2015 Application for Admission
Programme Information




The Chinese University of Hong Kong

JUPAS Catalogue No. JS4513
Programme Website http://www.nur.cuhk.edu.hk
Programme Full Title Nursing
Remark For the structure of the 4-year undergraduate curriculum, please click here.
Programme Code 4513
Funding Category UGC-funded
Programme Short Name NURSING
Short Description

The five-year Bachelor of Nursing Programme prepares students for registration as a general registered nurse with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong. Graduates of the Programme are qualified to promote health of people and provide quality care for patients in today’s increasingly technological and complex health-care field. 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 community and hospital settings.

The Programme offers the following advantages:

  1. Internationally-recognised reputation
  2. Full clinical supervision by teachers from the University and clinical mentors from hospitals
  3. Strong theory-practice link through integrated clinical block practice
  4. Shared teaching by internationally renowned medical experts and clinical nurse specialists of the Faculty of Medicine
  5. Support from territory-wide hospitals and community agencies

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the programme, students are able to:

  1. provide evidence-based care that supports physical and homeostatic functioning, promotes psychosocial functioning and life-style changes, protects against harm, recognizes the patients as a member of the family unit and community, and leverages on effective use of the health-care delivery system.
  2. apply appropriate clinical and nursing therapeutic techniques unsupervised.
  3. apply the principles of health promotion in meeting the health needs of individuals, groups, families and communities.
  4. demonstrate effective skills in communicating with patients, carers, peers and the health care team.
  5. coordinate the care of clients in hospital and community settings.
  6. apply technology in the processing of information for nursing practice and research.
  7. provide patient-centred care using the nursing process as a problem solving approach.
  8. recognize, explain and manage health problems using basic social, behavioural, clinical sciences and managerial principles.
  9. display appropriate professional attitudes and apply relevant ethical and legal principles in the practice of nursing.
  10. demonstrate competent decision-making, clinical reasoning and judgment skills to make decisions and take actions.
  11. demonstrate understanding of self and engage in ongoing lifelong personal development.
  12. recognize the roles of nurses within a health service institution and their influences on its development, and engage in the development of nursing as a health-care profession.
  13. uphold the professional code of conduct.
  14. incorporate cultural factors into the practice of nursing.

Course Titles:

  1. Anatomy
  2. Application of Behavioural and Social Sciences in Nursing
  3. Application of Public Health and Epidemiology in Nursing
  4. Clinical Practice I
  5. Clinical Practice II
  6. Clinical Practice III
  7. Clinical Practice IV
  8. Clinical Practice V
  9. Clinical Practice VI
  10. Clinical Practice VII
  11. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  12. Coordinating Nursing Practice
  13. Culture and Nursing
  14. Development of Nursing
  15. Disaster Nursing
  16. Ethical and Legal Issues in Nursing
  17. Fundamentals of Nursing I
  18. Fundamentals of Nursing II
  19. Fundamentals of Nursing III
  20. Health Promotion
  21. Infectious Diseases and Their Control
  22. Introduction to Behavioural and Social Sciences
  23. Microbiology
  24. Nursing for Complex Health Needs
  25. Nursing in the Community
  26. Nursing in the Hospital I
  27. Nursing in the Hospital II
  28. Nursing in Clinical Specialties I
  29. Nursing in Clinical Specialties II
  30. Nursing in Clinical Specialties III
  31. Nursing Research
  32. Pharmaceutical Industry and Nursing
  33. Physiology
  34. Reflective Learning in Nursing
  35. Scholarly Inquiries in Nursing
  36. Student Exchange Programme
  37. The Hong Kong Health Care System
  38. Trends and Professional Issues in Nursing
Study Level Bachelor's Degree
Duration of Study 5 years
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Programme Entrance Requirements
Core SubjectsMinimum Level
Elective Subject(s)Minimum Level
(1) The two subjects may include:
  (i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects; or
  (ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.
(2) Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Combined Science/ Integrated Science is preferred as one of the two elective subjects.

First Year Intake(1) 197
Interview Requirement(2) Yes (on a selective basis)
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