Bachelor of Nursing

Toi Ohomai

Subject area

Nursing not elsewhere classified



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Nursing - Te Tohu Paetahi Tapuhi is a professional qualification
designed to prepare skilled, competent, culturally safe, confident, ethical reflective
practitioners equipped with recognised professional knowledge, attitudes and values
for professional nursing practice. The qualification aims to provide students with the
foundation knowledge and professional skills that enable them to demonstrate the
competencies of a beginning registered nurse and meet the Nursing Council of New
Zealand requirement for registration as a registered nurse.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

For domestic applicants under 20 years old: University Entrance as per New Zealand Qualification Authority specifications (highly recommended that one approved subject be science or a related discipline) OR Evidence of recent (within 5 years) study at Level 4 or higher on the NZQF. For applicants 20 years old and over: Demonstrated academic ability (at NZQA Level 4 or equivalent, within the last 5 years) to undertake the undergraduate nursing degree and have the ability to succeed through personal attributes, work and life experience. Applicants who have completed an approved foundation, bridging or tertiary introductory programme in Health at Level 4, with 60% or higher in all modules will be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Nursing programme. Students who have a record of convictions will be considered for entry on the basis of: The recency of the convictions The seriousness of the convictions The ability of the student to be accepted for placements and therefore completion of the qualification.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,858 $23,575
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,636 $34,908
Total $19,494 $58,483

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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