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Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)
護理學學士(榮譽)學位課程

5 years full-time
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Commencement : 7 SEP 2020
Application Deadline : 1pm on 24 JUL 2020

Programme Features

The five-year full-time Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) Programme (BNurs) is accredited by the Nursing Council of Hong Kong (NCHK). Graduates will be eligible to obtain licence to practise as Registered Nurses (General) in Hong Kong. The programme prepares students to serve in a wide range of healthcare settings including acute, rehabilitation and community to help patients reach their greatest healing potentials. The programme’s distinctive features include:

  • First nursing honours degree programme awarded by HKBU
  • Experienced academic team with a wealth of clinical and teaching experiences
  • Strong student support services and facilities offered by HKBU and SCE
  • Design of the nursing laboratories with reference to private hospital specifications
  • Curriculum comprises Western and Chinese medicinal nursing elements
  • Well-equipped laboratories for practical training
  • Comprehensive clinical practice opportunities at public and private hospitals, clinics and community settings
  • Whole person education with wide-ranging of service-learning and experiential learning activities
  • Global exposure through ample student exchange opportunities
Online Application

Students who have successfully completed the five-year Programme and fulfilled all graduation requirements will be awarded the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) by the Hong Kong Baptist University.

Graduates of the Programme are eligible to register as Registered Nurses (General) at the Nursing Council of Hong Kong upon completion of all Programme requirements.

In line with the HKBU Strategic Plan 2018-2028, the University offers its first full-time nursing degree programme, the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) Programme (BNurs), in 2019 under the Division of Nursing Education (DNE), School of Continuing Education (SCE).

 

DNE aims to provide quality nursing education through its well qualified academic team who are all PhD degree holders with at least 10 years’ clinical AND teaching experiences. The BNurs will equip students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to excel as competent, compassionate and ethical healthcare professionals.

Head (Nursing Education): Dr. Sharron S.K. Leung  
Lecturers:

Dr. Chiang Chung-yan

Dr. Ginny Y.Y. Lam

Dr. Angel C.K. Lee
Dr. Winnie L.Y. Tai
Dr. Alice K.Y. Wong

 

 

 

This programme consists of Major Required Courses (120 units), Elective Courses (6 units) and University Core and General Education Courses (31 units) per HKBU requirement, a total of 157 units.

 

Courses Units
Major Required Courses  
Basic Life Sciences 12

Behavioural and Social Sciences

6

Nursing Studies

60
Clinical Nursing Practice 33
Professional Nursing Development 9
Elective Courses 6
University Core and General Education Courses 31
 Total : 157

 

Course List

Major Required Courses (31 courses, 120 units)

Units

Basic Life Sciences

 

Anatomy

3

Microbiology

2

Pathophysiology

2

Pharmacology

3

Physiology

2

Behavioural and Social Sciences

 

General Psychology

3

Sociology of Health

3

Nursing Studies

 

Child, Adolescent and Family Nursing

4

Community and Public Health Nursing

Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme / Course

4

Ethics and Legal Issues

3

Fundamentals of Nursing I

4

Fundamentals of Nursing II

Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme / Course

3

Gerontological and Advanced Nursing

4

Health Assessment

4

Health Education and Promotion

4

Holistic and Safe Care

Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme / Course

4

Mental Health Nursing

4

Nursing Care for Adult I

Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme / Course

4

Nursing Care for Adult II

Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme / Course

4

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing

 4

Overview of Chinese Medicinal Nursing

3

Principles of Management & Leadership Skills

3

Specialty Nursing

4

Clinical Nursing Practice

 

Clinical Practicum I

1

Clinical Practicum II

9

Clinical Practicum III

10

Clinical Practicum IV

9

Clinical Practicum V

4

Professional Nursing Development

 

Honours Project I

3

Honours Project II

3

Nursing Research

3

Elective Courses (Any 2 courses, total 6 units)

Units

Applied Putonghua

3

Child Development: An Overview

3

Evidence Based Practice

3

Chinese Medicinal Nursing (Fundamental)

