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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 is an honours degree programme. This programme consists of eight core courses, which must be completed by all students from both the generic and public health streams. These  are  core  courses that a  first-degree  baccalaureate  nursing  student must complete. Two additional elective courses are provided for generic and public health stream students respectively.

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.


Two prizes namely Lau Wing Kai Memorial Prizes and BL Wong Memorial Prize in Nursing Studies shall be awarded annually to the students who have attained the highest total aggregate of marks in the first year of studies and in the two years of studies respectively.

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

Template for referee report can be downloaded HERE.

The following documents should be submitted to the HKU School of Nursing as soon as you completed the online application either by post or in person:

  • Originals or certified true copies of public examinations, academic transcripts and graduation certificates (sample of declaration form);
  • Certified true copy of HKID;
  • Certified true copies of Certificate of Registration and valid practising certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Hong Kong;
  • Two referee’s reports provided by an academic referee or supervisor of your work;
  • TOEFL/IELTS official score report (if applicable); and
  • Other documents which you would like to bring the attention of the University.

For admission purpose, transcripts, diplomas, certificates and other relevant documents which are not in English should be accompanied by a certified translation in English. Certified translation may be provided by your home institution.

Application deadline: March 29, 2021

1st Session
Date: November 9, 2020 (Monday)
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Online via Zoom
2nd Session
Date: December 14, 2020 (Monday)
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Online via Zoom
3rd Session
Date: February 1, 2021 (Monday)
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Mode (Updated):
Online via Zoom
4th Session
Date: March 8, 2021 (Monday)
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Mode (Updated):
Online via Zoom


School of Nursing

4/F, William WM Mong Block
21 Sassoon Road
Hong Kong

Contact Information

Tel:        3917 6964
Fax:       2872 6079