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General Information
Higher Diploma in Nursing
2 years full-time

Programme Description
The programme is to equip students with necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to meet the statutory requirements to enrol with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong (NCHK) as Enrolled Nurse (ENs) “登記護士”. It will develop students’ competence in health promotion, maintenance and restoration, and prevention of illness through the delivery of primary, secondary and tertiary health care in hospital and community settings; equip students with effective communication skills for the delivery of individualised care as well as for facilitation of teamwork; develop students’ understanding of psychosocial, cultural and environmental dimensions of health and illness; equip students with critical, creative and analytical problem solving skills; and develop students’ generic attributes for their all-roundness.

Mode of study
Medium of Instruction
Total no. of credits
86 credits

Programme Leader
Dr. Ken Ho
PhD, PolyU
MSc in Clinical Gerontology, CUHK
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons), CUHK
Registered Nurse (HK)

Tuition Fee

Tuition Fee (HK$)*
(without subsidy)

Tuition Fee (HK$)*#
(with SSSDP subsidy)

Year 1
Year 2
Programme Total
Annual Average

* The College will adjust the tuition fee of its programmes based on the Composite Consumer Price Index to be announced by the Government annually.
# The above tuition fee is net of annual subsidy under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). In 2019/2020 academic year, the annual subsidy under the SSSDP is $36,400 for laboratory-based sub-degree programmes. The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the announcement by the Education Bureau. For details, please visit http://www.cspe.edu.hk/sssdp.

QF Information
QF level
QR registration no.
Registration validity period 01/09/2016 to 31/08/2021

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King’s Park Campus
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Nos. 90A & 98, Shantung Street, Mongkok,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
(852) 3190 6678