3

Chinese Medicinal Nursing (Clinical) I

3

Personal Growth and Development

3

Understanding Statistical Data

3

University Core and General Education Courses (11courses, 31 units)

Units

University Core Requirements (5 courses, 13 units)

 

English Academic Writing I

3

English Academic Writing II

3

University Chinese

3

Healthy Lifestyle

2

Art of Persuasion

2

General Education Requirements (6 courses, 18 units)

 

Level 1 Foundational Courses (Any 1 course from each category, total 9 units)

 

C1. History and Civilization

3

C2. Values and the Meaning of Life

3

C3. Quantitative Reasoning

3

Level 2 Interdisciplinary Thematic Courses (2 courses, 6 units) 
(Mandatory course Theme 1: TCSC2500 plus any 1 course from Theme 2 or Theme 3)

 

T1. Science, Technology and Society: 

TCSC2500 Rethinking Technology: Progress or Threat? [Mandatory]

3

T2. Sustainable Communities

3

T3. Culture, Creativity and Innovation

3

Level 3 GE Capstone (1 course, 3 units)

Units

Issues of Life and Death (Service-Learning)

3

TOTAL:    157

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. The mother course (Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)) of this module is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 5).

The medium of instruction for classroom teaching is English, except for those courses that are granted exemption. All practicum courses will be conducted in Cantonese in order to prepare students for working with Hong Kong residents, the majority in local health care settings.

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  • Counselling Support
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Application Fee: HK$350 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fee:  HK$47,100 per instalment (total ten instalments)

(Tuition fee is subject to revision with website announcement as the latest version.)

Scholarships to recognise students’ outstanding achievements are bestowed on the selected recipients on the basis of academic merits or other criteria as set out by the School or donors.

 

Students can apply for Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) and Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS) from the Student Finance Office (SFO) of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency.

 

Five selected courses offered by the Programme have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF). Eligible students may apply for the Fund and receive subsidy with a ceiling of HK$20,000.

 

  1. Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE)

(i) Level 3 or above in both Chinese Language and English Language; and

(ii) Level 2 or above in Mathematics, Liberal Studies; and

(iii) Level 3 or above in two elective subjects*

 

* The first elective must be Category A subjects including Extended Part of Mathematics  (Module 1 or Module 2).
  The second elective can be any Category A subjects or Applied Learning Courses (either Health Care Practice or Foundation in Chinese Medicine) with Attained with Distinction (I) or above.
  The preferred Category A subjects are Biology and Science: Combined Science.

 

Or

 

  1. Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) and Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE)

(i) HKALE
Grade E or above obtained in any two sittings:

・AS Use of English; and

・AS Chinese Language and Culture; and

・Either two AL subjects or one AL subject plus two AS subjects

and

(ii) HKCEE
Level 3/ Grade D or above in English Language (Syllabus B) AND Level 2 / Grade E or above in at least five subjects^ including Chinese Language in a single sitting (^The total grades of these five subjects are no less than 8 points.)

 

Or

 

  1. Other qualifications deemed acceptable by the School as equivalent to the General University Admission Requirements

 

Or

 

  1. Applicants aged 25 or above with acceptable qualifications to justify admission

 

 

Current Year HKDSE Applicants

The Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) applicants can submit their application through the E-APP of the Education Bureau. They will receive an acknowledgement email and the application fee payment instructions from the School.

 

Other Applicants

Other applicants should apply through the SCE Online Application System on or before 1pm on 24 Jul 2020.

