees for completing the form.
  1. Other documents which you would like to bring the attention of the University

You should mark your application number and full name on each document. Transcripts, diplomas, certificates and other submitted documents which are not in English should be accompanied by an officially certified translation in English.  Certified translation may be provided by your home institution.

Please note that the University will ONLY ACCEPT originals or copies of the documents that have been duly declared as true copies before a notary public (e.g. a Commissioner for Oaths at a City District Office in Hong Kong or 公证处 for qualifications obtained in Mainland China).  Copies of documents may be certified by the appropriate officials of your home institute if you are an overseas applicant.  No photocopies will be accepted.

Documents once submitted will not be returned. They will be destroyed if the application is unsuccessful.

You are strongly advised to upload your supporting documents right after submitting your application.  Late provision of supporting documents may cause delays in the processing of your application.

C.  Application deadline(s)

Main round: March 22, 2024

Round 2: May 31, 2024

School of Nursing

5/F, Academic Building
3 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Hong Kong

Contact Information

Tel:        3910 2065
Fax:       2872 6079