Bachelor of Nursing
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
You will gain an understanding of the many opportunities available for a career in nursing and be challenged to go beyond traditional health and illness care and focus on creating a supportive environment for health and wellbeing. This programme is highly regarded nationally and combines theory with clinical experience and meets the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) Competencies for the Registered Nurse Scope of Practice.
We will give you the opportunity to explore the diverse environments and relevant cultural understandings that nurses work within from hospitals, rest homes and health clinics to private practices and community care agencies. Our programme helps develop your abilities with critical thinking, clinical reasoning and problem solving and applying comprehensive health assessments.
A flexible delivery approach is available for students which involves a combination of on-campus and online learning activities. Due to limited availability of clinical placements in Christchurch you may be required to complete a clinical component outside of Christchurch.
Key Information for Students
Academic requirements for applicants under 20 years, NCEA Level 3, 60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher, which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of an English rich subject, science subject and one other from the list of NZQA approved subjects, 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing at level 2 or above, 14 credits at level 1 or above in numeracy. Applicants aged 20 years of age or above must provide evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level OR successful completion of an approved pathway qualification. If English is not the applicant's first language they must provide evidence of an IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.5 in speaking, reading and writing subtests and 7.0 in all subtest. Additional requirements for all applicants include a personal statement, two referee reports, interview, current first aid certificate, meeting the Health Authority requirements e.g. MRSA clearance, consent to Disclosure of Information.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$47,712 - $63,120|
|In further study||29%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Thomas Tippet Trust Awards
NZ Nurses Organisation (Canterbury Region) - The Regional Secretary
Refer to application organisation
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Where does this information come from?
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
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