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Nursing Studies & Healthcare

Nursing as a profession has a strong focus on the health care of the person, the family, and the community. It supports and sustains the promotion and maintenance of health. A generally extended life span, emergence of new diseases, growing awareness of health care and new medical technologies and research, have called for new expectations and expanding needs on the nursing and health care professionals.


In line with the School's tradition in providing excellent quality education, Nursing Studies & Healthcare has been offering a comprehensive choice of awards and non-award-bearing nursing and health care programmes in the past decade. We offer pre-registration nursing programme, health services management and specialty nursing programmes such as gastroenterology, renal nursing, oncology and palliative care and enterostomal therapy, as well as elderly care and physiotherapy courses.

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Individuals with different genetic make-up can respond differently towards the same food. Nutrigenomics is the science to understand how nutrients interact with human genes, with the ultimate goal of providing personalised nutrition advice according to one’s own genes.
This course aims to equip students with the knowledge of genetics and the cutting-edge technologies applied in nutrigenomics that are useful for interpretation of the test results in relation to personalised nutrition. 
Start To be advised
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$5880
This programme is designed to offer a well-rounded education in health services management for contemporary health care managers who desire to enhance their management effectiveness in today's complex health care setting.  
Start 12 APR 2022 (TUE)
Duration About 2 years
Fee HK$45,000
The programme aims to train healthcare professionals and those from related disciplines to develop the knowledge, understanding and competencies in mastering the advanced use of Information Technology skills in healthcare settings.
Start 08 NOV 2022 (TUE)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$48,000 to be paid in 2 installment
This programme aims to prepare registered nurses for an advanced role in a clinical nursing specialty, namely, Enterostomal Therapy Nursing (ETN), within a range of health care settings. It is essential that registered nurses are competent to provide high quality nursing care to patients requiring wound, incontinent and or stoma care.  
Start To be advised
Duration ~2 years
Fee $42,380 (Subject to revision) + Clinical practicum fee (Subject to revision)
Note: Students may purchase professional indemnity insurance on their own.
This programme aims to provide registered nurses advanced knowledge and skills in endoscopy and gastroenterology nursing. Upon completion of this programme, students will be able to take up a leadership role in that he/she is able to practice competently and effectively in the specialty areas of clinical gastroenterology based on evidence-based practice in the hospitals and in the community.
Start To be advised
Duration 2 years
Fee HK$42,900 + Clinical practicum fee
All fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Note: Students may purchase professional indemnity insurance on their own.
Treatment of sports injuries at the right time with proper technique, equipment and diet are crucial for full recovery. The combination of nutrition and physical therapies is essential to promote optimal outcomes. This programme aims to provide knowledge and skills in the areas of exercise rehabilitation and nutrition therapy for those who are interested in the treatment of sports and exercise injuries, such as athletes, personal trainers, coaches, nutritionists, dietitians and other health professionals. In addition to the basic principles of exercise rehabilitation and nutrition therapy, cutting-edge scientific based strategies and practical skills for injury recovery will also be covered.  
Start 15 FEB 2022 (TUE)
Duration 5 months
Fee HK$16,800
開課日期 2022年4月6日 (星期三)
修業期 30小時
課程費用 $3,300

The programme aims to equip students with essential health care knowledge and nursing skills in carrying out the caregiver’s roles in community care settings. It addresses preventive care, shared care by multidisciplinary teams, patient empowerment and the use of technology in health care delivery. It also applies the integration of care with respect to the emphasis of responsibility, point of care and individuals’ experience.
Start 09 JUL 2022 (SAT)
Duration 15 months
Fee HK$37,680
開課日期 2022年9月4日 (星期日)
修業期 9個月
課程費用 HK$28,630
The Programme aims to equip enrolled nurses with essential competencies for safe, effective and ethical practice so as to achieve the requirement of the Core-Competencies for Registered Nurses (General) of the Nursing Council of Hong Kong (NCHK). Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with the NCHK as Registered Nurses (General) [RN(G)] in Hong Kong.
Start 06 OCT 2022 (THU)
Duration 3 years
Fee To be confirmed
(For reference: 2021/22 intake (Cohort 14) HK$210,000 + Clinical practicum fee (Subject to revision))
Note: Students may purchase professional indemnity insurance on their own.