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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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BSc (Hons) in Nursing 護理學(榮譽)理學士學位

NURSING

Short Description

Our mission is to educate young people for professional careers in 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 health of the community.

Students master the skills of clinical reasoning, communication and the use of technology. They also learn how to work efficiently alone, or with other health care professionals, in providing quality health care.

Remarks:
Not applicable

Requirements

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

For admission to the BSc(Hons) in 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:
    • Health Care Practice


Preference will be given to those who are fluent 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 1452 1043 1391 1446 980 6312
2016 1691 1236 1526 1500 1183 7136
2015 2008 1459 1919 2161 1540 9087
2014 2339 1489 2124 2372 1775 10099
2013 2549 1603 2182 2527 1888 10749
2012 2138 1371 2207 2825 2124 10665

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 157 0 1 0 0 158
2016 157 0 0 0 1 158
2015 146 1 3 0 0 150
2014 154 0 0 1 1 156
2013 154 1 0 1 0 156
2012 168 5 0 0 0 173