Union Hospital School of Nursing

Programme & Academic Information

Deadline for Application:
24 July 2024
Entry Requirements
Applicants must:
  1. Be able to speak fluent Cantonese and English; and
  2. Possess Level 2 or above in 5 subjects, including Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and any two other subjects in Categories A and B in HKDSE or equivalent; or
    possess Grade E or above in 5 subjects, including Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and any two other subjects in HKCEE or equivalent.
  3. Meet the minimum entry requirements for training of Enrolled Nurse set by the NCHK. Details refer to the below link: https://www.nchk.org.hk/filemanager/en/pdf/minimum_entry.pdf

2-year, full time mode with clinical practicum

Commencement Date

2024-2026 cohort commences on 9 September 2024.​

School of Nursing, Union Hospital, 21/F, Citimark, 28 Yuen Shun Circuit, Shatin, N. T.
Medium of Instruction
Course Fee
HK$138,000 for 2 years (by 2 installments)
Financial Assistance Scheme
Announcement of Application Result
  1. Applicants will be shortlisted for interview.
  2. Interview process will be completed by the end of July 2024.
  3. Successful candidates will be notified individually by the end of August 2024.
This Higher Diploma in General Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) – English Stream Programme has been accredited by:
  1. The Nursing Council of Hong Kong; and
  2. The Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.
    (QF Level: 4; Registration No. 20/000102/L4; Valid till 01/01/2026)
List of Courses

Year 1 Courses​

  • Life Sciences​
  • English Language​
  • Chinese Language​
  • Basic Nursing Care​
  • Concept of Health and Health Care​
  • Introduction to Microbiology and Pharmacology​
  • Introduction to Social Sciences and Mental Health​
  • Essential Nursing Care​
  • Nursing Therapeutics I​
  • Clinical Practicum I, II

Year 2 Courses​

  • Nursing Therapeutics II​
  • Nursing Therapeutics III​
  • Legal Issues and Ethics in Health Care​
  • Effective Communication and Team Building​
  • Perspectives in Professional Nursing​
  • Introduction to Specialty Nursing​
  • Quality Improvement and Health Informatics​
  • Clinical Practicum III, IV
Academic Progression
Upon fulfillment of graduation requirement and completion of the Programme, graduates will be awarded the qualification of Higher Diploma in General Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) and are eligible to enroll as Enrolled Nurse (General) with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong.
The School of Nursing of Union Hospital reserves the right to alter, amend, vary or otherwise change any information on this website at any time (including but not limited to details relating to programmes, courses, admissions and fees etc.).