Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor degree
36 months
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February (both campuses), July (Hawke's Bay only)
International tuition: NZ$22,000
Domestic tuition: NZ$7,800

Program overview

Graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing will enable student to begin in the health sector as a registered nurse with a sound knowledge-base of nursing theory, health studies, social sciences, biological sciences, research and professional practice skills. Subject areas: Anatomy and physiology Therapeutic communication Knowledge of professional nursing practice – primary, secondary and tertiary Human development Health promotion Health in Aotearoa Māori health Mental health and addiction nursing Pathophysiology Pharmacology Research

Study options

This program can be done
On campus


Applicants must meet degree standard entry requirements; Applicants must have a mature outlook, a sense of responsibility and a genuine desire to care for people. Applicants will be required to provide two references who are able to affirm that the applicant is of good character and reputation. Applicants are also required to complete a health declaration. A personal interview may be part of the application process; Provide First Aid Certificate; Proof of English proficiency

Career opportunities

Possible jobs and career opportunities can include working in: • public and private hospitals • community health • Plunket (Well Child Health) • independent practice • public health • nursing education • child health • mental health • registered nurse prescribing

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