''Pathways for health care students are far-reaching with the ever-increasing demand for nursing care professionals. Give a positive impact to the community and the world through professional health care training, clinical practice and experiential learning.''
If one of the five subjects is 'Citizenship and Social Development', the admission requirement will be "Attained" for 'Citizenship and Social Development' and Level 2 in four other HKDSE subjects including Chinese Language and English Language.
A maximum of two Applied Learning subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)), can be used in the application. "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" Level in Applied Learning subjects will be considered as equivalent to Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 in HKDSE subjects respectively.
Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)) will be accepted as an alternative Chinese Language qualification for admission consideration for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) DSE candidates.
Note: Interview is required.
This programme will be offered on a two-year full-time basis, and based on a credit unit system.Programme Structure Details
The programme will mainly be conducted in form of lectures, tutorials, laboratory practice and web-based learning. A variety of learning formats such as group discussions, presentations and projects will be used to facilitate the students' learning. Students will be arranged to be placed at nursing and residential homes for 200-hour clinical practicum.
Lessons will be conducted in English and Cantonese as deemed appropriate. Learning materials will be in English and Chinese as deemed appropriate.
Performance of students is monitored and assessed on a continuous basis using a variety of assessment tools, such as projects, classroom participation, assignments, nursing care plan, clinical evaluations, skill tests and final examinations.
In general, class will be conducted in the morning and afternoon of weekdays. Some classes may be scheduled in the early evenings of weekdays, Saturday morning and afternoon.
CUSCS Learning Centres / Clinical Learning and Simulation Centre in The Nethersole School of Nursing, CUHK. Practicum will be conducted at community health care settings such as elderly centre, nursing homes, etc.
CEF Course Code﹕41H122019
CEF Course Name﹕Higher Diploma in Health Care
Tel: 2209 7703 / 2209 7709
Local Applicants : $96,300 / per year
Non-local Applicants : $106,300 / per year