Master of Nursing Science

Eastern Institute of Technology Ltd

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Entry requirements

EIT Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science with a B average or higher; or a postgraduate nursing qualification deemed equivalent to the EIT Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science with a B average or higher. Normally enrolment into the Master programme will be through the EIT Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science. A minimum B average is required for confirmation of enrolment into the Master of Nursing Science. 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

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Thomas Tippet Trust Awards

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Canterbury Region) - The Regional Secretary



Refer to application organisation

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Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary



Determined annually by the Trustees

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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.

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