Graduate Certificate in Nursing

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Nursing

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Entry requirements

Graduate Certificate in Nursing
Academic Requirements
A Registered Nurse with a Bachelor's Degree holding a current Practising Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of New Zealand.
Additional Information
Additional information is specified for some courses.
English Requirements
If English is not the applicant's first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart. Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact us for an assessment.
* IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest).
Note:
IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the programme is for Registered Nurses to further develop the necessary knowledge, expertise and practice skills to plan, coordinate and meet multiple, complex patient care demands in professional practice.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Health at this level can earn:

$49,000

Median earnings one year after study

$52,000

Median earnings two years after study

$60,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

47%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Diabetes Nurses Professional Development Grant

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - The Administrator

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz

Value:

Refer to 'Additional Information.'

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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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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 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

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