Abbreviation FT / PT
MNurs FT / PT

The Master of Nursing (MNurs) programme aims to prepare registered nurses for advanced practice nursing to meet the changing healthcare needs and the expanded nursing roles and scope of practice. We offer various clinical, community and management related study tracks to align with the global trend of nursing specialization. MNurs programme has been recognised as "Clinical Master Programme" under the "Voluntary Scheme on Advanced and Specialised Nursing Practice" of the Nursing Council of Hong Kong (NCHK).

The curriculum consists of 2 core courses, 1 concentration course, 3 specialty courses, 3 elective courses and a capstone experience which includes a Translational Nursing Research course and a Dissertation or Clinical Research Project.

Upon completion of the programme, graduates are able to:

  1. apply competently the advanced knowledge and skills in order to promote a culture of professional excellence in nursing practice and lead dynamic changes to nursing practice;
  2. contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge and practice through research and evidence-based practice;
  3. adhere to personal and professional ethics in health care and advanced nursing practice through critical thinking, reflective practice and lifelong learning;
  4. generate innovative solutions for complex health care challenges to achieve optimal outcomes;
  5. lead, collaborate and coordinate inter-disciplinary team work and communicate with key stakeholders effectively and professionally; and
  6. demonstrate leadership in advanced nursing practice in a chosen specialty.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year)

Part Time (two years)

Medium of Instruction


Programme Entrance Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the curriculum leading to the degree of Master of Nursing, candidates shall:

a. comply with the General Regulations;

b. comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;

c. be a Registered Nurse holding a Bachelor's degree in nursing from this University, or from another university, or comparable institution accepted for this purpose; and

d. satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination if required.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)

Dr Mandy Ho, Programme Director
Tel:  3917 6973

Dr Denise Cheung, Associate Programme Director
Tel:            3917 6673

Dr Angie Lam, Associate Programme Director
Tel:            3917 6975