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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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BSc (Hons) in Mental Health Nursing 精神健康護理學(榮譽)理學士學位

MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

Short Description

Our mission is to educate young people for professional careers in mental health nursing, one of the world's most caring professions. This innovative academic programme develops the students' competency to deliver quality care, carry out relevant research and make significant contributions to the mental health care services.
 
Students develop abilities in clinical reasoning, critical thinking, problem-solving, therapeutic communication and the management of change in mental health nursing. They also learn how to work independently in an effective manner and with other health care professionals in providing quality mental health care from psychiatric clinical settings to community mental health services.

Remarks:
Not applicable

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements

For admission to the BSc(Hons) in Mental Health Nursing, students must have Level 3 or above in at least two HKDSE elective subjects from Category A. Please refer to www.hkeaa.edu.hk/en/hkdse/assessment/subject_information/ for details of the HKDSE subject categories.

There is no compulsory subject requirement. Preferred subjects with the highest weighting for admission score calculation include:

  • Chinese;
  • English;
  • Mathematics;
  • Liberal Studies;
  • Biology; and
  • Combined Science with Biology.
  • Applied Learning Subject:
    • Heath Care Practice


Preference will be given to those who are competent in written English and Chinese, and in oral English and Cantonese.

For applicants with the same admission score, preference will be given to those who have studied the Applied Learning subject, Health Care Practice.

Students must pass a health check before clinical training.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Flexibilities on admission selection are available as follows:

  1. Individual Broad Disciplines (BDs) / degree programmes will accept one relevant Applied Learning (ApL) subject for meeting the entrance requirements. An attainment at Attained with Distinction (I) level or above is required.
  2. Other Language subjects (i.e. Category C) offered in the HKDSE Examination will be accepted as elective subjects. Grade E or above is required.
  3. If students have taken both M1 and M2, they will only be considered as one subject and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.
  4. Students endorsed by schools for meeting EDB’s specified conditions and having achieved the required grade in Chinese in one of the following examinations will be regarded as obtaining a Level 3 in HKDSE Chinese for meeting our entrance requirements:
    Exam                      Level                      Min. Grade            
    GCE O-Level C
    GCSE N/A C
    IGCSE N/A C
    HKDSE ApL(C) N/A Attained
    GCE A-Level E
    GCE AS-Level E
  5. No penalty is applied to applicants with multiple attempts in HKDSE Examination. Similar subjects are considered once and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.
  6. There is no compulsory subject requirement for our programmes. Preferred subjects, if applicable, are listed in the 'Entrance Requirements & Subject Weightings' section of individual programme entries. Satisfactory performance in preferred subjects will have a positive influence on admission selection. However, applicants who have not taken the preferred subjects will still be considered for admission but they may need to take relevant underpinning subjects after admission to PolyU.
  7. For admission to the BSc(Hons) in Nursing and BSc(Hons) in Mental Health Nursing, students must have Level 3 or above in at least two HKDSE elective subjects from Category A. Please refer to www.hkeaa.edu.hk/en/hkdse/assessment/subject_information/ for details of the HKDSE subject categories.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

No penalty is applied to applicants with multiple attempts in HKDSE Examination. Similar subjects are considered once and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

General Office of the School of Nursing

Email: sn.enquiry@polyu.edu.hk

Tel: 2766 4369

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 438 743 1198 1291 903 4573
2016 679 873 1366 1450 1014 5382
2015 659 1028 1632 1780 1282 6381
2014 679 1153 1578 1913 1508 6831
2013 1622 1587 2013 2342 1639 9203
2012 473 797 1433 1936 1516 6155

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 56 6 1 0 0 63
2016 60 3 1 0 0 64
2015 62 2 0 0 0 64
2014 56 6 0 0 1 63
2013 54 8 1 0 0 63
2012 39 11 12 3 5 70