Nursing Professional Master Degree Graduate Student Programme

Name of Programme:

Nursing Professional Master Degree Graduate Student Programme

Research Field:

Clinical Nursing (Chronic Care for the Elderly)

Official Announcement by Government:

Dispatch of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture No. 118/2016

Organizer:

School of Nursing, Sun Yat-sen University

Co-organizer:

Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau

Duration of Study:

3 Years Part-time (Maximum 5 Years)

No. of Credits:

31 (Including Academic Thesis)

Medium of Instruction:

Chinese 

 

Programme Aims (Training Plans)
School of Nursing, Sun Yat-sen University and Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau, by elaborating their resources and advantages, collaborate to foster high-level applied professional nursing talents who are honourable and passionate in dedicating to the nursing profession and involvement in clinical practice. *
*Note: This Programme is not offered for the attainment of registered nurse licence or specialist nursing qualifications. 

 

Study Plan

Academic Year

Subject    

Credit

Core / Elective Subject

1

Postgraduate English

5

Core Subject

Advanced Health Assessment

2

Core Subject

Pharmacotherapeutics

2

Core Subject

Pathophysiology

2

Core Subject

Nursing Research & Evidence based Nursing Research

2

Core Subject

Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

4

Core Subject

Medical Literature Review

2

Core Subject

Academic Lectures*

1

Core Subject

2

Academic Norms

1

Core Subject

Social Development and Regional Cooperation

2

Core Subject

Chronic Care Management for the Elderly

4

Core Subject

Clinical Practice**

4

Core Subject

3

Academic Thesis (Graduation Report)

Core Subject

Total 

    31

*Across the academic years (1st to 3rd academic year)
**Across the academic years (2nd to 3rd academic year)

 

Mode of Study
Non full-time study. Lectures are held on Saturdays and Sundays (half day, whole day or in the evenings)

 

Lecturing Venue
Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau (Address: Est. Repouso No. 35, R/C, Macau) 

 

Degree Awarded 
Students who have completed the subjects with the required number of credits, passed the assessment of clinical practice and oral defence for academic thesis will be awarded the Nursing Professional Master Degree under the approval of the Accreditation Evaluation Committee of the degree awarding 
institution.
 

 

Tuition
RMB 30,000 per academic year / RMB 90,000 in total for 3 academic years. (The tuition does not cover  textbook and miscellaneous expenses) 

 

Entrance Requirements
  1. Applicants must be Macao permanent residents and holders of the "Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents" (also known as "Home Return Permit");
  2. Applicants for Master's degree programme shall have acquired the qualifications that are equivalent to the Bachelor's degree acknowledged by the Mainland China, and should be of nursing major. If applicants possess bachelor's degree in other majors, they should hold a higher diploma qualification in nursing and are currently practising nurses;
  3. Applicants must be currently practising nurses in Macao.

 

Registration 
Applicants who are admitted after the entrance examination are required to perform registration at both Sun Yat-sen University and Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau.

 

Application and Related Information 
Application and related information shall be made and obtained via the Tertiary Education Services Office of the Macao SAR Government on 1- 15 December 2016.