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DNurs

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

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About Doctor of Nursing at The University of Hong Kong

The Doctor of Nursing (DNurs) programme is a professional doctorate with coursework and research components that aims to equip nurses with competencies in theoretical, methodological and analytical approaches for knowledge discovery and translation of knowledge to practice. The curriculum consists of four DNurs core courses, with 26 contact hours per course totaling 104 contact hours; three DNurs track courses, with 26 contact hours per course totaling 78 contact hours; a course on Research Ethics featuring 12 contact hours; and a thesis featuring 104 contact hours. Students are required to complete a thesis of 50,000 to 60,000 words that represents an original scientific study grounded in practice and contains material worthy of publication; students are also required to participate in thesis seminars which will serve as forums for presenting their work in progress on a regular basis and hone their research skills.

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  • The awardDNursHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
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For detailed information about the tuition fees for each individual programme, please visit the Tuition Fee and Payment page

Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the courses leading to a taught postgraduate qualification, a candidate:

a) shall comply with the General Regulations;

b) shall hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;

c) shall satisfy any other admission requirements which may be prescribed from time to time for the relevant curriculum; and

d) for a candidate who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).

An application for exemption from the above requirements shall be considered on a case by case basis.

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