Postgraduate Diploma in Registered Nurse Prescribing

Auckland University of Technology

Subject area

Nursing not elsewhere classified

Duration

32 Weeks

Total student fees

$8,808

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

PgDipRNPres graduates will have advanced knowledge and skills in their field of practice essential for them to be able to pursue personal and professional goals, and further postgraduate study. The emphasis placed on integrating theory and practice will enhance their problem solving and analytical skills. Graduates will have advanced knowledge within a specialist field. They will have developed skills in critical thinking, problem solving and communication and be prepared for further postgraduate study. In addition, PgDipRNPres graduates will meet the preparatory education requirements for registered nurse medicine prescriptive authority.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

An applicant must have completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing) or relevant professional practice or experience in a related health field equivalent to a bachelor s degree. Evidence of current professional practice is required.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

32 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,808 $8,808
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$15,251 $15,251
Total $24,059 $24,059

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


Student Success

84%


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 $64,681
Earnings range $43,939 - $75,031
In employment 70%
In further study 25%
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund Grants

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz/support/scholarships

Value:

Up to $800

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Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Midwifery/Nursing Clinical Placement Award in Memory of Ngaire Miller

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$2000 each

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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

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 288 864
Phone: (09) 921 9999
Fax: (09) 921 9812
Email: courseinfo@aut.ac.nz
Web: http://www.aut.ac.nz

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

Where does this information come from?

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