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Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership)

Senior Programme Administrator :Ms. Carey Ho
Programme Administrator : Ms. Isabel Chan
Enquiries :3411 5452
Fax : 3411 4388
Website of WSU : www.westernsydney.edu.au
Email :gpsuws@hkbu.edu.hk

Hong Kong Baptist University

In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education.  In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).

Today HKBU encompasses eight Faculties/Schools offering a range of undergraduate programmes, associate degree and higher diploma programmes as well as taught postgraduate programmes and research postgraduate programmes leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees.  It prides itself on its dual focus on teaching and research and encourages service to society among its staff and students.  Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning.

School of Continuing Education

Established in 1975, the School of Continuing Education (SCE), one of the faculties and schools of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), offers a wide range of full-time and part-time programmes through its College of International Education, Continuing and Professional Education Division as well as Early Childhood and Elementary Education Division to meet the needs of the rapidly changing society.

In addition to HKBU’s postgraduate, undergraduate, associate degree, higher diploma, diploma and certificate programmes, the School also collaborates with overseas universities to offer programmes which lead to a non-local award. To support teaching and research in early childhood education, the School runs the HKBU Kindergarten, the first university-affiliated kindergarten in Hong Kong.

On a self-financing basis, the School operates at two University campuses in Kowloon Tong and Shek Mun as well as four learning centres conveniently located along the Mass Transit Railway lines.

Dedicated to “Imparting Knowledge, Connecting People”, we look forward to being your partner in your pursuit for lifelong learning and professional development.

Western Sydney University

The Western Sydney University (WSU) is a metropolitan university spread over seven campuses in Greater Western Sydney, a diverse and growing region of economic opportunity and community aspiration.  The University is a substantial and influential institution with over 42,000 students enrolled across the campuses.  The University is designed for the knowledge economy of the 21st century where economic growth and social outcomes will depend on the skills of individuals and communities, and where education will be flexible and continually adapt to meet individual needs.

School of Nursing and Midwifery

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is a national leader in nursing and midwifery education, research and scholarship with the largest undergraduate pre-registration nursing degree course, and a wide selection of postgraduate programmes in midwifery and specialty areas of nursing in Australia.

Having a reputation for providing contemporary, relevant and high quality education, the School also commits to support clinical education and research activities.  With strong associations with Area Health Services in Western Sydney, the School, as globally connected, has links with universities over the world. 

The Programme

The programme is uniquely designed for nursing professionals to develop their leadership capacity in a manner that enables them to implement transformative change while maintaining nursing excellence within the clinical practice environment.  The course aims to provide Registered Nurses with the theoretical knowledge and critical thinking skills to prepare them for advanced practice in the clinical setting.  Graduates will be able to synthesise and apply advanced nursing concepts in order to lead nursing practice and optimise health outcomes.

Who Should Attend

Nursing professionals


  • Ranked Top 100 Universities for Nursing
  • Degree awarded carries the same recognition status as in Australia
  • Granting of Advanced Standing/ Credit Exemption for prior learning experience
  • Unique postgraduate programme focusing on Clinical Leadership
  • Students may exit with a Graduate Diploma
  • Adopt continuous assessment approach
  • Offer face-to-face teaching for each unit by experienced lecturers
  • Full access to both online and on-campus library facilities
  • Free workshops to hone students’ academic writing and library research skills


It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
Exempted Course of Non-local Courses Registry, Education Bureau (Reference Number: 411834, 411835)
WSU CRICOS Provider Number 00917K.