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Postgraduate Diploma in Registered Nurse Prescribing

Auckland University of Technology

Subject area

Nursing not elsewhere classified


32 Weeks

Total student fees


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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.


32 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,204 $9,204
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$15,402 $15,402
Total $24,606 $24,606

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

Student Success


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 N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 288 864
Phone: (09) 921 9999
Fax: (09) 921 9812

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