Bachelor of Nursing Maaori
Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Manukau Institute of Technology
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All enrolments in Te Tohu Paetahi Tikanga Rangatira aa-Tapuhi, Bachelor of Nursing Maaori are subject to the approval of an entry and selection team. All applicants must complete a health declaration and the New Zealand Nursing Council requires criminal convictions to be declared. Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
NCEA Level 3
Three subjects - at Level 3 or above, made up of:
14 credits each, in three approved subjects
Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of:
5 credits in reading
5 credits in writing
Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of:
achievement standards - specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects, or
unit standards - package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627- all three required).
A minimum of 12 credits at NQF Level 2 or higher from the subjects listed below:
NCEA Level 2
Applicants must hold at least 80 credits at NCEA Level 2, of which 40 credits must be at merit or excellence. Of the 80 NCEA Level 2 credits, students
must have gained a minimum of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing in
English or Te Reo Maaori
A minimum of 12 credits from the subjects listed below:
A minimum of 10 credits at Level 1 or higher in mathematics
An interview is required to determine the applicant's preparedness for tertiary studies. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
Effective interpersonal communication skills
Good personal presentation
Maturity and a positive attitude
Commitment and motivation to succeed
Cambridge International Examinations
120 points on the UCAS Tariff with a minimum grade of D in at least three subjects equivalent to those in the list approved for NZUeBS and NCEA at AS, A2 (or A) level
A minimum D pass in IGCSEe mathematics
A minimum e pass in AS English. Applicants must meet the equivalent science requirements as specified for NCEA Level 2
International Baccalaureate (IB) Equivalence
A minimum total of 24 points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP)
Meet the literacy requirements by having at least four points in an English-rich subject in the IBDP
Meet the numeracy requirements by having at least four points in mathematics in the IBDP or by meeting the necessary numeracy requirements by some other means.
Meet the equivalent science requirements as specified for NCEA Level 2.
Applicants who do not meet all entry requirements should contact the School of Nursing to explore their options.
Applicants 20 years of age and over ideally will meet the minimum entry requirements. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements, but feel that they have the skills or experience to be successful in this programme, should contact the School to discuss their options.
Applicants who have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Career and Study Preparation (Nursing Studies, L4) who achieve a B grade (merit) or higher in all subjects will be offered a place on Te Tohu Paetahi Tikanga Rangatira aa-Tapuhi, Bachelor of Nursing Maaori programme subject to referee reports and available places. Students who did not achieve B grade (merit) or higher will be considered on an individual basis by the HOS.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a mature approach to study; ability to pass a science diagnostic test; the ability to manage their time; ability to seek support; a strong motivation to work in the Health Sector; the ability to read and write at the level required for degree level study. The above attributes will be assessed through an information session.
Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicants whose first language is not English or Te Reo Maaori should provide evidence of an overall IEL
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The aim is to increase the number of Registered Nurses who are well versed in Maaori ways of knowing, Maaori worldviews and the advancement of Tikanga Rangatira aa-Tapuhi (Maaori Registered Nursing Practice) as informed by Nga Taumata Te Reo Tikanga Rangatira aa-Tapuhi.
What graduates earn
Graduates who studied Nursing at this level can earn:
Median earnings one year after study
Median earnings two years after study
Median earnings five years after study
Status one year after study
Employment rate two years after study
Employment rate two years after study
Data as at November 2022
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