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Higher Diploma in Nursing (Enrolled Nurses-General) (HD-EN) Programme

This programme aims to provide students with the essential knowledge, skills, and clinical experience for enrollment with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong as Enrolled Nurses (General).
Duration: 2 years

Tuition Fee: None

Financial Support: Students are eligible to apply for monthly allowance

Special Features:
  • A well-established and popular programme that prepares students for a higher diploma in nursing and enrolled nurse qualification.

  • During a 2-year educational training period, study blocks alternate with clinical practicums to promote application of theoretical knowledge to real-life practice under expert supervision in a prestigious, world-class clinical environment.

  • Experienced and specially trained clinical mentors and instructors provide individual guidance and support to enable students become a caring and competent nurse.

  • In preparation for a professional nursing career, students are taught in English with support to enhance their use of academic English.

  • Excellent facilities and resources to enhance student learning including:
    • an impressive, spacious, and superb learning environment;
    • well-equipped Nursing Skills Laboratories with the latest models of human patient simulation;
    • free access to electronic academic resources;
    • free i-Pad for each student; and
    • seamless, personalised academic and psychological support.

  • The HD-EN programme serves as an entry to a planned career path in nursing:
Career Path

Admission Requirements

  • HKDSE Candidates:
    Level 2 or above in 5 subjects, including Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and any two other subjects in Categories A and B subjects.

  • Candidates with Degree/Associate Degree/Higher Diploma:
    Candidatesmust demonstrate satisfactory completion of the programme offered by a recognized institution.

  • Candidates with Degree/Associate Degree/Higher Diploma studies in progress:
    Candidates must demonstrate satisfactory progress in the programme offered by a recognized institution and meet the Nursing Council of Hong Kong’s Minimum Entry Requirements for Training of Enrolled Nurses.

  • Candidates with Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) results:
  • Candidates must meet the Nursing Council of Hong Kong’s Minimum Entry Requirements for Training of Enrolled Nurses.