Bachelor of Nursing
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
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
? 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
If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful
in your chosen programme of study. Please provide a result from an International
English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Occupational English Test (OET) test.
If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and
Enrolment form and Toi Ohomai will contact you regarding a free assessment.
If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or OET test
through Toi Ohomai or an alternative examination Centre or in your home country.
IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS test report form and are valid for
two years from the date of the test.
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.
NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.
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