Union Hospital School of Nursing

Programme & Academic Information

Applications for 2021 cohort is closed.
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.
Duration

2-year, full time mode with clinical practicum

Commencement Date

The commencement date of the Higher Diploma in General Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) - English Stream programme 2021-2023 is scheduled on 6th September 2021.

Venue
School of Nursing, Union Hospital, 21/F, Citimark, 28 Yuen Shun Circuit, Shatin, N. T.
Medium of Instruction
English
Course Fee
HK$138,000 for 2 years (by 2 installments)
Financial Assistance Scheme

The Financial Assistance Scheme for post-secondary students is a means-tested financial assistance scheme administered by the HKSAR Government Student Finance Office. Full-time students aged 30 or below pursuing a Higher Diploma are eligible to apply for assistance under the scheme. It also provides means-tested loan to cover the living expenses. For enquiries, please contact us at 2608 6740 or contact HKSAR Government Student Finance Office at 2152 9000.

The Non-mean-tested Loan Scheme for Full-time Tertiary Students is a non-means-tested loan scheme administrated by the HKSAR Government Student Finance Office. Full-time students having the right of abode in the HKSAR may eligible to apply for the scheme. For enquiries please contact us at 2608 6740 or contact HKSAR Government Student Finance Office at 2152 9000.

Announcement of Application Result
  1. Applicants will be shortlisted for interview.
  2. Interview process will be completed by the end of July 2021.
  3. Successful candidates will be notified individually by the end of August 2021.
Remarks
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.
    Qualifications Framework
    • QR Registration No.: 20/000102/L4
    • Registration Validity Period: 06/07/2018 – 01/01/2026
    • QF Level: 4
List of 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, II, 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 I, II, III, IV
Academic Progression
Upon successful completion of the Programme, the 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.
Disclaimer
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.).