 

Application Deadline  1pm on 24 JUL 2020 (FRI)
Student Orientation  3 SEP 2020 (THU)
Course Commencement  7 SEP 2020 (MON)

 

Date

2 MAY 2020

(SAT)

9 MAY 2020

(SAT)

20 JUN 2020

(SAT)

13 JUL 2020

(MON)

Time

3:00 – 4:30 pm

3:00 – 4:30 pm

9:00 – 10:15 am

10:00 – 11:30 am

Venue

Online Information Seminar via Zoom

 

 

(Zoom link will be shared upon confirmation of your registration)

Online Sharing via Zoom — Sharing of Health Care Professionals

 

(Zoom link will be shared upon confirmation of your registration)

Online Information Seminar via Zoom

 

 

(Zoom link will be shared upon confirmation of your registration)

Online Information Seminar via Zoom

 

 

(Zoom link will be shared upon confirmation of your registration)

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Remarks:

If Typhoon Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted or Black Rainstorm Signal is in force at or after 6:15 am on the day of information seminar, the scheduled seminar will be cancelled.

The School reserves the right to make changes as required.

 

 

  1. How long will it take to complete this programme?

    This Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) programme takes five years to complete (in full time mode).

  2. What is the programme delivery mode?

    This curriculum will be taught face-to-face with classes arranged during Monday to Saturday from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM. It also includes annual clinical placement at various institutions for learning hands-on clinical practice, with clinical collaborating partners such as Hong Kong Baptist Hospital (private hospital setting) and the Hong Kong Hospital Authority (public hospital setting).

  3. When will the curriculum begin?

    Our curriculum starts annually at the beginning of September.

  4. How can I submit the enrolment application?

    This programme accepts application via online, by post, as well as submission in person.

  5. Is there any acknowledgement reply for application received?

    Applicants shall receive an acknowledgment email from the School.

  6. Will this programme accept applicants who have completed with other academic qualifications (such as overseas degree holder, Diploma Yi Jin, or sub-degree / associate degree / higher diploma programmes)?

    Applicants with other academic qualifications will be accepted in equivalence to meet one of the following accreditations:

    • HKDSE
      (i) Have obtained Level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language; and
      (ii) Have obtained Level 2 or above in Mathematics and Liberal Studies and 
      (iii) Have obtained Level 3 or above in two elective subjects*

       

      * The first elective must be Category A subjects including Extended Part of Mathematics  (Module 1 or Module 2).
        The second elective can be any Category A subjects or Applied Learning Courses (either Health Care Practice or Foundation in Chinese Medicine) with Attained with Distinction (I) or above.
        The preferred Category A subjects are Biology and Science: Combined Science.

      Or

    • (i) HKALE
      Have obtained Grade E or above in AS Use of English and AS Use of Chinese language and Culture, plus two AL subjects, OR have passes in one AL subject and two AS subjects in any two sittings;
      and
      (ii) HKCEE
      Have obtained Level 3/Grade D or above for English Language (Syllabus B) and obtained Level 2/Grade E or above in at least five subjects^ including Chinese language in a single sitting (^The total grades of these five subjects are no less than 8 points).
  7. Is there any equivalent qualifications to replace the requirement for English Language, such as fulfillment in GCE, GCSE, IGCSE or TOEFL?
    Yes, by fulfilling ANY of the following examinations with a designated level or an “attained” grade is recognised by HKBU as comparable to Level 3 in English Language in HKDSE:

    • Obtained TOEFL at 550 or above scores (paper-based) or 79 or above scores (internet-based); or

    • Obtained IELTS Academic Level (overall) 6.0 or above; or

    • Obtained Grade C or above in GCE O-Level/GCSE/IGCSE English; or

    • Obtained Grade E or above in GCE AS-Level or AL-Level English; or

    • Obtained Grade E or above in AS Use of English in HKALE.

  8. Will there be any schedule for admission interview?
    Yes, the admission interview will be scheduled during June and July.
  9. How would I know if I will be arranged for an admission interview?
    You will receive an email invitation or a phone call to inform you about an admission interview for the programme.
  10. When will the programme announce for official acceptance?
    Notification of admission result will be announced by July through email. Please find the latest information by referring to this programme webpage.
  • The above information is for reference only. The School reserves the right to make alterations or to cancel any class/programme without prior notice. Students are advised to follow the requirements listed in the course information distributed on admission.
  • The School reserves the right to arrange face-to-face, online or mixed mode teaching in 2020 Autumn Term due to the changing situation of COVID-19.