Master of Nursing Science

Eastern Institute of Technology Ltd

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Entry requirements

An NZQF-listed Bachelor's or higher degree in nursing (or equivalent) with a minimum of the equivalent to a B average as per the EIT-specified 11-point achievement-based grading system Applicants whose first language is not English must have demonstrated an acceptable level of English language fluency prior to acceptance in the programme. Ways in which English language fluency may be demonstrated include successful study of a programme in which English was the language of instruction (conditions apply*). Academic score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6. Applicants must be New Zealand Registered Nurses, or, in the case of international students, must be registered in their country of origin, and preferably have three years post-registration nursing experience. Progression to Level 9 courses is dependent upon satisfactory academic progress. Entry at the Dean's discretion, where an applicant's situation is compelling but not covered by the requirements

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

 The MNSc aims to enable registered nurses seeking postgraduate study to prepare for a variety of advanced nursing practice and leadership roles, but not that of a Nurse Practitioner, further developing their knowledge and skills for evidence-based practice, clinical specialty practice, advanced nursing practice, research, education and leadership. Graduates of the programme will be equipped with expanded nursing knowledge, refined skills for evidence-based practice, enhanced clinical judgment and research skills, which will enable them to deliver advanced nursing practice and leadership.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Nursing at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

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NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - The Administrator



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Ian Campbell Scholarship

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Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary



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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

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