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Program Overview:

The Bachelor of Nursing provides students with extensive clinical practice opportunities in a variety of health care settings and assists them in engaging with contemporary nursing theory, research and evidence-based practice. Studying under the guidance of experienced clinical nurses, students progressively build the knowledge and skills essential to the development of professional nursing capabilities, with the curriculum based on competencies defined by the university, industry and the nursing profession.

 

Professional Accreditation:

Graduates satisfy the academic requirements for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. International students will be required to provide evidence of meeting the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia English Language Proficiency requirements at the time of application for registration.

 

Career Prospect:

With the continuing aging population, the demand for more and better healthcare services and more medical and paramedical professionals will increase in the coming decades. The Hong Kong government has set aside $200 billion to be spent in the next 10 years to provide 5,000 public hospital beds and more than 90 operating theatres, as stated in the 2016 Policy Address. The Hospital Authority is expecting to hire an additional 8,600 nurses in the near future.  

 

2019 Registered Nurse Starting salary: HK$31,500

 

Program Length: 3 Years

 

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Australian Year 12 with ATAR of 67; or
  • IB 24; or
  • HKDSE: 14; or
  • Completion of Foundation or Diploma Program with required score; and
  • IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL Total 550 paper-based / 79 internet-based

 

2020 Tuition Fee: A$31,500 – 37,800 per year

 

Universities offering Bachelor of Nursing in Australia: